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Breaking News: Climate change: Coal fires carbon emissions to record in 2013
 
Posted by: Robert Myles

Norwich :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-11-22 13:25:24 -0800 | green-news

Carbon dioxide emissions during 2012 continued to rise, increasing 2.2 percent and reaching a record 35 billion tonnes, according to new calculations published Tuesday by the Global Carbon Project. The 2.2 percent increase relates only to fossil fuel burning and...
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Posted by: lynspace

Baguio :: Philippines | updated 2013-11-19 17:42:44 -0800 | green-news

(Green Thumbs Up: column by Elina M Velasco-Ramo) We visited last week the Lao Integrated Farms in Bansalan, Davao del Sur. This farm is considered a transformation from mono-cropping to diversified farming adding value to a five-hectare coconut plantation. There...
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Breaking News: Report: Sea levels could rise more than 3 feet by 2100
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-08-23 15:45:40 -0700 | green-news

A leaked draft of the latest UN climate change report warns that global sea levels could rise by more than three feet by the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked. The draft was written by the...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Apia :: Samoa | updated 2013-11-19 00:53:49 -0800 | green-news

Samoa will reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and improve its energy sector’s resilience to future natural disasters with a $23.8 million project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to rehabilitate three small hydropower plants on Upolu and construct...
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Breaking News: 'Fracking boom' expectations dealt blow by 96 percent downgrade of Monterey Shale oil reserves
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Sacramento :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 10:51:38 -0700 | green-news

In what has been described as a "stunning backtrack," US federal energy authorities have reviewed downward previous estimates of the amount of recoverable oil in California's vast Monterey Shale deposits by 96 percent, dealing a severe blow to economic expectations...
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Breaking News: Blood money: Wildlife Services' costly, ruthless war on America's wildlife
 
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Albuquerque :: NM :: USA | updated 2013-09-26 02:13:54 -0700 | green-news

The inhumane trapping and killing of animals by Wildlife Services (WS), a division of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), has been going on far too long, wildlife conservationists say, and they want the courts and Congress to stop...
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Breaking News: Earth Day 2014: Urgent message to fight climate change calamity
 
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-25 16:05:45 -0700 | green-news

Earth Day was established in 1970 with the concept of focusing attention on environmental issues around the world, which currently includes 192 countries that highlight green and sustainable messages. But 2014 brings an added urgency to combat climate change after...
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Breaking News: Squatters invade Syrian forests
 
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2013-09-11 09:16:43 -0700 | green-news

“He who steals from a thief is as legitimate as he who inherits from his father,” said Abu Rashid, a 55- year-old farmer, after he cleared around 2000 square meters of Kfar Nabl mountain’s state-owned forestland and surrounded the area...
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Breaking News: West Virginia businesses reopen without tap water following chemical spill
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Charleston :: WV :: USA | updated 2014-01-16 15:51:55 -0800 | green-news

Restaurants and shops in south central West Virginia began to reopen Sunday – still without tap water – days after a massive chemical spill in Charleston, the state capital. Some 300,000 people in the region have been told not to...
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Breaking News: Study: Fracking depleting water supplies in drought-stricken US states
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-02-10 00:14:27 -0800 | green-news

A new study reveals that the oil and gas boom in the US is putting increasing pressure on already depleted water resources in areas of the country such as Texas and California experiencing drought conditions. According to the study by...
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Breaking News: Texas family awarded $3 million in damages in 'first fracking verdict in US history'
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-27 09:31:00 -0700 | green-news

In a landmark ruling Tuesday, a jury awarded $2.925 million to a Texas family that filed a suit alleging damage to their health and property as a result of the drilling and hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") activities of an oil and...
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Breaking News: Early warning systems to predict natural disasters under development in California
 
Posted by: prabirghose

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-01 03:30:06 -0800 | green-news

Natural disasters keep taking a huge toll of men and their livelihoods and properties and hence, an early warning system for earthquakes, tsunamis and floods would be an invaluable aid for any country. Such systems are under development in California...
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Breaking News: Firefighters struggle to contain 'Rim Fire' as it inches towards Yosemite National Park
 
Posted by: arkar

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-08-28 16:56:46 -0700 | green-news

A vast forest fire that could potentially spill over into Yosemite National Park has Californian fire fighters struggling to rein it in, as close to 200-square miles engulfed the area near the western portion of the iconic park in flames...
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Breaking News: Ohio authorities order shutdown of fracking operation after earthquakes
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Lowellville :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-03-15 22:43:58 -0700 | green-news

Ohio state regulators for oil and gas ordered a local hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operation to cease following a series of earthquakes Monday and Tuesday reportedly with epicenters at the fracking site. The authorities halted operations at Hilcorp Energy's site to...
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Breaking News: Chinese Fleeceflower with its human shaped roots – Is it like Narilatha flowers? (Video)
 
Posted by: Nina Rai

Beijing :: China | updated 2014-01-29 14:57:06 -0800 | green-news

Nature can sometimes come up with her own miracles leaving us dumbfounded. Later, we may even question the authenticity of this product of nature, as many have been doing in case of the female shaped Narilatha flowers. One is presently...
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