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Biden couldn’t end fracking even if he tried

A Biden administration could make fracking more difficult. But despite Trump’s taunts, a president can’t ban it without Congress.

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Oil ends modestly higher, supported by signs of economic recovery, even as China-U.S. tensions flare up

Oil futures end with a modest gain Friday, with U.S. prices up more than 1% for the week, as investors weigh some signs of economic improvement …

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Global Warming Could Trigger Even More Extreme Weather Than Thought – HealthDay

Global Warming Could Trigger Even More Extreme Weather Than Thought  HealthDay

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NGOs urge caution even as they praise South Korean fisheries reform – SeafoodSource

NGOs urge caution even as they praise South Korean fisheries reform  SeafoodSource

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Australia wildfires long-term effects could contribute to even more extreme weather events – Mic

Australia wildfires long-term effects could contribute to even more extreme weather events  Mic

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Even if Injection of Fracking Wastewater Stops, Quakes Won’t

Jacob Walter likes to remind people that what has transpired in Oklahoma over the past decade is unprecedented in human history. Walter is Oklahoma’s state seismologist, and he is talking about the …

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Utilities Bid To Own Rooftop Solar Even As They Oppose It

Four years have passed since ILSR’s initial report on utility-owned rooftop solar, and this 2019 update shows small growth but some potentially large repercussions. This update rehashes the costs and benefits, updates the progress of the four initial programs, highlights a few new programs, and discusses the wider implications

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UK Power Sector Nears “Landmark” Renewable “Tipping Point” Even As It Underestimates Solar

The UK power sector is on track to reach a “landmark tipping point,” according to National Grid, the country’s national grid operator, as it nears the point where non-fossil fuel sources generate more electricity than traditional fossil fuel-powered generation. 

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There’s ‘no place on the planet’ — not even Hawaii — to escape climate change, experts say – USA TODAY

There’s ‘no place on the planet’ — not even Hawaii — to escape climate change, experts say  USA TODAY

Climate experts in the Aloha State told USA TODAY on Monday that tourists cannot escape climate change — not even on the islands, where 60-foot waves and …

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A push to make fracking waste water usable in agriculture — and even for drinking

Fracking requires a huge amount of water, a major concern in dry Western states that otherwise welcome the practice. But New Mexico thinks it can mitigate that problem by pushing oil companies to trea…

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