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Legislation takes aim at consumers’ advocate who has pushed back against utilities

The Florida Senate on Monday advanced a bill that sets in motion a process that would allow legislators to remove the lawyer who has fought utility rate increases and kept consumers from financing …

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Sweden Takes Another Step Toward Freedom From Fossil Fuels

Gasoline and diesel vehicle bans became all the rage for a while a few years ago. One country after another announced plans or potential plans to stop selling fossil fuel vehicles by a certain year — 2030, 2040,

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Margaret McGregor and Larry Barzelai: Most of us are blissfully unaware of how much fracking takes place in B.C.

It’s a long weekend and we’re returning from the Gulf Islands on the new B.C. ferry … is that the Salish Eagle’s fuel is fracked gas and that over 85 per cent of our province’s natural gas now comes …

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‘Blowout’: In her new book, Rachel Maddow takes a hard look at the fossil fuel industry

Indeed, the subtitle of her new book is “Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth,” and the book’s cover depicts the Statue of Liberty covered in …

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Extreme weather takes economic toll on Midwest, damages total $12.5 billion – Yahoo Finance

Extreme weather takes economic toll on Midwest, damages total $ 12.5 billion  Yahoo Finance

Extreme weather has taken its toll on America’s heartland. “We’re used to hurricanes causing a lot of damage. Not used to this much damage from flooding rains …

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Half-hour special takes a look at extreme weather events of past, future – KBJR 6

Half-hour special takes a look at extreme weather events of past, future  KBJR 6

Another weather special is in your viewing forecast.

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It Only Takes a Few Years for Perceptions of Extreme Weather to Normalize, Study Suggests – Smithsonian.com

It Only Takes a Few Years for Perceptions of Extreme Weather to Normalize, Study Suggests  Smithsonian.com

According to a survey of two billion tweets, people stop viewing weather anomalies as extreme after just two to eight years of recurring temperatures.

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Florida Government Publicly Takes Step to Ban Fracking in Florida

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection should begin the rulemaking process immediately and be sure to prohibit all forms of fracking including hydraulic fracturing, matrix acidizing and ac…

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Masatatsu Abe: A Solo Specialist Takes on Antarctica – ExplorersWeb (blog)


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Masatatsu Abe: A Solo Specialist Takes on Antarctica
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He considers this a shakedown trip for a much longer Antarctic journey next year: retracing the steps of Japanese Army Lieutenant Nobu Shirase, who organized Japan's first expedition to Antarctica in 1910. Abe hopes to succeed where the little-known …

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Larry Page Self-Flying Air Taxi Cora Takes To The Air In New Zealand

self-flying taxi CoraLast we wrote about Larry Page and his research into the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) Kitty Hawk project, his electric flying bicycle was taking off, virtually. In the meantime, “Cora” is now evolving in the air, this time in New Zealand

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