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Oil prices rise on possible OPEC+ supply action, vaccine hopes

Oil prices edged up on Tuesday helped by expectations that OPEC and its allies would tighten supplies next year and supported by news of a second possible COVID-19 vaccine.

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Overwhelming Number Of US Voters Support Climate Action

VICE/Guardian pollThe latest poll shows the majority of Americans support using pandemic recovery funds to boost clean technology and renewable energy.

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US Senators Demand Action After AP Exposes Palm Oil Abuses

Lawmakers say the U.S. government needs to ban the import of products made with child or forced labor after an Associated Press investigation found widespread exploitation in the palm oil industry.

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Is BP Finally Committing To Ambitious Climate Action — Or About To Fool Us Twice?

As big oil and gas companies feel the intensifying heat from shareholders, lawsuits, and divestment campaigns to take responsibility for their outsized contributions to climate change, several European oil and gas giants, including BP and Shell, are making high-profile announcements of their intent to

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How Korea Is Winning The Fight Against COVID-19 & Increasing Climate Action

The Republic of Korea’s response to COVID-19 has been among the most effective in the world. By combining aggressive testing with early isolation and treatment of those who test positive, Korea has lowered its infection rate while avoiding the need to lock down entire cities. The government reorganized hospitals to prevent infection, effectively distributed face masks, and will cover all COVID-related medical costs

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Why 2019 extreme weather didn’t prompt climate policy action – PBS NewsHour

Why 2019 extreme weather didn’t prompt climate policy action  PBS NewsHour

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Asian palm oil giants take action over green group’s rainforest probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Two Asian palm oil traders that supply to a list of major consumer brands are investigating two mills accused this week of buying from an illegal …

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Tesla Master Plan In Action … Tesla Battery R&D … Elon Musk’s $2,000 Start — #CleanTechnica Top 20

The most popular CleanTechnica articles last week covered Tesla’s 2006 master plan, potential battery progress from Tesla’s battery R&D team, the start of Elon Musk’s journey in North America, the Tesla Model 3’s ranking as the 9th best selling car in the United States, and much more

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Malaysia to take action against school over ‘anti-palm oil propaganda’

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia will take action against an international school for spreading “anti-palm oil propaganda”, the education ministry said on Wednesday, in a sign of Kuala Lumpur’s …

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