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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 studySource: 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 energySource: 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.
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 AloneSource: 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.
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.
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...
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...
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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