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A year after Keystone oil leak county commissioner is content, but still no final report

The nation’s seventh-largest onshore oil or gas spill was discovered a year ago Friday when the Keystone Pipeline leaked an estimated 407,400 gallons of crude oil into a field in rural Marshall County …

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Lost Continents Beneath Antarctica Unveiled in Dead Satellite’s Data – Space.com


Space.com

Lost Continents Beneath Antarctica Unveiled in Dead Satellite's Data
Space.com
GOCE's newly discovered cratons are the leftovers of ancient continents, and they give information about how Earth's modern-day continents are structured — especially Antarctica, scientists working on the study said in a statement from the European

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Oil & Gas Companies Boast Few Long-Term, Low-Carbon Ambitions & Minimal Investment

Two new reports published within days of one another have outlined the difficulties inherent in continuing anything close to “business-as-usual” for oil and gas companies around the world, and the increasing pressure to begin transitioning to low-carbon operations. 

CleanTechnica

Palm oil free labels a hindrance to sustainable development

Get ready, because the war against palm oil will not end as long as palm oil continues to be more competitive, better-quality and above all more sustainable than other vegetable oils, especially Europ…

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Facilities Designed To Be FORTIFIED Against Extreme Weather – Facility Executive Magazine


Facility Executive Magazine

Facilities Designed To Be FORTIFIED Against Extreme Weather
Facility Executive Magazine
Following more than 20 years of scientific research and real-world testing, IBHS developed a set of building guidelines and standards designed to provide additional protection from extreme weather events such as hurricane-force winds, rain and hail.

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Urban Densification Is The World War II That Will Drive The Electric Bike Boom

We’re not in a post-War period when major industries are looking for new things to build. We’re not in a particularly high gasoline price time frame either. Yet electric bicycles are taking over city streets globally

CleanTechnica