Palm oil’s PR battle turns to drones, satellites

Companies including Nestle, Unilever, and Ferrero are increasing the use of drone and satellite imagery programs to monitor their palm oil supply chains. Critics say it may boost a corporation’s …

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Energy Efficiency: The Extreme-Weather-Resilient Resource – Natural Resources Defense Council

Energy Efficiency: The Extreme-Weather-Resilient Resource  Natural Resources Defense Council

There’s one energy resources that is 100 percent reliable and performs better when the weather turns bitter: energy efficiency. The more extreme the weather, …

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“Clean Energy Access Can Change Lives,” Says Mariama Kamara, Founder Of Smiling Through Light

During our conversation, we talked about Sierra Leone’s main challenges, the injustice she experienced as a black woman in business, Africa’s difficult access to finance, and how women are a very important part of the solution to bring clean energy to all

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Missouri agency says work ongoing to find cause of oil leak

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says crews are still working to clean up and identify the cause of an oil pipeline leak in suburban St. Louis. Agency …

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House Committee Approves Limited Fracking Ban Bill With Major Loophole

By only addressing hydraulic fracturing, today’s bill only deals with half the fracking problem. From beginning to end, the process of matrix acidizing also uses huge volumes of water and emits noxiou…

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Powertrain Deals Between Tesla & Big Auto In The Past … And In The Future?

I published an article early this morning about a potential partnership between GM and Tesla in which GM would build electric trucks using Tesla powertrains. Tesla denied such a partnership and GM declined to comment on the story

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VEGOILS-Palm in line to snap 3-day losing streak on strong crude oil

* Palm oil may bounce towards 2,285 rgt/T range – techs By Emily Chow KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Wednesday, in line to snap three sessions of declines …

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ISO New England Interconnection Queue Has More Offshore Wind Than Gas

New England’s transmission operator ISO New England reportedly boasts an interconnection queue of 20,000 megawatts (MW) and includes 10,000 MW of offshore wind. 

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TransCanada’s Keystone oil pipeline section still shut after Missouri leak

NEW YORK (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp said on Monday a part of its Keystone crude pipeline from Steele City, Nebraska, to Patoka, Illinois, remained shut after a leak was discovered in the St …

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Japan’s decision to leave IWC is out of step with global efforts to rebuild the health of the oceans

expanding ‘dead zones’, plastics entering marine food chains and destruction of key habitats such as mangroves and coral reefs. The latest IPCC report points out how the effects of climate change are …

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