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How energy companies set off earthquakes miles away from their waste dumps

Most induced earthquakes are not a result of fracking itself but wastewater generated at the oil and gas wells. Some of that water can be reused or treated. The rest is buried in wells. Earthquakes oc…

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Injecting wastewater underground can cause earthquakes up to 10 kilometers away

Enhanced oil recovery techniques, including dewatering and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, have made accessible large quantities of oil and gas previously trapped underground, but often result in a …

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Away Is Home | How to survive extreme weather on vacation – Seattle Times


Seattle Times

Away Is Home | How to survive extreme weather on vacation
Seattle Times
Extreme weather can happen at any time. But when it interrupts your vacation, you're in real trouble. Consider my recent misadventure when my oldest son, Aren, and I hiked up our favorite trail during Arizona's famously unpredictable monsoon season.

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Neutrino that struck Antarctica traced to galaxy 3.7bn light years away – The Guardian


The Guardian

Neutrino that struck Antarctica traced to galaxy 3.7bn light years away
The Guardian
Astronomers detected the high-energy neutrino, a kind of subatomic particle, when it tore into the southern Indian Ocean near the coast of Antarctica and carried on until it struck an atomic nucleus in the Antarctic ice, sending more particles flying
It Came From a Black Hole, and Landed in AntarcticaNew York Times
Scientists trace path of ghostly neutrino particles striking Antarctica, from a black hole 3.7 billion light years awaySouth China Morning Post
'Ghost particle' found in Antarctica provides astronomy breakthrough …CNN
Telegraph.co.uk –Live Science –NEWS.com.au –Space.com
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Antarctica needs humans to protect it. It also needs humans to stay away. What’s a potential visitor to do? – PRI


PRI

Antarctica needs humans to protect it. It also needs humans to stay away. What's a potential visitor to do?
PRI
But Antarctica was different. It's “the closest you can get to leaving this planet," Ott says. “This was the first place ever that I had been where clearly people were not in charge.” No one even knew Antarctica existed until the late 1700s. It's

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Same Car Companies Slashing Away At EPA Emissions Rules Are Promoting Electric Cars

fast charging networkThe same companies behind the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers have created a new campaign to educate consumers about the advantages of electric cars. Are they the world’s biggest hypocrites?

CleanTechnica

New NASA Maps Reveal How Rapidly Antarctica Is Melting Away – Inverse


Inverse

New NASA Maps Reveal How Rapidly Antarctica Is Melting Away
Inverse
If the world was a glass of water, Antarctica would be the biggest ice cube floating in it. The southernmost continent is almost completely covered by a thick layer of ice known as the Antarctic ice sheet, which makes up about 90 percent of the world's
NASA's newly released map shows how quickly Antarctica is melting awayMLive.com
NASA Photos Reveal How Fast Antarctic Ice Sheets Are Melting Into The OceansNewsweek
The Ice Melting Speed Of Antarctica Has Been Presented In A Recent NASA StudyHealth Thoroughfare
Phys.Org –Clarksville Online
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Far Away From any Witnesses, My Small Town is Being Poisoned by Fracking Waste

Some days, the air would smell acrid, sharp like bleach, and I would hurry from the car into the house. Other days, the wind seemed normal, unremarkable. I didn’t know why. My south-eastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills is a small, rural place …
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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away
Los Angeles Times
Ice shelves naturally shed weight in the form of icebergs through a process called calving, or via melting on the bottom. “That's just the way Antarctica works,” said Helen Fricker, a glaciologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography who studies
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
Antarctica Has Been Changed Forever, But Scientists Aren't Blaming Climate ChangeForbes
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
Reuters –NPR –Project MIDAS
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Ice block the size of Delaware about to break away from Antarctica … – The Independent


The Independent

Ice block the size of Delaware about to break away from Antarctica …
The Independent
A 110-mile-long sheet of ice is expected to break away from Antarctica's mainland in the coming weeks due to rapidly warming sea water, scientists have …
Antarctica is melting faster than scientists expected | PBS NewsHourPBS NewsHour
Antarctica: Larsen C breakoff could have ′dire consequences – dwDeutsche Welle
Delaware-Size Iceberg Is About to Break Off of AntarcticaYahoo Singapore News
Mental Floss
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