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Earth is headed for its sixth mass extinction - study
The rapid depletion of Earth’s biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.

28.07.2014 14:25

Radioactive rewards: UK offers 'bribes' for areas to consider nuclear waste site
Millions of pounds could be paid to communities that consider burying the UK’s nuclear waste in their area, the government has announced.

24.07.2014 14:40

California curbs injection of toxic fracking waste into aquifers needed in severe drought
California is shutting down 11 oil and gas wastewater injection sites and reviewing over 100 others in the state’s drought-ravaged Central Valley as officials fear companies have pumped toxic fracking fluids into needed drinking water aquifers.

22.07.2014 15:26

World's first climate-controlled domed city to be built in Dubai (PHOTOS)
Dubai has announced plans to build the first climate-controlled city on the planet. The area, constructed under a huge glass dome, will accommodate the world's largest shopping center, over 100 hotels, and a wellness district for medical tourists.

12.07.2014 15:51

Ex-Greenpeace member scared of imminent ‘global cooling’
​A former prominent member of Greenpeace told an audience at a Las Vegas, Nevada event this week that concerns regarding global warming are overblown, and that the opposite may actually soon be occurring.

09.07.2014 20:11

Red alert: Climate change could obliterate the ginger gene
A gene that cultivates red hair faces extinction as climate change alters Northern European weather patterns, according to a group of Scottish scientists.

08.07.2014 09:49

Climate change policy could boost global GDP $2.6tn – World Bank
Astute climate policies have the potential to add $2.6 trillion to global output each year, if governments continue making ‘climate-smart’ decisions, according to a new World Bank report released on Tuesday.

24.06.2014 12:49

Australia suggests ditching carbon tax
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has suggested scrapping legislation that controls one of the most pressing issues for Australia - climate change. Abbott says cutting the "carbon tax" means more money for households. Opponents say it’s bowing to big business.

23.06.2014 11:42

Thousands of oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania suspected of leaking methane
Thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells across the state of Pennsylvania could be leaking methane gas into the atmosphere, a new report states.

20.06.2014 17:25

Renewable energy initiatives up 10x in last decade
Support for renewable energy is growing worldwide and at the beginning of 2014, the governments of 144 countries have set renewable energy targets, almost a ten-fold increase since 2005 when only 15 countries had policies in place.

20.06.2014 07:26

​Climate calamity averted: New renewable rivalry between the US and China
It was but a few years ago that China was known all around as one of the big three world polluters, spewing tons and tons of carbon into the air, primarily through its coal-powered electricity plants.

16.06.2014 12:17

​Ohio becomes first state to reverse energy efficiency, renewable fuel mandates
Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law on Friday groundbreaking legislation that will freeze state rules on energy efficiency and renewable fuel standards that require electric utilities to sell more wind- and solar-generated power.

13.06.2014 22:37

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