Tesla Glass Roof Holds 4 Protesters Standing On It

Four protesters in Seattle made an impact while standing and performing on the glass roof of a Tesla Model S as it slowly led the protest there

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‘Thousands of gallons’ of oil illegally buried in Crosby, leaking into waterway, constable says

Thousands of gallons of oil were found illegally buried in Crosby on on the 1000 block of Church Street. The Harris County Constable Precinct 1’s environmental crimes unit is investigating the scene.

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Malaysia exempts palm oil from export duty

Malaysia will fully exempt palm oil from export duty this year as part of plans to support industries badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Friday said crude palm …

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Tesla Working On 12 Person Vans For The Boring Company

The Boring Company has reportedly been approved to build an airport loop for the Ontario International Airport. Perhaps the more interesting thing about the story, though, is that Tesla is reportedly working with The Boring Company to produce 12-person electric vans for such routes

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Russia oil spill into Arctic river spurs Putin to declare state of emergency after 20,000 tons leak

A state of emergency has been declared by Russian President Vladimir Putin after tens of thousands of diesel fuel leaked into a river within the Arctic Circle …

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Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Will Be Large This Summer, Scientists Predict

The low-oxygen zone can cause harm not just to marine life, but also to those who catch shrimp and fish for their livelihood.

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Solving the mysteries of water and air underground

Stand outside and look underneath your feet. There, perhaps under some grass, is the soil. On a dry day, all the spaces in the soil are filled with air. And some distance further down, those spaces …

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“Pneumonia Deaths” & “Flu Deaths” Jump Enormously In USA

I’m going to keep this piece short, but it seems to be an important data-focused followup to a previous story I wrote regarding an important public health matter. The earlier story was, “Overall Death Count Jumps Mysteriously In Countries Around The World — No Clear Explanation.” Yes, there’s a heavy dosing of sarcasm in that piece

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Severe storms threaten a 1,600-mile stretch of the US. The worst may hit New York City – CNN

Severe storms threaten a 1,600-mile stretch of the US. The worst may hit New York City  CNN

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Indonesia keeps palm oil, cocoa export taxes unchanged for June

Indonesia will keep its export tax for crude palm oil at zero for a third month in June, the country’s trade ministry said in a statement on Friday.

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