More than 150 dead after Pakistan oil truck ignites, engulfing villagers who rushed to collect leaking fuel

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Jun 252017
 

More than 150 people were killed Sunday in Pakistan when an oil tanker overturned, a crowd rushed in to collect fuel and the truck exploded, police said. The tanker flipped over on a highway in the city of Bahawalpur in Punjab province at about 6 a.m …
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Wind & Solar Are Already Cheaper Than Coal & Gas, So Let’s Get On With It

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May 282017
 

New wind and solar energy generation is already cheaper – on average – than the cost of existing coal or gas power on Australia’s National Electricity Market.

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New Solar Projects In India Are Cheaper Than 92% Of All Thermal Power Plants In The Country

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May 252017
 

India’s minister for coal, power and renewable energy has repeatedly tweeted that the solar power tariffs are now lower than the cost of thermal power. Media reports have also noted that these new bids are much lower than the average tariff of India’s largest power generation company NTPC Limited

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Extreme weather has greater impact on nature than expected … – Science Daily

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May 172017
 

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Extreme weather has greater impact on nature than expected …
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An oystercatcher nest is washed away in a storm surge. Australian passerine birds die during a heatwave. A late frost in their breeding area kills off a group of …

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Toyota Recalls More Than A Quarter-Million Tacomas Due To Oil Leaks

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May 012017
 

This time it’s not a fire hazard. Typically when the issue of oil leaks and recalls comes up, it’s a potential fire hazard. That’s not the case this time. Toyota has just issued a recall for 228,000 2016-2017 Tacoma pickup trucks specifically because …
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Antarctica is melting faster than originally thought, new study finds – ABC News

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Apr 232017
 

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Antarctica is melting faster than originally thought, new study finds
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While it's no secret that the ice on Earth's poles is melting, scientists are still learning about how rapidly these changes are happening. Now a new study of water across the surface of Antarctica finds that the melting is occurring to a greater
Giant Waterfall in Antarctica Worries ScientistsEcoWatch
Antarctica has more meltwater than previously believedScience Recorder
Antarctica Might Stop Being 'Icy' Anymore: Vast Meltwater Networks Discovered, Whale's Eye View Of The Continent …Science Times
Alive For Football –Normangee Star
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Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought – National Geographic

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Apr 192017
 

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Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought
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Ice floats near the coast of West Antarctica seen from a window of a NASA Operation IceBridge airplane on October 27, 2016. Meltwater flows risk hastening the collapse Antarctica's ice shelves—but in some cases, meltwater drainage could help keep ice …
Scientists have discovered vast systems of flowing water in Antarctica. And that worries them.Washington Post
Hundreds of Meltwater Streams Found Flowing Across AntarcticaLive Science
Antarctica's massive lakes, rivers, and streams could help us understand rising sea levelsThe Verge
The Independent –Gizmodo –Daily Mail
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Why Chinese Scientists Are More Worried Than Ever About Bird Flu … – NPR

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Apr 122017
 

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Why Chinese Scientists Are More Worried Than Ever About Bird Flu …
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A rapidly evolving strain of bird flu has killed a record number of people this year in China. Scientists are concerned about its potential to spur a global …
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Oil leak in western Cook Inlet was less than 3 gallons, Hilcorp says

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Apr 052017
 

Hilcorp Alaska estimates a crude oil leak discovered in western Cook Inlet Saturday released less than 3 gallons, an amount state regulators continued to investigate Monday along with other questions, including what caused the leak following a violent …
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Hilcorp says oil leak in western Cook Inlet less than 3 gallons. State continues to investigate

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Apr 042017
 

Hilcorp Alaska estimates a crude oil leak discovered in western Cook Inlet Saturday released less than three gallons, an amount state regulators continued to investigate Monday along with other questions, including what caused the leak following a violent …
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