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Britain Bans Fracking

Fracking has been associated with increased seismic activity in parts of the United States, notably Oklahoma. However, the link, according to the USGS, is not between the very process of fracking a …

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Malaysian PM urges Britain to ‘break with Europe’ on palm oil: Bloomberg

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday called on Britain to engage with palm oil growers to incentivise sustainable production, rather than pursuing boycotts after its scheduled exit from …

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Why The US And Britain Are Teaming Up To Study A Massive Glacier In Antarctica – NPR


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Why The US And Britain Are Teaming Up To Study A Massive Glacier In Antarctica
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Scientists today announced a major new research collaboration in Antarctica. For the next five years, researchers from the U.S. and Britain will study a massive glacier in the western part of the continent. As NPR's Laurel Wamsley reports, the fate of
Boaty McBoatface and the £20 million mission to save AntarcticaMirror.co.uk
Boaty McBoatface is headed to Antarctica to study the “doomsday glacier”VICE News
Boaty McBoatface is heading to Antarctica to help scientists answer urgent questionsMashable
The Weather Channel –Discover Magazine (blog) –UCI News –National Science Foundation
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Britain put on bird flu alert after two serious outbreaks near the Dutch coast – The Sun


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Britain put on bird flu alert after two serious outbreaks near the Dutch coast
The Sun
BRITAIN has been put on bird flu alert after two serious outbreaks near the Dutch coast. Nearly 60 swans and poultry found dead this month all tested positive for the virus. Nearly 60 mute swans and poultry found dead in the Netherlands this month have

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Fracking in Britain could be limited by lack of specialist waste facilities, new research suggests

A lack of specialist waste treatment facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK, say researchers from the University of Edinburgh. Safe treatment and disposal of the waste water arising from fracking could cost more than £1m over the …
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Yes, Britain Really Did Just Issue a Terror Warning for Antarctica – The Drive


The Drive

Yes, Britain Really Did Just Issue a Terror Warning for Antarctica
The Drive
For those who have probably never heard of it, this is a 660,000 square mile slice of Antarctica that the United Kingdom first claimed in 1908, which has two permanent research stations and an average population of around 250 people. Winter

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Britain needs fracking, but let’s do it right

“Of those who were neutral or did not know whether they support or oppose fracking, the vast majority put this down to not knowing enough about it (67 percent),” the government said. The disposal of the wastewater produced by fracking is a controversial …
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Wind Power Could Secure Energy Independence for Britain

A new study has shown that increasing Britain’s installed wind energy capacity could go a long way to securing energy independence for the island nation. Commissioned by national trade body RenewableUK, and conducted by independent analysts Cambridge Econometrics, the report concluded that additional wind power in the country’s energy grid would make Britain’s energy supply

Wind Power Could Secure Energy Independence for Britain was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Plotting an American-Style Fracking Revolution in Britain

Hydraulic fracturing, as its name suggests, uses water mixed with sand and chemicals … If, out of total risk aversion, we were to shut down all fracking operations in the U.S. tomorrow, the primary alternative would be continued heavy reliance on …
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As Britain counts the cost of extreme weather, the forecast is there’s more to … – The Independent


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As Britain counts the cost of extreme weather, the forecast is there's more to
The Independent
The Environment Agency (EA) had more than 90 flood warnings in place yesterday evening, signalling that immediate action should be taken, plus more than 250 less severe flood alerts. Soldiers in Kent were yesterday joining efforts to protect homes with 
Gale-force winds expected as UK faces another battering from extreme weatherEvening Standard

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