Energy & Environment

Radioactive cover-up at Fukushima

Radioactive cover-up at Fukushima — Experts believe "other sources of contamination" are flowing into ocean — Emergency hearing with plant officials — "TEPCO decided long ago there was no need to monitor" the water with high-level radioactive materials (VIDEO).
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Niagara Falls Freezes: Pictures Show Frozen Falls as Polar Vortex to Hit US

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CIA May Fund Weather Research for New Weapon, Scientist Fears

CIA May Fund Weather Research for New Weapon, Scientist Fears
A US scientist spoke to RT saying he is worried intelligence bodies could try to use the weather as a weapon. He called on the CIA to open up and be more transparent, and wants research to be conducted globally to limit the possibility of hostile use.
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Failure at Fukushima — Cement not stopping highly contaminated nuclear waste

Managers of Japan’s damaged nuclear plant are facing another delay in dealing with a major source of contamination. They’re working on blocking the flow of radioactive water from reactor buildings to underground tunnels.
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Shell to Decommission North Sea Field Due to Oil Prices Crash

Anglo-Dutch energy giant Royal Dutch Shell plans to decommission its Brent oil field in the North Sea due to a decrease in oil prices, Financial Times reported Tuesday. The Brent oil field, discovered in 1971, is one of the largest in the North Sea.
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Official: Urgent Situation at Major Dam with Nuclear Plants Downstream

Official: Urgent, worrisome situation at major dam with nuclear plants downstream — We don’t know what’s going on — “You’ve got water able to get by that dam… coming out downstream… which, of course, shouldn’t be happening”
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Stop the Killing of Thousands of Marine Mammals

Stop the Killing of Thousands of Marine Mammals
A "Supplemental Draft," to the January 2014 EIS called "Northwest Training and Testing Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement" was recently announced. This is for sea-based activity.
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What’s to Blame for Our Dying Planet?

Anthony Freda
Not many who, apparently, are responsible for Planet Earth, aka Mother Earth—Gaia, being trashed before our very eyes, either are fessing up or getting their respective or collective recognition, and all while continuing to profit from poisoning our dying planet.
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Iceland: Volcanic Holuhraun Lava Field Bigger than Manhattan

Iceland: Volcanic Holuhraun lava field bigger than Manhattan
Iceland’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull, became the venue for an amazing natural phenomenon on August 29, when lava began making its way through its northern fissures. Now, it has become a largest eruption since the Laki in 1783-84, which killed 20 percent of the island’s population.
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Satellite Picture Shows Snow-covered U.S. Deep Freeze

Satellite Picture Shows Snow-covered U.S. Deep Freeze
A visible picture captured at 11 a.m. EST showed the effects of the latest Arctic outbreak. The cold front that brought the Arctic air moved as far south as Florida, and stretched back over the Gulf of Mexico and just west of Texas.
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Fracking Earthquakes Confirmed in Ohio on “Previously Unknown Fault”

The ongoing battle between researchers and the natural gas and oil industries over whether or not hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is definitively leading to an increase in earthquake activity has steadily tilted toward indisputable evidence of fracking's detrimental impact.
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Geo-Engineering Scientist ‘Terrified’ of Projects He Helped Create

Dr. Matthew Watson from Bristol University in the UK told the media recently that he’s "terrified" by many of the geoengineering projects currently in the works to thwart man-made climate change, a phenomenon being hawked as an excuse for weather modification programs.
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Monsanto/Bayer’s GM Plants Contaminate Europe Despite Ban

Despite a cultivation and seed import ban of genetically modified (GM) oilseed rape in Switzerland, Monsanto and Bayer's GM plants have been introduced into the environment there, confirming fears that once the GM genie has been let out of the bottle it can not be put back.
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Oil Sands Technology Questioned After Series of Leaks Polluting Aquifers

Oil Sands Technology Questioned After Series of Leaks Polluting Aquifers
Environmentalists are questioning a technology used by Canadian Natural Resources (TSX, NYSE:CNQ) to extract crude from its oil sands operations in Alberta, following a second leak at the firm’s Wolf Lake project, which seriously contaminated an aquifer in late October.
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Hawaii Lava Flow: Pahoa Businesses Prepare for Possible Evacuations

Hawaii Lava Flow: Pahoa Businesses Prepare for Possible Evacuations
Officials say as the flow activity continues to show signs of advancement, businesses in the Pahoa Marketplace may be taking necessary steps to prepare for a possible evacuation. They're asking drivers to be prepared for increased traffic.
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