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Palm oil cultivation in Africa poses threat to forests

It’s happened to wildlife in Indonesia and Malaysia. Now a group of international scholars are worried that cultivation of the most widely used vegetable oil in the world could have the same devastati…

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Why scientists are listening to these ice shelves in Antarctica sing – 9News.com KUSA


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Why scientists are listening to these ice shelves in Antarctica sing
9News.com KUSA
Antarctica is the closest thing you can come to visiting another planet without leaving the earth,” said Dr. Richard Aster, a geophysicist with Colorado State University. The icy region of the south pole is often called the most desolate place on earth.
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India Halves The Capacity Offered In Largest Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender

Concerns over India’s capacity to execute large-scale auctions in the solar and wind energy sectors continue to grow as another tender witnessed a reduction in capacity on offer.

CleanTechnica

Schlumberger income increases 18 percent in third quarter

and the the Gulf Coast. Several major projects are under construction … DUC wells have climbed 76 percent to 3,722 in September from 2,112 a year ealir. Kibsgaard said he sees the fracking pause as …

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White House Backed Big Oil Over EPA on Finding Methane Leaks

(Bloomberg) — White House officials pushed the EPA to maximize savings for the oil industry despite the agency’s concern that weakening regulations would allow more methane to escape into the atmosph…

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Designers are reinventing hurricane maps for an era of extreme weather – MIT Technology Review


MIT Technology Review

Designers are reinventing hurricane maps for an era of extreme weather
MIT Technology Review
Uncertainty is a part of the weather forecasting business. Advancements in forecasting have allowed us to improve the accuracy of our models and reduce that uncertainty, which led forecasters to predict Sandy's unusual path and intensification eight

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