Recently, surface temperatures haven't appear to warm as fast as expected — although the oceans have, while Arctic sea ice, Greenland and Antarctica have melted faster than expected. New research finds the slowdown is due to anomalously fast trade winds. When those stop, warming will soar.
It involves approving Keystone XL and banning the federal government from regulating, even though his state is: suffering bizarre earthquakes tied to fracking, dealing with pipeline leaks and explosions, and struggling to reserve enough water.
Freedom Industries' decision not to show up to a hearing that otherwise housed every party that should be held accountable for the spill is depressingly typical, and a painful reminder of the company's non-presence throughout the month-long ordeal.
Each coal railcar drops a pound of dust per mile, coating lungs, benches, and communities. With coal exports growing, those located along transit lines and hubs suffer the local impacts of the global industry.