Two new reports published within days of one another have outlined the difficulties inherent in continuing anything close to “business-as-usual” for oil and gas companies around the world, and the increasing pressure to begin transitioning to low-carbon operations.
The dead zone remains 3X larger than long-term established targets … director of NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. “Although there has been some progress in reducing nutrients, the …
A 13-year-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico remains a “long-term problem” without a clear solution for eliminating chronic slicks that often stretch for miles off Louisiana’s coast, a government lawyer recently told a federal judge. Up to 16 oil …
BATON ROUGE, La. — A 13-year-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico remains a “long-term problem” without a clear solution for eliminating chronic slicks that often stretch for miles off Louisiana’s coast, a government lawyer recently told a federal judge.
One Year Later About a year ago, I wrote my first piece on CleanTechnica, about how I sold my Camaro and purchased my current automobile: a Smart Electric Drive. I thought it was about time to provide an update. We always hear about how new owners are happy with their purchases, and how you should go
Long-Term Electric Car Ownership: What It’s Really Like was originally published on CleanTechnica.
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Regarding your recent editorial on fracking, I agree we need to safeguard our drinking water supplies (“Fracking still worrisome,” Oct. 7). I would add that fracking requires huge amounts of water, and once water been used for fracking it cannot be …
fracking wastewater – read more
Sydney Morning Herald
East Antarctica ice more at risk than thought to long-term thaw, study finds
Sydney Morning Herald
Part of East Antarctica is more vulnerable than expected to a thaw that could trigger an unstoppable slide of ice into the ocean and raise world sea levels for thousands of years, a new study showed. The Wilkes Basin in East Antarctica, stretching more …
East Antarctica more at risk than thought to long-term thaw -study
Uncorking Antarctica Yields Unstoppable Sea-Level Rise
4 years after BP oil spill, long-term health questions linger
CHALMETTE, La. — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.
The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill at a Glance
Gulf Oil Spill "Not Over": Dolphins, Turtles Dying in Record Numbers
BP Oil Spill Cleanup Workers Reach Settlement Over Medical Problems Caused …
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Preparing for extreme weather and long-term drought
Huffington Post (blog)
Are you ready for extreme weather? Last week was National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a scientific agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the Federal …
Nat'l Weather Service to launch severe weather alerts via phones
Make sure you're prepared for severe weather
Spring weather remains in question