What Do You Think The Site C Dam Project Is Really About?

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Oct 132017
 

The fate of British Columbia’s largest, and arguably the most controversial, energy project is at stake.

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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away – Los Angeles Times

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Jul 142017
 

Los Angeles Times

Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away
Los Angeles Times
Ice shelves naturally shed weight in the form of icebergs through a process called calving, or via melting on the bottom. “That's just the way Antarctica works,” said Helen Fricker, a glaciologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography who studies
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
Antarctica Has Been Changed Forever, But Scientists Aren't Blaming Climate ChangeForbes
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
Reuters –NPR –Project MIDAS
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An Ice Shelf Is Cracking In Antarctica, But Not For The Reason You Think – NPR

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Jan 162017
 

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An Ice Shelf Is Cracking In Antarctica, But Not For The Reason You Think
NPR
A group of scientists is gathering today in the U.K. to discuss a slab of ice that's cracking in Antarctica. The crack could soon split off a frozen chunk the size of Delaware. One glacier scientist, Heidi Sevestre, spent six weeks last year living on
Very Large Crack Creating Iceberg in AntarcticaVoice of America
Earth keeps melting away: Large iceberg poised to break off from AntarcticaSalon
Science Lab In Antarctica Relocating To Avoid Drifting Off With Breaking Ice ShelfTech Times
The TeCake
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Human Migration to Antarctica ‘Not Unthinkable’ on a Warm and Populated Planet – Big Think (blog)

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Sep 092015
 

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Human Migration to Antarctica 'Not Unthinkable' on a Warm and Populated Planet
Big Think (blog)
The question is not without warrant. Humans are causing a lot of strain on the environment. With there being around 7.3 billion of us on the planet, a reduction in our size would do a lot of good in reducing consumption of the world's goods. The

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In Antarctica, the Researchers are the Subjects – Big Think (blog)

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Jun 022015
 

In Antarctica, the Researchers are the Subjects
Big Think (blog)
Concordia Research Station is a joint French-Italian inland Antarctic research station located in a place called Dome C in the middle-of-nowhere in Antarctica. The station is 3,233 meters (10,607 ft) above sea level and 1,100 kilometers (680 mi) inland

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BP Oil Spill Is Much Worse Than People Think, Scientists Say – ThinkProgress

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Jul 302014
 

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BP Oil Spill Is Much Worse Than People Think, Scientists Say
ThinkProgress
Scientists at Penn State University have discovered two new coral reefs near the site of BP's historic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the impacts to those reefs from the spill have been greater than expected, according to research released
Officials frustrated with release of oil spill fundsPensacola News Journal
BP sets aside $ 260 million for future oil spill legal costsThe Times-Picayune
Researchers: BP oil spill's impact was “deeper and wider” than thoughtSalon
The Daily Advertiser
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Do you think Obama will approve the Keystone pipeline? Take our poll

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Jan 242013
 
Obama
White House
Hmm. To Keystone or not to Keystone?

Back in 2011, the Obama administration postponed a decision on whether to build the Keystone XL pipeline until after the election. Now, this week, they’ve postponed it again until at least April.

But the White House can’t kick the can down the road forever. Someday the decider must decide. What do you think Obama’s decision will be?

  • Climate blogger Joe Romm thinks the odds now favor rejection of the pipeline.
  • TransCanada says in its internal communications (accidentally made external), “We continue to believe that Keystone XL will be approved.”
  • CNN: “most analysts still expect Obama to approve the pipeline. But the chances that he won’t are increasing.”

And you? What do you think?


Don’t like those odds? Bigger and louder protests could nudge Obama to reject the pipeline, so maybe you’d like to join in.

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Don’t you think it’s time Engineers should start making Eco-friendly and Energy Efficient structures?

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Oct 012011
 

I mean you can still have Beatifull Archictecture and Energy Efficiency more key in construction and also use Sustainable and Eco-friendly products in the design when Feasible.

Environment think tank welcomes mining revenue sharing – New Kerala

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Jul 092011
 

New Delhi, July 8 : Environmental think tank Centre for Science and Environment Friday welcomed a group of ministers’ decision to share mining profits with local communities. “The government’s proposal to share the benefits of mining with local people is …
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Environment think tank welcomes mining revenue sharing – Kerala Next

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Jul 082011
 

New Delhi, India News: July 8 (IANS) Environmental think tank Centre for Science and Environment Friday welcomed a group of ministers’ decision to share mining profits with local communities. ‘The government’s proposal to share the benefits of mining with …
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