Monthly Archives: September 2015

Emissions from Melting Permafrost Could Cost Trillions

Environmental News Network: While rain forests have long scored attention for their role in trapping carbon, discussions concerning the Arctic have centered on whether or […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Study finds weather extremes harmful to grasslands

ScienceDaily: Fluctuations in extreme weather events, such as heavy rains and droughts, are affecting ecosystems in unexpected ways — creating “winners and losers” among plant […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Broadleaf trees show reduced sensitivity to global warming

ScienceDaily: The sensitivity of leaf unfolding phenology to climate warming has significantly declined since 1980s, according to a study recently published in the journal Nature […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Wide range of cars emit more pollution in real driving conditions, tests show

Guardian: New diesel cars from Renault, Nissan, Hyundai, Citroen, Fiat, Volvo and other manufacturers have all been found to emit substantially higher levels of pollution […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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New Report Exposes Hidden Fracking Subsidy on Public and Tribal Lands

EcoWatch: A new, peer-reviewed report from Friends of the Earth brings to light one of Big Oil’s most overlooked subsidies: royalty-free flaring on public and […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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TransCanada to seek Nebraska approval for Keystone XL route

Reuters: TransCanada Corp said on Wednesday it will seek approval from the Nebraska Public Service Commission for its Keystone XL crude oil pipeline route through […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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The Republican Businessman Who Wants GOP To Address Climate Change

National Public Radio: Republican candidates need to get on board with addressing climate change, and voters will follow. That’s the message Republican businessman Jay Faison […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Shell retreat clouds Obama admin’s future exploration policy

Greenwire: Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s announcement today that it is putting an indefinite pause on its Arctic exploration activities could play a major role in […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Under Clean Power Plan, Pennsylvania confronts its deep ties to coal

ClimateWire: Pennsylvania’s status as a nationwide energy giant is evident in the rural outskirts of this community in the state’s southwest. A nearby church is […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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France, U.K. increase their payments to climate aid

ClimateWire: French President François Hollande announced yesterday that his government will increase climate change finance from EUR3 billion to EUR5 billion ($3.3 billion to $5.62 […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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