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Former Norilsk mayor is sentenced to six months community service for negligence in massive oil spill

A court in Krasnoyarsk has convicted former Norilsk Mayor Rinat Akhmetchin of criminal negligence and sentenced him to six months of community service for his role in a massive oil leak this summer by …

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Large methane leaks ‘increased dramatically by 32%’ in first eight months of 2020

The overall volume of methane leaked from large leaks around the world has increased by approximately 32% in the first eight months of 2020. That’s according to a new report by the data analytics firm …

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Greenland Ice Melt Raised Ocean Level 2.2 Millimeters In Two Months

GRACE satelliteMeasurements from space confirm Greenland lost 600 billion tons of ice during last summer’s record heat. That’s enough to meet the needs of Los Angeles for 600 years.

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40,000 Miles & 15 Months Living In A Tesla Model 3

Living in a car, van, or RV doesn’t appeal to that many people, but for the intrepid minority who do live this lifestyle, it can offer some unconventional and enriching experiences for those who choose mobile living out of necessity or for those who do so for the freedom to travel as much as their budgets allow

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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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As Meteorological Winter Begins, Here Are 5 Extreme Weather Patterns to Look For Over the Next Few Months – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

As Meteorological Winter Begins, Here Are 5 Extreme Weather Patterns to Look For Over the Next Few Months
The Weather Channel
The most extreme and long-lasting cold weather patterns in the central and eastern states coincide with the aforementioned negative phase of the NAO. When the NAO is negative, the same atmospheric blocking described in the section above keeps a …

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Palm oil, soy oil prices seen rising by $50-$100 per tonne in next 9 months: Analyst Thomas Mielke

Speaking at a palm conference in Indonesia, Mielke said global palm oil stocks would peak in November or December this year, before starting to fall in 2019 as growth in output slows. Prices for palm …

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Extreme weather drives Hongkongers into vehicles as number unwilling to walk short distances doubles in 12 months – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Extreme weather drives Hongkongers into vehicles as number unwilling to walk short distances doubles in 12 months
South China Morning Post
The green group believes this year's extreme weather, such as the record run of hot days in May, or heavy rainstorms, is affecting people's willingness to walk to their destinations. Of those interviewed, another 9 per cent, mostly female, were

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WNC community still recovering months after extreme weather – WSPA.com


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WNC community still recovering months after extreme weather
WSPA.com
It has been months since heavy rain and landslides damaged many homes in Western North Carolina.

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Pond and fish management is important during the summer months

Once summer arrives and water temperatures increase, pond owners should conduct chemical weed control activities with special care if fish are important. Killing too much vegetation at once can result in decaying matter, reducing the oxygen content …

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