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121 salt water leaks from Sask. oil industry since start of 2017

Saline water used in the process of oil production has leaked from flowlines and pipelines in Saskatchewan more than 120 times since the beginning of 2017, according to the Ministry of Energy and Reso…

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#1 JA Solar Shipped Record 7,143 Megawatts Of Solar Panels In Strong 2017

Shanghai-based solar manufacturer JA Solar reported long-delayed Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results late last month, reporting record shipments of 7,143.1 megawatts (MW) for the full year, an increase of over 55% while revenue increased by over 25%. 

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Extreme weather dangers often overlooked as Cook County reports 26 cold-related deaths in 2017 – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Extreme weather dangers often overlooked as Cook County reports 26 cold-related deaths in 2017
Chicago Tribune
Wilson's death occurred at the start of a record-tying 12-day stretch of low temperatures, according to the weather service. Although Chicago remained below 20 degrees every day from Dec. 26 to Jan. 6, the pace of cold-related deaths has generally

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Tesla vs Bolt … China’s HUGE 2017 Electric Car Sales … Renault Zoe Wins Europe … (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

The hottest CleanTechnica story of the past week was, no surprise, a Tesla-related story. It initially seemed to be a rather humble, inconspicuous, unpretentious but interesting reflection of Steve’s time driving and riding in the Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, and Chevy Bolt in the Middle East during a 2018 Global EVRT adventure, but then it blew up and is now approaching 200,000 views. I imagine you’ve already read it, but have a gander if not — at least for the pics!

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Your 2017 Electric Car Sales Projections Revisited, … & 2018 Projections!

Last year, we surveyed readers here to get your 2017 electric car sales projections for the year. How did things turn out? Take a look below. But in addition to checking out the 2017 results, it’s time for 2018 projections as well!

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Extreme hurricanes and wildfires made 2017 the most costly US disaster year on record – Washington Post


Washington Post

Extreme hurricanes and wildfires made 2017 the most costly US disaster year on record
Washington Post
The disasters caused $ 306 billion in total damage in 2017, with 16 events that caused more than $ 1 billion in damage each. The bulk of the damage, at $ 265 billion, came from hurricanes. “2017 was a historic year for billion-dollar weather and climate
2017 blows out US extreme weather recordsMinnesota Public Radio News (blog)
Severe Weather in 2017 Costs Americans $ 306 Billion24/7 Wall St.
The US spent more money on weather disasters in 2017 than any year on record — here's the final totalBusiness Insider
USA TODAY –Mashable –Bangor Daily News
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2017 Was The Year Of Extreme Weather – WBUR

2017 Was The Year Of Extreme Weather
WBUR
President Trump took note of the frigid temperatures in the East this holiday season with this tweet – perhaps we could use a little bit of that good, old global warming. Climate scientists note that while parts of the U.S. are much colder than average

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Trump Delivers Two More Wins For Oil And Gas Companies In 2017

The Trump administration on Friday axed controversial Obama-era environmental rules for fracking on public and tribal lands … place following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf Coast. “If we either reduce or eliminate these baseline …
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#TeslaCities … German Solar Record … Tesla Model 3 vs 22 Competitors … (Top 30 CleanTechnica Stories of 2017)

The year just wrapped up here in Europe. Below were the 30 most popular articles of the year here on CleanTechnica. Naturally, despite a slower production ramp than expected and planned, the big cleantech story of the year was the Tesla Model 3. However, no article about that car won the top spot. Surprisingly, the top spot was won by a piece I very quickly put together after almost deciding to go to bed instead. I think there’s really something to that article’s success, and I think Tesla would be wise to consider it — but that’s a discussion for another day
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2017 Was The Year Of Extreme Weather : NPR – NPR

2017 Was The Year Of Extreme Weather : NPR
NPR
This year will go down in history for its extreme weather. Researchers have now definitively attributed three major extreme weather events to climate change. LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: If you're listening to this program from the Midwest or East Coast

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