Activists urge U.S. customs to ban palm oil imports from Malaysia’s FGV

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Reuters) – A group of non-governmental organizations is calling on U.S. authorities to ban imports of palm oil from Malaysia’sFGV Holdings and investigate the company, citing …

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The Conspiracy Against Tesla … Is Too Obvious

I generally eschew conspiracy theories under the rubric that little explained by conspiracy cannot as well be explained by incompetence and that the occurrence of stupid is vastly more common than the occurrence of evil in the hearts and minds of men

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Oil company applies for permit to drill in Gulf

… several years running and a grassroots effort was undertaken to secure resolutions to ban fracking in more than two dozen counties. Among them was Gulf County, with the Board of County …

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Offshore oil and gas rigs leak more greenhouse gas than expected

A survey of offshore installations extracting oil and natural gas in the North Sea revealed far more leakage of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, than currently estimated by the British …

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Fracking in U.S. And Canada Linked to Worldwide Atmospheric Methane Spike

And a study says fracking in North America could be partly to blame … Environmentalists have warned that the chemical-laced waste could be contaminating fresh water resources. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty …

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A novel forecasting tool helps experts prepare for extreme weather – Phys.Org

A novel forecasting tool helps experts prepare for extreme weather  Phys.Org

There is mounting evidence that climate change is increasing the risk and severity of extreme weather events around the world. As floods, heatwaves, droughts …

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Meet The Americana Tesla

Images capture words, yet this one evokes the powerful spirit of American patriotism along with a Tesla owner’s love for her Model X and her country. The photographer, Mattos Media, captures the true essence of what it means to be American, especially since her Tesla is made by an American car company founded by an immigrant who came to the United States because he believed in the American Dream

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Trump Plans to End Methane Curbs That Oil Companies Want to Keep

The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas facilities, even as some energy companies insist they don’t want the relief. A draft …

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Laguna hospital gets oxygen hoods after viral video

A public hospital in Calamba City, Laguna received 10 new oxygen hoods on Wednesday, replacing the improvised half spliced water bottles for babies confined to its pediatric ward. A video that …

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Malaysia keeps September crude palm oil export duty at zero percent

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia kept its export duty on crude palm oil for September unchanged at zero percent, according to a circular on the Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s website on Wednesday, citing …

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