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The Stream, July 29: U.S. Cities To Face More Weather Extremes

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A new National Resources Defense Council report concludes that…

Uncertain Future for Shale Gas in Europe — Accepted by U.K., Rejected by France, Others Undecided

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Despite getting a go-ahead in the U.K., shale gas faces an uncertain future in Europe.

The Stream, May 9: Adapting to Climate Change

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Genetically-modified crops are not the solution to Europe's growing…

The Stream, March 29: Kenya Opens Carbon Exchange

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Kenya expects to start construction of a 300-megawatt Lake Turkana…

The Stream, February 22: Cholera and Climate

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Investing 2 percent, or roughly $1.3 trillion, of the global…

Turkey Begins Construction on Dam to Supply Water to Northern Cyprus

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A project discussed for years begins construction.

Research Program Investigates Norway’s Potential as Europe’s Battery

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Norway could use its hydropower reservoirs to balance wind energy in an integrated electrical grid.

Hydropower Has Uncertain Future in Scotland's Renewable Energy Ambitions

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Does Scotland's clean energy transition hold fresh water?

Midwestern Cities Sue Chemical Company for Polluting Water Supply

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A group of Midwestern communities and water districts has filed a federal lawsuit against Swiss corporation Syngenta AG and its American subsidiary

Late Night Deal At Copenhagen Conference Seen As First Step

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As the Copenhagen conference comes to a close, U.S. President Barack Obama announces climate deal while Sudanese leader Lumumba Di-Aping says developing nations should block the agreement.

Final Week of Copenhagen, the Last Act of Negotiations Remains Unclear

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Like all spellbinding human dramas the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which today entered its second and last week, represents the accumulated chapters of an urgent script - the fate of the planet.

Keith Schneider: Climate Treaty Will Come After COP15

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It’s been 30 years since scientists first gained a clear understanding of the dangerous consequences of continuously adding more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. This week during the five days of negotiations in Barcelona the world learned again that the formula for solving global warming is a diplomatic chemistry problem that still defies a solution.