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Source: Save on Energy
For more than a decade, electric cars have been slowly growing in popularity throughout the United States. As prices continue to fall and the state and federal governments continue to provide incentives in the form of tax breaks,...
Source: Daily Signal
Hydraulic fracturing hasn’t contaminated groundwater in Texas, isn’t an earthquake hazard, and has been a boon for the state’s economy, according to a study released Monday.
June 16, 2017 Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You ThinkSource: Bloomberg
Solar power, once so costly it only made economic sense in spaceships, is becoming cheap enough that it will push coal and even natural-gas plants out of business faster than previously forecast.
April 27, 2017 New study: global warming keeps on keeping onSource: The Guardian
A new paper finds no statistical evidence that global warming slowed down in recent years or that it’s sped up just yet
The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy “now appears irreversible” as the cost of green power plunges, according to a new report.
March 29, 2017 Fracking FailuresSource: Penn Environment
Fracking is dirty and dangerous. From the very beginning of clearing a site for drilling, through the extraction, transport and delivery of natural gas, fracking poses significant risks to our air and water and to human health.
Source: Fox Science News
WASHINGTON – Federal scientists forecast that Oklahoma will continue to have the nation's biggest man-made earthquake problem this year but it probably won't be as shaky as recent years.
February 15, 2017 Sub-Saharan Africa lags in sustainable energy policies: reportSource: PHYS.org
Sub-Saharan Africa, where more than a half billion people live without electricity, trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy, according to a new World Bank report Wednesday.
January 17, 2017 Parts of United States are heating faster than globe as a wholeSource: The Guardian
A new study shows the Northeast USA will reach the dangerous 2°C warming threshold faster than most of the rest of the planet
December 14, 2016 EPA finds fracking can impact drinking water, shifts emphasis from earlier report to focus on risksSource: CNBC
The Environmental Protection Agency's final report on a five-year study finds hydraulic fracturing can in fact contaminate drinking water in some cases.
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