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14/5/2014
Ohio annually processes thousands of tons of radioactive waste from hydraulic-fracturing, sending it through treatment facilities, injecting it into its old and unused gas wells and dumping it in landfills. Historically, the handling and disposal ...   
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” ...   
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 ...   
18/2/2014
When Lynn Buehring leaves her doctor's office in San Antonio she makes sure her inhaler is on the seat beside her, then steers her red GMC pickup truck southeast on U.S. 181, toward her home on the South Texas prairie.About 40 miles down ...   
13/1/2014
Just after noon on Sept. 4, 2010, a squat, yellow-black cargo ship lumbered out of the Norwegian port of Kirkenes. Naked ridges of glacially scarred granite slid by on either side as the Nordic Barents motored toward the open sea with 41,000 tons ...   
6/1/2014
Emboldened by the recent boom in U.S. crude production, oil company executives and others closed the year by launching a highly public push for the right to freely export U.S. crude oil. The move is a 180-degree change from 40 years of telling ...   
31/10/2013
Former U.S. vice president Dick Cheney was firing on all cylinders as he spoke in Toronto on Thursday, throwing his support behind the Keystone XL pipeline, Tea Party Republicans and stepping up the fight against Al Qaeda.But he also ...   
24/10/2013
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for the first time sets a cap on the amount of carbon emissions we can allow into the atmosphere before calling a complete and permanent halt -- if, that is, we are ...   
7/10/2013
Next month the Government will produce a map of the best places in Britain to drill for shale gas. A lot of politicians – Conservatives in particular – will hate it. The latest data will confirm what is already well known: that the country’s vast ...   
27/9/2013
"There are human and natural factors acting in the climate system, and understanding all the factors influencing our climate is an ongoing scientific goal. But the current increase in CO2 and its effects on our planet are attributed to human ...   
4/9/2013
Six years ago, the inconvenient truth surrounding human-caused climate change was edgy enough to earn a Nobel Prize for Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — but the IPCC's upcoming re-assessment of our climatic future is ...   
25/8/2013
"We are the most energy independent country in the European Union, and we will not compromise our energy security. We have a large neighbour,' said Juhan Parts, the economy minister. It is the same story wherever you go across Eastern ...   
25/8/2013
North Dakota is like an overachieving child who attracts the attention of everyone--except Dad. The oil boom taking over western North Dakota and transforming America's energy landscape has prompted visits from people around the ...   
13/8/2013
If we're to avoid destructive climate fluctuations, scientists say we need to slow, and eventually halt, the emission of greenhouse gases that do and will continue to produce global warming. A Brief Backgrounder on US Energy Video: How ...   
28/7/2013
PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Paul Jay in Baltimore.On June 25, President Obama made a speech announcing his new climate change policies. Was his strategy a guarantee of climate change disaster, or a ...   
10/7/2013
The fatal weekend derailment of a 73-car oil train in Quebec is adding the heat of disaster politics to the volatile Keystone XL debate, as environmentalists expand their case against fossil-fuel infrastructure beyond pitting rail against ...   
22/6/2013
New York has become a battleground for the country’s energy future. Do we — through shale gas development — lay the foundation for another generation of fossil fuel production and consumption, or not? The heat and intensity of the debate — ...   
22/5/2013
As fracking has made its way through several states, those concerned with its inherent dangers have vehemently voiced their opposition to the practice, but their concerns have fallen on deaf ears. While communities across the country have pleaded ...   
23/4/2013
More than half the U.S. states with laws requiring utilities to buy renewable energy are considering ways to pare back those mandates after a plunge in natural gas prices brought on by technology that boosted supply. Sixteen of the 29 ...   
18/4/2013
Sighting a celebrity here is such a common event, it borders on the mundane. It's why so many live here, after all: New Yorkers have honed their ability to ignore everyone to such an extent that movie stars tend to become more obstacles on the ...   
8/4/2013
A few weeks ago, Time magazine called the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline that will bring some of the dirtiest energy on the planet from Alberta, Canada, to the U.S. Gulf Coast the “Selma and Stonewall” of the climate ...   
8/4/2013
President Barack Obama's picks to lead energy and environmental policy face scrutiny this week as Senate panels try to tease out details of the administration's agenda, which had been maligned by Republicans and some Democrats during Obama's ...   
8/3/2013
Peter "Pete" Seeger is a 93-year old U.S. folk legend who resides near Wappingers Falls in southern New York. He can be spotted occasionally on the traffic-heavy Route 9, flanked by world peace signs and armed with a banjo. Activists ...   
5/3/2013
I went to a meeting earlier this winter in the Colorado Governor`s Office. I’m not a regular. The Governor, John Hickenlooper, Hick to his friends, had called the meeting with Boulder County Commissioners to discuss the county’s draft ...   
4/3/2013
President Obama on Monday turned to Massachusetts for his nominees to the nation's top energy and environmental posts, tapping MIT physicist Ernest J. Moniz to lead the Department of Energy, and Boston-area native and former state environmental ...   

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