Extreme weather has greater impact on nature than expected … – Science Daily

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May 172017
 

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Extreme weather has greater impact on nature than expected …
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An oystercatcher nest is washed away in a storm surge. Australian passerine birds die during a heatwave. A late frost in their breeding area kills off a group of …

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Trump’s Offshore Energy Order Could Impact Gulf of Mexico

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May 102017
 

US oil production has boomed in recent years, primarily because of improved drilling techniques such as fracking that have opened up production … selection of leases in the western and central Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Cook Inlet, leaving contested …
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California sues feds over claims offshore fracking had no environmental impact

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Dec 212016
 

The Center for Biological Diversity has released federal documents that show officials approved more than 1,200 offshore fracks in 630 different wells in four years from 2010 to 2014 in the Gulf of Mexico. The documents show that fracking occurred off the …
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Fayette County Commissioner and oil & gas exec spar over fracking waste and water impact

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Jun 142016
 

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — WV Oil & Natural Gas Association Executive Director Corky Demarco and Fayette County Commission President Matthew Wender debated the merits of Friday’s federal court ruling that invalidated the Fayette County frack waste ordinance.
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Can we gauge the impact of climate change on extreme weather? – USA TODAY

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Apr 062016
 

Can we gauge the impact of climate change on extreme weather?
USA TODAY
While scientists have long avoided attributing specific extreme weather events to changes in global climate, a recent report suggests that some of these events can be attributed to climate change with a high degree of confidence. The report, from the

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California methane leak impact zone doubles in size

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Jan 212016
 

“This is bad what’s going on up there. It needs to stop and it needs to be shut down.” To stop the leak, the utility company, Southern California Gas, is drilling down 8,000 feet and using a relief well to intersect the leaking pipe and plug it up.
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The Promise of Fracking: Impact on New York

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Nov 252015
 

Fracking has brought both a rise in crime and influx of money … of the downside of shale gas development’s impact on water, both from drilling and waste disposal. But it also recognizes a challenge to the long-held belief that natural gas is less …
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Impact Investing + Cleantech. This Is The Year.

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Oct 132015
 

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What do Bill Gates, Steve Case, Nancy Pfund, Pierre Omidyar, and Will Smith all have in common? All Hollywood action stars? Ummmm…. yes, and, they are all cleantech investors. News flash: There’s a wave of philanthropic investing in cleantech that’s breaking open, right now. I’ll explain what it’s all about and how impact investors and [&hellip

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El Niño: Andes ice cap reveals extreme weather’s global impact – video – The Guardian

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Oct 132015
 

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El Niño: Andes ice cap reveals extreme weather's global impact – video
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High in the Peruvian Andes a team of researchers from the University of Massachusetts have been maintaining a satellite-linked weather station on top of the Quelccaya ice cap since 2003. The goal of the station is to document the impact of a major El

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Fracking Has Had No ‘Widespread’ Impact on Drinking Water, EPA Finds

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Jun 062015
 

However, the EPA said there were a small number of contaminated drinking wells and highlighted potential vulnerabilities, including the disposal of wastewater and construction of durable wells. The report was issued nearly a decade since fracking began …
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