Alberta (Tar Sands Capital Of The World) Invests In 600 MW Of Wind Power

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Dec 152017
 

wind power farm in AlbertaAlberta, home to the dirtiest oil on earth, is beginning to transition to renewable energy. It has awarded contracts totaling $ 1 billion to three companies for 600 megawatts of wind power by 2019.
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Oil & Gas Companies Begin Plugging Methane Leaks To Retain Social License To Operate

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Dec 142017
 

BOSTON, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, As You Sow, Boston Common Asset Management, and The Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN) released a 2017 special edition of the Disclosing the Facts (DTF) scorecard. While the annual DTF …
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Fracking sites may raise the risk of underweight babies, new study says

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Dec 142017
 

State health officials and residents near fracking operations have complained that wastewater from fracking taints local drinking water. Companies in some cases have been forced to provide bottled drinking water for residents who relied on underground wells.
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Rescued radar maps reveal Antarctica’s past – Nature.com

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Dec 142017
 

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Rescued radar maps reveal Antarctica's past
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The digitized data extend the record of changes at the bottom of the ice sheet, such as the formation of channels as Antarctica's ice flows, by more than two decades. “All of a sudden it allows us to understand how dynamic the bottom of the ice sheet
East Antarctic Ice Has a Wild Past. It May Be a HarbingerNational Geographic
East Antarctic Ice Sheet Has History of InstabilityUT News | The University of Texas at Austin
Melting of East Antarctic Ice Sheet could cripple major US citiesEurekAlert (press release)
International Business Times UK –Mashable
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CleanTechnica Appears On China Global Television Network (Video)

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Dec 142017
 

Oh, shameless plug! We can’t help promoting clean technologies around the world, even if it means appearing on international live TV to talk about electric vehicles (EV) and renewable energy. When our colleagues at CGTH.com, China’s national TV channel and its international broadcasting platform, reached out to us to talk about EVs, we jumped on the occasion. What we weren’t expecting was the stellar and classy service getting there. A Tesla was waiting in front of our doorstep ready to take us to downtown LA for the life TV interview
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Scientists Are Linking Extreme Weather to Man-Made Warming … – Bloomberg

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Dec 132017
 

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Scientists Are Linking Extreme Weather to Man-Made Warming …
Bloomberg
Some of last year's crazy weather — including extreme heat around the world to unusually warm waters in the Bering Sea — can be blamed on man-made climate change, according to a report from a group of weather researchers. Scientists are a careful lot
2016's Record Heat Not Possible Without Global Warming, Study SaysInsideClimate News
Yet Another Group of Scientists Just Said We Are the Ones Screwing …Mother Jones
Human influence on climate led to several major weather extremes …YubaNet
Digital Journal
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Small earthquakes at fracking sites may be early indicators of bigger tremors to come, say Stanford scientists

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Dec 132017
 

Scientists say these large earthquakes were caused by injections of wastewater from fracking sites into deep underground wells, and not by fracking operations closer to the surface. “These were some of the first earthquakes related to shale-gas …
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Northern Territory to decide about fracking ban only after inquiry’s final report

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Dec 132017
 

Indigenous groups, particularly around the Beetaloo basin and Gulf regions, have vocally opposed fracking in the NT. Traditional owners near Borroloola also objected to the Jemena gas pipe going through their land on the grounds that it may one day carry …
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