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Fraser Institute News Release: Fracking generally safe, includes manageable risks, can help reduce GHG emissions

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The actual harm to human welfare from hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) is extremely low, finds a new study released today by the Fraser …

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Biofuels Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 96%

biofuel studyResearch by three national laboratories has created a new process that converts ethanol to fuels in one step. The result could be a reduction in greenhouse gases from transportation by up to 96%

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The Best Palm Oil Free Makeup Brands To Try & Help Reduce Your Usage

Over the years, we have become far more aware of our eco-footprints, and how our choices impact the world. We’ve gone vegan, opted for organic, and stamped out brands that don’t adhere to cruelty-free …

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Microorganisms reduce methane release from the ocean

It has so far been assumed that it is mainly the activity of these organisms that governs the release of methane from e.g. swamp areas on land and ocean areas with oxygen depletion. One million …

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Climate change to reduce ocean wildlife by 17%

Another consequence of higher air temperatures is to thicken the ocean’s top layer of warmer water, which results in oxygen-depleted zones bereft of life, Roberts explained. These “dead zones” are …

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‘Fracking will help reduce pollution’

It may be hard to imagine, but fracking in the UK will help reduce our carbon footprint … The gas fields have to be drilled in the Arabian (Persian ) Gulf, therefore platforms are erected, the gas …

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Increasing snowfall in Antarctica could reduce sea level rise, but only a bit – CNN


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Increasing snowfall in Antarctica could reduce sea level rise, but only a bit
CNN
"There is an urgent need to understand the contribution of Antarctic ice to sea-level rise, and we use a number of techniques to determine the balance between snowfall and ice loss," Thomas said. "When ice loss is not replenished by snowfall, then sea
Antarctica's Snowfall Has Increased, But That Doesn't Change Anything About Global WarmingThe Weather Channel

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How to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry across North America

It leaks to the atmosphere from wells and pipelines, contributing to climate change and reducing the climate benefit of using natural gas. In 2016 U.S., Canadian and Mexican leaders pledged to reduce methane emissions from the oil and natural gas sector 40 …

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Working together to reduce infection in extreme weather events – Science Daily

Working together to reduce infection in extreme weather events
Science Daily
Dr Lal said more collaboration could help reduce the number of cases of human parasitic infection (cryptosporidiosis) primarily spread through water in extreme weather events or due to gradual climate change. The Indian Ocean Dipole, a key climate

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How to Reduce Risk from Extreme Weather Events – ReliefWeb

How to Reduce Risk from Extreme Weather Events
ReliefWeb
A nightmare scenario for any community is to be taken by surprise in the middle of the night by a sudden disaster such as the mudslide that swept away hundreds of lives earlier this month in the Amazonian town of Mocoa in Putamayo, Colombia. Heavy rain …

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