Feb 232018
 

Scientific American

Could More Snow in Antarctica Slow Sea Level Rise?
Scientific American
Some experts are heralding the news as a silver lining: Scientists have found snowfall recently escalated in East Antarctica, which could lessen the high amounts of melt seen in West Antarctica that are contributing to rising seas. That prospect is

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Tracking Atmospheric “Rivers” Could Help Us Predict Extreme Weather – Futurism

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Feb 222018
 

Futurism

Tracking Atmospheric “Rivers” Could Help Us Predict Extreme Weather
Futurism
… make such predictions, at most, a week or two ahead of time. Many lives could be saved if local emergency crews and reservoir managers had more of a lead time to prepare for extreme weather events, like droughts or heavy rainfall, that atmospheric

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Trump Suggests US “Could Conceivably Go Back” To Paris Agreement

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Jan 122018
 

In a rambling and barely coherent defence of his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, President Donald Trump has opened the door to the possibility the United States “could conceivably go back in” to the Agreement. 

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A giant oil tanker is on fire and could explode in the East China Sea

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Jan 092018
 

An oil leak into the East China Sea could also have a serious effect on the waterfront’s wildlife. If the ship does not sink, the environmental impact would be much more limited. The Chinese government said it has not found evidence of a “large-scale” oil …

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

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Dec 172017
 

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 …
fracking wastewater – BingNews

How fracking could boost Notts economy like in USA – and the arguments against it

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Nov 252017
 

Love it or loathe it, fracking is an issue that isn’t going away any time … “All the pipelines we’ve been running from the Gulf to the north-east USA, we’re now turning those around and sending gas to the Gulf, as well as south-eastern USA.
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Could octopus DNA reveal the secrets of west Antarctica’s ice sheet collapse? – The Guardian

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Nov 242017
 

The Guardian

Could octopus DNA reveal the secrets of west Antarctica's ice sheet collapse?
The Guardian
Hundreds of millions of people living around coasts and cities around the globe might be interested in the answer, as would cartographers who would need to be redrawing maps of the world. Deep underneath the ice in west Antarctica is a break in the
The bizarre beauty of ice: NASA reveals strange 'finger rafting' pattern in Antarctica's sea iceDaily Mail
THIN ICE: Antarctic glaciers could flood the planetCarbon News

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Outdated UK Onshore Wind Policy Could Cost £1 Billion

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Oct 252017
 

uk wind power onshoreAn unwritten UK Government promise of “no subsidies” for onshore wind is blocking potential development of the cheapest form of new electricity generation and could end up costing more than £1 billion over the next four to five years relative to other technologies. 

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