2016 Weather Was ‘Very Extreme’ and ‘Cause for Concern,’ Report Says – NBCNews.com

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Aug 122017
 

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2016 Weather Was 'Very Extreme' and 'Cause for Concern,' Report Says
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WASHINGTON — Last year's global weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday released its annual checkup of the …
2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normalABC News

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U-I expert says there’s evidence fracking increased earthquakes in Oklahoma

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Aug 042017
 

Bill Barnhart, an assistant professor in the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, says earthquakes in Oklahoma picked up dramatically after 2008 as oil drilling and fracking operations started injecting wastewater into the ground.
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Kathiramangalam oil leak damaged one acre of land, ONGC says

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Jul 242017
 

CHENNAI: ONGC officials on Wednesday said the 12-hour oil and gas leak in Kuthalam-35 well at Kathiramangalam in Thanjavur district on June 30 damaged nearly one acre of land. Around 2,000 litres of crude oil and 18,000 cubic metre of gas leaked out of the …
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Aliso Canyon natural gas facility that was site of massive leak can reopen, state says

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Jul 202017
 

The gas leak “showed the danger of operating such facilities near … But according to Harris, the head of the state oil and gas division, the facility has undergone one of the “most rigorous inspections in the nation.” “We have staff on the …
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Alberta Failing on Risk From Leaking Oil and Gas Wells, Says Expert

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Jul 052017
 

Andrew Nikiforuk is an award-winning journalist who has been writing about the energy industry for two decades and is a contributing editor to The Tyee. Find his previous stories here. Alberta’s oil and gas watchdog lacks ability to protect public from …
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Fix shale oil production pollution before it gets worse, study leader says

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Jun 202017
 

such as wastewater disposal – to drinking water pollution or the exponential rise in Texas earthquakes. “This study is yet another indication that the campaign to shut down fracking is based on politics, not science,” Steve Everley, spokesman for Texans …
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Utility CEO Says Paris Pullout Changes Nothing, Clean Energy Still The Future

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Jun 062017
 

The head of American Electric Power says Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accords does nothing to change the fact that clean energy is cheaper than coal and is the wave of the future.

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China Says No Mining in Its Immediate Plans for Antarctica – U.S. News & World Report

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May 222017
 

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China Says No Mining in Its Immediate Plans for Antarctica
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China says it plans to expand its scientific research in Antarctica in coming years amid worries over the area's susceptibility to climate change, but has no immediate plans to mine or develop natural resources that could be exposed as the ice cap shrinks.
China says no mining planned in AntarcticaNews24
China plans new science station in AntarcticaSouth China Morning Post
China Promises More Research in AntarcticaChina Digital Times

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Global Warming Is Turning Antarctica Green, Study Says – TIME

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May 202017
 

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Global Warming Is Turning Antarctica Green, Study Says
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The growth of Antarctic greening is also expected to increase as temperatures continue to rise, according to the study. The study says the results suggest Antarctica's ecosystems will "alter rapidly under future warming, leading to major changes in the
Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific studyCNBC
Fast-Growing Moss Is Turning Antarctica GreenNational Geographic
Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica GreenScientific American
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Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific study – CNBC

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May 192017
 

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Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific study
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In people's minds, Antarctica may appear as a bleak white landscape but scientists claim the continent is turning green because of a warming in the climate. A team of British researchers have tested three separate sites and concluded that the quantity
Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn greenThe Denver Post
Antarctica Is Going Green, And Not In A Good WayForbes
Climate change making Antarctica greenerNEWS.com.au
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