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Geothermal energy – An under-exploited energy source (Part 1)


In our search for clean, cost-effective sources of renewable energy to mitigate the effects of climate change, one source of that energy has been right under our feet all along – Geothermal energy is not only clean and sustainable, but it is eco-friendly.

Source: Geothermal energy – An under-exploited energy source (Part 1)

Dakota Access fight moves to Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge pipeline


The Dakota Access Pipeline fight is not over, but it has expanded to include another pipeline being constructed by Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners. This time, the oil company is seeking approval for the Bayou Bridge Pipeline extension in Louisiana.

Source: Dakota Access fight moves to Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge pipeline

U.S. wind and solar power will continue to grow, despite Trump


While President Trump disputes climate change, promises a revival of the coal industry, and disparages wind power, this leaves many states uncertain over the future of renewable energy policies.

Source: U.S. wind and solar power will continue to grow, despite Trump

Op-Ed: White House website’s climate change page deleted as of noontime


Literally, moments after Donald Trump took office, it was made very clear to Americans and the world what he and his administration plan on doing about climate change. Any mention of climate change has now been eliminated from the White House website.

Source: Op-Ed: White House website’s climate change page deleted as of noontime

Over half of world’s primates could disappear in next 50 years


Over half of all the world’s non-human primates are now threatened with extinction as continuing agricultural and industrial activities destroy forest habitats and hunting and trading reduce their populations.

Source: Over half of world’s primates could disappear in next 50 years

Op-Ed: GOP lawmakers in North Carolina oppose Amazon’s wind farm


Now that the Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East in North Carolina is ready to start generating electricity, the state’s GOP lawmakers are wanting the project halted by the new Trump administration because it’s a threat to national security.

Source: Op-Ed: GOP lawmakers in North Carolina oppose Amazon’s wind farm

GOP-controlled Congress ready to trash Endangered Species Act


One of our most powerful conservation tools, the Endangered Species Act, is now under threat. The Republican-controlled Congress is prepared to roll back the act’s influence, opening the way to drilling and logging, as well as other activities.

Source: GOP-controlled Congress ready to trash Endangered Species Act

‘Halloween Crack’ threatens to cut off British Antarctic station


The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has made the decision to shut down its Halley VI Research Station on The Brunt Ice Shelf for the winter after a new crack in the ice appeared not far from the remote outpost.

Source: ‘Halloween Crack’ threatens to cut off British Antarctic station

Trump Inauguration TV preview likens event to ‘The Twilight Zone’


Scotland’s Sunday Herald published a preview of Friday’s Trump Inauguration, but with tongue-in-cheek, described the events as a new episode of “The Twilight Zone.” Needless to say, the review went viral and was picked up by news media around the world.

Source: Trump Inauguration TV preview likens event to ‘The Twilight Zone’

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