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April 18, 2016 In 2015, the US economy was more than twice as energy efficient (‘green’) as in 1970 when Earth Day startedSource: American Enterprise Institute
The EIA released new energy data recently showing that the US had the most energy-efficient economy in history last year, based on the amount of energy expended to produce each real dollar of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In...
April 18, 2016 Energy And The 2016 Presidential CandidatesSource: Forbes
With the New York Primary elections just a day away, it is enlightening to hear what each candidate thinks about the controversial issues surrounding energy and power. Energy is far more important to our future, our economy and...
April 18, 2016 Australia state bans underground coal gas drillingSource: Reuters
Australia's Queensland state on Monday banned underground coal gasification, a controversial process used to convert coal into gas.
April 15, 2016 Greenland's Melt Season Started Nearly Two Months EarlySource: Discovery
Warm, wet conditions rapidly kicked off the melt season this weekend, more than a month-and-a-half ahead of schedule. It has easily set a record for earliest melt season onset, and marks the first time it’s begun in April.
In a single year, fracking wells across the country released at least 5.3 billion pounds of the potent greenhouse gas methane, as much global warming pollution as 22 coal-fired power plants.
Is there a list of strange weather that happened around the world in 2015 to support the idea that global warming is real? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by...
April 15, 2016 California’s Water InjusticeSource: Wall Street Journal
El Niño has doused northern California, but farmers in the state’s Central Valley won’t see much benefit. The Obama Administration is again indulging its progressive friends at the expense of low-income communities.
April 15, 2016 Paris climate deal on target, two years ahead of scheduleSource: CS Monitor
The global deal reached at the Paris climate conference of December 2015 could come into force two years ahead of schedule, according to comments Monday by Christiana Figueres, the United Nations' climate chief
April 15, 2016 NYC launches Earth Day 2016 events in Union SquareSource: Metro
Green is the theme as this year’s Earth Day celebration kicks-off in Union Square on Sunday with dozens of environmental organizations, green businesses, interactive exhibits, kids' activities, and live performances.
April 14, 2016 Leading global coal miner Peabody files for bankruptcySource: Reuters
Leading global coal producer Peabody Energy Corp (BTU.N) filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Wednesday after a sharp drop in coal prices left it unable to service debt of $10.1 billion, much of it incurred for an expansion...
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