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A Surge of New Plastic Is About to Hit the Planet

And because the American fracking boom is unearthing … The impact goes beyond the waste problem that is the focus of public concern. Although plastic is often seen as a separate issue from climate …

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Hornsea One Will Power Millions of UK Homes

Hornsea One, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, is almost complete and will power millions of homes in Britain. The farm will span an area of 407 square kilometers, which is over 5 times the size of the city of Hull. Each wind turbine is around 100 meters tall and the blades are 75 meters long

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Renewed hope for avian flu vaccine development – WATTAgNet Industry News & Trends

Renewed hope for avian flu vaccine development  WATTAgNet Industry News & Trends

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Biggest food brands ‘failing goals to banish palm oil deforestation’

Some of the world’s biggest brands are failing in their commitments to banish deforestation from their supply chains through their use of palm oil, despite making public claims to environmental …

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Help CleanTechnica Create A New Section — Key Renewable Energy Articles

CleanTechnica has posted 40,000 articles since 2008, written by hundreds of authors. In these, there are many that have covered current events, many that are instructional/timeless, and many that provide useful comparative knowledge such as renewable vs fossil fuel costs

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Tim Blair: Time to get fracking and lower those emissions

Picture: John Fotiadis “That’s not just bad news for Iran. It also weakens the hand of Saudi Arabia, which has gone from jihad-encouraging frenemy to a nervous ally as it faces Iran across the Persian …

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‘It’s global warming. Simple as that’: Expert predicts extreme weather impacts on Lake Mendota ice activities – WMTV

‘It’s global warming. Simple as that’: Expert predicts extreme weather impacts on Lake Mendota ice activities  WMTV

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Anaerobic Activity Is a Big Contributor in Marine “Dead Zones”

Algae blooms like these create low-oxygen environments around the world. New research could improve predictions of how much these “dead zones” will grow in the future. Credit: Norman Kuring, NASA’s …

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How climate change is impacting oxygen levels in the ocean

In February 2017 German researchers detected a major change to our oceans — marking the first in-depth look at how much oxygen is left in the world’s water, using 50 years of data. Except a few …

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