07 Apr '17, 10am

ICYMI: Maryland is the second state to ban fracking.

ICYMI: Maryland is the second state to ban fracking.

Maryland bans fracking , the second state to do so. After a thousand years of stability, warmer temperatures are causing the cherry trees in Kyoto , Japan, to flower 11 days earlier. PacRim Coal LP, the company that has been seeking for decades to develop a huge open-pit coal mine under a salmon stream in Chuitna, Alaska , abandons the project. To save money, the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Benham, Kentucky, is converting to solar power . European energy companies pledge not to build any more coal-fired power plants after 2020. Scotland produces a record 1.2 million megawatt-hours of wind energy in March, enough to satisfy the needs of 136 percent of Scottish households . PacificCorps will spend $3.5 billion to install 1.1 gigawatts of new wind in Wyoming by 2020, nearly doubling that windy state’s installed capacity. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removes two speci...

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