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Enviro News Wrap: Energy-Efficiency Paradox; Editor Resigns Over Junk Science Denier Paper; Obama Abandons Environmental Vision, and more…

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Increasing energy efficiency tends to increase overall energy consumption (think hybrid cars making living in suburbia more affordable) . This may seem like a reason to just stop trying to solve global energy challenge, but maybe one day we will break the cycle. Also, remember that alleviating poverty in this …

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Enviro New Wrap: Energy in the U.S.; Better Plastics; the True Costs of CO2, and more

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Energy policy in the United States: The amount of oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is spilled annually in Nigeria. Communities are permanently decimated. This is where the energy to power your car comes from. But, there is hope. In California the largest utilities source 17% …

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Enviro News Wrap: New York Decides on Fracking; Australia Seeks Tax on Polluters; Water and Weather in the U.S., and more…

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The Australian Government is allowing Shell Oil Company to explore for oil near an environmental reserve. It would only take one spill to ruin an environment populated by endangered species. The Australian Government is also trying to impose a carbon tax on big polluters – $18 billion over the next …

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Enviro News Wrap: Rare Earth Metals Deep in the Pacific; France Bans Fracking; Exxon Still Funding Climate Denial, and more…

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The Tanzanian government is allowing uranium mining in a nature reserve. Profits from the mining are supposed to go into upkeep of the park and the government estimates that the mining will have no effect on the natural or human environment. Modern technology uses a lot of what we …

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Enviro New Wrap: Obama and Coal; Climate Change and Hunger; Fracking, Shareholders and Big Oil…

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: While Obama is supporting good old American industries like the coal industry, opposition is increasing and winning. The current battle is over a pipeline that would reach from Canada’s Alberta Tar Sands to the Gulf of Mexico. In an effort to reduce fuel consumption, planes are increasingly flying through …

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Enviro New Wrap: Drilling vs. Gas Prices; Three Gorges Dam has Problems; China Controls Rare Earth Extraction, and more

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Shell is building a monstrous offshore natural gas platform. The rig won’t be ready until 2017, which means that Shell is banking on the world needing large amounts of natural gas in the next 30 years. Companies like Shell tell us that they are a part of the transition …

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Environmental News Wrap: Climate Change and Crop Yield; Oil Prices and Politics Water in Our Future, and more…

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Crop yields are greatly affected by changes in temperature, humidity and precipitation. In the last 10 years it is has gotten hotter and dryer in some crop regions but more CO2 in the air means more productivity for plants. Until now the changes have mostly canceled each other out, but …

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