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17 Sep 2014

Peak to Peak: An Intimate Look at The Bighorn Sheep of the Rockies

The third-place winner of the Yale Environment 360 Video Contest focuses on a herd of bighorn sheep in Montana and features remarkable scenes of lambs as they gambol along the slopes of the northern Rockies. Produced by Jeremy Roberts, the video follows a field biologist as he monitors the sheep and talks about the possible impact of climate change on the animals’ future. READ MORE

08 Sep 2014

Can Carbon Capture Technology Be Part of the Climate Solution?

by DAVID BIELLO
Some scientists and analysts are touting carbon capture and storage as a necessary tool for avoiding catastrophic climate change. But critics of the technology regard it as simply another way of perpetuating a reliance on fossil fuels. READ MORE

04 Sep 2014

The Case for a Moratorium On Tar Sands Development

by ED STRUZIK
Ecologist Wendy Palen was one of a group of scientists who recently called for a moratorium on new development of Alberta’s tar sands. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, she talks about why Canada and the U.S. need to reconsider the tar sands as part of a long-term energy policy. READ MORE

25 Aug 2014

Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water

by FRED PEARCE
Conflicts over water have long haunted the Middle East. Yet in the current fighting in Iraq, the major dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are seen not just as strategic targets but as powerful weapons of war. READ MORE

18 Aug 2014

A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle

by ED STRUZIK
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns about the impact of fracking in more fragile northern environments. READ MORE

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18 Sep 2014: Trees Growing Significantly Faster in Warming Climate, Study Finds

17 Sep 2014: Shift to Mass Transit Could Have Major Economic and Climate Benefits

16 Sep 2014: Tackling Climate Change Could Pay Off in as Little as 15 Years, Report Finds

15 Sep 2014: Interview: Making Farm-to-Table A Truly Sustainable Movement

12 Sep 2014: New High-Resolution Maps Show Greenhouse Gas Emissions at City-Level

11 Sep 2014: Brazilian Amazon Deforestation Jumps by 29 Percent, Government Says

09 Sep 2014: Ocean Acidification May Dull Sharks' Ability to Smell Prey, Study Finds

08 Sep 2014: U.S. Dietary Guidelines Would Lead to Rise in Emissions, Study Says

04 Sep 2014: Interview: Calling for Moratorium On Development of Tar Sands Oil

03 Sep 2014: Mobile Phone Networks Can Help Monitor Global Rainfall, Study Says


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