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Harper s Research Station a Cloak for Arctic Oil Push, Says Climate Expert
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, Canada, climate change, conservatives, environment, fossil fuels, Harper, mining, ozone, science )

- 61 days ago -
A remote Arctic facility, promoted by PM Stephen Harper as a world-class research station, is less about pure science, and almost entirely about pushing oil, gas and mining development in the rapidly melting north, says top polar climate scientist.
First Signs Of Global Warming Appeared In 1940s
Science & Tech  (tags: science, climate-change, climatechange, globalwarming, globalwarming, CO2emissions, pollution, science, ecosystems, fossil fuels, Industrial Revolution )

- 64 days ago -
Only recently has it become possible to detect the effects of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions on global temperatures. However, by examining data on a regional basis, climate scientists have found indications of global warming dating to the 1940s.
The 'Pre-Holocene' Climate Is Returning - and It Won't Be Fun
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, environment, extinction, fossil fuels, pollution, Science documentary )

- 466 days ago -
The calm and tranquil Holocene has now been replaced by the Anthropocene - heralding a return to a volatile and destructive climate. Truly, we have woken an angry beast from its slumber.
Unclean at Any Speed
Science & Tech  (tags: research, concept, environment, design, science, Elictric cars, fossil fuels, electricity, EVs, NewTechnology, energy )

- 873 days ago -
Electric cars don't solve the automobile's environmental problems.
Thermoelectrics May Improve Efficiency in Gasoline-Powered Cars
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, science, design, concept, environment, energy, gasoline, fossil fuels, NewTechnology, research, discovery, Thermoelectrics )

- 883 days ago -
For a car that runs on gasoline, just one third of each gallon of fuel actually powers its systems. The rest, turned into heat, is wasted.
NASA: It Rained So Hard the Oceans Fell
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, extreme weather, floods, fossil fuels, science, Sustainabililty )

- 1517 days ago -
"We've bequeathed to our children a future with a radically changed climate that will regularly bring unprecedented weather events-many of them extremely destructive-to every corner of the globe. This year's wild ride was just the beginning."
If the $30 Billion We Give Oil Sands Went to Green Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, carbon, environment, fossil fuels, government, renewble energy, Tar Sands, technology )

- 1827 days ago -
With gas prices and consumption predicted to balloon in coming years, what will be the collective cost to the taxpayer in the next decade for turning gas into bitumen? And what else could we do with this money?

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