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October 11, 2016 Solar and Wind Power Are Growing – but Won’t Solve Climate ChangeSource: Knowledge@Wharton
Wind and solar power prices have plunged, and projections about future wind and solar deployment have become decidedly more optimistic. Many
October 11, 2016 China says 173 steel firms violate environmental rulesSource: Reuters
As many as 173 Chinese steel enterprises were found to have violated the country’s environmental rules during recent nationwide investigations into the industry, the environment ministry said on Monday.
October 11, 2016 Climate Change Helps Forest Fires Spread In Western US, Study SaysSource: International Business Times
Man- made climate change has made forests in western U.S. drier and hence easier to burn since 1984, researchers have found. The study, published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, said high...
Source: Tech Times
Scientists explained that the Salton Trough Fault, which was found along the eastern edge of the Salton Sea, was previously undiscovered because it is underwater, making imaging difficult. Its discovery could shed light on why a...
October 6, 2016 Alaska Oil Reserves May Have Grown 80% on Giant DiscoverySource: Bloomberg
Alaska’s oil reserves may have just gotten 80 percent bigger after Dallas-based Caelus Energy LLC announced the discovery of 6 billion barrels under Arctic waters.
October 5, 2016 We're eating more antibiotic-free chicken. But what about beef?Source: The Guardian
Companies like Perdue and Tyson Foods are reducing or eliminating antibiotic use in chickens. Pork and beef producers need to keep up
October 4, 2016 BP platform leaks 95 tonnes of oil into North SeaSource: The Guardian
About 95 tonnes of oil have been leaked into the North Sea from a BP platform, the company has said. The leak is about two and a half times smaller than the biggest North Sea spill in recent years, at Shell’s Gannet platform...
Source: One Green Planet
The population of monarch butterflies has taken a substantial drop over the past few decades – a devastating 96.5 percent to be exact. This has placed monarchs in danger of moving toward extinction, something that will cause a...
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...
Source: Tech Times
Researchers in Washington have discovered that hydroelectricity is actually an "underappreciated source" of greenhouse gases. -
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