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Russian Firm Plugs Waste Discharge After Unprecedented Oil Leak In Arctic

Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel said on Sunday it had stopped the discharge of wastewater from one of its Arctic facilities, one month after an unprecedented fuel leak nearby sparked a state of …

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Climate Catastrophe Will Bring War & Unprecedented Immigration — Already Is

Global warming and climate change get a lot of attention — well, not in the mainstream media, but among niche media outlets like CleanTechnica. However, whether in the mainstream media or in niche publications, some of the big challenges of a quickly changing climate are not often highlighted, and I’m quite confident that most people haven’t considered them at all

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After leaks, Cook Inlet’s aging oil and gas pipelines get an unprecedented review

A spill-prevention group has launched an unprecedented review of Cook Inlet pipelines following leaks in recent years that alarmed regulators and raised questions about the condition of the network in the tide-swept basin. Many of the underwater pipes are …

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Despite Unprecedented Year of Extreme Weather, FEMA Ditches Every Single Mention of ‘Climate’ From Four-Year … – Common Dreams


Common Dreams

Despite Unprecedented Year of Extreme Weather, FEMA Ditches Every Single Mention of 'Climate' From Four-Year …
Common Dreams
While 2017 was the costliest year ever for destruction from extreme weather events—and even as much of Puerto Rico is still struggling with a slow and "dehumanizing" recovery nearly six months after Hurricane Maria—a look at the new Federal Emergency
FEMA is preparing for the future. “Climate change” isn't part of it. – VoxVox
Strategic Plan | FEMA.govFEMA.gov
FEMA Drops 'Climate Change' From Its Strategic PlanNPR
Bloomberg
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New tracking technology gives Australian scientists unprecedented … – ABC Online


ABC Online

New tracking technology gives Australian scientists unprecedented …
ABC Online
New technology is giving Australian scientists an unprecedented insight into the hidden world of seabirds in the harsh and inhospitable Antarctic environment.

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‘Unprecedented’ gas leak in California is the climate disaster version of BP’s oil spill

However, seven routine attempts to kill the well (that is, stop the flow of gas through that well casing) failed, so workers are now drilling a so-called “relief” well to intersect the leaking well at a depth of 8,500 feet below the source of the leak.
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Antarctica records unprecedented high temperatures in two new readings – The Guardian


The Guardian

Antarctica records unprecedented high temperatures in two new readings
The Guardian
The potential Antarctica record high of 63.5F (17.5C) was recorded on 24 March at the Esperanza Base, just south of the southern tip of Argentina. The reading, first noted on the Weather Underground blog, came one day after a nearby weather station, …
Antarctica has never been this hot: The record was broken twice last weekTreehugger
Did Antarctica Actually Hit Record High Temps?Daily Caller
It was warmer in Antarctica last week than in New JerseyNJ.com
Globalnews.ca –CNBC –INFORUM
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In Denton, Texas, voters approve ‘unprecedented’ fracking ban

which is fighting the ban. Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, shoots sand, water and chemicals underground at high pressure to release trapped oil and gas. Environmentalists argue that it contaminates water supplies and that the disposal of fracking …
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Greenland and Antarctica Are Losing Ice at “Unprecedented Rates” – Slate Magazine (blog)


Raw Story

Greenland and Antarctica Are Losing Ice at “Unprecedented Rates”
Slate Magazine (blog)
They also found that West Antarctica—the focus of much concern lately—is losing ice three times faster now than it was in the time period from 2003–2009. That's astonishing. Note that they did find a mild increase in ice in eastern Antarctica, which
Sea-level surge at Antarctica linked to icesheet lossRaw Story
Antarctica's sea-levels are rising faster than the rest of the worldTech Times
Sea Level rise in Coastal Antarctica increased the Global RateiStreet Research
BBC News –Deccan Chronicle
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Antarctica in unprecedented detail: Most complete map ever made reveals the … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Antarctica in unprecedented detail: Most complete map ever made reveals the
Daily Mail
A stunning new map that reveals a shrinking Antarctica in unprecedented detail has been made available to the public. The map, which was created by stitching together 3,150 individual satellite images, offers the most detailed view of the continent
Antarctica From Pole To Coast In Stunning DetailPopular Science
Most Complete Map of Antarctica to Date May Shed Light on Climate ChangeScience World Report
Antarctica's 'most complete satellite image' finally available for public viewingZee News

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