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Power Hungry: The States That Use The Most And Least Energy Per Capita

With the fracking boom unlocking a gusher of natural gas, multinationals have been spending tens of billions of dollars to construct manufacturing plants on the Gulf Coast powered by all that cheap energy to churn out plastics and chemicals. And that’s …
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Extreme Weather Barrages Southern California, Leaving at Least 1 Dead | The … – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

Extreme Weather Barrages Southern California, Leaving at Least 1 Dead | The
The Weather Channel
A bout of extreme weather is barraging Southern California with heat, hail and flooding, which has killed one, and at one point, stranded several motorists. Brett Alan Usher, 25, died Tuesday in Forest Falls, California, after he was swept away by

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The Cost Of Global CCS: At Least $17.6 Trillion

Originally published on Kompulsa. A study has now revealed how much it would cost to use carbon capture and storage (CCS) to mitigate climate change. It would be $ 17.6 trillion (er, well over that amount). Proponents of CCS say it is the only feasible way to mitigate climate change because coal and natural gas are “cheap.” Is this

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Severe Weather Kills Two, Spawns at Least 31 Tornadoes; Storms Move Into … – The Weather Channel


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Severe Weather Kills Two, Spawns at Least 31 Tornadoes; Storms Move Into
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After 48 hours and more than two dozen tornadoes spawned, the third day of a fall tornado outbreak began Wednesday morning as the storm system pushed into the mid-Atlantic. Two people have been killed in the outbreak. A 33-year-old Marine and father of …
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At Least 26 Elephants Killed by Poachers in Central Africa – Yahoo! News


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At Least 26 Elephants Killed by Poachers in Central Africa
Yahoo! News
Poachers continue to kill elephants and strip them of their ivory tusks to sell on global markets, despite a ban on ivory poaching that was instituted in Africa in 1989. According to the Wildlife Conservation Society, some 25,000 African elephants are
'Twenty-six' forest elephants slaughtered in Central AfricaBBC News
African Elephants (archive)RIA Novosti
26 elephants killed in Central African Republic – Zee News – IndiaZee News
NBCNews.com (blog) –Nature World News –The Province
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Day of mourning in Russia today after floods kill at least 171 – EarthSky (blog)

Day of mourning in Russia today after floods kill at least 171
EarthSky (blog)
President Vladimir Putin of Russia has declared today – Monday, July 9, 2012 – a national day of mourning in part in response to the loss of at least 171 people to the devastating and unexpected floods in Russia this past weekend. Imagine going to bed

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India earmarks least funds to save environment – MSN India

New Delhi, Nov 20 (PTI) Despite the buzz word ”going green” catching up globally, India appears to have the dubious distinction of earmarking the least funds for protecting the environment. The country is spending only 0.012 per cent of its GDP for …
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