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The Stream, August 29: Arctic Ice Reaches Record Low

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With a few weeks still left in the annual melt season, Arctic…

The Stream, May 14: NASA Scientist Links Specific Weather Events to Climate Change

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Drinking water is safe to consume in the small Pennsylvania town…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

Global Energy Demand Driving Australia's Coal and Gas Export Boom

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International demand and new technologies push nation to the top for hydrocarbon exports. But massive production has also created worries over water.

The Stream, April 2: Fracking in Texas, Pennsylvania and Wyoming

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New findings that indicate elevated levels of methane in water…

The Stream, March 28: Diminishing Water Could Slow Clean Energy Development

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Diminishing supplies of water, metals and biomass could slow…

The Stream, February 9: Is Shale Gas a 'Bridge Fuel'?

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A new study into the carbon footprint of shale gas operations…

The Stream, December 14: Melting Arctic Releases Greenhouse Gas

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Thawing permafrost is releasing large plumes of methane gas into…

From Coal Seam to Fracking, Unconventional Gas Industry Faces Opposition in Australia and South Africa

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As an energy boom, propelled by natural gas, continues to gather steam, mining and drilling companies square off with landowners around the globe over who has the right to resources that are located deep below ground.

The Stream, May 24: Water Business

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IPS interviews Chilean environmentalist Sara Larraín about Patagonia's…

The Stream, May 11: Damming Patagonia

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In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan has announced…

The Stream, April 14: Shale Gas

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The French government will support parliamentary motions to revoke…