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United Kingdom: Fracking is no answer to ‘immediate dilemma’ of energy security

Guardian: Fracking might be a controversial proposition, but there is no need to panic just yet. It may be that shale is indeed the solution to our energy crisis, but many are unaware of the complex and tangled web of legal issues to be picked through before anyone puts a drill in the ground Continue reading

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Nuclear Power: Not the Solution to Climate Change

Monthly Review: If carbon emissions from energy production are the problem, is nuclear power the solution? After all, nuclear reactors split uranium atoms to generate heat; no fossil fuels are used on site, and no CO2 is released into the air from the power plant itself. Plenty of voices can be now heard advocating construction of nuclear plants in order to save the environment Continue reading

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Nuclear Power: Not the Solution to Climate Change

Monthly Review: If carbon emissions from energy production are the problem, is nuclear power the solution? After all, nuclear reactors split uranium atoms to generate heat; no fossil fuels are used on site, and no CO2 is released into the air from the power plant itself Continue reading

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Philippines considers climate change ‘survival fund.’

Alert Net: Lawmakers, aid workers and activists in the Philippines are throwing their weight behind a national “survival fund” to tackle climate change after severe flooding caused by unseasonal and persistent heavy rains. The abnormal weather over the last two months shows the urgent need to adapt to the changing climate, according to Snehal Soneji, Philippines country director of aid agency Oxfam. “The climate is changing, weather events are becoming more erratic and frequent Continue reading

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