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Fracking: Let the drilling begin
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An attempt to halt fracking in Britain failed in the Commons last night, though only after some last-minute footwork by the Government to head off defeat. An amendment to the Infrastructure Bill, which contains provisions to make the extraction of …

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Why People (Still) Deny Climate Change (w/ George Marshall)
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Subscribe to The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow for more: http://bit.ly/TheZeroHour If you liked this clip of The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, please share it with your…

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Cycle of silence: the strange case of disappearing environmental issues
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David Cameron’s decision to champion the Green Party’s inclusion in the general election debates has, regardless of his motives, considerably raised the stakes. It has also opened up broader questions…

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Flash flooding in Cambridgeshire traps drivers, cuts off power
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Torrential rain in Cambridgeshire caused a riverbank to collapse, left 856 homes without power, trapped drivers and closed two supermarkets. The weather also hit Norfolk and Lincolnshire, where homes were evacuated and an air display cancelled. BBC Weather said 50mm of rain fell in Cambridgeshire in an hour, damaging the banks of the River Nene […]

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‘Pull the plug on pylons’
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Glyn Davies MP met with representatives of National Grid last week to formally request that they abandon the Mid Wales Connection Project.

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Can civilisation survive really existing capitalism? | Noam Chomsky
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Published on 3 Apr 2013 Noam Chomsky: Can civilisation survive really existing capitalism? UCD Philosophy Society Inaugural Lecture 2013 Full story: http://www.ucd.ie/news/2013/04APR13/0… One of the world’s leading intellectuals and political activists, Professor Noam Chomsky has been awarded the UCD Ulysses Medal, the highest honour that University College Dublin can bestow. The award was inaugurated in 2005, as […]

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Innovation Birmingham launches low carbon hub
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A new regional innovation hub is being launched at the Innovation Birmingham Campus.

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Most snow in hills in 69 years, says Hamish MacInnes | By Steven McKenzie BBC Scotland Highlands and Islands reporter
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World-renowned climber Hamish MacInnes believes this winter in Scotland’s mountains is the snowiest since 1945. He said he had not seen such “colossal volumes” of snow since he started climbing as a youngster 69 years ago.

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