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Palm Oil’s Stunning Rally Is Set to Boost Supermarket Prices

One of the world’s most popular raw materials is as expensive as it’s been in eight years, a rally that points to higher food prices — and backsliding on biofuel initiatives — in the months to come.

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Alarm bells sounded over Viva refinery oil fuel leak

Alarm bells rang after a fuel oil leak at Viva’s Geelong refinery. Fire Rescue Victoria attended the scene at 6.50pm on Saturday following the discovery of a fuel oil leak. The minor alarm was sounded …

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In Georgia, 16 Superfund Sites Are Threatened by Extreme Weather Linked to Climate Change – InsideClimate News

In Georgia, 16 Superfund Sites Are Threatened by Extreme Weather Linked to Climate Change  InsideClimate News

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World – Dead Zone in the Bay of Bengal

A Dead Zone in the Bay of Bengal (BoB), nearly half the size of Bangladesh and at depths 70m and below, has been discovered in recent years by a group of multinational scientists, Bristow et al., …

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Scientists find water microdroplets can transform into hydrogen peroxide when condensing on cold surfaces

In its bulk liquid form, whether in a bathtub or an ocean, water is a relatively benign substance with little chemical activity. But down at the scale of tiny droplets, water can turn surprisingly …

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The Green Car Awards Chooses EVs (& Hybrids!) As Its 2021 Winners

Green Car Journal has been publishing “Green Car Awards” for years. CleanTechnica often doesn’t agree with the conclusions, because they’ve repeatedly slighted full electric cars for inexplicable reasons

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India Cuts Import Duty on Palm Oil to Support Consumers

India, the world’s biggest palm buyer, reduced its levy on the crude variety of the tropical oil to shield local consumers from a rally in global prices.

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EV Charging Habits & Patterns In USA & Europe — CleanTechnica Report

This article explores various EV charging habits and patterns — as well as a bit of EV charging knowledge — in the United States and Europe

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EU Risks Missing 2030 Climate Target & Shifting Burden Onto the Poor

As European governments discuss the EU’s 2030 climate plans today, major green groups are warning that the European Commission’s roadmap risks missing emissions targets and shifting the burden onto poorer citizens

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