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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Defends Autopilot Response In Recent Accident

“The system worked as described which is that it’s a hands-on system. It is not a self-driving system.” It is logical that the uninformed public would think that an “autopilot” system is completely hands-off but Tesla’s system is not quite there yet – nor does it claim to be

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Environment Department On Recent Oil Leak

The oil spill “was not evident at sea the next day having drifted to the north,” and “we were very lucky that the conditions were very helpful to deploy and recover boom and that the wind was off-shore,” the Department of Environment and Natural …

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Presbyterian environmentalists react to recent South Dakota oil leak

LOUISVILLE — Cleanup continues in South Dakota after an oil leak in the Keystone Pipeline earlier this month spilled more than 210,000 gallons of oil approximately three miles southeast of Amherst. The state’s Department of Environment and Natural …
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What’s behind world’s recent extreme weather events? | Climate … – Aljazeera.com


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What's behind world's recent extreme weather events? | Climate …
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The past few weeks have seen catastrophic weather events around the world. Is climate change to blame?

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India’s Recent 500 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Auction Sees Lowest Bid Of 3.4¢/kWh

India has auctioned the largest capacity of rooftop solar power projects in history and the results are extremely promising and could provide a much-needed boost to the rooftop solar power market.

India’s Recent 500 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Auction Sees Lowest Bid Of 3.4¢/kWh was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Research into extreme weather effects may explain recent butterfly decline – Science Daily


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Research into extreme weather effects may explain recent butterfly decline
Science Daily
The researchers used data from the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS), a high-quality long-term dataset of UK butterfly abundances collected from over 1,800 sites across the UK, spanning 37 years, to examine the effects of weather data and extreme …
Extreme weather is behind record lows in butterfly populationsNew Scientist
Butterfly in Britain threatened by increasingly frequent extreme weather: studyXinhua

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Scientists analyze recent extreme weather events in relation to climate change – PBS NewsHour


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Scientists analyze recent extreme weather events in relation to climate change
PBS NewsHour
The second large-scale fire in California this week is raging through the southern part of the state, and the fatal flooding in Louisiana is worsening. Combined with the fact that this past July was the planet's single hottest month recorded, are these

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Recent study shows Antarctica is gaining ice – KMSP-TV


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Recent study shows Antarctica is gaining ice
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KMSP – A study released by NASA says that Antarctica is actually increasing in overall size, adding yearly snow to parts of the continent that outweigh the loss of melting ice sheets. This new study is big news because it directly challenges the study

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Extreme Weather Tied to Climate Change, Not Recent US Snow Event – Voice of America


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Extreme Weather Tied to Climate Change, Not Recent US Snow Event
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Higgins says scientists are beginning to relate those global patterns to extreme weather events, like heat waves in Europe, heavy rainfall in Asia and drought that is gripping Australia, Africa and California, which is suffering its most severe drought

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Studies Link Climate Change to Recent Extreme Weather Events – National Geographic


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Studies Link Climate Change to Recent Extreme Weather Events
National Geographic
New research in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society finds that climate change influenced the majority of 16 extreme weather events in 2013. Specifically, it found evidence that climate change linked to human causes—particularly burning
Extreme Weather Explained?AgWeb
Extreme weather in 2013? Blame man-made climate changeTech Times
Report studies link between climate change, 2013 weather extremesWDAM-TV
The Daily Climate
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