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The Earth has its own set of rules

Early in our history it didn't make any difference how we viewed our environment. We could change it, and if we didn't like what we did to it, we could move and natural processes would soon obliterate whatever we had done. ...

Mar 03, 2010
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Are some governments taking 'peak oil' seriously?

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the arguments that some bring up in defense of alternative energy is that of "peak oil." The idea behind peak oil is that, as a fossil fuel in limited supply, eventually we will reach ...

Sep 08, 2010 weblog
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New model suggests ocean pH falling more rapidly

(Phys.org) -- A new computer model developed in Switzerland shows that the pH of the ocean waters off the west coast of the US will fall over the next four decades faster than previously thought. The region ...

Jun 15, 2012 report
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