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Posts tagged energy

Aug 14 '14
Fracking Waste Disposal Fuels Opposition in U.S. and Abroad
A poll taken by Public Policy Polling revealed this week that 65 percent of California residents oppose dumping fracking waste in the ocean.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/14/fracking-waste-disposal-opposition/

Fracking Waste Disposal Fuels Opposition in U.S. and Abroad

A poll taken by Public Policy Polling revealed this week that 65 percent of California residents oppose dumping fracking waste in the ocean.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/14/fracking-waste-disposal-opposition/

Aug 14 '14
Dams Cause Climate Change, They Are Not Clean Energy
People believe hydroelectric dams provide clean energy. It’s not true.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/14/dams-not-clean-energy-climate-change/

Dams Cause Climate Change, They Are Not Clean Energy

People believe hydroelectric dams provide clean energy. It’s not true.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/14/dams-not-clean-energy-climate-change/

Aug 14 '14
Report Finds Keystone XL Would Be Even Worse Than Predicted
The Big Picture With Thom Hartmann looks at a new report by the Stockholm Environmental Institute finding that, if approved, Keystone XL could be even worse for the environment than we already thought.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/report-keystone-xl-even-worse-than-predicted-climate/

Report Finds Keystone XL Would Be Even Worse Than Predicted

The Big Picture With Thom Hartmann looks at a new report by the Stockholm Environmental Institute finding that, if approved, Keystone XL could be even worse for the environment than we already thought.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/report-keystone-xl-even-worse-than-predicted-climate/

Aug 13 '14
UK Wind Power Exceeds Coal During Storm, Continues to Break Energy Records
Wind power met almost 16 percent of the UK’s power demand on Monday morning, and 13.1 percent of demand over the preceding 24 hours.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/uk-wind-exceeds-coal-storm-break-records/

UK Wind Power Exceeds Coal During Storm, Continues to Break Energy Records

Wind power met almost 16 percent of the UK’s power demand on Monday morning, and 13.1 percent of demand over the preceding 24 hours.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/uk-wind-exceeds-coal-storm-break-records/

Aug 13 '14
Big Business Takes on Climate Change
More companies are looking to invest in renewable energy to combat climate change.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/big-business-climate-change/

Big Business Takes on Climate Change

More companies are looking to invest in renewable energy to combat climate change.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/big-business-climate-change/

Aug 13 '14
Busting the Bureau of Land Management’s Frackopoly
Some 38 million acres of that land is currently leased, and over the past three years, the oil and gas industry has drilled over three thousand new wells, 90 percent of which have been (or will be) fracked.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/bureau-land-managements-frackopoly/

Busting the Bureau of Land Management’s Frackopoly

Some 38 million acres of that land is currently leased, and over the past three years, the oil and gas industry has drilled over three thousand new wells, 90 percent of which have been (or will be) fracked.

SEE MORE:

http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/bureau-land-managements-frackopoly/

Aug 13 '14
Students Demand Clean Energy
In addition to committing to renewable energy and divesting from dirty fuels, colleges and universities can use their influence to advocate for statewide policies that will bring more clean energy online.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/students-demand-clean-energy/

Students Demand Clean Energy

In addition to committing to renewable energy and divesting from dirty fuels, colleges and universities can use their influence to advocate for statewide policies that will bring more clean energy online.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/13/students-demand-clean-energy/

Aug 13 '14
Poll Shows Californians Oppose Dumping Fracking Chemicals Into Ocean
A poll commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP), surveying 500 California voters, found that a majority of Californians opposed fracking in their state and an even larger number support a ban on dumping fracking chemicals in the ocean.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/12/californians-oppose-fracking-chemicals-ocean/

Poll Shows Californians Oppose Dumping Fracking Chemicals Into Ocean

A poll commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP), surveying 500 California voters, found that a majority of Californians opposed fracking in their state and an even larger number support a ban on dumping fracking chemicals in the ocean.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/12/californians-oppose-fracking-chemicals-ocean/

Aug 11 '14
Cumulative Climate Impacts of Tar Sands Pipelines
While the evidence shows that Keystone XL would result in significant greenhouse gas emissions and should be denied in its own right, it is only one of many proposed tar sands pipelines on the Obama administration’s desk.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/11/cumulative-climate-impacts-tar-sands-pipelines/

Cumulative Climate Impacts of Tar Sands Pipelines

While the evidence shows that Keystone XL would result in significant greenhouse gas emissions and should be denied in its own right, it is only one of many proposed tar sands pipelines on the Obama administration’s desk.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/11/cumulative-climate-impacts-tar-sands-pipelines/

Aug 11 '14
Exxon Starts ‘Most Controversial Oil Rig in the World”
For the oil industry, business comes first. After years of preparation, on Saturday ExxonMobil began drilling a $700 million well in the Kara Sea in Russia’s Arctic. It is Russia’s most northerly well.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/11/exxon-controversial-oil-rig-russia-arctic/

Exxon Starts ‘Most Controversial Oil Rig in the World”

For the oil industry, business comes first. After years of preparation, on Saturday ExxonMobil began drilling a $700 million well in the Kara Sea in Russia’s Arctic. It is Russia’s most northerly well.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/11/exxon-controversial-oil-rig-russia-arctic/