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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)


ExplorersWeb (blog)

Masatatsu Abe: A Solo Specialist Takes on Antarctica
ExplorersWeb (blog)
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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Trump Takes Aim at Obama-Era Rules on Methane Leaks and Gas Flaring

The methane rules were designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions, capture fuel the oil and gas industry could sell … to wipe out the requirements that operators monitor and detect leaks of methane, the main component of natural gas, and capture and …

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The Ragin’ Cajun takes on Louisiana Sinkholes, Fracking, Drilling & Coastal Erosion

Gen. Russel L. Honore Nicknamed “The Ragin’ Cajun,” Honore’ was commander of Joint Task Force Katrina and was responsible for coordinating military relief efforts for Katrina-affected areas across the Gulf Coast. Mayor Ray Nagin famously called him “the …
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Geely Buys Terrafugia & Takes To The Skies

Geely Buys Terrafugia

Geely Buys TerrafugiaOK, this is probably one of the easiest titles to pull off — “Geely buys Terrafugia and takes to the skies.” The consequences of one of the biggest carmakers in the world continuing its buying spree, this time with a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) startup, are interesting and revealing. China is still very determined to build its transportation industry in order to better compete in the international arena

Geely Buys Terrafugia & Takes To The Skies was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific study – CNBC


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Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific study
CNBC
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
The Guardian –CBC.ca –Daily Maverick
all 26 news articles »

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Fracking takes toll in Pa., but N.J. gets a bargain

PSEG Power formerly got the bulk of its natural gas from the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana and Texas … the tiny bits of pollution that can get into human lungs. Fracking has also created jobs and generated tax revenue in Pennsylvania. But it has come …
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