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  • Huge! Geologists Discover The US’s Largest Natural Gas Deposit

    • Date: 14/04/17
    • Andrew Follett, Daily Caller
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    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) discovered the largest continuous natural gas deposit in the country, stretching across the Gulf Coast states of Texas and Louisiana. USGS estimates between 4 billion barrels of oil and 304.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas sit untapped in the Haynesville and Bossier shale formations. More natural gas was found […]

  • Huge! 300 Trillion Cubic Feet of Natural Gas, Largest US Gas Field

    • Date: 14/04/17
    • Texas Natural Gas
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    Two geologic formations along the US Gulf coastline may contain 304 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable natural gas, or four times more than previously thought, according to a new government study. According to two new assessments from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Bossier and Haynesville Formations that stretch across the Gulf Coast, from Florida through East Texas and […]

  • ‘Catastrophic Collapse’ Of Solar Energy As UK Government Cuts Subsidies

    • Date: 14/04/17
    • The Independent
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    The number of solar panels being installed in the UK has fallen by more than 80 per cent, according to an analysis of new figures in the latest sign that the industry is being strangled by government policies despite being one of the cheapest sources of electricity. The Solar Trade Association (STA), which produced the […]

  • Green Madness: Ireland ‘Doomed’ To Face Hundreds Of Millions In CO2 Fines

    • Date: 14/04/17
    • Catherine Sanz, The Times
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    Ireland is unlikely to avoid having to pay multimillion-euro fines for missing emissions targets, the Environmental Protection Agency has warned. The country is “doomed” to face hundreds of millions of euros in sanctions. Emissions from the agriculture and transport sectors are increasing at a rapid pace, the watchdog said yesterday. It forecasted that by 2020 […]

  • Antarctic Peninsula Cooled Nearly 1°C During 1999–2014

    • Date: 14/04/17
    • CO2 Science Magazine
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    Warming trends that were once among the highest recorded on earth have slowed and even reversed to show cooling. Paper Reviewed – Oliva, M., Navarro, F, Hrbácek, F., Hernández, A., Nývlt, D., Pereira, P., Ruiz-Fernández, J. and Trigo, R. 2017. Recent regional climate cooling on the Antarctic Peninsula and associated impacts on the cryosphere. Science of the Total Environment 580: 210-223. […]

  • Fracking Comes To Alaska, Triggering New Oil Boom

    • Date: 13/04/17
    • Andrew Follett, Daily Caller
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    Hydraulic fracturing is coming to Alaska, and one professor thinks it could change global politics in favor of U.S. interests. Companies have discovered in the last year at least 5 billion barrels of recoverable oil on Alaska’s North Slope — a 14 percent increase in U.S. proven reserves. These finds could significantly increase U.S. oil production, changing […]

  • Fractivist Journalism and Its Proficiency with Fake News

    • Date: 13/04/17
    • Tom Shepstone, Gas Now
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    Fractivist journalism is one gigantic exercise in fake news – fake fracking news that is – as a story on a University of Guelph methane study illustrates. Fake news seems to be enjoying quite a run these days, but there are no better examples than those provided by fractivist journalism. There are only a handful […]

  • Unexpected Evergreen Expansion In Siberian Forest During The Global Warming Hiatus

    • Date: 13/04/17
    • Journal of Climate & University of Virginia
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    Unexpected evergreen expansion in the Siberian forest under warming hiatus Abstract: Siberia has experienced a pronounced warming over the past several decades, which has induced an increase in the extent of evergreen conifer forest. However, the potential slowing of the trend of increasing surface air temperature (SAT) has produced intense debate since the late 1990s. […]

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