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Large methane leaks ‘increased dramatically by 32%’ in first eight months of 2020

The overall volume of methane leaked from large leaks around the world has increased by approximately 32% in the first eight months of 2020. That’s according to a new report by the data analytics firm …

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The climate and increased extreme weather affect our energy systems – Science Daily

The climate and increased extreme weather affect our energy systems  Science Daily

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‘The Harms of Fracking’: New Report Details Increased Risks of Asthma, Birth Defects and Cancer

Fracking has helped ease America off foreign fossil fuels. And the boom extends far beyond the well pads. Ethane, one of many components in fracked gas, serves as the base ingredient for the production of numerous plastics and petrochemicals. On the Gulf …

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US Solar Increased 4,500% & Wind 350% Over 10 Years, Claims NRDC

The US National Resources Defense Council claims that the country’s solar energy capacity increased by 4,500% between 2006 and 2016, while the country’s wind capacity increased by 350%. 

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U-I expert says there’s evidence fracking increased earthquakes in Oklahoma

Bill Barnhart, an assistant professor in the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, says earthquakes in Oklahoma picked up dramatically after 2008 as oil drilling and fracking operations started injecting wastewater into the ground.
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America Is Fracked: Earthquakes Increased – America’s Lawyer

Mike Papantonio discusses the link between fracking wastewater injection wells and earthquakes in Oklahoma and speaks with attorney Curt Marshall about several lawsuits that are being filed by Oklahoma residents against energy companies over the earthquakes.
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Despite Claims to the Contrary, Science Says Fracking Not Causing Increased Earthquakes

At a September 8 meeting on Seismicity in Oklahoma, according to Rex Buchanan, Interim director of the Kansas Geological Survey: “There was relatively little conversation about fracking and far more conversation about wastewater.” William Ellsworth …
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Increased Extreme Weather Events Predicted Due to Effect of Climate Change on the Arctic – Common Dreams (press release)

Increased Extreme Weather Events Predicted Due to Effect of Climate Change on the Arctic
Common Dreams (press release)
MADRID – The effects of climate change on the Arctic — including melting ice and sea level rise — may possibly alter weather patterns in the northern hemisphere. These effects could include hotter, drier summers in some areas, wetter summers in other …

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Nasa reveals why sea ice in Antarctica has INCREASED while the Arctic melts – Daily Mail


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Nasa reveals why sea ice in Antarctica has INCREASED while the Arctic melts
Daily Mail
While sea ice cover in the Arctic has been in melting, Antarctica has seen an increase. Now a new Nasa-led study says the geology of the region and the Southern Ocean are responsible for the difference. The research came to the conclusion after
One of Antarctica's Biggest Glaciers Is Eroding Faster Than ThoughtTakePart
Antarctic Ice Melt May Be Worse Than Scientists ThoughtTIME
'Fundamentally unstable': Scientists confirm their fears about East Antarctica's biggest glacierWashington Post
The Weather Channel –UW Today –International Business Times
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Why sea ice in Antarctica has INCREASED while the Arctic melts: Nasa study reveals how climate change has affected … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Why sea ice in Antarctica has INCREASED while the Arctic melts: Nasa study reveals how climate change has affected
Daily Mail
While sea ice cover in the Arctic has been in melting, Antarctica has seen an increase. Now a new Nasa-led study says the geology of the region and the Southern Ocean are responsible for the difference. The research came to the conclusion after
NASA Study reveals reasons for Sea Ice Changes at the Arctic, AntarcticaClarksville Online

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