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UK to Allow Shale Gas Fracking Beneath National Parks

Reuters British lawmakers have voted in favour of the use of fracking to extract shale gas under national parks, weakening a decision against fracking in national parks made earlier this year and giving shale gas explorers access to more resources. More here.

Climate Denial Alive & Well in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada. A Prominent, Local "Opinion Leader" Knocks the Climate Deal at the Paris Summit.

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The editorial, below, appeared in the latest issue of the Neepawa Banner. It was written by Ken Waddell, the paper's publisher and long-time political, journalistic and religious voice in the community.

DENYING THE DENIERS

onEarth The Paris climate agreement just took away one of climate skeptics’ favourite arguments for inaction. More here.

All's Not Well

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on Earth - NRDC Meadowlark  PinP  photo. North Dakota’s oil and gas boom is scaring away grassland birds. More here.