Environment

Fracking responsible for earthquakes in western Canada: study

Earthquakes in the western parts of Canada are being driven by the highly controversial fossil fuel extraction technique of hydraulic fracturing or fracking, a new research published in the journal

Arctic Sea ice struggled tremendously to rebound in October

Adding to a lengthening list of evidence that the climate is changing, a new study revealed that Arctic sea ice struggled tremendously to rebound in October after shrinking to its second-lowest ext

Climate change responsible for extreme winters in the U.S. & UK: researchers say

Intensely chilly winters in the United States and Britain may be an outcome of indirect effects of climate change, according to a new study by University of Sheffield researchers.

UN bans global trade in highly endangered pangolins

On Wednesday, the United Nations prohibited global trade in the extremely endangered pangolins. It is a scaly animal possessing dubious distinction of being the most poached mammal in the world.

What Candidates for US President Think of Climate Change

The long list of promises by candidates for next US president also includesviews and plans on climate change. Results of national polls show a tough battle between Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton and RepublicanDonald Trump. Both the candidates have different opinions on environmental issues.

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