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Palm oil from Colombia is more climate and wildlife friendly

Palm oil has become an environmental villain in recent years, as people have become more aware that producing it often involves clearing rainforests – but this happens less often in Colombia than in …

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China EV Sales Report — GAC Aion S The Only Ray Of Light In A Depressed Market

There seems to be no end to the incentives blues, with the Chinese plug-in market plunging 46% year over year (YoY), and this time both powertrain technologies crashed at the same speed (-47% for BEVs, -46% for PHEVs), a worrying drop, considering the overall market was down just 6% Yo

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Tesla Cybertruck tl;dr Preview: Elon Likes To Crush The Competition

Tesla pickup conceptFor better or worse, consumers (also known as “people”) typically organize products in their heads using simple descriptors or tags. Pre-Tesla, electric cars were not that well known. Among those who knew what an electric car was, the prevailing summary of them was that they were slow like golf carts, geeky, and only for a certain (weird) kind of person. Elon Musk and other early birds at Tesla blew those stereotypes out of the water

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Fracking Under Fire In California

For years, environmental groups pressured former Governor Jerry Brown to ban fracking. He resisted, and instead focused his environmental efforts … “I don’t know there’s a better place in the world …

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The Keystone Pipeline oil leak is almost 10 times worse than initially thought

It has never been if a pipeline breaks, but rather when,” Joye Braun, Indigenous Environmental Network frontline community organizer told CNN at the time of the leak. The Department of Environmental …

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What the Frack? New Mexico Wants to Recycle Radioactive Wastewater

One of three billboards placed by the nonprofit WildEarth Guardians at the intersection of I-25 and I-40 in New Mexico. The nonprofit opposes legislation that would allow “treated” fracking waste to …

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From Venice to Sydney, Extreme Weather Fuels Climate Change Debate – VOA News

From Venice to Sydney, Extreme Weather Fuels Climate Change Debate  VOA News

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Tesla Grid-Scale Battery In South Australia To Get 50% Larger

Neoen, the owner/operator of the Hornsdale battery in South Australia will expand its size by 50% by the middle of next year, further stabilizing the grid and saving utility customers money.

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What Human-Made Earthquakes Mean for Fracking: QuickTake

Perhaps no side effect attracts as much opposition to fracking, however, as the earthquakes sometimes set off by the practice or the disposal of related waste. When the U.K. government in November …

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