Outdated UK Onshore Wind Policy Could Cost £1 Billion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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T&T oil leak could be from offshore rig -minister

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Oct 192017
 

Minister of Planning and Development, Camille Robinson-Regis. (Trinidad Guardian) Preliminary investigations have revealed that the source of the oil spill that occurred in Chaguaramas over the weekend can be an offshore rig. This was yesterday disclosed …
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Regreening The Earth Could Lower Carbon Levels As Much As Ending Use Of Fossil Fuels

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Oct 182017
 

Scientist have released a report detailing 20 natural steps that can be taken to lower carbon levels. Number one is planting more trees.

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Coal Won’t Bring Appalachia Back To Life, But Tech & Government Jobs Could

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Oct 092017
 

Rather than dangle an unlikely return to former glories in front of the residents of these mountains, let’s be realistic and do everything we can to start a new chapter.

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The EV Transition Could Mirror The Horse To Model T Transition

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Oct 072017
 

How long will it take for electric vehicles to replace fossil-burners? Observing the current auto market, one might conclude that it will take quite a long time. Of over a billion vehicles on our planet’s roads today, only two million are electric, and half of those are in China. Many consumers are not even aware that an EV is a viable option

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Toll Gate Road in Berlin could be closed to through traffic for weeks after oil leak

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Oct 052017
 

BERLIN — Toll Gate Road will be closed to local traffic for a few weeks due to ongoing remediation in the area following an oil leak. “It may involve removing a culvert,” said Jack Healy, interim town manager and public works director. The leak …
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High Risk That Temperatures Could Exceed Thermal Survival Limits For Many Fish Species By 2070, Study Finds

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Sep 212017
 

Anthropogenic climate warming could lead to water temperatures in some parts of the world exceeding the thermal survival limits of the fish species living there now, according to new research from the University of Washington.

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Scientists Are Closing in on Warm Caves Under Antarctica Which Could Support Secret Life – Futurism

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Sep 152017
 

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Scientists Are Closing in on Warm Caves Under Antarctica Which Could Support Secret Life
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Australian scientists investigating ice caves under Antarctica's glaciers say they are so warm they could support animals and plants. Around Mount Erebus, an active volcano on Ross Island in Antarctica, steam has hollowed out extensive cave systems.

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Researchers find secret, warm oasis beneath Antarctica’s ice that could be home to undiscovered species – National Post

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Sep 092017
 

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Researchers find secret, warm oasis beneath Antarctica's ice that could be home to undiscovered species
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Deep within Antarctica's ice caves, a group of scientists may have discovered a secret ecosystem of plants and animals being supported by the warmth of an active volcano. Although average year-long temperatures on Ross Island hover around -17C, …
Scientists are closing in on warm caves under Antarctica which could support secret lifeBusiness Insider
Newly Discovered Caves in Antarctica Could House Unknown LifeU.S. News & World Report
"Lost World!" —Antarctica's Unexplored Volcano Caves Harbor Unknown SpeciesThe Daily Galaxy (blog)
Laboratory Equipment –International Business Times –Popular Mechanics
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Trump budget cut could slow cleanup of 70,000 fuel leaks that threaten groundwater

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Aug 312017
 

“When tanks leak harmful chemicals such as oil, gas, benzene and toluene into soil and ground water, drinking water and soil are fouled, community health is jeopardized, and economic development is crippled.” The number of tanks with confirmed releases …
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