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In an era of extreme weather, concerns grow over dam safety – PBS NewsHour

In an era of extreme weather, concerns grow over dam safety  PBS NewsHour

It is a telling illustration of the precarious state of United States dams that the near-collapse in February 2017 of Oroville Dam, the nation’s tallest, occurred in …

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Among Oil Palm, Rain Forest and Orangutans, Shades of Gray

Hope, an orangutan blinded by villagers in Indonesia, now lives in an enclosure.CreditBryan Denton for The New York Times We were looking for a teenage boy who the local mayor said had taken an …

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“There Is A Special Place In Hell For Women Who Don’t Help Other Women”

We talk with Sheila Oparaocha from ENERGIA about gender, energy, poverty, and politics

CleanTechnica

Boom or bust, fracking is permanently changing Texas and undercutting OPEC

Fracking technology has fundamentally changed the oil and gas … Work hasn’t stopped on pipelines designed to connect the Permian and other oil fields to the Gulf Coast. And earlier this month …

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Global Oil & Gas Pipeline Leak Detection System (LDS) Market Analysis 2014-2019 & 2024 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(Business Wire)–The “Global Oil and Gas Pipeline Leak Detection System (LDS) Market: Analysis By Equipment, By Application, By Region, By Country (2019 Edition): Opportunities and Forecast …

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Utilities Bid To Own Rooftop Solar Even As They Oppose It

Four years have passed since ILSR’s initial report on utility-owned rooftop solar, and this 2019 update shows small growth but some potentially large repercussions. This update rehashes the costs and benefits, updates the progress of the four initial programs, highlights a few new programs, and discusses the wider implications

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With coordinated effort, countries gain against illegal fishing – chinadialogue ocean

With coordinated effort, countries gain against illegal fishing  chinadialogue ocean

The fight against a global, multibillion-dollar-a-year illicit activity can be painstakingly slow. And for more than a decade that’s been the story with the effort to end …

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Malaysia’s July 1-15 palm oil exports slightly rise 3% -Amspec Malaysia

* MALAYSIA’S JULY 1-15 PALM OIL EXPORTS SEEN AT 656,210 TONNES VERSUS JUNE 1-15 AT 636,837 TONNES -AMSPEC MALAYSIA Further coverage: (Reporting by Emily Chow) …

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MH370 ‘hijacked by Russians in diving masks to survive oxygen cut off’, claims conspiracy theorist

The author believes the oxygen in the passenger plane was cut to kill everyone … backs up the official theory that the jet crashed in the vast waters of the Indian Ocean. 3-month heatwave to start …

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