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How the U.S. could be smarter about insuring against extreme weather-related disasters – MarketWatch

How the U.S. could be smarter about insuring against extreme weather-related disasters  MarketWatch

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In Texas, environmental activists renew fight against fracking

A regional resurgence in hydraulic fracturing this summer dredged up tensions between anti-fracking activists and local government leaders.

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New directive to prepare Army installations against extreme weather, climate change – Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

New directive to prepare Army installations against extreme weather, climate change  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

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‘Meaningless certification’: Study makes the case against ‘sustainable’ palm oil

A new study on certified oil palm plantations and their links to past deforestation has sparked a debate over whether they can be considered sustainable if they’re established on once-forested land.

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Using Geospatial Data to Strengthen the Grid Against Extreme Weather – POWER magazine

Using Geospatial Data to Strengthen the Grid Against Extreme Weather  POWER magazine

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COVID-19 no excuse for dropping guard against illegal fishing, Indonesia says – Mongabay.com

COVID-19 no excuse for dropping guard against illegal fishing, Indonesia says  Mongabay.com

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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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Malaysia Criticises WHO’s Advice Against Palm Oil During Coronavirus

Malaysia criticised the World Health Organisation on Monday for advising adults to avoid palm oil in their diet during the COVID-19 outbreak and use alternatives such as olive oil. The WHO Eastern …

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Nature Scores a Big Win Against Fracking in a Small Pennsylvania Town

Fights like ours should mushroom all around Pennsylvania.” At play in Grant Township was whether a corporation had the right to inject fracking waste in a resistant community, or whether the community …

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Russia-Saudi revenge against shale oil threatens to crush entire US financial system, Professor Wolff tells Boom Bust

Global stock markets hit bear territory this week, with oil prices experiencing their biggest plunge since the 1991 Gulf War. Boom Bust is joined by Professor Richard Wolff of the Economic Update to …

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