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May 17, 2013 The hottest North American shale plays
Resource Investor - Taken as a whole, shale plays may disappoint investors, with the exception of a few key plays like the Marcellus, the Eagle Ford and a few others. Rates of return may not meet expectations and some companies...
May 13, 2013 Study: Climate change will cut habitats by 2080Source: USA Today
Climate change leaves many plants and animals only a few decades to adjust. A study warns that losses of living space will afflict plants and animals worldwide, raising extinction worries.
Source: LA Times
WASHINGTON — Climate change may increase the risk of extreme rainfall in the tropics and drought in the world's temperate zones, according to a new study led by NASA.
Eco-business - Government efforts to mitigate climate change remain mere rhetoric, while the public approach to the issue varies according to wealth, says a leading environmental advocate. Chalid Muhammad, the chairman of the...
Yahoo! News - Who wouldnât want a car that gets better gas mileage' Most Americansâin the past. For years surveys showed that U.S. consumers were more focused on a carâs power, safety, roominess or special...
April 30, 2013 New EPA Report to Congress Highlights National Success in Clean Air Benefits and Fuel Savings of Diesel Emissions Reduction Program
trucknews.com - Schaeffer highlighted some significant features of the report: -- DERA received almost $470 million through annual appropriations and "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" (ARRA) funds between 2008 and 2010; --...
April 23, 2013 Late 20th century was warmest in 1,400 yearsSource: AP
PARIS — Earth was cooling until the end of the 19th century and a hundred years later, the planet's surface was on average warmer than at any time in the previous 1,400 years, according to climate records presented on Sunday.
April 22, 2013 Highest deforestation rates 1990-2000, by country
News.Mongabay - These figures are derived from data provided in "Forest Resources Assessment 2005" by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. A negative number for "Annual change" and/or "total...
April 22, 2013 Report confirms human impact on global climate
rtcc.org - The îEPAî already uses air pollution laws to limit greenhouse gas emissions and could use the Clean îWaterî Act to protect marine life from rising acidity levels linked to higher concentrations...
April 12, 2013 Americans Still Divided on Energy-Environment Trade-OffSource: Gallup
PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans divide evenly when asked whether the U.S. should prioritize energy production (46%) or environmental protection (45%) when the goals conflict. From 2001 to 2008, Americans consistently came down on the...
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