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Climate scientist willing to face arrest at tar sands pipeline protest

Climate scientist Jason Box says oil sands are a moral issue that he feels compelled to address at Keystone XL pipeline protests By Elizabeth McGowan guardian.co.uk August 2011 His climatology career at Ohio State University is advancing swimmingly. He’s never … Continue reading

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Oil, gas dilemma for Blackfeet Tribe: Revenue versus environment

By TRISTAN SCOTT The Missoulian August 7, 2011 BROWNING – A dramatic expanse of snow-marbled mountains runs like a borderline along the Blackfeet Indian Reservation’s western edge, where a sea of rolling foothills intersects the rugged Rocky Mountain Front. The … Continue reading

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Algae Could Solve World’s Fuel Crisis

By Von Philip Bethge Der SPIEGEL 07/28/2011 Genetically modified blue and green algae could be the answer to the world’s fuel problems. Bioengineers have already developed algae that produce ethanol, oil and even diesel — and the only things the … Continue reading

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China halts drilling at leaking oil platforms

By Jonathan Watts guardian.co.uk 13 July 2011 Government intervenes as ConocoPhillips rigs pose ‘huge threat to oceanic ecological environment’ China has ordered US oil company ConocoPhillips to halt drilling at two leaking oil platforms in the Bohai Sea, with a … Continue reading

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U.S. environment agency raises concern over safety of TransCanada’s pipeline

Xinhua By Staff June 08, 2011 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a letter Tuesday raising concerns over the environmental effects of TransCanada Corp.’s plan to extend its Keystone pipeline system and asked the State Department to do more … Continue reading

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