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Alex Salmond is ‘a laughing stock’ fumes Donald Trump

GETTYDonald Trump has labelled Alex Salmond a 'laughing stock in the rest of the UK'<p>A spokesman for the Republican frontrunner said of Scotland’s …

The Markets Have Spoken -- America's Clean Energy Economy Is Here to Stay

Much has been written about the Supreme Court putting a temporary hold on implementing the EPA's Clean Power Plan (CPP). But arguably the bigger news -- and harbinger of things to come -- is the dominance that low-cost wind energy and other renewables have achieved in the new power marketplace, …

Metal 'Snow' May Power Earth's Magnetic Field

The power source for Earth's magnetic field may be magnesium that has been trapped in the core since our planet's violent birth.

Magnetism

Amazing Health Benefit Of Marijuana Proven In Study

A study of multiple sclerosis patients has shown that smoking cannabis could be an effective spasticity treatment, a disabling and typical symptom of …

Multiple Sclerosis

Rising Sea Level Will Slow Earth's Rotation - Harvard Study Shows

Research has shown that rising sea level across the globe has triggered a slowdown in Earth’s rotation. A team led by Harvard researcher Jerry Mitrovica published their results in Science Advances identifying changes in Earth’s rotation in the 20th century as linked to global sea-level rise.<p>Sea …

Global Warming

U.S. extends solar and wind tax credits to boost clean energy by $73 billion over 5 years

Renewable energy pundits heaved a huge sigh of relief yesterday, as Congress agreed to extend solar and wind investment tax credits for an additional …

Renewable Energy

Renewables poised to surge after Paris Agreement

Historically, the transition from one energy system to another, as from wood to coal or coal to oil, has proven an enormously complicated process, …

Christie: I'll fly Air Force One over disputed Chinese-controlled islands to show them we mean business

Tensions over freedom of navigation in the South China Sea have been boiling for months.<p>The US sent a guided missile destroyer within 12 nautical miles of one of China's artificial islands last month, and China has ramped up threatening rhetoric over what it called "rampant US violations of China's …

China

Scientific Study: Victoria's Secret Perfume Is Actually Mosquito Repellent

A group of scientists wanted to find the most effective mosquito repellents. So they tested 10 different substances, including campout standbys like …

Mosquitoes

Reno, Nevada plastered by freak heavy snow event

A vigorous storm system tracking across the western U.S. dumped extremely heavy snow around Reno, Nevada Monday afternoon and night. The National Weather Service (NWS) reported 6-18 inches fell in the region, “one of the highest single storm snowfalls … in years.”<p>The NWS forecast office in Reno …

Weather

Study: Dispersants did not help oil degrade in BP spill

The chemical sprayed on the 2010 BP oil spill may not have helped crucial petroleum-munching microbes get rid of the slick, a new study suggests.

Research

Opinion: How Big Oil investors were robbed of a great opportunity

Get out now, before Big Oil stocks really crash, big-time. Exxon Mobil’s CEO Rex Tillerson gets a $40 million salary. Along with the myopic bosses of …

Oil & Gas Industry

Ohio falls in energy-efficiency ranks

Ohio has fallen in energy efficiency compared with other states, according to an annual report from a group that supports clean-energy policies.<p>Ohio …

Winning! Ford Reads Presidential Tea Leaves and Moves Mexican Plant Back to Ohio

Oct, 2015<p>Print this article Font size -16+<p>Woo hoo! Ohio must be thrilled!! Under pressure, Ford is moving back their Mexican plant (worth 2 billion) …

Ohio Receives Funding for Heating Assistance for Residents

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSAZ) -- The state of Ohio has received more than $130 million to help residents keep the heat on this winter.<p>US Sen. Sherrod Brown …

Kasich’s plan for affordable college in Ohio

AP photo<p>GOP presidential hopeful John Kasich is one of the many politicians weighing in on the issue of college affordability. But, the Ohio governor …

ExxonMobil Targets Journalists and Activists After Climate Change Investigation

It's not the first time Exxon has aggressively reacted to criticism.<p>After an investigation found that ExxonMobil has been funding climate-denying organizations—despite the findings of its own scientists on climate change—the world's fourth-largest oil company is now going after the journalists who …

Climate

​Climate Change Is Already Costing Us Billions of Dollars Every Year

Climate change has already begun to cost us, and it’s only going to get worse.<p>Climate change has already begun to cost us, and it's only going to get worse.<p>Hurricanes, intensified in size and frequency by climate change, are taking a massive financial toll already, according to a new paper. The …

Climate Change

As US rushes to build gas lines, failure rate of new pipes has spiked

The push to build new pipelines to transport abundant shale supplies appears to be having a materially adverse impact on pipeline safety.<p>According to …

NUCLEAR WASTE: DOE takes first steps toward a post-Yucca future

So far, communities in Texas and New Mexico have offered to host temporary storage sites (<i>E&E Daily</i>, June 19).<p>Moniz said earlier this year that DOE …

OFFSHORE DRILLING: Industry hardened by Katrina girds for landscape changed by climate

Even if coastal land loss is somehow largely reversed, oil and gas companies realize they'll need to adjust the way they operate in the Gulf to …

The Yin and Yang of Cancer and Climate Change

Almost all of what we hear about cancer comes from our usual western perspective. Things like how smoking can increase the likelihood of developing …

Climate Change

How Worried Should We Be About Nuclear Fallout From Fukushima?

Amid anti-nuclear protests early this month, Japan restarted its first nuclear reactor since the Fukushima disaster in March 2011. Despite strong …

Fukushima

Arctic Reality: If We Want to Limit Global Warming We Cannot Drill for Oil in the Chukchi Sea

Last week, President Obama made the most extensive presidential visit to Alaska ever. He hiked on a glacier, met with Native Alaskans and became the …

Global Warming

Real-Time Map Reveals China's Deadly Air Pollution

Using Google maps and new data on China's air pollution, Berkeley researchers created a real-time map of the country's appalling air quality. The map …

Pollution

Corporate Rights Trump Democracy in Ohio Fracking Fight

People who oppose having their communities transformed into corporate resource colonies are familiar with the Halliburton Loophole, a secretly …