Jenny Tesar: Fracking wastes — Liquid or solid, you don’t want them

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Jan 122018
 

To newly constructed holding tanks? To wastewater treatment plants near you? What kind of treatment would be possible, since the mining companies are not required to disclose what chemicals make up their fracking fluids? And after “treatment,” where …

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A Massive Hole Just Opened Up In Antarctica’s Ice And Scientists Don’t Know Why – Forbes

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Oct 172017
 

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A Massive Hole Just Opened Up In Antarctica's Ice And Scientists Don't Know Why
Forbes
During Antarctica's winter, a massive hole appeared in the thick ice, baffling scientists who observed this phenomenon twice in as many years. The massive hole spread to be as large as the state of Maine and at maximum extent covered 31,000 square

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Don’t trust guarantees about gas pipeline safety | Letter

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Oct 162017
 

A recent guest column by none other than a petroleum geologist (“Many benefits to fracking in Delaware River Basin,” Oct … engineer’s advice with a grain of saltwater. Dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum, Exxon Valdez, etc.,
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Designing Resilient Cities That Don’t Flood

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Sep 282017
 

A study released by the Carbon Disclosure Project this month finds that 103 cities around the world have a serious risk of flooding. Most of the problem can be traced directly to the increased use of concrete and asphalt since the beginning of the automotive age. Land that used to absorb water is now covered with impervious coatings which cause rain and flood waters to accumulate rather than percolating into the soil below

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Don’t look now, but the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” is the biggest yet.

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Aug 042017
 

Excess fertilizer from farms runs down streams and rivers into the Gulf, prompting algae bloom outbreaks that … Pruitt was overstepping when he tried to delay Obama-era rules on fracking. The new ruling affirms a previous court decision from July.
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The Facts Don’t Matter, Ma’am — Seriously

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Dec 112016
 

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The basic aim of the site is simple: help living beings, and especially humans, as much as possible

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2 Critical Climate Change Problems Most People Don’t Know About

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Aug 232016
 

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Global warming and climate change get a lot of attention — well, not in the mainstream media, but among niche media outlets like CleanTechnica. However, whether in the mainstream media or in niche publications, some of the big challenges of a quickly changing climate are not often highlighted, and I’m quite confident that most people haven’t considered [&hellip

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Don’t be fooled by a cooling Antarctica — warming is winning out – Grist

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Jul 242016
 

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Don't be fooled by a cooling Antarctica — warming is winning out
Grist
For most of the latter half of the 20th century, the Antarctic Peninsula was one of the fastest-warming places on the planet, with serious repercussions for the local environment, including the spectacular disintegration of a millennia-old ice shelf
Cooling back of Antarctica does not surprise environmentalistsThe TeCake
As the World Warms, Antarctica CoolsLive Trading News
Thanks to natural forces, Antarctic temperature falls! But it's temporaryZee News
Houston Chronicle –Northwest Arkansas News
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Will more snow over Antarctica offset rising seas? Don’t count on it – Phys.Org

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May 192016
 

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Will more snow over Antarctica offset rising seas? Don't count on it
Phys.Org
The plateau of East Antarctica, the site of most previous ice cores, is relatively high and dry. About 80 percent of the continent's precipitation falls on the lower, stormier edges, like where this core was drilled in 2006-2011. (To prepare scientists
'Fundamentally unstable': Scientists confirm their fears about East Antarctica's biggest glacierWashington Post
Climate Change: 'Fundamentally Unstable' East Antarctica Glacier Heading Toward A Point Of No ReturnInternational Business Times
Antarctica's Totten Glacier could shrink by 180miles due to runaway meltingDaily Mail
TIME –EcoWatch –Tech Times
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