Pine Island Glacier: Manhattan-sized Antarctica iceberg breaks off – USA TODAY

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Sep 272017
 

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Pine Island Glacier: Manhattan-sized Antarctica iceberg breaks off
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The break comes two months after a 2200 square-mile piece of ice detached from Antarctica in July.
Iceberg that broke off Antarctica was 4 times the size of ManhattanCBS News
An iceberg four times the size of Manhattan broke off a glacier in AntarcticaThe Verge
Antarctica just lost another huge chunk of ice 4X the size of Manhattan — and that could be just the beginningBusiness Insider
Mother Nature Network –Gizmodo –Ohio State University –Washington Post
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Maserati Ghibli GranLusso — Maserati’s 1st Self-Driving Vehicle

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Sep 272017
 

While the unveiling event was around a month ago (so, this news report is a bit late), I want to go ahead here and draw attention to the unveiling of Maserati’s Ghibli GranLusso at the recent Chengdu Motor Show

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Exxon Promises to Cut Methane Leaks from U.S. Shale Oil and Gas Operations

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Sep 272017
 

ExxonMobil said on Monday that it would take a series of steps to cut emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from its U.S. onshore oil and gas production. The measures will include upgrading equipment and finding and repairing leaks. The …
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An iceberg four times the size of Manhattan broke off a glacier in … – The Verge

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Sep 262017
 

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An iceberg four times the size of Manhattan broke off a glacier in …
The Verge
The last big chunk of ice calved off the area in 2015.
Antarctica just lost another huge chunk of ice 4X the size of Manhattan — and that could be just the beginningBusiness Insider
Yet Another Giant Iceberg Has Broken Free From Antarctica – GizmodoGizmodo
Colossal iceberg that dwarfs Manhattan just broke free in AntarcticaBGR
Chicago Tribune –SlashGear
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Plastic Nanoparticles Can Accumulate In Fish Brains & Cause Brain Damage, Study Finds

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Sep 262017
 

Nano-sized particles of plastic can accumulate in the brains of fish and cause damage and behavioral changes, according to a new study from Lund University

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The Biggest Global Tax Break Ever Bubbles Up From Texas Oil Industry

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Sep 262017
 

Christi Craddick, the Texas Railroad Commissioner, praised the Texas fracking industry in her address at the annual … A month after the Texas Gulf Coast was devastated by the unprecedented wind and rains of Hurricane Harvey, the cleanup and rebuilding …
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BP resolves gas plant leak on oil production ship Glen Lyon

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Sep 262017
 

A gas plant on a floating production vessel in the North Sea was shut down following a leak. The leak on the Glen Lyon related to a failed stem seal on a valve, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said. BP shut down the gas plant on Thursday while it …
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How climate policy can mitigate extreme weather’s economic toll – Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

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Sep 262017
 

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How climate policy can mitigate extreme weather's economic toll
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
Harvey and Irma have brought front and center the high costs of extreme weather-related disasters. While the damage is still being assessed, Harvey's could cost as much as $ 200 billion, making it the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history
UAE Press: Extreme weather must spur fight against climate changeMENAFN.COM

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OU biology prof outlines climate impacts on Antarctica – Athens NEWS

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Sep 252017
 

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OU biology prof outlines climate impacts on Antarctica
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This means that for the ice fishes in Antarctica, life as they know it is changing forever, according to Crockett. She explained that ice fishes are ectotherms, or coldblooded animals, and their body temperature matches the outside environment. To

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Why Do We Need Grids Today To Further Grow Renewables?

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Sep 252017
 

I would like to make the case that grids are needed to further increase the share of renewable energy sources (RES) in the system. Due to time pressure, we must find a way to integrate RES much faster. This requires the utilization of renewable resources where they are most abundant, where large generation sites can be developed

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