Natural gas well explodes in Louisiana

The state says well owner G.E.P. Haynesville had just used fracking chemicals to break up the shale and … Some of America’s longest oil spill still escaping into Gulf The state Department of Natural …

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Dangerous new hot zones are spreading around the world

All of them dead, rotten, opened up,” remembered Agüero … What researchers do know is that the hot zone here has driven mass die-offs of clams, dangerous ocean heat waves and algal blooms, and …

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Microorganisms reduce methane release from the ocean

It has so far been assumed that it is mainly the activity of these organisms that governs the release of methane from e.g. swamp areas on land and ocean areas with oxygen depletion. One million …

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Anglers hid in bushes after being caught fishing illegally – BBC News

Anglers hid in bushes after being caught fishing illegally  BBC News

Three men from Liverpool are fined after being caught fishing within the grounds of a stately home.

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India’s August palm oil imports jump to 11-month high: trade body

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s palm oil imports in August rose 5% from a month earlier to an 11-month peak as lower prices prompted refiners to lift purchases for peak festive season, a leading trade …

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Tesla Model 3 In Australia: How Does It Compete?

Tesla just recently introduced the Model 3 to Australia, on the first of September. How does the Model 3 compete in Australia? Media outlets in Australia are already reporting sales in the thousands, but initial sales don’t necessarily signify competitiveness. Or do they

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Natural Gas Leaks Ignored by Roughnecks Could Be Oil’s Future

The energy guru that advised the U.S. Department of Defense on sustainability said drillers who are ignoring methane emissions are letting future profits seep away. Amory Lovins, who’s been warning …

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Extreme Weather Displaced a Record 7 Million in First Half of 2019 – The New York Times

Extreme Weather Displaced a Record 7 Million in First Half of 2019  The New York Times

Extreme weather events displaced a record seven million people from their homes during the first six months of this year, a figure that put 2019 on pace to be …

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Byton Brings The Production-Ready Byton M-Byte Out To Play In Frankfurt

Byton took to the floor of the Frankfurt Auto Show this week to show off the production-ready version of the fully electric Byton M-Byte SUV. We loved what we saw of the M-Byte at the Los Angeles Auto Show in late 2018 and again in Las Vegas in January, but all of that had to be calibrated against the fact that it was not the production version

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The human cost of palm oil development

The oil palm industry likes to present itself as a success story in fighting rural poverty in tropical countries, an image supported by a recent article in The Conversation. Is it true? The answer …

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