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

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Aug 102017
 

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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Fracking Studies Earn ‘Most Cited’ and ‘Highly Read’ Accolades

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Aug 022017
 

Kondash and Vengosh’s paper was the first to calculate the total amount of water used and wastewater produced by fracking operations in the United States. It found that companies used 250 billion gallons of water to extract unconventional shale gas and …
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Pacific Northwest Been the Country’s Most Extreme Weather Region in 2017 – The Weather Channel

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Aug 022017
 

Pacific Northwest Been the Country's Most Extreme Weather Region in 2017
The Weather Channel
After 8 inches of snow from Winter Storm Jupiter at the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Portland, at least 1 inch of snow remained on the ground from Jan. 10 through Jan. 17, a streak of eight straight days. While you wouldn't bat an eye about

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Fracking or oil drilling in Florida? Most candidates for Miami SD 40 either oppose it — or avoid answering

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Aug 012017
 

The future of natural gas fracking in Florida and the fate of offshore oil drilling … administration to lease offshore drilling areas in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf. The comment period is open for 45 days, ending on August 17th.
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Vermont Is Currently Enacting Some Of The Most Restrictive Rules On Wind Energy In The US

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Jul 162017
 

Vermont is currently enacting some of the most restrictive rules on wind power in the country, even as it pushes for some of the biggest cuts to carbon emissions. In May, Vermont’s Public Service Board issued a new rulefor wind projects that includes strict setback requirements and noise limits.

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Extreme Weather In Europe Endangers Most Vulnerable Refugees – Huffington Post

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Jan 172017
 

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Extreme Weather In Europe Endangers Most Vulnerable Refugees
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The inclement weather “is putting their lives in danger,” Stefano Argenziano, a Doctors Without Borders operations coordinator on migration, said in a statement. “We are witnessing the most cruel and inhumane consequences of European policies, which
IRC: Extreme weather conditions across Europe expose shortcomings in EU migration policies. Europe is not living up …Rescue
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Year of the flood: The nation’s 10 most extreme weather events of … – Washington Post

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Jan 012017
 

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Year of the flood: The nation's 10 most extreme weather events of …
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In 2016, of all the weather events to affect the nation, four stood out: a hurricane, a flood, a drought and a blizzard. These four were historic and extreme, setting …

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World’s Most Needed Cleantech Innovation Could Use More Liquid Smoke

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Dec 302016
 

If someone were to ask you what one innovation in the next decade would make the biggest impact in saving the world from anthropogenic climate change and global ecosystem collapse, what do you think it would be?

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America’s Most Extreme Weather Cities of 2016 – The Weather Channel

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Dec 292016
 

America's Most Extreme Weather Cities of 2016
The Weather Channel
Some U.S. cities have had a particularly extreme year in terms of temperatures, precipitation or both. With help from the Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC), we examined locations in the U.S. with at least a 60-year period of record without

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Mount Washington, New Hampshire: The Most Extreme Weather Observatory on Earth – The Weather Channel

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Oct 272016
 

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Mount Washington, New Hampshire: The Most Extreme Weather Observatory on Earth
The Weather Channel
The team's observations captured the attention of the United States Signal Service, a precursor to the National Weather Service, who decided to take up the cause and maintain a weather station at Mt. Washington's summit until 1892. This was one of the

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