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EDF, Chevron Agree Natural Gas Fracking Here to Stay, Part

Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) sat down with Chevron’s Vice President of Policy and Planning Rhonda Zygocki on Monday at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco to discuss, among other things, the recent boom in natural gas hydrofracking (or simply “fracking”). Natural gas as “magic bullet” Zygocki spoke of a “fundamental shift […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Ethanol Support; Gates Foundation; NOAA Cleared in

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The US government is not easing its support for ethanol, especially with rising oil prices. In 2011 we are going to have more ethanol coming out of the pump with oil than ever. The Gates Foundation is working to get […]Read More

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Environmental News Wrap: Shell in Nigeria; Climate and Weather; Koch

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The government in the Netherlands is highlighting the environmental record of Shell’s operations in Nigeria. Oil companies get away with a lot in foreign countries and there are few things that the home country can do to hold companies like […]Read More

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Environmental News Wrap: Cancun Ends on a High Note; the

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The COP16 UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico has concluded with an agreement that improves on past agreements. Although, the agreement still does not save us from Climate Catastrophe. Commentary from the British Economist. Commentary from the NYTimes. The […]Read More

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow: EDF Oil Spill Video Illustrates the

Originally published at CleanTechies.com by David Yarnold, executive director of Environmental Defense Fund From a comfortable distance the BP oil disaster is depressing and horrific. But up close, it’s worse. Two days in the Gulf of Mexico left me enraged – and deeply resolved. Both the widespread damage and the inadequacy of the response effort […]Read More