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February 14, 2018 Does fracking adversely impact on drinking water?

Source: Digital Journal

New research suggests a negative impact of hydraulic fracturing, intended to extract gas and oil, upon streams, plus downstream recreation water and drinking water. The research has been led by the University of Central...

January 17, 2018 Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study

Source: Independent

When comparing environmental, economic and social sustainability, scientists find shale gas extraction ranks seventh out of nine different energy sources

November 6, 2017 Top 10 countries most attractive to renewable energy

Source: China Daily

China continues to be the world's most favorable market for renewable energy development and investment, according to a new study.

October 25, 2017 Americans want a tax on carbon pollution, but how to get one?

Source: The Guardian

Americans are willing to pay a carbon tax that would increase their household energy bills by $15 per month, or about 15%, on average.

October 20, 2017 Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined

Source: NPR

Exposure to polluted air, water and soil caused nine million premature deaths in 2015, according to a report published Thursday in The Lancet.

September 18, 2017 Diesel Emissions Responsible for 5,000 Deaths Per Year in Europe Alone

Source: News 18

Emissions from diesel cars rigged to appear eco-friendly may be responsible for 5,000 air pollution deaths per year in Europe alone, according to a study published Monday.

August 24, 2017 Energy Department’s recommendations would bolster coal, nuclear power plants

Source: Washington Post

A much-anticipated Energy Department report on the electricity grid made recommendations for regulatory changes that would bolster coal and nuclear power plants.

August 9, 2017 Draft U.S. Report Says Extreme Storms Driven by Climate Change

Source: Bloomberg

Washington -- As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United...

August 8, 2017 Government Report Finds Drastic Impact of Climate Change on U.S.

Source: NY Times

WASHINGTON — The average temperature in the United States has risen rapidly and drastically since 1980, and recent decades have been the warmest of the past 1,500 years, according to a sweeping federal climate change report...

August 1, 2017 Air pollution deaths expected to rise because of climate change

Source: CBS News

New research predicts that air pollution worsened by climate change will cost tens of thousands of lives if changes are not made.

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