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Environment Committee passes marketing flyer ban, other bills onto General Assembly

HARTFORD — Members of the Environment Committee approved several bills Monday, including those that would outlaw the import and trade of multiple African species, establish a statewide ban on fracking …

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Corporate Insistence On Single-Use Plastics & Protecting The Environment

single-use plasticWhy are so many corporations pledging to reduce single-use plastics instead of eliminating them altogether now

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Could Building Massive Seafloor Barriers Around Antarctica Help Slow Sea Level Rise? – Yale Environment 360


Yale Environment 360

Could Building Massive Seafloor Barriers Around Antarctica Help Slow Sea Level Rise?
Yale Environment 360
Large-scale geoengineering projects that would involve building walls and berms along the seafloor could help stem the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and slow global sea level rise, two scientists contend in a new peer-reviewed study
This Insane Plan to 'Prop Up' Antarctica Could Help Save The WorldScienceAlert
Antarctica warming could fuel disastrous sea-level rise, study findsAnchorage Daily News
Scientists Think A Giant Artificial Wall Propped Up Under …IFLScience
Tech Times –Newsweek –The Cryosphere –European Geosciences Union
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Antarctica tourism regulation urgent for environment – summit – Rappler


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Antarctica tourism regulation urgent for environment – summit
Rappler
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Tourism regulation in Antarctica has become an urgent matter due to environmental threats, officials from the 53 member countries of the Antarctic Treaty warned at their annual meeting, held this week in Buenos Aires.

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Environment Committee Advances Fracking Waste Ban

HARTFORD, CT — The Environment Committee voted 29-1 Wednesday to forward a bill banning fracking waste to the Senate. There is currently a moratorium on fracking waste that was approved back in 2014, but environmentalists say they can’t predict what …

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Christians Must Practice Godly Stewardship Of Environment & Global Energy System

Regular readers of CleanTechnica and the other myriad sites that make up the Important Media network will (hopefully) recognise the name Joshua S Hill (i.e., me). I’ve been writing for Important (and its predecessor Green Options) Media since September of 2007 (and no, I’m not linking to my first article – it’s probably atrocious). Writing about and covering the world of global warming and clean technology has been a big part of my life – nearly a third, to be precise. I am not only passionate about clean technology for the sake of technological innovation, but also because I believe our planet is one of the greatest gifts humanity has ever received

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Environment Department On Recent Oil Leak

The oil spill “was not evident at sea the next day having drifted to the north,” and “we were very lucky that the conditions were very helpful to deploy and recover boom and that the wind was off-shore,” the Department of Environment and Natural …

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Japan economy minister: Government has created environment for higher wages

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday that the government had put policies in place needed for companies to raise wages. Motegi, speaking to reporters, said he was confident that the government’s plan to offer tax …

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Trump had a field day with the environment while you were on vacation

Here’s what you might have missed: Fracking on federal lands On the final business day … which killed 11 workers and spilled some 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and exposing Gulf-area residents and cleanup …
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Ex-Rep. Hinchey, who pushed to protect the environment, dies

Maurice Hinchey, a veteran lawmaker known for pressing to protect the environment during a career that spanned from the era of the Love Canal toxic waste site to the recent debate over natural-gas fracking, has died. He was 79. Hinchey, a Democrat …
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