Methane Leaks from Oil & Gas Exploration: A Health Nightmare

EPA’s own researchers used records from the oil and gas sector to estimate how exploration and extraction projects like natural gas fracking and flaring at oil refineries contribute to small particles …

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The Venturi Antarctica is a sub-zero EV* – Top Gear


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The Venturi Antarctica is a sub-zero EV*
Top Gear
Like this – the Antarctica. Unveiled last week by Monaco's Prince Albert, it's a zero-emissions Antarctic exploration vehicle designed to withstand temperatures as low as -50 degrees. It uses the same battery cells Venturi fits to its cars. Two 60kW

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Govt urged to take seriously importers’ concerns about palm oil

A researcher from Yayasan Kehati (Biodiversity Foundation) has called on stakeholders in the country’s palm oil business to listen to the aspirations of foreign buyers, who have voiced concern over th…

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COP24 Off To A Rocky Start As Previous Leaders Call For “Unequivocal Message”

The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, better known as COP24, got underway on Sunday in Katowice, Poland, to something of a rocky start, despite a call from previous COP Presidents to “send an unequivocal message … for enhanced ambition by 2020 that puts the world on a trajectory compatible with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.”

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Insurer, oil marketers to bear the brunt of fuel leaks, says KPC

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has refuted claims that it is liable for accidental spillage and pilferage of petroleum products on its pipe network. The loss is estimated to have cost the parastatal mor…

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Major storm bringing severe weather to South, whiteout conditions to Northern Plains – ABC News


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Major storm bringing severe weather to South, whiteout conditions to Northern Plains
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A major storm developing in the central U.S. is bringing ongoing severe weather across the south, a flash flood threat to parts of the Gulf Coast and a major winter storm in the Northern Plains and upper Midwest.

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The Baltic Sea offers a preview of what’s to come with global warming

“Many of the pressures have hit here much earlier and more intensely than in other world regions,” said Thorsten Reusch, a marine ecologist based here at Germany’s largest ocean research … expansion …

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Blue Economy: a sustainable ocean economic paradigm

The ocean is responsible for the oxygen in every other breath we take. It supplies 15 percent of humanity’s protein needs. It helps to slow climate change by absorbing 30 percent of carbon dioxide emi…

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UOW researchers educational journey over Antarctica cosmos – Illawarra Mercury


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UOW researchers educational journey over Antarctica cosmos
Illawarra Mercury
As the University of Wollongong researchers flew over Antarctica, its immense beauty and hazards were clear to see. But the researchers from UOW's Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP) were more concerned with cosmic radiation coming from …

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10 Charts: Top Electric Car Benefits & Top Misconceptions

There’s nothing like experience. You can read and write about something all day, but until you experience it, it’s just a concept, and you don’t really understand it. So, with that in mind, it is often interesting and useful to collect feedback from actual EV drivers about what they appreciate about their cars. It’s also often interesting and useful to find out the top misconceptions they discover other people have about electric cars

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