TOP STORIES: 4.1

US NEWS

Wapo – Exxon Mobil pipeline leaks ‘a few thousand’ barrels of crude oil in Arkansas

Reuters – Exxon cleans up Arkansas oil spill amid debate over Canada-to-US pipelines

LAT – Oil town hopes for a boom in jobs from California’s Monterey Shale

AP – New England plan to buy renewable power as a region is held up by patchy rules

INT’L NEWS

Nature – Global warming expands Antarctic sea ice 

Reuters – Global warming means seas freeze more off Antarctica: study

Guardian – Earth-cooling schemes need global sign-off, researchers say

NYT –  Israel Taps an Offshore Natural Gas Field

AP – More Caribbean nations in hunt for offshore oil amid fears that a spill would devastate region

FT – UK businesses warn on emissions tax

Daily Mail – Researchers predict dramatic boost in trees and shrubs due to global warming

OPINION

Wapo Ed – New EPA rules on tailpipe emissions will save lives

NYT Oped -THOMAS HOMER-DIXON- The Tar Sands Disaster

Guardian  Ed – Civilisation and the environment: ashes to ashes

HuffPo Oped – James Hansen – Doubling Down on Our Faustian Bargain

NYT Dot Earth – Revkin – Fresh Thoughts from Authors of a Paper on 11,300 Years of Global Temperature Changes

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