Shell Oil Leak in North Sea Raises Memories of BP Gulf Oil Spill

August 14, 2011 by  
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Image: hakonthingstad / CC Shell Oil has acknowledged an oil leak from a pipeline serving the Gannet Alpha platform in the North Sea. As the leak arises on the line bringing oil back to the platform from the undersea well, news media in England and the European continent naturally raise the spectre of that measure of all oil spills, the

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"Double Impact" to Help Amplify Your Green Actions, Help Charities

June 16, 2011 by  
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Here at TreeHugger, we spend a lot of time trying to find the perfect combination of information, community and incentives required to get people to change their behavior towards a more sustainable direction, which is why I’m very excited to announce the beta launch of Double Impact , a Facebook Connected platform that allows people to earn money for their favorite charities by completing simple actions that will help them live a more sustainable life. More on the platform and why you should join after the jump…..

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Government Dismissed "Alarmist" Peak Oil Warnings From Own Staff

June 16, 2011 by  
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While the International Energy Agency’s Chief Economist has declared that no government is prepared for peak oil , news that UK ministers were holding secret talks on peak oil last year was seen by some as a hopeful sign that the threat was finally being taken seriously.

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Giant Bass-O-Matic Power Plants Killing Millions Of Great Lakes Fish

June 16, 2011 by  
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Image Credit Seabamirum Power plants on rivers and lakes have usually been built with “once-through” cooling, where water is sucked in and dumped back into the lakes as much as 30 degrees hotter. Michael Hawthorne of the Chicago Tribune writes that the effects on the ecosystem are huge: Staggering numbers of fish die when pulled into the screens of water intake systems so powerful that most could fill an Olympic swimming pool in less than a mi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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