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Norway sees sharp drop in palm oil biofuel consumption after ban on government purchasing

Norway saw drop in palm oil consumption following new regulations limiting sales in response to concerns about deforestation for plantations. The decrease has been lauded by a Norwegian rainforest …

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Twitter users have a field day after the Department of Energy dubs fossil fuels ‘freedom gas’

The statement is latest effort by the Trump administration to highlight one policy agenda — the expansion of the number of gas export terminals on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Earlier this month, …

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Taylor Energy oil leak, longest in U.S. history, being contained after almost 15 years

NEW ORLEANS — The nation’s longest continuous oil spill is being contained successfully for the first time in nearly 15 years, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. It’s a major development in the vexing …

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Government fracking tsar quits ‘impossible’ job after less than six months

‘UK fracking has been a total waste of time, and we can’t afford to waste any more of it. Ministers should put this industry out of its misery and focus instead on backing the clean …

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Mercedes ‘very sorry’ after woman claims she was mistreated by dealership over oil leak from new car

German auto giant Mercedes-Benz apologised Tuesday over the ordeal of a Chinese car buyer who alleged mistreatment by an authorised dealership in a viral video that triggered consumer outrage. The …

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After Cyclone Idai, climate chief warns of more extreme weather – CNN

After Cyclone Idai, climate chief warns of more extreme weather  CNN

Extreme weather events like Cyclone Idai will become more frequent and severe unless we act on climate change, the UN warns, with the release of a new …

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Over 50 missing in Nigeria after Nembe Trunk oil pipeline blast: AP

(Reuters) – More than 50 people are missing after a leak from the Nembe Creek Trunk Line oil pipeline caused an explosion on Friday in Bayelsa state in southern Nigeria, the Associated Press reported. …

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China county suspends fracking after quakes worry residents

However, it said that the wastewater produced in the fracking process can cause “induced” earthquakes when injected into wells deep in the ground. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reser…

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Bulk carrier leaking oil on Solomons Islands reef after running aground

The MV Solomon Trader, which has hit a reef in Kangava Bay off Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands The Solomon Islands prime minister has asked Australia for emergency help cleaning up an environmen…

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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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