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  • What Do We Know About Arctic Sea ice Trends?

    • Date: 17/08/17
    • Dr. Ronan Connolly & Dr. Michael Connolly, Climate Etc.
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    Satellite observations indicate that the average Arctic sea ice extent has generally decreased since the start of the satellite records in October 1978. Is this period long enough to assess whether the current sea level trend is unusual, and to what extent the decline is caused by humans? This change in Arctic climate is often […]

  • U.S. Coal Makes a Comeback

    • Date: 17/08/17
    • The Wall Street Journal
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    Coal is showing signs of a revival and breathing economic life into West Virginia and other coal states. It is becoming more competitive as a fuel source as the price of natural gas has risen 63% since March 2016 Not long ago liberals hailed the demise of coal as inevitable while the Obama Administration strangled the […]

  • Breaking: Drilling Begins At Cuadrilla’s Lancashire Shale Gas Site

    • Date: 17/08/17
    • Drill or Drop
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    The shale gas firm, Cuadrilla has confirmed that drilling began today at its site at near Blackpool. The Preston New Road site at Little Plumpton will see the first horizontal shale gas exploration wells in the UK. A spokesperson for the company said drilling began early this afternoon but was unable to give a precise […]

  • All Time Record: India Set For Best-Ever Foodgrain Production

    • Date: 17/08/17
    • Times of India
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    NEW DELHI: India’s foodgrain production for the 2016-17 crop year is estimated at record 275.68 million tonnes. The government on Wednesday revised its previous figures upward by 2.3 million tonnes and came at the new figure which is over 4% higher than the previous record production achieved in the country during 2013-14. The production in […]

  • UK Shale Exploration Drilling Starts Next Week

    • Date: 17/08/17
    • Lancashire Popst
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    £2.9m spent already in county as fracking moves closer Gas exploration firm Cuadrilla has issued an update to its “Putting Lancashire First” commitments tracker. The latest figures show that the site construction work during April to June this year, at the company’s shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road near Blackpool, has more than […]

  • Shale Will Beat OPEC As U.S. Oil Thrives at $40, Citigroup Says

    • Date: 16/08/17
    • Bloomberg
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    U.S. shale oil will prevail over OPEC as the two rivals compete in an oversupplied world market, Citigroup Inc.’s head of research said. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies may have boosted oil prices by cutting production, but they’re losing revenue in the process and their position “is not sustainable over a […]

  • Reality Check: India’s Foodgrain Output Up 5-Fold In 60 Years

    • Date: 16/08/17
    • India Spend
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    India’s foodgrain production rose five times over six decades, according to 2016 government data, the latest available. Global population, CO2 emissions, and food production data over the period 1961-2010, normalized to a value of unity at 1961 — source: CO2 Science But with the average Indian farm half as large as it used to be 50 years […]

  • Green Energy Lobby Attacks Royal Society For The Protection of Birds

    • Date: 16/08/17
    • The Times
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    A coalition of businesses has called on one of the UK’s most powerful charities to stop fighting plans for a major off-shore wind farm and warned that the livelihoods of hundreds of families are at stake. Twenty-nine companies claim that the continued legal action by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) could […]

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