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Europe Is Drowning In SUV Emissions

Carbon emissions from vehicles in Europe are inching up thanks in part to cars being bigger, heavier, and less efficient.

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States Sue EPA Over Emissions Rollback As 9th Circuit Refuses To Allow Oil Companies To Seek Shelter In Federal Court

California Vs EPACalifornia and several other states have sued to block new exhaust emissions rules while the 9th Circuit has ruled that suits against fossil fuel companies should be heard in state courts.

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Groningen: All City Logistics To Create Zero Emissions By 2025

Once upon a time, I lived in the city of Groningen. I still think it has the best quality of life of any city I’ve ever lived in or visited

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Fraser Institute News Release: Fracking generally safe, includes manageable risks, can help reduce GHG emissions

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The actual harm to human welfare from hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) is extremely low, finds a new study released today by the Fraser …

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Arctic Permafrost Thawing Will Double Previous Carbon Emissions Estimates

A new study shows that the abrupt thawing of the Arctic permafrost will double previous estimates of potential carbon emissions — carbon that was once frozen in the permafrost ice. In fact, it is already changing the landscape and ecology of the circumpolar north

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Palm oil: research shows that new plantations produce double the emissions of mature ones

But since the 1990s, swamp forests have been destroyed for agricultural use, usually to produce palm oil – a cheap vegetable oil used in food, cosmetics and biofuels. Because palm oil trees can’t grow …

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Tim Blair: Time to get fracking and lower those emissions

Picture: John Fotiadis “That’s not just bad news for Iran. It also weakens the hand of Saudi Arabia, which has gone from jihad-encouraging frenemy to a nervous ally as it faces Iran across the Persian …

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The Latest Texas Oil Boom Has Sent Emissions Soaring

The ongoing growth of fracking in the U.S., plus the related buildout of pipelines … Shell’s gargantuan ethane cracker in Western Pennsylvania is one example, but the Gulf Coast is home to many more …

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Biofuels Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 96%

biofuel studyResearch by three national laboratories has created a new process that converts ethanol to fuels in one step. The result could be a reduction in greenhouse gases from transportation by up to 96%

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The Fastest Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

The multidimensional aspects of a situation are sometimes quite hard to grasp. Take a situation that involves one’s health, one’s transit, and commuting habits. How does travel, whether around the neighborhood, to the store, to visit family, or to commute to a job matter? It matters quite a bit in coexistence

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