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18/11/2014
Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big Energy. In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican energy hawks are ascendant, having taken the Senate and House by storm. They are preparing to put pressure on a president ...   
18/11/2014
Despite strong opposition from both elected officials in the affected areas and environmental groups, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has approved fracking in George Washington Forest. Objections to the plan came from members of Congress from ...   
12/11/2014
In what may prove to be a watershed moment in the fight against climate change, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced from Beijing on Wednesday that they are pursuing ambitious new greenhouse gas emission ...   
3/11/2014
Dirty Energy, Dirty Tactics | Photo, Inter Press Service
"Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are higher than ever, and we`re seeing more and more extreme weather and climate events"¦.We can`t prevent a large scale disaster if we don`t heed this kind of hard science." Question: Is ...   
16/10/2014
A new analysis of global energy use, economics and the climate shows that without new climate policies, expanding the current bounty of inexpensive natural gas alone would not slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide over the ...   
16/10/2014
For President Obama, fracking is a key weapon against global warming. Abundant natural gas, he said in his State of the Union address this year, is a "bridge fuel" to ubiquitous renewable energy - the key to securing economic growth "with less of ...   
16/10/2014
A global fracking boom will not help prevent climate change, as cheap shale gas would displace cleaner renewable energy and actually increase carbon emissions, according to a new study. Because the burning of shale gas, extracted through ...   
11/10/2014
An unexpectedly high amount of the climate-changing gas methane, the main component of natural gas, is escaping from the Four Corners region in the U.S. Southwest, according to a new study by the University of Michigan and NASA. The ...   
10/10/2014
One tiny section in the U.S. is responsible for a significant amount of the country`s methane emissions, according to new information released by scientists from NASA and the University of Michigan. In a study published this week, they ...   
9/10/2014
One small spot in the U.S. Southwest is the surprising producer of the largest concentration of methane gas seen across the nation. Levels of methane over the Four Corners region are more than triple the standard ground-based estimate of ...   
9/10/2014
Global Frackdown is an international day of action calling for a ban on fracking. This year`s event on Saturday, Oct. 11 will send a message to elected officials across the globe that the future should be powered by clean, renewable energy, not ...   
9/10/2014
The largest concentration of methane emissions seen in the U.S. over the past decade has been detected by satellite over the the most active coal-bed methane production area in the country -- the Four Corners area of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah ...   
7/10/2014
The Singapore-flagged tanker BW Zambesi set sail with little fanfare from the port of Galveston, Tex., on July 30, loaded with crude oil destined for South Korea. But though it left inauspiciously, the ship's launch was another critical turning ...   
7/10/2014
The prolonged drought in California, now entering its fourth year, has altered the state`s mix of energy generation sources, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). That`s mixed news for those pushing for more reliance on ...   
25/9/2014
Australians like to think of themselves as green. Their island country boasts some 3 million square miles of breathtaking landscape. They were an early global leader in solar power. They’ve had environmental regulations on the books since ...   
24/9/2014
Using natural gas to produce electricity is a major part of the Obama administration's policy on climate change, which aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants in favor of renewables and natural gas-fired plants that ...   
22/9/2014
Ahead of a day-long climate summit scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, a portrait of a conflicted Obama administration has emerged. While President Obama and his advisors have ...   
22/9/2014
Geenhouse gas emissions from the production and use of shale gas would be comparable to conventional natural gas, but the controversial energy source actually faired better than renewables on some environmental impacts, according to new ...   
21/9/2014
On a cloud-heavy Sunday morning, hundreds of thousands of people snaked down Manhattan’s west side for a march calling attention to the impact of climate change. Dozens of marching bands, two-story-tall puppets and banners of all kinds flanked a ...   
18/9/2014
Few figures in the climate change debate are as polarizing as former Vice President Al Gore. His fans and his enemies are equally rabid, and his 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth is still probably the most-referenced document on climate change in ...   
17/9/2014
Al Gore still loves his graphs. He’s lost weight since going vegan and his hair has turned gray, which suits him. But watching him host the 24 Hours of Reality event this week was like stepping into a time machine. The Climate Reality ...   
16/9/2014
Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo called on US president Barack Obama to ban fracking and make the US the renewable energy capital of the world on Tuesday. Ruffalo made the plea in a press call hosted by Food & Water Watch, which released ...   
12/9/2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," has gained popularity over recent years, and given the controversy over this practice, new research decided to lay out some of its environmental pros as well as cons. Fracking involves blasting huge ...   
12/9/2014
Research has shown that advances in hydraulic fracturing put trillions of dollars' worth of previously unreachable oil and natural gas within grasp. Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking Assessed in New Study The environmental ...   
10/9/2014
One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton's plane touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. Wrapped in a thick coat, the secretary of state descended the stairs to the snow-covered ...   

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