Why Remote Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World – EcoWatch

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Dec 062017
 

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Why Remote Antarctica Is So Important in a Warming World
EcoWatch
Recent research is overturning centuries of misunderstanding about Antarctica and highlighting the role it plays now and potentially in a future, warmer world.

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Trump Disbands Group That Helped Make Communities Safer … – The Weather Channel

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Dec 062017
 

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Trump Disbands Group That Helped Make Communities Safer …
The Weather Channel
The panel of experts came from agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency,

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Nissan & DeNA To Begin Public Self-Driving Taxi Service Testing In Japan In 2018

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Dec 052017
 

The public testing of self-driving on-demand taxi service (“ridesharing service”) will commence in Japan in 2018, Nissan and its partner, the gaming software firm DeNA Co, have revealed
CleanTechnica

Oil companies clamping down on methane leaks

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Dec 052017
 

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 to roll back existing environmental regulations targeting those …
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The Giant Iceberg That Broke off Antarctica Has Disintegrated Into Pieces, Raising Major Concerns Among Scientists – Newsweek

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Dec 052017
 

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The Giant Iceberg That Broke off Antarctica Has Disintegrated Into Pieces, Raising Major Concerns Among Scientists
Newsweek
Antarctica's fastest-melting glacier had an iceberg break off more than two months ago. That iceberg—around 100 square miles—disintegrated into several smaller icebergs in a pattern scientists did not expect. An animation using satellite images of
Incredible footage of Irishman breaking world record run across Antarctic glacierIrish Post
Giant Iceberg Four Times The Size Of Manhattan Is Breaking Off From Pine Island Glacier In AntarcticaThe Inquisitr

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GM (Cruise) Self-Driving Vehicle Test Drive In San Francisco Illustrates Differences Between Tech & Human Drivers Well

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Dec 042017
 

Last week, we published an article recounting a journalist’s demo drive of GM’s (Cruise Automation’s) self-driving vehicle tech. The drive was conducted in San Francisco and the most humorous bit seemed to be that a double-parked taco truck managed to stump the unit — for a minute or so, after which the backup driver took over instead of waiting around for a move from the self-driving tech
CleanTechnica

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
CleanTechnica

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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