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Conservatives more likely to support climate policy if they report harm due to extreme weather – Phys.Org

Conservatives more likely to support climate policy if they report harm due to extreme weather  Phys.Org

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Fracking chemicals may harm developing immune system

About 200 chemicals have been measured in waste water and surface or ground water in fracking-dense regions and several studies have reported higher rates of diseases, like acute lymphocytic leukemia and asthma attacks, among residents in these areas.

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Crude oil leak in Jordan’s Aqaba could harm Eilat

200 tons of crude oil leaked into the Gulf of Aqaba from Jordan’s Aqaba port on Tuesday, Haaretz reports, raising fears in Israel of possible contamination on Eilat’s beaches and harm to its coral reef. Initial reports suggested that the oil spill was …
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Yaw: Drilling will harm SC coast even if there’s never a spill

For the sake of argument, let’s say that offshore drilling can be performed without leaks, spills or accidents. In that case, if drilling is allowed the following will — not might — occur: Based on the number in the Gulf, about 75 oil-drilling …
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Projected big thaw of Antarctica’s sea ice may harm area’s unspoiled marine … – Zee News


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Projected big thaw of Antarctica's sea ice may harm area's unspoiled marine
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Washington: Researchers using a modeling study have suggested that the Antarctica's Ross Sea's recent observed increase in summer sea-ice cover is likely to be short-lived, with the area projected to lose more than half its summer sea ice by 2050 and 
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Environmentalists Warn Olympic Games Will Harm Sochi

Russia is preparing for the 2014 Winter Games — turning a sleepy valley in the Northern Caucasus Mountains into an Olympic village, with brand-new facilities for every Alpine sport. Officials say it will be a world-class destination for winter-sports enthusiasts long after the Games are over. Environmentalists say it’s an ecological disaster in the making.

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Environmental Harm Lawsuit Settlements are Now Available Through AnyLawsuits.com

Plaintiffs in environmental contamination suits can get the money they need to rehabilitate their property though settlement loansPhoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 AnyLawsuits.com, leading lawsuit funding solution provider, now offers environmental harm settlement loans to those seeking settlements for environmental property damage and contamination.Environmental harm cases can stem …
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The Natural Gas Boom: Doing More Harm Than Good?

Some people are embracing the wave of increased natural gas extraction in the United States. Others, concerned about the risks, are saying no fracking way. A panel of experts weighs the pros and cons of a boom sparked by hydraulic fracturing in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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Bans on Plastic Bags Harm the Environment – Wall Street Journal

With the urging of environmental groups backed by the celebrity firepower of actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the city of Los Angles banned plastic supermarket bags last week. The law received added support from the Los Angeles Times, which …
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Polish fracking well probe shows no harm to environment – Reuters

WARSAW, March 2 (Reuters) – Drilling at Poland’s first shale gas exploration well using the controversial technique known as fracking has not harmed the environment, according to a government study published on Friday. Hydraulic cracking, or …
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