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February 22, 2016 Fossil fuel emissions behind Australia's record-breaking spring heat, suggests studySource: The Guardian
World leaders and street protesters were struggling in a heatwave with temperatures hovering around 40C at Brisbane’s G20 meeting.
Source: The Guardian
Federal regulators say corrosion on the outside of an oil pipeline was the cause of a major crude spill on the Santa Barbara coast last year.
February 16, 2016 Inquiry backs plan to store world's nuclear waste in outback AustraliaSource: The Guardian
Draft findings of royal commission in South Australia back nuclear fuel storage and expanded uranium mining, but rule out nuclear energy industry
February 16, 2016 Asia can go 100 per cent renewable
Eco-business - In short, renewable resources are abundant. Bloomberg New Energy Finance reports that the global average levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for solar in 2015 dropped by 60 per cent to $0.122/kWh from more than...
February 3, 2016 British opposition to fracking still outstrips support, survey findsSource: The Guardian
Loss or destruction of the natural environment is most common concern for people opposed to hydraulic fracturing, long-running government poll finds
February 1, 2016 Lung Cancer Most Common Cancer In China: Air Pollution Taking Its Toll With Estimates Of 7,500 Deaths Per DaySource: Medical Daily
How do we understand China, home to one-fifth of the world’s population, a nation in which conditions and complexities remain half-hidden from our Western gaze? A new report illuminates one aspect of this country’s current...
EurActiv.com - EurActiv France reports. "Three quarters of French methane emissions come from agriculture," said Jean Jouzel, the vice-president of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). "But in spite of this,...
January 28, 2016 Four Graphics (And A Book) That Help Explain Climate ChangeSource: Huff Post
Though blizzards and cold snaps may have made you forget the news from last week, 2015 was the warmest year in NASA’s global temperature record, which dates back to 1880. During a January 2016 press conference (see the slides...
In just 15 trading days, oil prices have managed to plunge another 20%, after a fall of 29% in 2015 and 44% in 2014. While markets took these drops in stride in the past few years, something seems different about the volatile...
January 27, 2016 Switch to Clean Energy Can Be Fast and CheapSource: Scientific America
Wind and sunshine could power most of the United States by 2030 without raising electricity prices, according to a new study from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Colorado, Boulder
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