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Five New Fossil Forests Found in Antarctica – National Geographic


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Five New Fossil Forests Found in Antarctica
National Geographic
Hundreds of millions of years ago, Antarctica was carpeted with prehistoric greenery. Now, scientists may have uncovered clues about what happened in the "Great Dying," or Permian extinction. 1 / 13. Picture of Dr. Erik Gulbranson taking in the view of

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The US Is Poised to Become World’s Top Fossil Fuel Producer

However, in the US, horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” and other new technologies have fueled … petrochemical plants and export terminals across the Gulf South. “The impact both to people’s lives and to the things they depend on …

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‘About 250 million years old:’ UWM geologists discover fossil forests in Antarctica – fox6now.com


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'About 250 million years old:' UWM geologists discover fossil forests in Antarctica
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MILWAUKEE — A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researcher says Antarctica used to look a lot like Wisconsin does today — with trees and forests, and he can prove it! To the untrained eye, it looks like a regular rock. Erik Gulbranson, Ph.D. "We

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Renewable Energy Doesn’t Get More In Subsidies Than Fossil & Nuclear Energy Have Gotten, & Continue To Get

A highly misleading anti-cleantech talking point is that renewable energy “relies on government subsidies,” and that all of the renewable energy growth in recent years is attributable to them. In actuality, fossil fuels and nuclear power have been receiving government support for much longer than renewable energy has. They have received much more government subsidy historically speaking than renewables. And these dirty energy options continue to receive a tremendous amount of government support even though they are overripe industries in many regards

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Scientists discover 280-million-year-old fossil forest in Antarctica … – The Independent


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Scientists discover 280-million-year-old fossil forest in Antarctica …
The Independent
Geologists have discovered 280-million-year-old tree fossils in what is believed to be evidence of the oldest polar forest found in Antarctica. Erik Gulbranson and John Isbell from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee trekked across the Transantarctic
Antarctic fossil find proves 280 million-year-old forests on icy …Daily Star

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Kansas fossil hunters brave Antarctica for rare plants – Topeka Capital Journal


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Kansas fossil hunters brave Antarctica for rare plants
Topeka Capital Journal
That's because Antarctica holds some of the world's largest deposits of plant fossils from the Permian and Triassic period. Temperatures during the Permian were far colder than during the Triassic, so plants that adapted through the mass extinction in

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280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in Antarctica – Scientific American


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280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in Antarctica
Scientific American
"Antarctica preserves an ecologic history of polar biomes that ranges for about 400 million years, which is basically the entirety of plant evolution," said Erik Gulbranson, a paleoecologist at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. [See Images of a

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Ancient Fossil Forest Discovered in Antarctica, 260 Million Years Old – National Geographic


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Ancient Fossil Forest Discovered in Antarctica, 260 Million Years Old
National Geographic
The ancient trees were able to withstand alternating months of pure sunlight and darkness, before falling in history's greatest mass extinction.
280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in … AntarcticaLive Science
Scientists begin to uncover the mysteries of Antarctica's vast fossil …ScienceAlert
Researchers Find 260-Million-Year-Old Fossil Trees in Antarctica …Sci-News.com
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Chris Matthews Uses Colbert Show to Allege Russian Links to Fossil Fuel Lobbying

American political commentator and author Chris Matthews is the latest person of influence to use an appearance on a late night talk show to bring up the topic of climate change
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Fossil Fuel Misinformation Helps Quash Community Effort to Ban Fracking in Youngstown, Ohio

On October 6, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that two proposed ballot initiatives — one to outlaw fracking and fracking waste injections and another to regulate political campaign contributions within city limits — would not be up for a vote this November.
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