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UN Climate Talks Begin as Global Temperatures Break Records
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, energy, globalwarming, politics, oceans, weather, environment, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admi )

Ray
- 21 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UN climate negotiators are meeting in Peru to try to advance talks on a new global agreement. One hundred and ninety-five nations have committed to finalising a new climate pact in Paris by 2015's end.
Fracking Banned in Its Birthplace: Texas Town Votes to Outlaw Hydraulic Fracturing
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Election, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Law, USA )

Ray
- 46 days ago - rt.com
Voters in Denton, Texas approved a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on Tuesday, making the city the first in Texas to outlaw the controversial gas-extraction process.
Beijing Marathon Smog Takes Health Out of Exercise
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, destruction, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, pollution, Sustainabililty, world, environment, health, humans, news, safety, society, sports, world, asia, chin )

Jessica
- 58 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Smog in Beijing is so bad that marathon runners were wearing gas masks last week. It's one of the smoggiest cities in the world. 30,000 athletes were registered to run. Some dropped out, some quit early, and some wore masks.
UK to Allow Fracking Drilling Under People's Land Without Their Consent
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Law, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 85 days ago - rt.com
The UK plans to allow fracking companies to drill under people's land without their agreement, despite public opposition.
Rockefellers to Switch Investments to 'Clean Energy'
Offbeat  (tags: investments, fossil fuels, environment, energy, nature, Rockefeller Brothers Fund )

Ray
- 88 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Heirs to the Rockefeller family, which made its vast fortune from oil, are to sell investments in fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy, reports say.
Fracking Moratorium Fails in California Despite Strong Public Support
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Natural resources, Oil, Politics, Shale, USA )

Ray
- 205 days ago - rt.com
The California Senate killed a bill that would enact a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing - or fracking - in the state. The ban's proponents blame lobbying by the oil industry, which spent nearly $1.5 million in three months fighting the bill.
Illegal Dumping of Fracking Fluids in Texas Highlights Risk
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 214 days ago - rt.com
Texas authorities are investigating the illegal dumping of toxic oil-and-gas-drilling waste fluids in Karnes County, Texas, ground zero for the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, boom in the state's Eagle Ford Shale region.
Santa Cruz Becomes First California County to Ban Fracking
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 215 days ago - rt.com
Santa Cruz County has become the first county in California to implement a "permanent" ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in addition to all other onshore oil and gas development.
UK to Run Out of Oil, Gas and Coal in Five Years - Report
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Energy, Europe, Fracking, Gas, Oil, Russia, UK )

Ray
- 217 days ago - rt.com
New research from the Global Sustainability Institute has found that Britain, France and many other European countries have low reserves of fossil fuels, and their home grown energy could be entirely reliant on imports in several years.
Alberta Caribou Land Selloff Doesn't Sit Well With Opposition
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, energy )

Cher
- 221 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Alberta's decision to sell off for energy development habitat that supports two endangered caribou herds is bad science, bad politics and bad economics, say environmentalists, scientists and opposition politicians.
Illegal 'Fracking-Like' Oil Drilling Halted in Ecologically-Sensitive Everglades
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Ecology, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Law, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 222 days ago - rt.com
Florida officials have ordered an oil-drilling company to halt its illegal fracking-like operations near the Everglades, raising the ire of area citizens already concerned about the harm of energy exploration to humans and the region's delicate ecosystem.
Fracking-Linked Earthquakes Likely to Worsen - Seismologists
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Oil, Science )

Ray
- 234 days ago - rt.com
Ongoing hydraulic fracking operations will only exacerbate seismic activity, leading to heightened earthquakes in areas where wastewater is injected deep underground, according to new research.
Family Awarded $3 Million in First US Fracking Trial
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Health, USA )

Ray
- 242 days ago - rt.com
After three years of legal wrangling, a Texas family has won its case against a company engaged in hydraulic fracturing near their home. The family, which suffered tangible health deterioration after the fracking began, was awarded $3 million.
ERADICATING ECOCIDE GLOBAL INITIATIVE
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Annamaria
- 278 days ago - eradicatingecocide.com
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