Earth News

Major banks, food & cosmetics brands linked to massive abuses in palm oil industry – report

Renowned food and cosmetics firms could have used palm oil produced by workers suffering from various abuses – from threats to rape – while global lenders finance the exploiting companies, AP reported …

palm oil – Read More…

11% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe!

The European passenger plugin vehicle market is on fire, having gotten over 97,000 registrations in August, +171% year over year (YoY). That put last month’s plugin share at 11% share, or 5.7% fully electric vehicles (BEVs)

CleanTechnica

US Senators Demand Action After AP Exposes Palm Oil Abuses

Lawmakers say the U.S. government needs to ban the import of products made with child or forced labor after an Associated Press investigation found widespread exploitation in the palm oil industry.

palm oil – Read More…

Renault Attacks Idling Pollution At Schools

27% of parents in the UK admit to idling while waiting for their children — men more than 50% likely to do so than women (or more than 50% likely to admit it). As a result, “1 in 3 children in the UK breathe unsafe levels of air pollution,” according to Renault

CleanTechnica

Insights on the Fracking Water Treatment Global Market to 2025 – High Demand from Treatment & Recycle Segments

The market for fracking water treatment is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period. The major factor driving the growth of the market is its extensive use …

fracking wastewater – Read More…

Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest in World

Tesla revealed at its Battery Day this week that it intends to produce 3 terawatt-hours (TWh) of batteries a year by 2030. That’s more than Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (aka Benchmark Minerals) was forecasting for all lithium-ion battery production combined before Battery Day

CleanTechnica

Biden’s fracking unfriendliness could cost him Pennsylvania

The Democratic presidential candidate’s plan to phase out hydraulic fracturing is a tough sell in a swing state he needs to win …

gulf fracking – Read More…

Extreme weather patterns force cannabis growers to rethink cultivation strategies – Marijuana Business Daily

Extreme weather patterns force cannabis growers to rethink cultivation strategies  Marijuana Business Daily

“extreme weather” – Read More…