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Opinion: Alabama lost to Clemson because nobody saw ‘oil leaking or bald tires’ on defense

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Way back in October, when Alabama was rolling over opponent after opponent and everyone was marveling at the Crimson Tide’s new offensive approach – and especially, the fantastic …

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How climate policy can mitigate extreme weather’s economic toll – Environmental Defense Fund (blog)


Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

How climate policy can mitigate extreme weather's economic toll
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
Harvey and Irma have brought front and center the high costs of extreme weather-related disasters. While the damage is still being assessed, Harvey's could cost as much as $ 200 billion, making it the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history
UAE Press: Extreme weather must spur fight against climate changeMENAFN.COM

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The Extreme-Weather Defense Nobody Wants – Bloomberg View – Bloomberg


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The Extreme-Weather Defense Nobody Wants – Bloomberg View
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Concrete homes are as close as it gets to stormproof. So why don't Americans buy them?

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The Extreme-Weather Defense Nobody Wants – Bloomberg


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The ExtremeWeather Defense Nobody Wants
Bloomberg
Despite endless warnings that climate change will mean more frequent and severe hurricanes, floods and other extreme weather, 94 percent of new single-family homes sold last year in the U.S. were made with wood frames. Even in the South, where the risk …

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Sobering climate science: Extreme weather on the rise – Environmental Defense Fund (blog)


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Sobering climate science: Extreme weather on the rise
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
A recent Lancet report on climate change impacts is sobering: More people will be exposed to extreme weather over the next century than previously thought. We also just learned that 2015 is on pace to be the hottest year on record, following last year

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Addressing Extreme Weather Requires a National Approach: The PREPARE Act … – Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)


Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

Addressing Extreme Weather Requires a National Approach: The PREPARE Act
Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
The bipartisan PREPARE (Preparedness and Risk management for Extreme weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness) Act is smart legislation that would reduce the federal government's fiscal exposure from extreme weather. Co-sponsored by …

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Cuomo’s Defense Of Anti-Science Fracking Ban: “I’m Not A Scientist”

The fracking process entails injecting a solution of water, sand, and trace amounts of largely non-toxic chemicals underground at high pressure to create cracks in shale rock. The resultant cracks allow energy producers to capture the oil and natural gas …
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Fracking defense: Fears of depleting water supply are unfounded

California is experiencing the worst drought in its history. So when state lawmakers recently killed a bill that would have banned the practice of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, environmentalists cried foul. These “fractivists” claim the …
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Environmental Defense Fund scolded by other green organizations on ‘fracking’

Large pro-environment group is scolded for joining forces with oil companies on “fracking.”
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Harrison H. Schmitt and William Happer: In Defense of Carbon Dioxide – Wall Street Journal- India


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Harrison H. Schmitt and William Happer: In Defense of Carbon Dioxide
Wall Street Journal- India
Of all of the world's chemical compounds, none has a worse reputation than carbon dioxide. Thanks to the single-minded demonization of this natural and essential atmospheric gas by advocates of government control of energy production, the conventional

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