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Nov 20, 2015 03:26 AM ET
Inhaling toxic fumes from cooking fires and kerosene lamps prematurely kills 3 million people a year — more than malaria and HIV combined.
Nov 20, 2015 11:05 AM ET
As global energy use rises, some nations are amping up their energy efficiency. Which ones are doing it best?
Nov 19, 2015 05:42 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The major cause of quakes seems to be injection of waste water from fracking. Continue reading →
Nov 17, 2015 03:32 AM ET
Although 600 million people live without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, Seeker Stories met three inspiring Tanzanians who have found unique ways to hack the energy crisis.
Nov 17, 2015 10:21 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Africa has become a laboratory for new kinds of electricity microgrids, nanogrids and other systems that rely on low-cost, renewable energy sources.
Nov 12, 2015 04:07 AM ET
Is India causing a fuel crisis in Nepal? Elements of a new constitution in Nepal have sparked a conflict between the two countries, as tensions have risen and fuel has grown scarce for the Nepalese people.
Nov 10, 2015 11:36 AM ET
Is there an evolutionary reason why we seem to prefer a nice hot meal to something cold? Why, yes, there is! And it has to do with the birth of fire, and the energy boost we got from cooking our food.
Nov 6, 2015 12:58 PM ET // AFP
President Barack Obama on Friday blocked the construction of a controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. Continue reading →
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