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‘Dead zone’ volume more important than area to fish, fisheries

The dead zone, a hypoxic zone … flowing from the Mississippi River into the coastal ocean. It is the largest recurring hypoxic zone in the U.S., occurring most summers, and is located off …

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14-year Taylor Energy oil leak could be two times larger than BP spill, new research says

A toppled oil platform that has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 14 years may have released much more oil than recent estimates have indicated, possibly pushing the total volume well …

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ISO New England Interconnection Queue Has More Offshore Wind Than Gas

New England’s transmission operator ISO New England reportedly boasts an interconnection queue of 20,000 megawatts (MW) and includes 10,000 MW of offshore wind. 

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The Ocean Is Hotter Than It’s Ever Been

Increased ocean temperatures can also accelerate the melting of sea ice, leading to sea level rise and increased coastal flooding. In the water, higher temperatures can reduce oxygen levels, leading t…

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Ocean Temps Rising Faster Than Scientists Thought: Report

The Science report linked the warming to more rain, increased sea levels, coral reef destruction, declining ocean oxygen levels and declines in ice sheets, glaciers and ice caps in polar environments. …

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The birth of the 21st-century steam train: Locomotives powered by hydrogen fuel cells that only produce water vapour will be operational in less than TWO YEARS

Hydrogen fuel cells create electricity to power a battery and motor by mixing hydrogen and oxygen. The only emissions are steam and water and excess energy is stored in ion lithium batteries on board …

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More than 100,000 people want to keep fracking out of the Delaware River basin. What will Murphy do?

And those same concerns surround the wastewater produced by the fracking process. Now, thousands of people want Gov. Phil Murphy to make sure fracking and those public health risks never come to New J…

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Tesla Model S & Tesla Model X Hold Their Value Better Than Gasmobile Competitors

Tesla depreciationA study by Autolist of millions of used car listings over many years shows that the Tesla Model S and Model X are worth more after 50,000 miles than any gasoline powered car in their class.

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Devastating California wildfires leave 74 dead, more than 1,000 others unaccounted for

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for California through Sunday as humidity drops and wind gusts could get up to 40 mph in the Camp Fire zone. The Camp Fire ignited Nov. 8 …

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New Renewables Cheaper Than Old Coal In Southeast Asia

A new analysis from independent financial think tank Carbon Tracker has concluded that it would be cheaper to build new solar PV and onshore wind capacity in Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines by the end of the next decade rather than continue operating existing coal-fired power plants. 

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