Virginia-based Dominion Resources wants to build a massive export facility in Cove Point, MD that would pipe fracked gas from Pennsylvania, supercool and liquefy it, and ship it halfway across the globe to be burned.
OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed.
Putting oil drilling rigs into sensitive waters could have catastrophic effects. Information is missing to assess the impacts of drilling, let alone responsibly manage it. And no technology currently exists to clean up oil spilled in frozen seas.
The State Department has approved a plan to allow Canadian company Enbridge to greatly increase the amount of dirty tar sands oil it brings into the U.S. through the Alberta Clipper pipeline, without conducting an environmental review.
"A lot of things we like to eat have calcium carbonate shells very sensitive to acidification," -R Feely, a senior scientist with NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Lab. [ a small drop in pHcause shells to dissolve. larvae/juveniles are more sensitive"]
..........That afternoon, they huddled with Bulgarian leaders, including prime minister Boyko Borissov, discussing everything from Syria's bloody civil war to their joint search for loose nukes. But the focus of the talks was fracking......visit site