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Are Post-Covid Recovery Plans Green? Not So Much

Public funding for fossil fuel companies is a considerable portion of economic rescue packages around the world

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How fracking plans could affect shared water resources in southern Africa

Fracking in Botswana could have an impact not only the country’s groundwater, but also that of Namibia and South Africa.

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Energy sector’s methane leaks rise despite green plans: Kayrros

Satellite images show the number of large methane leaks from the oil and gas industry rose by nearly a third in the first eight months of this year to over 5,000, despite the sector’s pledges to …

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Audi Plans 2022 Q4 e-tron Sportback With 100 kWh Battery And 600 Km Range

Audi Q4 e-tron SportbackBeginning in 2022, Audi will offer a Sportback version of its Q4 electric SUV with a 100 kWh battery and 600 kilometers of range.

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Apple Plans To Go 100% Carbon Neutral — Including Supply Chain — By 2030

Apple is making big changes to its supply chain and products by committing to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030. The company announced on its website that it’s already carbon neutral for corporate emissions globally and that it wants to bring its entire carbon footprint to “net zero.”

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Indonesian government plans to raise palm oil export levy: minister

Indonesia’s chief economic minister, Airlangga Hartarto, said on Wednesday the government plans to increase palm oil export levies to support expansion of its palm biodiesel program. “The increase is …

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NASA is testing an alien-hunting, upside-down underwater rover in Antarctica. It’s one of several plans to explore 2 ocean worlds for signs of life.

NASA is testing the rover in Antarctica, an environment similar to the salty oceans hidden beneath the thick ice crusts of Europa and Enceladus.

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Democrats split from Obama playbook with aggressive climate plans

That downturn came as companies poured money in fracking at shale fields that lied largely on private land rather than places like the Gulf of Mexico. Less than a quarter of U.S. oil production comes …

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Trump Plans to End Methane Curbs That Oil Companies Want to Keep

The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas facilities, even as some energy companies insist they don’t want the relief. A draft …

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Nigeria plans 8-fold increase in palm oil production

Nigeria plans to invest 180 billion naira ($ 500 million) to increase its palm oil production from around 600,000 tons a year to 5 million tons a year by 2027. The policy, which would double oil …

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