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What’s So Terrible About Palm Oil?

If you haven’t heard of palm oil yet, it shouldn’t be all that unfamiliar. In fact, there’s a good chance it’s hiding in your cupboards and freezer aisles and in multiple forms, too (it …

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Arctic Sea Ice Ties For Seventh-Lowest Maximum

Arctic National Wildlife RefugeThe Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its likely maximum extent for the year on March 13, according to the National Snow & Ice Data Center, and in doing so tied for the seventh-lowest in the 40-year satellite record

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A Fracking-Driven Industrial Boom Renews Pollution Concerns in Pittsburgh

Although the fracking boom has undeniably created jobs and pumped money into the region, scientists and environmentalists say it is bringing with it polluted wastewater, dirty air, roads crowded with …

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Early Customer Basks In The Glow Of His New Tesla Solar Roof Tile Install

Another Tesla Solar Roof Tile customer has taken to the interwebs to show off his new system, and it gives us a view of what an installed retrofit system looks like. To date, installations of the sexy new Tesla Solar Roof Tiles have only trickled out, but Tesla CEO Elon Musk said at the Model Y unveiling last week that, “this is definitely going to be the year of the Solar Roof and Powerwall.”

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Indonesia Threatens to Ban European Goods in Dispute Over Palm Oil

Indonesia threatened to ban imports of goods from the European Union in retaliation for the bloc’s move to impose stricter limits on how palm oil can be used in green fuels. The world’s largest palm …

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Team Ineos: Anti-fracking campaigners warn of protests at Tour de Yorkshire

Ineos founder and majority owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe is worth £21bn Anti-fracking campaigners say there will be protests … an international programme that aims to prevent the spread of plastic waste …

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Cleantech Startups Thrive When They Collaborate With Government Agencies

An international team of researchers claims that cleantech startups file more patents and raise more money when they collaborate with government research agencies. Their findings are relevant to the Green New Deal and carbon reduction research.

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NASA photos capture immense flooding of a vital US Air Force base – AOL

  1. NASA photos capture immense flooding of a vital US Air Force base  AOL
  2. Nebraska flood shows how extreme weather can threaten national security  The Verge
  3. Extreme Flooding Submerges Strategic Military Base in Nebraska  Motherboard
  4. Climate Change Strikes? This Critical U.S. Air Force Base Is Now Flooded  The National Interest Online
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Fracking Ban Passes Senate Committee, Environmentalists Say It’s Not Enough

But many still are not happy with the bill because it leaves out a common fracking technique, known as matrix acidizing. Matrix acidizing is a process uses acid to dissolve rock and extract oil and …

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