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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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‘Russian roulette’? EPA weighs release of drilling wastes

Oil patch states are dotted with sites that have been contaminated by the salty wastewater. Pennsylvania’s wastewater production spiked in the mid-2000s with the advent of hydraulic fracturing, or …

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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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RELEASE: Extreme Weather and Climate Change Threaten to Worsen the Affordable Housing Crisis – Center For American Progress

RELEASE: Extreme Weather and Climate Change Threaten to Worsen the Affordable Housing Crisis  Center For American Progress

Washington, D.C. — Homelessness and the lack of affordable housing are already at crisis levels in the United States, but extreme weather events, fueled by …

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Seven Kenyans held in Tanzania for ‘illegal’ fishing – The East African (press release) (blog)


The East African (press release) (blog)

Seven Kenyans held in Tanzania for 'illegal' fishing
The East African (press release) (blog)
Seven Kenyan fishermen have been detained at a beach in Tanzania after they were arrested by security officials over claims of illegally crossing the border. The fishermen from Remba Island in Suba North, Homa Bay County, were arrested on Sunday …

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Retracing Antarctica’s glacial past – EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)

Retracing Antarctica's glacial past
EurekAlert (press release)
More than 26,000 years ago, sea level was much lower than it is today partly because the ice sheets that jut out from the continent of Antarctica were enormous and covered by grounded ice — ice that was fully attached to the seafloor. The ice sheets
Scientists plan to build undersea wall in Antarctica to stop sea level riseYahoo News

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Antarctica in Virtual Reality – Australian Antarctic Division (press release)


Australian Antarctic Division (press release)

Antarctica in Virtual Reality
Australian Antarctic Division (press release)
The full wonder, fascination and mystery of the icy continent is being brought to life in a 360-degree immersive Virtual Reality (VR) documentary The Antarctica Experience. The film was shot at Australia's Davis research station by White Spark Pictures

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Ain’t no sunshine in Antarctica – Australian Antarctic Division (press release)


Australian Antarctic Division (press release)

Ain't no sunshine in Antarctica
Australian Antarctic Division (press release)
The sun has dipped below the horizon at Australia's Davis research station in Antarctica and will not rise again for six weeks, leaving 19 expeditioners in the twilight zone. The team at Davis station enjoyed the sun for just 34 minutes yesterday

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Antarctica: The first dance | Scoop News – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Antarctica: The first dance | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
What happens in Antarctica affects the rest of the planet … and vice versa. People don't always make that connection. This EARTH DAY, Antarctica New Zealand urges everyone to consider how the sum of our individual choices can impact Earth's …

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Al Gore Picked Wrong Year to Release ‘Extreme Weather’ Movie – PJ Media


PJ Media

Al Gore Picked Wrong Year to Release 'Extreme Weather' Movie
PJ Media
It is ironic that former Vice President Al Gore would choose 2017, a year in which we are seeing the fewest extreme weather events in recent times, to release a film focusing on the dangers of increasing extreme weather. If An Inconvenient Sequel

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