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30/1/2015
On a muddy bluff overlooking the Yellowstone River, Paul Peronard watched as workers tried to mop up oil through holes drilled into the frozen surface. Nearby, a whirring vacuum truck held crude from the first serious U.S. spill into icy water in ...   
30/1/2015
Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, the world has been slowly reconciling its discomfort with nuclear and the idea that it may have a role to play in reducing greenhouse gas ...   
30/1/2015
The soil in Knolkhol village in southwest Bangladesh has become increasingly salty because of incursions of seawater. The situation became particularly acute in the aftermath of Cyclone Aila in 2009, which brought storm surges that broke ...   
30/1/2015
There is good and bad news for climate scientists. The good news: Most Americans (79 percent) say that science and scientists are invaluable.The bad news: On controversial topics such as climate change, a significant number of Americans ...   
30/1/2015
The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday she hoped Pope Francis’s forthcoming message to his flock on the environment would help galvanise concern about climate change and convince sceptics that “the science is ...   
30/1/2015
Climate change will threaten the viability of grassroots sport in Australia, and elite tournaments will have to adapt to rising temperatures, extreme rainfall and shrinking snow cover, a report has warned.The extreme heat policies of ...   
30/1/2015
Sea levels have been rising pretty quickly over the past two decades — on average, about 3 millimeters (0.12 inch) per year. Scientists had known that this rate of rise was speeding up. But new data indicate that, compared to 25 years ago or ...   
30/1/2015
An overwhelming majority of the American public, including nearly half of Republicans, support government action to curb global warming, according to a poll conducted by The New York Times, Stanford University and the nonpartisan environmental ...   
30/1/2015
As we watch the new GOP-controlled Congress clash over the Keystone XL pipeline, it’s rather depressing to realize that this is just the beginning of the pitched, drag-out battles to come over climate change in the next two years. Even ...   
30/1/2015
From a mile away, the sleek rows of wind turbines turn lazily in the stiff morning breeze, the rising sun glinting off their shiny fiberglass blades. Their size - many turbines tower 300 feet above the ground - only becomes apparent from ...   
30/1/2015
The United States looks set to succeed in watering down a proposal for tougher legal standards aimed at boosting global nuclear safety, according to senior diplomats. Diplomatic wrangling will come to a head at a 77-nation meeting in ...   
30/1/2015
Germany's newly installed onshore wind power capacity rose by a record 4,750 megawatts (MW) in 2014, industry groups said on Thursday, marking what is likely to be a peak annual gain as the country gears up for a nuclear-free ...   
30/1/2015
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an executive order reinstating a moratorium on new leases for oil and natural gas development in state parks and forests. The move restores the ban lifted by his predecessor, Tom Corbett, ...   
30/1/2015
President Obama's signature environmental initiative, his Clean Power Plan, is designed to fight climate change and crack down on America's carbon-emitting power plants. But behind the scenes, a dispute is raging over obscure language that could ...   
30/1/2015
He's sitting behind a wooden table piled with a dozen tilapia and Nile perch at the market in Katoro, a roadside town in northern Tanzania. The fish--a staple of the Tanzanian diet--came in that morning from Lake Victoria, an hour's drive north. ...   
30/1/2015
The Senate passed a bill approving construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Thursday, setting up a showdown with President Barack Obama, who has promised to veto the measure. Thursday's vote culminated six years of ...   
30/1/2015
Temperatures on Earth are creeping upward, and nowhere are they being felt more intensely than in the cities where half of the planet's population resides, a new study suggests. Nearly half the planet`s urban areas experienced a ...   
30/1/2015
After weeks of unusually robust debate, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation to expedite construction of the massive Keystone XL pipeline, brushing aside President Obama`s threat to veto the measure. Passage secured not only a top ...   
30/1/2015
Strong storms will become stronger while weak storms become weaker, and the cumulative result of all the storms will remain unchanged under global warming, says a study led by atmospheric physicists at the University of Toronto. The team ...   
30/1/2015
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday she hoped Pope Francis' upcoming message to his flock on the environment would help galvanize concern about climate change and convince skeptics that "the science is ...   
29/1/2015
From a mile away, the sleek rows of wind turbines turn lazily in the stiff morning breeze, the rising sun glinting off their shiny fiberglass blades.Their size — many turbines tower 300 feet above the ground — only becomes apparent from ...   
29/1/2015
Not too long ago, in 2013, the Obama administration began auctioning off leases for offshore wind farms up and down the Eastern Seaboard, hoping to spur a nascent industry.But now, the industry is languishing. Projects off the coast of ...   
29/1/2015
World cities are experiencing more heatwaves and fewer cold spells, according to a study of extreme temperatures in hundreds of urban areas over the past 40 years. It found that many cities are seeing fewer extremely windy days than in the 1970s ...   
29/1/2015
The UK's installed solar power capacity is set to break through the 5GW milestone this month, according to new government figures which show generation capacity almost doubled in 2014.According to figures released yesterday by the ...   

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