Australia’s Record-Breaking Hottest Summer

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January was the hottest month since records began in 1910 – it’s getting hotter, and extreme heat is happening more often.

The Next Big Thing in Energy: Decentralization

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Keep your eyes out for the democratization of power in 2013.

Why the Fracking Boom May Actually be an Economic Bubble

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It might be too soon to put all our eggs in the fracking basket.

Yikes! Without Top Predators, CO2 Emissions Skyrocket

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Wolves and bears do a lot more than hunt.

Are Oysters Doomed?

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Don’t believe in climate change? Talk to a clam digger.

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