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Enviro News Wrap: Largest Solar Concentrating Plant in Abu Dhabi; Obama’s Climate Commitment; Tar Sands Pipeline Corrosion, and more

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The oil from the Canadian Alberta Tar Sands contains more sulfur than other oil so it is more corrosive and wears through pipelines quicker. Would you want this oil suddenly flowing through the pipelines in your community? Some people in New England…

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Enviro News Wrap: Climate Denial Begins to Melt; Energy and Human Health; Global Flooding, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The business of climate change denial is getting more frail with time. With the summer heat and storms Americans are starting to believe in global warming. It is statistically proven that the more extreme the weather the more Americans are inclined to…

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Enviro News Wrap: Solyndra, Big Oil Subsidies, and Politics, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week:  Obama promised to try to end subsidies for oil companies and he followed through, but the US Congress voted down the bill, mostly along party lines. The main argument Obama is using is that oil companies are very profitable and will not be hurt by…

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Enviro News Wrap: Rushing the Tar Sands Pipeline; Raining Mercury; Spilling Oil; Melting Ice, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: In the spending bill that just passed the US Congress, the Republicans forced in a rider that sets a deadline of 60 days for Obama to make a decision about the Tar Sands XL pipeline. If Obama approves the pipeline it will be without a full environmental review…

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Enviro News Wrap: Oil and the Arab Spring; Climate Skeptic Confirms Global Warming; EPA Chief Hits Back on GOP Attack, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: As the Arab world tries to embrace democracy, oil stands in the way. Through massive pressure from the environmental community over the past 40 years, global banking institutions like the World Bank provide funds for environmental projects and businesses in the developing world. Remember, however, that…

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

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…

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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…

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…

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