Officials caught forcing state scientist to cover up earthquake/fracking link

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Nov 232017
 

Wastewater produced from this process is highly toxic and filled with a variety of chemicals. In many cases, people who live near fracking sites have been able to set fire to the water and air that comes through their pipes. It has also been found to …
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How Did This Weird, Super-Salty Pond Form in Antarctica? – Live Science

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Nov 232017
 

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How Did This Weird, Super-Salty Pond Form in Antarctica?
Live Science
[See Photos of Antarctica's Subglacial Lake Whillans]. Understanding that system, as well as the surface streaks of water sucked up by the salty soils, could help reveal more about similar features on the surface of Mars. It is virtually impossible

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Apple Self-Driving Cars Are Back In The News

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Nov 232017
 

Apple Self-Driving CarsRemember the days when Apple was designing a self-driving electric vehicle? And remember how we haven’t heard much from Apple in a while about this? Now, the company is back with an Apple self-driving car that includes a new way of using LIDAR. The aesthetics will leave you scratching your head
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Oil Spikes to Highest Prices in 2 1/2 Years After Keystone Pipeline Spill

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Nov 222017
 

… Keystone pipeline following an oil spill has lifted crude oil prices to levels not seen in two and a half years. Crude has been on the rise for much of the fall, but last week’s leak and shutdown of the pipeline have raised concerns about this …
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A look back at the most extreme-weather Thanksgivings in DC – Washington Post

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Nov 222017
 

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A look back at the most extremeweather Thanksgivings in DC
Washington Post
Thanksgiving in the nation's capital is shaping up to be quite cold this year — perfect weather for indulging in high-calorie comfort food. If you're like me and usually celebrate Turkey Day in the D.C. metro area, you're probably well aware that

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Read the Antarctica blockbuster that’s freaking everyone out. – Grist

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Nov 222017
 

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Read the Antarctica blockbuster that's freaking everyone out.
Grist
The more climate scientists learn about Antarctica, the more scary the place seems. A new Grist feature by Eric Holthaus dives into one corner of the frozen continent, Pine Island Bay. Scientists say skyscraper-sized shards of ice could rapidly break

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Trucker Slams Tesla Semi Truck Based On Politics, Not Facts

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Nov 222017
 

Tesla Semi interview Fox Business Elizabeth MacDonald - Matthew GarnettOn Thursday night, November 16, Tesla and Elon Musk revealed a prototype of their semi truck. While the Tesla Semi is at least a few years away from production, most industry observers were impressed with the announced performance specifications of the truck. But then entered truck driver Matthew Garnett, who was interviewed Friday, November 17, on Fox Business by reporter Elizabeth MacDonald. Mr. Garnett, a frequent guest on Fox News and a contributor to The Federalist blog, is quite outspoken on his views, especially about the role of the US government
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No, NASA Antarctica study didn’t discredit climate change science – PolitiFact

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Nov 212017
 

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No, NASA Antarctica study didn't discredit climate change science
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The public has been misled by climate change advocates about the real reason behind the melting of Antarctica's western ice sheet, claims the website American News. "BUSTED: NASA Accidentally destroys every climate change advocate by exposing …
Doomsday on IceGrist
Antarctic landscape insights keep ice loss forecasts on the radarScience Daily
These are the melting glaciers that might someday drown coastal …Alaska Dispatch News
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EV Archeology — Unearthing Key Artifacts From The Annals Of Electric Car History (Part 1)

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Nov 212017
 

Pop quiz: What American automaker brought a pure electric car to market in the 1990s? Even a fresh-faced neophyte to the world of EVs probably knows the answer. But wait. Here’s another one: What automaker attempted to make a pure electric car in the 1960s, and again in the 1970s? Fewer may know the answer to that one. Final question: What automaker triggered a series of events in 1990 that led to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) passing a mandate requiring all major automakers to have no-emissions cars be a percentage of their sales by
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