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1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Coal Is Powering The Future, It's Going To Be Terrible For The Environment

WHAT more could one want? It is cheap and simple to extract, ship and burn. It is abundant: proven reserves amount to 109 years of current consumption, reckons BP, a British energy giant.

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Related Topix: Science, Boat Disaster, Global Warming

2 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

Gazprom on Friday shipped the first oil from the country's only...

Gazprom on Friday shipped the first oil from the country's only offshore Arctic field in operation to Europe, marking the latest step in the development of the environmentally fragile and ice-cold site.

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Related Topix: Science, Vladimir Putin

6 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Study: Fuels From Corn Waste Not Better Than Gas

A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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Related Topix: Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy

10 hrs ago | South End Standard

Water quality at Southend beaches revealed

The Marine Conservation Society's Good Beach Guide for 2014 grades Shoebury East Beach, Shoebury Common Beach, Thorpe Bay Beach, Three Shells Beach , Westcliff Beach and Chalkwell Beach as "recommended".

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Related Topix: Science

12 hrs ago | Cactus Thorns

They Hate People

They really only hate the proletariat, as always they consider themselves elite and above reproach and find it unnecessary to live under the same draconian regulations they foist upon us in the name of the environment.

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Related Topix: Science

16 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

B.C. environment minister warned about LNG greenhouse gas emissions

British Columbia Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses some big challenges with greenhouse gas emissions.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Townhall

Tower of Pisa Policies

Built on a foundation of sand, the Leaning Tower of Pisa would have toppled over long ago, if not for ingenious engineering projects that keep it from tilting any further.

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Related Topix: Science, Peak Oil, Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

Examiner.com

Academy scientist prepares for expedition

Terry Gosliner, a scientist and curator at the California Academy of Sciences , will be spending the next seven weeks exploring the tropical waters of the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Science

The Brad Blog

'Leftist, Tree-Hugging, Big Government Environmentalist Whacko' Barry Goldwater

Will Democrats continue to run scared, or will they embrace the unrelenting string of encouraging Affordable Care Act successes as we head into the 2014 mid-terms?... One year since West, TX disaster; New 'habitable' planet!; Air pollution in poor areas; Record warm March; PLUS: 'Bombshell' study: CA drought caused by global warming... KPFK ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Liberal Political News

South Whidbey Record

What are your plans for celebrating Earth Day?

Across the country, millions of people attended tens of thousands of community events, school and college teach-ins, all focused on putting the environment on the political map.

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Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, University of Washington, Opinion

CFRB

Mayor hosting Community Environment Day today

He will be hosting a Community Environment Day with councillor Frank Di Giorgio at Amesbury Arena at 155 Culford Rd, near Lawrence Ave and Black Creek Dr. You can drop off items like old cell phones, small electronics, printers, fax machines bulbs, TVs, propane tanks and hazardous waste for recycling or safe disposal.

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Related Topix: Science

The Independent

Giant cruise ships that block the Venice views and threaten...

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Japan strikes back on whaling

Japan has laid out a roadmap back to commercial whaling in its first comprehensive response to the International Court of Justice ban on its Antarctic "scientific" hunt.

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Related Topix: Science

KSL-TV

Environmental agency gets ready to celebrate for Earth Day

Employees of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality are participating in the "12 Days of Earth Day" through their embrace of activities that can be done both at work and at home.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Science

Examiner.com

Travis County hosts Earth Day celebration

Earth Day is a national celebration that takes place every year on April 22nd. Earth Day marks the founding of the modern environmental era.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Science, Prison, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Broward-Palm Beach

Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Extend BP's Suspension From Government Contracts

It's been four years since the BP Deep Water Horizon disaster where an oil rig explosion in the Gulf killed 11 workers and triggered the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Oil Spill, Science

New Hampshire Public Radio -

China Admits That One-Fifth Of Its Farmland Is Contaminated

Unbridled industrialization with almost no environmental regulation has resulted in the toxic contamination of one-fifth of China's farmland, the Communist Party has acknowledged for the first time.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture

Grist Magazine

How BP turned a whole community into an endangered species

Whether you live in Seattle, Baltimore, or Schenectady, N.Y., if you've had an oyster dish, chances are the shelled delicacies came from the Gulf of Mexico, most likely off the Louisiana coast, which produces a third of the nation's oysters.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Energy, Oil & Gas, Science, Oil Spill, Life, Food, Seafood, African-American, New Orleans, LA

The News Tribune

On climate, business as usual isn't good enough

WASHINGTON The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tech Review

Selling Teslas in China Won't Do Much for the Environment

China, a fast-growing car market, is the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide and struggles with urban air pollution.

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Related Topix: Science, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan

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