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Environmental Issues Top Upcoming European Election Agenda

In Germany, climate change issues are finally taking center stage in the political arena, and the results of the upcoming European elections could set the tone for the future. A poll by broadcaster ARD has shown that 48% of Germans listed climate change as the issue that was most important to them in regards to the upcoming election. If voters want to see political parties tackle the climate crisis effectively, and they use their votes to push this agenda, then the ramifications can be far-reaching both for Germany and the rest of the world

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Injunction to stop fracking waste from getting into Monongahela River

A Fayette County judge signed a joint request by the district attorneys for Fayette and Washington County to stop leachate from getting to the Monogahela River.According to District Attorneys Richard …

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Global Palm Methyl Ester Derivatives Market Report 2019, $2,106.7 Mn Analysis 2014-2018 & Forecasts 2019-2024

Palm kernel oil (PKO) and crude palm oil (CPO) are the two categories under the type segment, of which PKO is estimated to lead the palm methyl ester derivatives market in terms of sales volume in …

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Ships Spend Hundreds Of Thousands Of Hours A Year Trawling In Europe’s Marine-Protected Areas

When you picture a marine protected area, you might think of a diverse ecosystem where fish, sharks and corals thrive in a healthy, protected habitat. You probably don’t imagine industrial fishing operations scraping the depths of the ocean with large trawling nets

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Israel investigates hydrocarbon leak at Oil Refineries unit Gadiv

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Oil Refineries (ORL) said on Monday it had been informed of an investigation by the Ministry of Environmental Protection at its Gadiv Petrochemical Industries unit. It …

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48 million under threat of severe weather as hail, rain and tornadoes move east – CNN

  1. 48 million under threat of severe weather as hail, rain and tornadoes move east  CNN
  2. Central US cleans up after full weekend of severe weather while bracing for more to follow  AccuWeather.com
  3. Tornado outbreak: Dangerous, violent severe weather forecast for Monday  USA TODAY
  4. Wichita Falls Area in Cross-hairs for Extreme Severe Weather  Newstalk1290
  5. Central US braces for severe storms and tornadoes  New York Post
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Flooding makes big ‘dead zone’ off Louisiana coast likely

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The year’s widespread flooding has made it likely that a big, oxygen-starved “dead zone” off Louisiana’s coast will form this summer, the head of the National Centers for Coastal …

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Now Ocean Plastics Could Be Killing Oxygen-Making Bacteria

This planet has a problem with plastic. Not just the big masses of it accumulating in the Pacific, but with the tiny bits that are blowing into pristine mountaintop habitats. The flecks showing up in …

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BNEF’s Latest “Embarrassingly” Lowball EV Outlook

Global EV Market Growth 2013-2018BNEF’s reputation as progressive on EV adoption projections is in question after its latest Electric Vehicle Outlook report trims its previous projections of sales across the coming decade down 10%, and assumes annual growth rates will quickly drop to 23–24% from the current rate of 56%.

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