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January 17, 2017 Parts of United States are heating faster than globe as a wholeSource: The Guardian
A new study shows the Northeast USA will reach the dangerous 2°C warming threshold faster than most of the rest of the planet
December 14, 2016 EPA finds fracking can impact drinking water, shifts emphasis from earlier report to focus on risksSource: CNBC
The Environmental Protection Agency's final report on a five-year study finds hydraulic fracturing can in fact contaminate drinking water in some cases.
December 12, 2016 Wind power key to curbing greenhouse emissions, study findsSource: The Guardian
Energy from windfarms in the UK prevented almost 36m tonnes of harmful carbon emissions in six years, equivalent to taking 2.3m cars off the road, the analysis found.
November 28, 2016 IEA Warns That Climate Change Pledges Fall Far Short Of What Is NeededSource: Forbes
Earlier this month the IEA published the World Energy Outlook 2016 – a 667-page report that dives deeply into recent developments across the energy sector and projects trends to 2040 under a variety of scenarios.
Source: The Guardian
We have enough data this year to call 2016 as the hottest year ever record – and we have three more months left to go.
October 4, 2016 New Clean Energy Report: America May Not Be Screwed After AllSource: Gizmodo
For the past sixteen months or so, it’s felt as though our planet has been shaking us by the shoulders, trying to wake us up to the fact that we’ve kicked the thermostat into overdrive. The good news is, America finally seems to...
September 26, 2016 'Groundbreaking' Study Links Texas Earthquakes to Wastewater Injection From FrackingSource: EcoWatch
Even though scientists are pretty certain that wastewater injection from fracking and conventional drilling has led to the unprecedented spate of earthquakes rollicking Oklahoma, Texas and other states in recent years. Definitive...
August 17, 2016 Study: Renewable energy still needs natural gas back-upSource: Electric, Light & Power
A recent study from a prestigious economic research organization concludes what many energy industry officials have long said: Expansion of intermittent wind and solar power stills need backup from electricity generated by...
August 17, 2016 Here’s Who’s Buying Up U.S. OilSource: Bloomberg
The U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama agreed in December to end the trade restrictions, which were established after OPEC oil embargoes that crippled U.S. supplies in the 1970s.
Source: Think Progress
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