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16/4/2014
The majority of people in Britain would prefer to live near a wind farm than a fracking site, new YouGov research commissioned by Ecotricity revealed today. When given the choice, 62% said they would rather have a wind farm in their ...   
16/4/2014
From filmmakers to grassroots advocates, excitement is bubbling for primary election day in Pennsylvania. That`s because a campaign called Pa. Voters Against Fracking just might force the fracking moratorium they have wanted for so long ...   
15/4/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday released five technical papers as the first step to enacting President Barack Obama`s recent plan to reduce methane emissions. The five white papers address different emissions ...   
15/4/2014
The United States has never exported much crude oil. We use so much of the stuff that we’ve always needed to import it from other countries. But even if we wanted to ship it away, there are laws that ban most all overseas crude exports. Now, as ...   
14/4/2014
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers was walking down Denver's 16th Street Mall recently when a Greenpeace activist asked if he'd like to ban fracking. It reflected the intensifying battle over how to balance public demands for a ...   
14/4/2014
A new survey has revealed that almost two-thirds of Britons would choose to live near a wind farm over a fracking site. The findings have led to the government being accused of ignoring public opinion. The YouGov poll, commissioned by ...   
13/4/2014
Trillion-dollar shifts in investments are needed to scale up the use of renewable energy sources if runaway climate change is to be prevented, a UN report has warned. Published today after a week of deliberations in Berlin, the ...   
11/4/2014
Recent small earthquakes in Ohio were likely triggered by fracking, state regulators said on Friday, a new link that could have implications for oil and gas drilling in the Buckeye State and beyond. In the strongest wording yet from the ...   
10/4/2014
Whether or not fracking causes groundwater pollution, people fear the risk enough that property values have dropped for homes with drinking-water wells near shale-gas pads, according to new research. Researchers from the Unviersity of ...   
10/4/2014
One economic fact is held to be self-evident: that the future well-being of the United States requires economic growth -- preferably, as much of it as we can muster. Despite wildly divergent policy recommendations, this basic assumption is made ...   
9/4/2014
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is lobbying for a new law in California that would force energy companies to share as much as $2 billion of the state’s oil wealth with residents. The proceeds would come from an “extraction tax” ...   
8/4/2014
FERNHURST, England -- Europe's newest weapon in the battle of wills with Russian President Vladimir Putin lies buried deep beneath the ancient oaks and rolling green pastures of this quintessentially English village. There, wedged in the ...   
31/3/2014
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its latest sobering report into climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. It maps out in no uncertain terms how warming temperatures will affect food prices, national ...   
30/3/2014
The members of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are purveyors of doom. Their report, looking at the impact on the global way of life of increases in average temperatures of 2C or more over the pre-industrial average, is no easy ...   
30/3/2014
Environmentalism has "become a religion" and does not pay enough attention to facts, according to James Lovelock. The 94 year-old scientist, famous for his Gaia hypothesis that Earth is a self-regulating, single organism, also said that ...   
28/3/2014
Methane emissions have decreased by 11 percent in the past 24 years, but they could pick back up by 2030 if actions aren’t taken to combat them. That’s why the powerful greenhouse gas is the center of a newly announced strategy by the White ...   
28/3/2014
Environmentalists wary of plans to open the gates for U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) might be missing an opportunity to advance their primary goal, fighting global warming. So say some advocates for climate change action who ...   
28/3/2014
Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis have sparred over education. The issues of officeholder ethics and equal pay have also surfaced. But in the head-to-head battle for Texas governor that began well before each party officially nominated its ...   
27/3/2014
To mark this year’s World Water Day, UNESCO and UN Water released the 2014 World Water Development report highlighting the key role that water and energy play in economic development. According to the report, some 768 million people do not have ...   
26/3/2014
Environmentalists using a Keystone XL template to battle natural gas export terminals can draw a powerful parallel between the infrastructure projects -- both would speed up the development of vast fossil fuel pools -- but face longer odds ...   
25/3/2014
As tensions with Russia intensify, government ministers and conservative commentators have increasingly sought to capitalise on the crisis to sell fracking to the electorate. Over the weekend, Conservative energy minister Michael Fallon argued ...   
24/3/2014
A small percentage of the shale gas sites drilled in the event of a UK fracking boom would probably contaminate the surrounding environment because of problems with wells, a new report has warned, adding that in some cases the damage could be ...   
22/3/2014
This week, President Obama's special adviser John Podesta dropped a few classic Washington bromides about those unreasonable environmentalists: "If you oppose all fossil fuels and you want to turn that switch off tomorrow, that is a ...   
21/3/2014
New Jersey may have missed being a national leader in offshore wind energy as neighboring states move forward with their projects. Despite Gov. Chris Christie’s signing of legislation in 2010 that would have positioned the state as a hub ...   
20/3/2014
Another of the world’s leading solar PV manufacturing giants has underlined the potential for yet more substantial falls in the manufacturing cost of solar modules, even as the cost of fossil fuels – and gas in particular – surges in the opposite ...   

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