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20/10/2014
Burning crude oil as gasoline in vehicles is already one of the world's biggest sources of carbon dioxide emissions, and one of the United States' largest sources of crude oil is the Bakken shale in North Dakota. NASA satellite images ...   
20/10/2014
Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for the month of September. In an appeal to negotiators at the six-day meeting, UN climate chief ...   
20/10/2014
Host Audie Cornish talks with Drew Gronewold, a hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, about why water levels in lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron are rising.   
20/10/2014
Expanding electricity to the homes of 650 million people in India over the past 30 years had minimal direct impact on the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change. Although many humanitarian and ...   
20/10/2014
If we’re to believe the biomass energy industry, the U.S. Forest Service and a chorus of politicians from both sides of the aisle, we can solve the energy crisis, cure climate change and eradicate wildfire by logging and chipping our national ...   
20/10/2014
As Australia prepares for another horror bushfire season, experts are warning that some areas of the country are becoming uninhabitable because of the increased risk of fire and that worse-than-normal seasons are becoming the norm. And ...   
20/10/2014
Europe's leaders are about to consign the Earth to the risk of dangerous climate change, a UN expert says. Prof Jim Skea, a vice-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, says the EU's plan to cut CO2 emissions 40% by 2030 ...   
20/10/2014
According to the Clean Energy Pipeline, global clean energy investment jumped 11% in the third quarter of 2014 over figures a year earlier, clearing $64 billion. The third quarter figures represent a 3% decrease on Q2`14 numbers, but are ...   
20/10/2014
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa. Under the scheme, up to 2.5 million UK homes could be powered by Tunisian sunshine by 2018. The company ...   
20/10/2014
Improving household electricity access in India over the last 30 years contributed only marginally to the country's total carbon emissions growth during that time, according to a new study. While increased energy access is widely agreed ...   
20/10/2014
The Sahel region's ability to produce food is not keeping pace with its growing population, and global warming will only exacerbate the imbalance, according to a new study. Among the 22 countries making up the arid region in northern ...   
19/10/2014
Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are threatening to close their accounts unless the institutions cut all ties with coal, tar sands, fracking and other fossil-fuel industries as part of a new campaign launched today. The attempt to ...   
19/10/2014
Renewable energy, not shale gas, has played the biggest role in reducing US emissions, according to new analysis from Greenpeace's Energydesk site. Many energy and political commentators have argued that a surge in US shale gas ...   
19/10/2014
It was still dark on Kokomo Drive in Sacramento's Natomas district as Paul Brown edged his city-issued Honda Civic past a row of beige stucco houses with tiny front lawns, looking for water wasters. He heard the scofflaws before he saw ...   
19/10/2014
Students of MG College, Thiruvananthapuram, ensure their campus stays green, through its Nature Club and Bhoomitra Sena Club. Nature Clubs are a common feature of colleges in Kerala. Bhoomitra Sena club was formed by the Department of Environment ...   
19/10/2014
TENSE international relations could sway the outcome of vital research and protection proposals for the Antarctic, says the head of a global meeting of scientists. Russia and China are among 25 delegate nations meeting in Hobart for the ...   
19/10/2014
Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama accused Republicans of peddling fear and cynicism on Sunday as he rallied voters for Democrat Anthony Brown's campaign for governor in a heavily black corner of ...   
19/10/2014
Algae is killing Lake Winnipeg. Siberian wildfires are so intense they melted the permafrost beneath them. Flooding in Alberta paralyzed a major city. They're all linked, say the authors of a new United Nations-sponsored book titled Water, Energy ...   
19/10/2014
The Ebola epidemic besieging West Africa is perhaps the starkest warning yet that as we tear down forests, we open ourselves up to new strains of virulent disease. Among the key lessons from the current outbreak is that human-created pressures ...   
19/10/2014
Washington state's major industrial sources released about 6 million more metric tons of greenhouse gases in 2013, a 30 percent jump from the previous year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.The ...   
19/10/2014
Pressure for the nation's leading universities to join the Australian National University and dump investments in fossil fuels will continue to mount despite the condemnation of such moves by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe ...   
19/10/2014
Temperature and rainfall are the two most basic elements in climate change. So what can we learn from a study of local temperature records and why might it be that local factors other than carbon dioxide output are the main cause of rising ...   
19/10/2014
Dabo Guan, a professor of economics at the University of East Anglia, says despite China’s pledge, rapid economic growth in China means carbon emissions will still keep rising. “Carbon intensity is not an absolute measure, it’s a ...   
19/10/2014
With crude prices sharply down and the future of the Keystone XL pipeline in doubt, energy companies are dubious about investing in oil from the Alberta Tar Sands. OnEarth writer Brian Palmer discusses the problems facing the industry with host ...   
19/10/2014
A coalition of four organizations gathered at Fountain Square last weekend to call for a ban on fracking and to ask Ohio's governor to be a major part of making that happen. The event in downtown Cincinnati was one of more than 200 that ...   

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