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Industry Expert Anthony Ingraffea: Fracking is Frankensteinian
Dr. Ingraffea discusses how his connection to the Delaware River watershed led him to investigate and speak out about the environmental damage caused by gas extraction from impermeable shale rock. Dr. Ingraffea calls fracking for shale gas a "last ditch effort" by the oil and gas industry as they are running out of readily available product to sell.
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The statistics around threatened species are looking grim. A new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has added more than 9,000 new additions to its Red List of threatened species, pushing the total number of species on the list to more than 105,000 for the first time, according to the Guardian.
By Kristy Dahl
Last week, UCS released Killer Heat, a report analyzing how the frequency of days with a dangerously hot heat index — the combination of temperature and humidity the National Weather Service calls the "feels like" temperature — will change in response to the global emissions choices we make in the coming decades.
Green is the new black at Zara.
The Spanish fast fashion behemoth has made a bold move to steer its industry to a more environmentally friendly future for textiles. Inditex, Zara's parent company, announced that all the polyester, cotton and linen it uses will be sustainably produced by 2025, as CNN reported.