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'Fracking' the Monterey Shale -- boon or boondoggle? - latimes.com

...... it from conventional drilling , some of it from fracking But after decades of pumping , it is unclear just how much more oil can be obtained in the valley In early December , a study by Canadian geoscientist J David Hughes questioned assumptions made in the energy agency study and this year USC report the Hughes report , Drilling California A Reality Check on the Monterey ......

(1169 words by latimes.com)
(12/28/2013)
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A Scientist's New Job: Keeping The Polar Bears' Plight Public : NPR

...... seem to be in pretty good shape But over the last two or three years , my impression has been , 'Man , there a lot of skinny bears out here On average , the sea ice in the Hudson Bay is frozen about a month less per year than it was years ago Amstrup says bears don't eat much on land , so they lose about pounds of body fat every day they're off the ice They're ......

(657 words by npr.org)
(12/28/2013)

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Sign the Declaration to Save Our Shore! - Care2 News Network

...... To Save Our Shore With this declaration , we are sending out an SOS Tar sands and crude exports from Canada and the United States must be stopped the risks are real In British Columbia , two proposed tar sands pipelines would result in a combined increase in the number of tar sands tankers traveling up and down the West Coast , dramatically raising the risk of oil spills ......

(320 words by care2.com)
(12/28/2013)
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Dare to be an optimist! - The Globe and Mail

...... in the world now live longer than the richest Victorians did In OECD countries , average life expectancy at birth now exceeds years - an astonishing gain of years since Canadians who've reached can expect to live another years men or years women the longest-lived province is , of course , mellow BC Global inequality is falling Your income may ......

(896 words by theglobeandmail.com)
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Globe Arts' Artists of the Year: The best in publishing, dance, classical and architecture - The Globe and Mail

...... , and touring is increasingly rare , the classical music scene is becoming increasingly local So A worldwide artist of the year is harder and harder to identify in this elite world In Toronto , however , the choice is clear for years , Ben Heppner circled the planet like a vocal comet , establishing himself as an international superstar But not a note from his golden throat was ......

(1281 words by theglobeandmail.com)
(12/28/2013)
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To err is human (check that, please) - The Globe and Mail

...... heads in the bitumen sands Alberta Premier Alison Redford did wake up after the BC election , negotiating an entente that might bring the two provinces together to get pipelines from Alberta to the Pacific , something a column earlier in the year had criticized her for not doing the most embarrassing gaffe of the year came on Oct , when a column chastised the New Democratic Party ......

(678 words by theglobeandmail.com)
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Freed Canadian Greenpeace activist says Arctic drilling protest was worth two months in Russian jail | National Post

...... Nicole and father Raymond It wasn't the most joyous experience , I can tell you that But every moment I spent behind bars was worth it Fellow Canadian Paul Ruzycki , of Port Colborne , Ont , also arrived home on Friday , Greenpeace Canada said in a release Ruzycki declined interview requests , but said through Greenpeace that he very happy to be back home in Canada ......

(587 words by nationalpost.com)
(12/28/2013)

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Pipeline bad idea for lots of reasons

...... claim is problematic in several regards First , extraction of oil from the oilsands is to times more energy intensive than other sources the extraction itself will increase Canada carbon footprint and Canada is already among the very worst of countries in per capita carbon emissions Second , the idea that if Canada doesn't provide the oil , someone else will , is ......

(230 words by vancouversun.com)
(12/28/2013)
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A pretty good year for green

...... global ambition to invest billion US in wind and solar by , Ikea Canada purchased a -megawatt wind farm under construction some assembly required in southern Alberta president Kerri Molinaro said the retailer is keen to support the transition to a low carbon future And hold on to your Allen keys , in the UK Ikea has begun selling residential solar panels ......

(890 words by vancouversun.com)
(12/28/2013)
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Ex-Energy chief Chu joins carbon capture company - Wire Technology - The Sacramento Bee

...... WASHINGTON -- Former Energy secretary Steven Chu is joining the board of directors of a Canadian company that says it has a cost-effective way to capture and reuse carbon dioxide from power plants fired by coal and natural gas Vancouver-based Inventys Thermal Technologies says it has developed a process that it says uses less energy than conventional carbon capture techniques and is less ......

(361 words by sacbee.com)
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SAVANNAH, Ga.: Speed limit for ships is reduced to protect whales - Florida Wires - MiamiHerald.com

...... the coast at the Georgia-Florida border is the only place where the whales are known to give birth Known as urban whales because they hug the coast in their migration from New England and Canadian waters to their calving grounds in the Southeast , right whales swim through major East Coast shipping lanes , making them highly vulnerable to ship collisions This season migration is already ......

(1099 words by miamiherald.com)
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Cover Oregon fiasco top Ore. news story in 2013 - Colleges - MiamiHerald.com

...... for recreational use Washington lawmakers refused to go along with Oregon idea of a new bridge across the Columbia River that would include light rail trains to carry commuters between Vancouver and Portland After sealing a deal with Democrats and Republicans alike , Gov John Kitzhaber called a special session of the Legislature that adopted sweeping changes to cut costs at the state ......

(1569 words by miamiherald.com)
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Speed limit for ships is reduced to protect whales - seattlepi.com

...... the coast at the Georgia-Florida border is the only place where the whales are known to give birth Known as urban whales because they hug the coast in their migration from New England and Canadian waters to their calving grounds in the Southeast , right whales swim through major East Coast shipping lanes , making them highly vulnerable to ship collisions This season migration is already ......

(909 words by seattlepi.com)
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To clean up coal, Obama pushes oil production - Times Leader

...... has pledged billions more for clean coal Recently , the administration said it wanted to require all new coal-fired power plants to capture carbon dioxide Four power plants in the US and Canada planning to do so intend to sell their carbon waste for oil recovery Just last week former Energy secretary Steven Chu announced he was joining the board of a company developing carbon capture ......

(868 words by timesleader.com)
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WASHINGTON: Ex-Energy chief Chu joins carbon capture company | Technology | The State

...... WASHINGTON mdash Former Energy secretary Steven Chu is joining the board of directors of a Canadian company that says it has a cost-effective way to capture and reuse carbon dioxide from power plants fired by coal and natural gas Vancouver-based Inventys Thermal Technologies says it has developed a process that it says uses less energy than conventional carbon capture techniques and is ......

(432 words by thestate.com)
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The Durango Herald 12/27/2013 | Endangered Species Act turns 40

...... County and was subsequently described as a new species the butterfly is not an especially agile flyer , and there is only one known colony on the San Juan National Forest , Ball said the Canada lynx , which were reintroduced into Colorado in the last known Colorado lynx was taken near Vail by a trapper in x years ago Many of the cats are outfitted with ......

(354 words by durangoherald.com)
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Undercover COP

...... Sao lead a walkout on November , following a China-lead walkout of countries protesting a lack of commitments for loss and damage funding from long-time polluters like Canada and the United States to developing nations that have only increased their carbon emissions in recent years Sao protest was against that missing support from wealthy polluters , plus a general ......

(1230 words by truth-out.org)
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The great hearts and minds debate

...... , says Geo Takach , who often refers to Alberta energy deposits simply as the sands Takach has a PhD in communication studies from the University Of Calgary where he has studied Alberta identity and its connection to environmental critiques of the oilsands He has analyzed public discourse on the oilsands and sees a range of perspectives , from the human-centred view that ......

(1650 words by leaderpost.com)
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Guardian News Website - Historical events linked to changes in Earth's temperature

...... human interventions to two periods when global warming slowed down Our statistical analysis suggests that the reduction in the emissions of ozone-depleting substances under the Montreal Protocol , as well as a reduction in methane emissions , contributed to the lower rate of warming since the s Furthermore , we identify a contribution from the two world wars and the Great ......

(320 words by ngrguardiannews.com)
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West Virginia News from the Eyewitness News Newsroom

...... has pledged billions more for clean coal Recently , the administration said it wanted to require all new coal-fired power plants to capture carbon dioxide Four power plants in the US and Canada planning to do so intend to sell their carbon waste for oil recovery Just last week former Energy secretary Steven Chu announced he was joining the board of a company developing carbon capture ......

(2154 words by wvah.com)
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Happy City by Charles Montgomery review | Books | The Observer

...... or by public transport , and offer mixtures of uses and housing types , create more opportunities for interaction , from the intimate to the casual the positive examples he cites include Vancouver , which has achieved a thriving , partly high-rise city , in which people of different levels of income live close together , with its streets animated by multiple activities Jan Gehl , the Danish ......

(623 words by theguardian.com)
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Arctic blast poised to pounce; be prepared for brisk winds and cold | Updraft | Minnesota Public Radio News

...... the weather will be in the next hours In the midday sunshine , temperatures in southern Minnesota were in the lower s Meanwhile A shot of bitterly cold air was just crossing the Canadian border Warroad was degrees at noon with a wind chill of below zero Surface weather map at a m CST the temperature is the upper left had numeral Image Unisys weather Click to ......

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(IPS) Coal Trains Run into Stiff Resistance in U.S.

...... Tongue River Basin in eastern Montana the proposed trains would bring the coal through the Columbia River Gorge , to boats It would then be brought by train south through Portland and Vancouver , Washington , where the trains would turn north or continue west to one of the proposed port terminals Spokane , Washington would be impacted by any one of the three current coal train proposals , ......

(1043 words by atlantaprogressivenews.com)
(12/28/2013)

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Speed limit for ships is reduced to protect whales | Georgia News - Home

...... the coast at the Georgia-Florida border is the only place where the whales are known to give birth Known as urban whales because they hug the coast in their migration from New England and Canadian waters to their calving grounds in the Southeast , right whales swim through major East Coast shipping lanes , making them highly vulnerable to ship collisions This season migration is already ......

(763 words by news4jax.com)
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Crude Oil From Algae Production Planned Millions Of Years Later | The Volt Report

...... that securing of oil reserves is the debacle of our lifetimes the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is encouraging production of a severely polluting process of oil extraction from tar sands in Canada , and Shell is pushing for deep sea oil drilling in a part of the arctic world that could potentially set off an extinction level event these risky venture are propose because fuel demands are ......

(533 words by thevoltreport.com)
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Aspen Snowmass Nordic council mulls fat bike access to local ski trails following race | Aspen Daily News Online

...... to other parts of its extensive trail network over time the bikes are currently banned from all Aspen Snowmass Nordic trails , and from the Spring Gulch Nordic trail network south of Carbondale Fat bikes , which are designed to navigate snow , sand , mud and other rough terrain , boast tires twice as wide as those found on a typical mountain bike To increase traction on slippery ......

(865 words by aspendailynews.com)
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The Most Important Climate Change Stories of 2013 - Yahoo News

...... outside Obama events , accusations of corruption and cronyism in the State Department , and no decision yet from the president If approved , the pipeline will carry diluted bitumen from Canadian tar sands fields through six US states to refineries in the Gulf Of Mexico Its proponents , including the Canadian government and most congressional Republicans , say the oil will get here ......

(1231 words by yahoo.com)
(12/27/2013)

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From scandal-plagued politicians to natural disasters, a look back at 2013 - Yahoo News

...... appealed and kept playing - Two young brothers , aged five and seven , were killed by an African rock python while at a sleepover at a friend apartment above an exotic pet store in Campbellton , NB - Yemen authorities foiled a plot by al-Qaida militants aimed at taking control of two cities , then storming strategic ports and bombing gas facilities - Nova Scotia new Cyber-Safety ......

(9953 words by yahoo.com)
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The top 13 green stories of 2013: The good, the bad, and the muddled | Grist

...... state had kept hundreds of smaller such spills a secret In July , a runaway train loaded with fracked crude from North Dakota jumped the tracks and exploded in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic , killing people , razing much of downtown , and polluting local waterways That was by far the worst oil-by-rail accident this year , but it was definitely not the only one And in Colorado , ......

(1809 words by grist.org)
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