Why Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World – The Wire – The Wire

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Why Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World – The Wire
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Recent research, however, is casting new light on the importance of the southernmost continent. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Ever since the ancient Greeks speculated a continent must exist in the south polar regions to balance those in the north
Animation of iceberg that calved off Antarctica.Brinkwire (press release)
The frozen continent is unpredictable (1) | Tempo – The Nation's …Tempo (satire)
Warm waters melting Antarctic ice shelves may have appeared for …MENAFN.COM

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Western Montana’s extreme weather year continues – KPAX-TV

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Dec 082017
 

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Western Montana's extreme weather year continues
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MISSOULA – This has been one of the most extreme weather years on record with the cold, snow, and smoke all playing their role. Now, Mother Nature is at it again. It seemed to take forever to get out from under the near-record snowy, cold start to the

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Jinko Solar Posts Strong Third Quarter, Increases 2017 Shipping Guidance

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Dec 082017
 

Chinese solar manufacturer Jinko Solar has posted another strong financial quarter with year-over-year shipping and revenue increases and an increase to its full-year 2017 shipping guidance, solidifying its market leadership this year. 
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The Dangers of Fracking Waste: Is There Any Safe Way to Dispose of It?

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Dec 082017
 

Commercial Landfills in Colorado have been advised that disposal of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) waste is not exempt from Colorado Solid Waste Regulations (1), for example, 6 CCR 1007-2. Disposal of fracking waste is a nation-wide problem.
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4 years after ND oil spill, landowner about ready to farm again

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Dec 082017
 

Brian Walsh, an environmental scientist manager for the state Department of Envir A South Dakota utilities commissioner is “semi surprised and deeply disturbed” by a 210,000-gallon oil leak discovered last week from TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline in …
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UK Forties oil pipeline cuts flow after leak, Kinneil issue

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Dec 072017
 

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Oil flow along the UK’s Forties oil pipeline which carries the crude that usually sets the global Brent benchmark has been reduced after a leak was detected and by a separate issue at its Kinneil plant, pipeline operator Ineos said.
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Searching for Organic Carbon in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica – Eos

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Dec 062017
 

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Searching for Organic Carbon in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica
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To track the source and distribution of organic matter—possible chemical signatures of life—in the dry, ultraxerous zone, Faucher et al. collected 16 icy permafrost cores from the floor of a small glacial valley in Antarctica's Quartermain Mountains

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Oil companies clamp down on methane leaks

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Dec 062017
 

Many of the country’s largest oil and gas drillers said Tuesday they will voluntarily reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, even as the Trump administration takes steps to roll back existing environmental regulations targeting those emissions.
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