2016 Weather Was ‘Very Extreme’ and ‘Cause for Concern,’ Report Says – NBCNews.com

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Aug 122017
 

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2016 Weather Was 'Very Extreme' and 'Cause for Concern,' Report Says
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WASHINGTON — Last year's global weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday released its annual checkup of the …
2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normalABC News

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Fernando Schaich: “It all started with the need that Uruguay had in the past decade to transform a very oil depending matrix towards any domestic energy source.”

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Apr 022017
 

This week Anne-Sophie Garrigou, journalist at The Beam, interviewed Fernando Schaich, a 49-year old chemical engineer who has more than 20 years of experience in the energy market with a special dedication to energy efficiency and renewable energies

Fernando Schaich: “It all started with the need that Uruguay had in the past decade to transform a very oil depending matrix towards any domestic energy source.” was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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There’s Something Very Weird Happening to Weather Across the United States – ATTN

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Dec 192016
 

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There's Something Very Weird Happening to Weather Across the United States
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The frigid weather is being called 'weather whiplash,' a term used to describe rapid shifts between extreme temperatures. These periods have been linked to manmade climate change, Dr. Joe Room wrote for Think Progress in 2015.

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The subtle — but very real — link between global warming and extreme weather … – Washington Post

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Jun 032015
 

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The subtle — but very real — link between global warming and extreme weather
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As the Nye case indicates, there is still a lot of pushback whenever anyone dares to link climate change to extreme weather events. But we don't have to be afraid to talk about this relationship. We merely have to be scrupulously accurate in doing so
Extreme Weather: What's Climate Change Got to Do With It?Bloomberg BNA
This has been a month of extreme weather around the worldWVVA TV (registration)
With Texas Floods, Media Step Up Coverage Of Link Between Climate Change Media Matters for America (blog)

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These two states had the same basic information about fracking. They made very different decisions

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Dec 232014
 

Last week, New York Democratic governor Andrew Cuomo banned the practice in his state of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” — blasting chemical laden water deep beneath the Earth at extreme pressures in order to crack rock and release natural gas.
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A very good link (Soil Matters) with a good little video. Thanks for caring. – Energy Collective

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Sep 042013
 

A very good link (Soil Matters) with a good little video. Thanks for caring.
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Please note: Your first comment as a registered user will be held for moderation up to 24 hours (usually less). For more information about comments on our site, please read our FAQ and terms of use. Image. The moderated community for energy, policy

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Very Rare Leopards Caught On Camera – PlanetSave.com

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May 232013
 

Very Rare Leopards Caught On Camera
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If you want to protect these leopards and their habitat, make sure to stop using products containing palm oil. (Boycotting palm oil will likely also help orangutans.) Even within Gunung Halimun-Salak National Park 25% of the forested area was lost from

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CO2 crosses dreaded 400 ppm milestone, and science is very disappointed in you

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May 112013
 
"Del Boca Vista is underwater, thanks to you!"
“Del Boca Vista is underwater, thanks to you!”

We already told you that carbon dioxide could pass a daily average of 400 parts per million (ppm) sometime this May — an atmospheric concentration not seen in human history, and generally a sign that we’re passing into the climatological period known as “the gnashing of teeth.” The New York Times now reports that we’ve Usain Bolted past that milestone:

Scientific monitors reported that the gas had reached an average daily level that surpassed 400 parts per million — just an odometer moment in one sense, but also a sobering reminder that decades of efforts to bring human-produced emissions under control are faltering.

The best available evidence suggests the amount of the gas in the air has not been this high for at least three million years, before humans evolved, and scientists believe the rise portends large changes in the climate and the level of the sea.

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The Big Apple’s Mayor Makes A Very Scary Video

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Nov 172012
 

The mayor of New York City wants you to see what an hour’s, a day’s, a year’s worth of NYC’s carbon dioxide emissions would look like — if you could see them. The gas is normally invisible. So he’s made a video, and it ain’t pretty. Why would the mayor do this? What’s it look like? See for yourself.

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Minister: China’s pollution remains very serious, economic growth impacts environment – Winnipeg Free Press

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Mar 122011
 

BEIJING, China – Pollution in China remains very serious as the country’s rapid economic growth brings new environmental problems, with nearly 1,000 contamination emergencies in the last five years, a minister said Saturday. Vice Environment Minister Zhang …
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