Botswana’s government kept sale of fracking rights to a national park secret for a year

December 8, 2015 by  
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Botswana secretly sold fracking rights to more than half of one of Africa’s largest conservation areas, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Drilling for shale gas may have already begun, according to evidence found by the Guardian , although government officials claim that isn’t the case. Scientists and conservationists are worried about the imminent impact on local wildlife and ecosystems, and their concerns are elevated by the fact the government kept the sale a secret for over a year. Read the rest of Botswana’s government kept sale of fracking rights to a national park secret for a year

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Scientists unveil a road map for moving the planet to renewable energy by 2050

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As world leaders gather in Paris to talk about how to slow climate change, there is reason to believe that the global community may finally be ready to take united action against global warming. Even  the G7  admits that the world will eventually need to adopt a completely carbon-free economy. In a recently published study, researchers at University of California and Stanford University reveal a road map that, if implemented, could allow humanity to make the switch to a carbon-free economy by 2050. Read the rest of Scientists unveil a road map for moving the planet to renewable energy by 2050

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Iridescent hand-folded metal panels clad Snøhetta’s Learning Center at Toronto’s Ryerson University

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