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The Stream, March 23: Water Security Is National Security

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Water scarcity will likely create conflict in regions around…
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The Stream, March 21: Drought, Fire, and Kenya's Wildlife

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Drought and Water Access A forest fire in China's Yunnan province…
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The Stream, March 12: Japan's Tsunami Disaster - One Year On

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A year after the devastating tsunami in Japan, communities in…
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The Stream, March 7: Australia Floods Stir Murray-Darling Debate

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Extensive flooding in Australia makes the need to implement a…
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The Stream, February 24: South Africa Invests in Energy

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Energy South Africa may invest $78 billion in new nuclear power…
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The Stream, February 21: Drought Declared in South-East England

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Droughts South-East England is officially in a state of drought,…
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Keystone XL Closer After U.S. House Vote

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The proposed pipeline could be approved on a much shorter timeline than was laid out by President Barack Obama, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday giving approval power for the project to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The Senate has not yet considered the bill.
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The Stream, February 17: U.S. House Moves Keystone XL Forward

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Energy A bill meant to speed up approval of the proposed Keystone…
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The Stream, February 8: U.S. Encourages Shale Gas in Bulgaria

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Bulgaria should pursue shale gas in order to achieve energy independence,…
Thousands of BP employees support Whiting’s businesses, including Happy Jack's Liquors. "That that has been a very significant benefit for the downtown economy," said Brian Lowry, a member of the Whiting Redevelopment Commission.

Connected by Pipeline from Canada, Tar Sands Represents Bonus and Risk to Great Lakes

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Transporting and processing corrosive crude raise new questions about consequences.
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The Stream, January 19: Shale Gas and the Renewable Energy Sector

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Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have…
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Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

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However, the company building the pipeline will be invited to re-appl,y after finding a new route through Nebraska, according to a government official.