Greenwich selectmen show support for fracking ban

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Jun 102017
 

GREENWICH — A group of concerned citizens that wants the Board of Selectmen to ban accepting any water or solid waste left over from fracking made its case to the group Friday. Greenwich has never been home to any of the waste left over from the …
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Monsanto and Big Ag Colonizing Africa, Criminalizing Traditional Seed Exchanges

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Jun 102017
 

Of the many concerns surrounding the dominance of agrichemicals companies and GMO foods, the most frightening dimension is that corporate manufactured seed is wiping out global biodiversity in food crops and creating a punitive legal framework for our total dependence on these companies for food.

Monsanto, Syngenta and other majors in agribusiness are presently colonizing Africa with the help of international aid programs which force nations into agreements requiring dependence on patented seeds, thereby prohibiting traditional seed exchanges.

Reporting on the situation in Tanzania, Ebe Daems of Mondiaal Nieuws informs us of recent legislation which puts local farmers under the threat of heavy fines of up to €205,300 and even prison terms of up to 12 years for violating the intellectual property rights of agrichemicals companies if individuals sell or trade in non-patented seed.

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Raging floods, tornadoes and other extreme weather: Check out … – cleveland.com (blog)

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Jun 102017
 

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Raging floods, tornadoes and other extreme weather: Check out …
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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Weather around the world this week included raging floods devastating Mississippi, tornadoes touching down in North Dakota and …

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1929 | Byrd Plants a Times Flag in Antarctica – New York Times

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Jun 102017
 

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1929 | Byrd Plants a Times Flag in Antarctica
New York Times
Not those Sulzbergers, you may have thought on May 20 when perusing a two-page map of Antarctica in The Times. There, just to the left of the enormous Ross Ice Shelf, was “Sulzberger Bay.” What were the Sulzbergers doing down near the South Pole?

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No, Virginia, There Is No Nuclear Santa Claus

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Jun 102017
 

Virginia is about to receive approval for a nuclear plant that would cost 3-5 times what the equivalent wind and solar generation would cost. And it’s only 80 miles from Washington

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Oil rises as Nigerian pipeline leak overshadows supply worries

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Jun 102017
 

* Spokesman declares force majeure in Nigeria * U.S. crude storage rises this week * Fuel demand slows despite peak U.S. driving season * Floating storage in Asia remains common * Coming up: U.S. rig count from Baker Hughes at 1 p.m. ET (New throughout …
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In Photos: NASA aerial images record West Antarctica melting ice – The Globe and Mail

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Jun 092017
 

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In Photos: NASA aerial images record West Antarctica melting ice
The Globe and Mail
NASA's Operation IceBridge has been studying how polar ice has evolved over the past eight years and is currently flying a set of 12-hour research flights over West Antarctica at the start of the melt season. Researchers have used the IceBridge data to …

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Solar Legend Hans-Josef Fell, Best-Selling Author Marcin Popkiewicz, & 3 Top Cleantech Entrepreneurs Join Cleantech Revolution Tour

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Jun 092017
 

We continue to line up wonderful, world-leading speakers for our coming Cleantech Revolution Tour conference in Berlin and Wrocław. We have 5 new blockbuster presenters to announce today

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OPEC Cuts Production in Losing War with Fracking

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Jun 092017
 

In December, BP decided to move forward with its Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with costs estimated at $ 9 billion compared to an earlier estimate of $ 20 billion. In February, Royal Dutch Shell approved its Kaikias deep-water project in …
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