Jenny Tesar: Fracking wastes — Liquid or solid, you don’t want them

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Jan 122018
 

To newly constructed holding tanks? To wastewater treatment plants near you? What kind of treatment would be possible, since the mining companies are not required to disclose what chemicals make up their fracking fluids? And after “treatment,” where …

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Want To Regain Democracy? Talk *Politics* & *Policy*

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Nov 182017
 

If you are watching the attacks on US democracy closely, it’s a bit shocking. Basic elements of the US Constitution and a functional democracy are attacked on a daily basis. There are attacks on an independent judicial systems, attacks on independent media (which is essential to provide societal checks on political power — Thomas Jefferson said it was more critical than government itself), attacks on individuals who express different viewpoints, and attacks on free speech and the idea of discussion at all
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Want To Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions? Electric Trucks Critical

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Aug 022017
 

When it comes to keeping carbon dioxide from vehicle emissions out of the atmosphere, electric trucks may be more important than electric cars.

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BP Oil and Gas Leaks Under Control, but Alaskans Want Answers

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Apr 202017
 

Response crews at a BP well in Alaska’s North Slope that began spouting crude oil and methane last week stopped the leak early Monday morning. Now environmental groups are starting their push for answers. “A big issue now that it’s under control is making …
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20 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Antarctica – Condé Nast Traveler

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Feb 172017
 

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20 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Antarctica
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There are few places (if any) more beautiful than the world's southernmost continent. Although 99 percent of Antarctica is covered with ice, the landscape still manages to be stunningly diverse—surreal blue glaciers, active volcanoes, the rough

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Americans Want Solar Power, Not Coal — Duh

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Oct 112016
 

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Originally published on Solar Love. In an election year in which one candidate is hell bent on expanding the use of coal as an energy source, a new poll by the Pew Research Center shows that 89% of all Americans favor expanding the use of solar power to make electricity thanks to its many benefits. [&hellip

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China’s Citizens Overwhelmingly Want Renewable Energy

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Sep 292016
 

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There are many places in China that are “worst-case scenarios” of the Industrial Age and its wastes. It is no wonder that many Chinese citizens are wide awake to solutions. A new survey (by Ipsos) shows that 96% of Chinese urbanites believe “green power” could help. Of course, it will. Renewable energy can turn cities around. The Chinese [&hellip

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Want to buy a used robot? Nasa to auction terrifying 1965 PDAD humanoid used to test spacesuits

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Sep 022016
 

The 1965 PDAD (Power Driven Articulated Dummy) robot simulated 35 basic human motions and used sensors to gather data on how the human body would act in pressurized suits – but it never fulfilled its mission due to a tendency to leak oil. Now, the metallic …
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Horizon: Ice Station Antarctica: why people want to live in the coldest place on Earth – review – Telegraph.co.uk

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May 042016
 

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Horizon: Ice Station Antarctica: why people want to live in the coldest place on Earth – review
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There's getting away from it all, and then there's visiting Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica – a set of colourful pods on a floating ice shelf in one of the planet's most remote locations. Almost everything about Halley VI breathes science
The chasm cutting an Antarctic base adriftBBC News
Cambridge scientists to move Antarctic base in danger of floating away on an icebergCambridge News

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Fracking in your town? Don’t drink the water if you don’t want cancer!

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Feb 252016
 

In Pennsylvania alone, there are more than 7,700 active fracking wells, producing billions of gallons worth of wastewater. So where does the wastewater go? Although it could technically be taken to a water treatment plant, it is instead typically injected …
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