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Malaysia in last ditch effort to avert EU palm oil curbs

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Malaysia will present legal and technical arguments this week against an EU plan to limit the use of palm oil, the head of the country’s marketing agency said on Tuesday, opposing …

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When extreme weather wipes out wildlife, the fallout can last for years – The Conversation AU

When extreme weather wipes out wildlife, the fallout can last for years  The Conversation AU

Mass wildlife die-offs, such as those wrought by Australia’s recent heatwaves, make for grim headlines. But the wider effects of extreme weather are more …

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Wall Street Analyst: Tesla “One of the Most Dynamic Technology Innovators over the Last 30 Years”

Tesla is a polarizing stock on Wall Street. There are plenty of bulls and bears that work hard to make their case. However, there’s a new Wall Street analyst covering Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] who’s enthusiastic about the company’s potential but warns of great volatility ahead. According to CNBC, “Wedbush Securities began coverage of Tesla shares on [December 14] with an outperform rating.”

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Oceanic dead zones thrived during last Ice Age, new evidence shows

Dr. Hoogakker said: “The theory up to this point has been that the oceanic dead zone in the tropical Pacific Ocean, a layer between 100 and 900 m spanning an area fifty times the size of Britain …

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Trillion ton iceberg that cracked off Antarctica last year spinning and … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Trillion ton iceberg that cracked off Antarctica last year spinning and …
Daily Mail
Polar oceanographer Mark Brandon, who spotted the movement using temperature data collected by the Suomi NPP satellite said A68 has started to swing …
Antarctica's Giant Iceberg Is Finally on the Move – Earther – GizmodoGizmodo

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Trump’s latest massive offshore oil and gas sale fares slightly better than last

Overall, I still think the Gulf is a very viable place.” But the industry may not be overly interested in offshore drilling, critics say, because it is expensive, risky, and overshadowed by easier-to- …

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Marchionne Is Last To Join The EV Bandwagon, But Can Fiat Still Compete? (Part 1)

Fiat Chrysler’s CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled his last 5-year industrial plan for the Italian-American carmaker a month ago in Turin, Italy. The much anticipated event did not disappoint, as the CEO confirmed the company would be finally rid of its long standing debt. More importantly, in a major U-turn from past statements, Marchionne announced a major investment of 9 billion euros aimed at the electrification of Fiat Chrysler models to the detriment of diesel engines – to be abandoned by 2021. Fiat’s financial wizard made it his life mission to close out the company’s debts and reach profitability. But can Sergio’s financial genius survive the capital-intensive tech race to Car 2.0, also known as the electric car

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Tesla Airlifts Robots To Save Money, Jumping Last Hurdle To 6,000 Model 3’s A Week #Pravduh

Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter last night that 6 planeloads of equipment that Tesla just flew from Germany to California are indeed robots from Grohmann. Don’t envision Westworld-like robots occupying all the seats in a jumbo jet, enjoying the latest movie. These are automated assembly systems for the Gigafactory to solve the last problems with battery module assembly. For over half a year, it is known that the biggest hurdle to ramping the Model 3 production is unexpected limitations of the battery assembly line

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Antarctica – the world’s last great wilderness – Aljazeera.com


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Antarctica – the world's last great wilderness
Aljazeera.com
And that applies especially to one of the remotest regions on Earth – Antarctica. The Antarctic Ocean is one of the world's last great wildernesses, home to spectacular biodiversity from killer whales to starfish. But a warming climate and an ever

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Antarctica: Skiing the last frontier | Stuff.co.nz – Stuff.co.nz


Stuff.co.nz

Antarctica: Skiing the last frontier | Stuff.co.nz
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Few tourists visit, and ever fewer actually put on the skis in Antarctica.

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