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Malaysia’s prime minister plans to launch controversial pro-palm oil campaign in response to EU ban

Things aren’t looking so hot for the palm oil industry right now, thanks to successful campaigning by environmental groups such as Greenpeace and others, highlighting the devastating environmental imp…

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Key vote on controversial pipeline looms days after leak

Just a few days after a massive oil leak in the Keystone pipeline, a key vote is scheduled Monday for the controversial Keystone XL expansion plan. As CBS News’ Roxana Saberi reported Sunday evening, what appears from the air to be a small spot staining …
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Top Trump adviser calls for reviving controversial natural gas project on Oregon’s coast

Because the United States has recently become such a major natural gas producer thanks to the fracking boom, the opportunity to export … But FERC shows many additional pending applications for the Gulf Coast. It doesn’t show any for the U.S. east …
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Obama’s Controversial Offshore Drilling Proposal Rests On Research Funded By Fossil Fuel Industry

Sparking protests around the time of the sixth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon spill, the drilling plan would give fossil fuel companies more access to an untapped offshore reserve that holds an estimated 90 billion barrels of oil and 327 trillion …
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A controversial NASA study says Antarctica is gaining ice. Here’s why you … – Washington Post


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A controversial NASA study says Antarctica is gaining ice. Here's why you
Washington Post
Late last week, a study published by NASA scientists in the Journal of Glaciology made the surprising claim that the gigantic continent of Antarctica is actually gaining ice, rather than losing it, to the tune of 82 gigatons (or billion metric tons
Is Antarctica Losing Ice or Gaining It?Scientific American
Antarctica is actually gaining ice, says NASA. Is global warming over?Thetribunepapers
Is Antarctica gaining ice?Northwestern College Beacon News
International Business Times AU –Catholic Online
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Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking): What is it and Why is it so Controversial?

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is more commonly referred to, is the process by which underground rock is fractured by a highly pressurized fluid containing water, chemicals and sand. Firstly, the earth is drilled into to reach the area where the …
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California picks up controversial issue of fracking – abc7news.com


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California picks up controversial issue of fracking
abc7news.com
The oil industry says it has the answer and it's buried underneath what's called the Monterey Shale, a large geological formation that stretches hundreds of miles. Potentially 15.5 billion barrels of oil, but a controversial drilling method called
George Osborne cuts tax on fracking profits in halfThe Independent
California officials wrestle with handling trade secrets on frackingLos Angeles Times
Osborne unveils fracking tax breaksHerald Scotland
Allentown Morning Call –Wall Street Journal
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Horizontal hydraulic fracturing also controversial in Europe – Michigan Radio

Horizontal hydraulic fracturing also controversial in Europe
Michigan Radio
Horizontal hydraulic fracturing has caused a boom in gas drilling in our state and country, but Michigan and the U.S. are certainly not the only places on the planet dealing with fracking. It's starting to be an issue in Europe, as well. BBC Business

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Controversial palm oil project in Cameroon rainforest to resume – Mongabay.com

Controversial palm oil project in Cameroon rainforest to resume
Mongabay.com
The Cameroonian government has lifted the suspension on controversial palm oil project in the northwestern part of the Central African nation, reports the AFP. The project, run by U.S.-based Herakles Farms, was suspended by the company last month

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ABP, PFZW to stick with controversial palm oil firm – IPE.com (registration)

ABP, PFZW to stick with controversial palm oil firm
IPE.com (registration)
NETHERLANDS – ABP, the €292bn pension fund for Dutch civil servants, and PFZW, the €136bn scheme for healthcare professionals, have said they will remain invested in Wilmar International due to their successful efforts to engage with the controversial

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