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Global #carbon Emissions Above 2 °C

Nov 15 2017 02:00 PM | eds in Pollution

Global carbon emissions will increase in 2017, . . . after 3 stable years of little-to-no growth, . . . according to new research published this week, . . . growing by 2% over 2016 levels, and . . . predicted to increase again in 2018, . . . meaning th...

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Already Past Point Of No Return: #climate

Nov 15 2017 01:50 PM | eds in Pollution

In 1992, . . . 1700 scientists, penned an open letter entitled, . . . “The World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity.” Human activities, . . . inflict harsh and often irreversible damage, on the: . . . . . . environment, . . . . . . critical resources, an...

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#coal Plants: Direct Subsidies?

Sep 30 2017 01:05 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

Rick Perry’s, Energy Department, wants, . . . direct subsidies, for coal-fired power plants. Perry has filed a, . . . Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR), under the . . . Federal Power Act, directing the . . . Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FE...

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#oil: Job Problem

Aug 20 2017 01:35 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

Low oil prices, . . . not environmental protections, . . . are stunting Oil's job growth, and . . . Foreign producers have flooded the market, . . . driving down the price of crude oil. In an effort to cut costs, and salvage profits, . . . oil com...

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#water Filter

Aug 09 2017 12:45 PM | eds in Pollution

Rice University Researchers, . . . have developed a simple water filtration material, ...so effective that a single gram of it can treat up to . . . 83,000 liters of contaminated water, . . . after which it can be washed with vinegar and reused. https:...

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#nuclear Power Is Finished

Aug 04 2017 03:35 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

Environmentalists didn't kill the nuclear power industry, . . . economics did. Santee Cooper, South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. . . . abandoned work on t2 new nuclear reactors this week, . . . not because of public protests, but because the on...

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#$4.9 Billion For Abandoning Nukes

Aug 02 2017 09:05 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

Utility customers in South Carolina, . . . may end up spending the next . . . 60 years paying $4.9 billion, for . . . 2 nuclear reactors, that’ll never get built, . . . based on a proposal that Scana Corp. . . . filed with regulators late Tuesday....

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#pollution: Health Costs

Jul 29 2017 03:10 PM | eds in Pollution

New Delhi, India, costs in 2013 and 2014: . . . . . . $16.9 billion dollars, on Oil, Gas, and Coal subsidies, and . . . . . . $140.7 billion dollars, on air pollution linked health costs. 7-29-2017 Source: #Pollution: Health costs

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#ge: Biggest Dow Loser

Jul 24 2017 02:00 AM | eds in Non-Renewable

General Electric Co., share decline, . . . makes company the biggest loser on Dow this year. GE's Co. Jeffrey Immelt, . . . built up the crude oil business, by spending . . . Billions on acquisitions, . . . just before prices tumbled, and . . . cu...

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#fukushima: 6 Years Later

Jul 16 2017 06:40 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

43, of Japan’s 54, . . . original nuclear reactors, . . . are still offline. As the only country in the world, . . . to have suffered a nuclear attack, . . . it’s little wonder that a major anti-nuclear movement blossomed in Japan, . . . in the afterm...

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