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ISO New England Interconnection Queue Has More Offshore Wind Than Gas

New England’s transmission operator ISO New England reportedly boasts an interconnection queue of 20,000 megawatts (MW) and includes 10,000 MW of offshore wind. 

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TransCanada’s Keystone oil pipeline section still shut after Missouri leak

NEW YORK (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp said on Monday a part of its Keystone crude pipeline from Steele City, Nebraska, to Patoka, Illinois, remained shut after a leak was discovered in the St …

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Japan’s decision to leave IWC is out of step with global efforts to rebuild the health of the oceans

expanding ‘dead zones’, plastics entering marine food chains and destruction of key habitats such as mangroves and coral reefs. The latest IPCC report points out how the effects of climate change are …

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Camp, Eat, and Have a Beer Underwater with the Ocean Space Habitat ‘Tent’

But, we’re still captive to the limits of a standard oxygen tank (or two) and of human biology. One recent innovation is relying on old-school technology to take the next big leap forward. In simple t…

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There’s ‘no place on the planet’ — not even Hawaii — to escape climate change, experts say – USA TODAY

There’s ‘no place on the planet’ — not even Hawaii — to escape climate change, experts say  USA TODAY

Climate experts in the Aloha State told USA TODAY on Monday that tourists cannot escape climate change — not even on the islands, where 60-foot waves and …

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EU targets palm oil for road fuel phase-out, but with exemptions

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission has concluded that palm oil cultivation results in deforestation and its use in transport fuel should be phased out, but environmentalists criticized it on …

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CATL & Honda Sign 56 GWh Battery Cooperation Agreement For EVs & Hybrids

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL) is one of the top suppliers of EV batteries in China and has been making inroads into supplying companies outside of China, such as BMW, Volkswagen, Nissan, and Renault. Now we have news that Honda has signed an agreement with CATL for 56 GWh of batteries

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Markey & Ocasio-Cortez Have The Political Guts To Lead Where Others Waver

Markey and Ocasio-CortezThe resolution to enact a Green New Deal was introduced by Sen. Ed Markey this week. The weak-kneed say it cannot be done

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Exposing the Impacts of Palm Oil, One of the Most Corrupt and Damaging Industries on Earth

THE BUREAUCRAT SAT behind his desk, smoking. I’d been summoned to the sour-faced man’s office, a ridiculously large, and largely unfurnished, room on the second floor of an administrative building in …

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