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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
Everything you always wanted to know about energy consumption
July 20, 2016 Study: Fracking may worsen asthmaSource: Tri-Valley Dispatch
CHICAGO — Fracking may worsen asthma in children and adults who live near sites where the oil and gas drilling method is used, according to an 8-year study in Pennsylvania
June 13, 2016 The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity
Bloomberg - That's according to a new forecast by Bloomberg î??New Energy Financeî?? that plots out global power markets for the next 25 years. Call it peak fossil fuels, a turnabout that's happening not because we're...
LONDON, A record amount of renewable power capacity was installed worldwide last year as solar and wind costs fell, becoming more competitive with fossil fuels, research by renewables policy organisation REN21 showed on Tuesday.
Oil and gas activities may have caused nearly nine in 10 of the earthquakes Texas has experienced in the past 40 years, and the quakes have become more frequent as oilfield activity has picked up in the past decade, according to...
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