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June 16, 2015 Do a state's politics influence its greenhouse gas emissions? Yes, study says

Source: LA Times

Over the years, it's been a tough road for environmentalists pushing for greenhouse gas emission curbs at the federal level — but advocates shouldn't give up hope, say researchers at Michigan State University.

June 12, 2015 Here’s exactly what the US needs to do to fix its energy problem

Source: Busines Insider

A new study published in the journal Energy and Environmental Science might have found a solution. Researchers have a plan to get all 50 states operating on 100% renewable energy by 2050.

June 10, 2015 No evidence people affected by sound emitted by wind turbines, inquiry told

Source: The Guardian

There is no evidence to show that people are physically affected by low-frequency sound like that emitted by wind turbines, acoustic experts have told a Senate inquiry.

May 31, 2015 EIA Analysis: Wind Energy Is The Lowest-Cost Option For Reducing Carbon Emissions

North American Windpower - îWorld Resources Instituteî (WRI) also released analysis that looked at all economy-wide options for reducing carbon pollution and found that, thanks to recent cost declines, renewable...

May 26, 2015 Top energy firms tied to almost a third of greenhouse gases -study

Source: Reuters

PARIS – Thirty-two energy companies led by Russia’s Gazprom account for almost a third of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions if the burning of all the coal, oil and gas they produce is taken into account, a study said on...

May 6, 2015 Harvard study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year

Source: Business Insider

WASHINGTON — The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, a new...

May 5, 2015 Trace amount of fracking fluid found in water well, study finds

Source: Lehigh Valley Live

Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-water supply in Pennsylvania, according to a study published Monday.

May 5, 2015 New study links gas drilling to water contamination in NE Pa.

Source: NPR Pennsylvania

New research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows evidence of a connection between gas drilling and water contamination that occurred in Bradford County in 2010. The researchers used a new...

May 5, 2015 How fjords are helping curb global warming

Source: CS Monitor

Oslo — Fjords from Alaska to Norway soak up potentially damaging carbon from the atmosphere, making the steep-sided inlets an overlooked natural ally in offsetting man-made climate change, a study showed on Monday

May 4, 2015 Current carbon pledges won't stop dangerous global warming, says Lord Stern

Source: The Guardian

The study by the author of an influential report on the economics of climate change found that countries’ pledges ahead of a crunch UN climate summit in Paris this December would not keep warming below 2C, the level that previous...

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