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Through the eye of Florence: How extreme weather has exposed the inequality of disaster – Daily Californian


Daily Californian

Through the eye of Florence: How extreme weather has exposed the inequality of disaster
Daily Californian
And although there is continued political contention over the legitimacy of climate change as an environmental phenomenon, the connection between rising global temperatures and extreme weather events, such as Hurricane Florence, is undeniable.

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WHAT ON EARTH! Mysterious COSMIC RAYS erupting from Antartica could BREAK RULES OF PHYSICS – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

WHAT ON EARTH! Mysterious COSMIC RAYS erupting from Antartica could BREAK RULES OF PHYSICS
Express.co.uk
The strange cosmic rays were first spotted shooting out of Antarctica during a 2006 experiment to monitor cosmic rays showering the Earth from space. During the tests, NASA-affiliated researchers observed a phenomenon that they were unable to explain: …

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Palm oil producers urge govt to review 5% sales tax

KUALA LUMPUR: Palm oil producers are urging the government to reconsider and review the Sales Tax (Rates of Tax) Order 2018 on fresh fruit bunches (FFB) as the industry is already burdened by cesses, …

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Tesla Model 3 = Lighting, Model Y = Thunder

Maybe this isn’t the right metaphor. Lighting and thunder are essentially the same things — just the light and sound manifestations of a certain phenomenon. Nonetheless, in a sense, I guess you could say that the Model 3 and Model Y will be different forms of the same thing as well, right? Different vehicle forms using the same powertrain — or a very similar powertrain

CleanTechnica

Gas fracking to start in England again next week after 7-year halt

The government, keen to cut Britain’s reliance on gas imports which soared to more than 50% of supplies earlier this year, gave consent for Cuadrilla to go ahead with fracking again in northwest Engla…

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Here’s Your Chance to Run a Marathon in Antarctica – Robb Report


Robb Report

Here's Your Chance to Run a Marathon in Antarctica
Robb Report
Even when gussied up with private jets, cozy igloos, and cutting-edge cruise ships, a trip down south to the Seventh Continent is intense—which is something the Antarctica experts at White Desert know well. And while the luxury adventure operator

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