Monthly Archives: October 2014

A County Resents Oil Drilling, Despite the Money It Brings In

New York Times: Dennis Seidenberger has farmed cotton for 49 years in this close-knit community 40 miles southeast of Midland. Farming is a way of […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Australia: Direct Action is like a dodgy laundry powder that never gets the climate clean

Guardian: Direct Action is the brand name of the freshly minted Australian Government policy to try and reduce the country‚Äôs emissions of greenhouse gases. But with […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Why Republicans Keep Telling Everyone Not Scientists

New York Times: Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, a Republican who is fighting a Democratic challenge from former Gov. Charlie Crist, was asked by The […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Ozone Hole Recovery Continues, Albeit a Little Slower

Climate Central: The ozone hole is a gash in the stratosphere, like a festering wound high above the earth’s surface. Scientists first diagnosed the problem […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Californians will pay more for water, must still conserve: officials

Reuters: Californians face higher water prices and permanent conservation measures amid drought, global warming and population growth in a state that has long struggled to […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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China is at serious risk from #Ebola outbreak, says Peter Piot

Daily Mail: A scientist who helped to discover the Ebola virus says he is concerned the disease could spread to China given the large numbers […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Brazil: Rio 2016 says will offset 3.6 mln tonnes of emissions at Games

Reuters: The Rio 2016 local organizing committee set a target on Thursday to offset the total amount of greenhouse gases estimated to be produced by […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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History of U.S. biofuel mandate provides opening for legal challenge

Reuters: Probable legal challenges to proposed cuts in the 2014 U.S. biofuel mandate could focus on a two-word phrase dropped from the U.S. law establishing […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Frack Waste Investigation Launched by Pennsylvania Congressman

EcoWatch: In light of an increasing number of studies showing that fracking produces toxic emissions that have serious human health impacts throughout the entire process, […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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In war on smog, struggling China steel mills adapt to survive

Reuters: Chinese steel mills, among the biggest in the world, are altering their production schedules to offset disruption from forced plant closures aimed at curbing […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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