Why remote Antarctica is so important in a warming world – The Conversation UK

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Dec 042017
 

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Why remote Antarctica is so important in a warming world
The Conversation UK
Ever since the ancient Greeks speculated a continent must exist in the south polar regions to balance those in the north, Antarctica has been popularly described as remote and extreme. Over the past two centuries, these factors have combined to create
Where the Global Warming Debate StandsPower Line (blog)

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Mahindra & Renesas Form Strategic Formula E Partnership

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Dec 042017
 

The prominent auto manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra has formed a new strategic partnership with the semiconductor supplier Renesas Electronics Corporation based around the development and manufacturing of electric vehicle tech and “Advanced Driver Assistance Systems” in India, according to a new press release
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DRBC delivers a mixed ruling on fracking | Editorial

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Dec 032017
 

and allowing fracking wastewater to be discharged within the watershed, after it has gone through a treatment plant. Those proposals angered environmentalists, who want the river and its tributaries protected from all the effects of fracking. Follow the …
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$405 Million To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events In Fiji – CleanTechnica

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$ 405 Million To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events In Fiji
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At COP 23 in Bonn, the EIB announced new support to better protect water infrastructure against extreme weather events in Fiji. The $ 405 million 20-year EIB loan aims to strengthen the resilience of water distribution and wastewater treatment following

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World’s largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News – Sky News

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World's largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News
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The Ross Sea marine reserve covers 1.5 million square km of some of the last stretches of ocean unharmed by human activity.
Lewis Pugh: In the zoneGeographical

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Shocking animation reveals the ‘concerning’ moment giant iceberg four times the size of Manhattan breaks up in West … – Daily Mail

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Shocking animation reveals the 'concerning' moment giant iceberg four times the size of Manhattan breaks up in West …
Daily Mail
A stunning new animation has revealed the journey of an iceberg four times the size of Manhattan that broke off the West Antarctic ice shelf in September. Satellite images show behaviour that is 'both interesting and of concern,' as the 100-square-mile
Southern Chile Iceberg Splits From Glacier, Threatens NavigationVoice of America

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How Republican Lawmakers Finally Aim To Cut Carbon Emissions

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Dec 022017
 

Billionaires are sitting on islands of cash. Large corporations are as well. The middle class and poor, not so much. Nonetheless, there’s a popular myth that’s been making the rounds for decades (especially in Republican circles, but even much more broadly). This myth says that giving the super rich more money will result in better economic outcomes than giving the middle class and poor more money
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Hole in pipeline leaks oil into Louisiana marsh

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Dec 022017
 

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard says a hole in a pipeline has leaked oil into a marsh about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of New Orleans. XTO Energy spokesman Jeremy Eikenberry said Friday that the leak occurred Nov. 22 on a flow line, which …
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