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The real palm oil problem: it’s not just in your food

PALM oil has become a byword for environmental destruction. Found in food and cosmetics, its growing use is destroying rainforests and endangering species like orangutans. In an effort to turn things around, UK supermarket Iceland pledged last month to …

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How Much Longer Does South Florida Have Until The Real Estate Apocalypse Begins?

How much longer does southern Florida have until real-estate values in the region collapse on the back of flagging demand? At some point the reality that the region is not long for this world will have to sink in, and when it does demand for homes in the region will crater to a degree that not many living there now probably fully comprehend … so, when will that be

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Antarctica’s Gentoo penguins caught doing real life Happy Feet – Lonely Planet Travel News


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Antarctica's Gentoo penguins caught doing real life Happy Feet
Lonely Planet Travel News
Incredible images have captured a waddle of Gentoo penguins dancing along the water's edge like a scene out of hit animation film Happy Feet. The set of pictures show the 28-inch-tall penguins congregating in a group as they take turns to jump high

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For a real Russia collusion story, follow a different trail

Turns out there was foreign money behind these protests. It was no secret then that the Gulf states were funding anti-fracking efforts in America to stop the emerging American energy colossus from turning off the money taps. The Matt Damon movie …
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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away – Los Angeles Times


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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away
Los Angeles Times
Ice shelves naturally shed weight in the form of icebergs through a process called calving, or via melting on the bottom. “That's just the way Antarctica works,” said Helen Fricker, a glaciologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography who studies
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
Antarctica Has Been Changed Forever, But Scientists Aren't Blaming Climate ChangeForbes
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
Reuters –NPR –Project MIDAS
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Can Renewables Contain Extreme Weather Conditions? – The Real News Network

Can Renewables Contain Extreme Weather Conditions?
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The extreme weather events associated with a warming planet is here to stay if we follow the consistency of the record setting trends to date. According to NASA, July and August were the 11th straight record breaking months this year. Just so you our …

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1930s – The Real Decade of Extreme Weather – WOODTV.com (blog)


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1930s – The Real Decade of Extreme Weather
WOODTV.com (blog)
If you're looking for a decade of extreme weather – pick the 1930s, not the 2010s. The above graph is from the EPA and shows the Heat Wave Index since 1895. The decade of heat waves was the 1930s (when CO2 was roughly 310 parts per million).

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Maserati Levante Plug-In Hybrid Is For Real

Maserati Levante

Originally published on EV Obsession. The upcoming Maserati Levante crossover SUV will be offered as a plug-in hybrid, in addition to being offered as a gas-powered version, according to recent reports. Interestingly, the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of the Levante will utilize a similar system to the one that’s being deployed in the upcoming Chrysler [&hellip

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The subtle — but very real — link between global warming and extreme weather … – Washington Post


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The subtle — but very real — link between global warming and extreme weather
Washington Post
As the Nye case indicates, there is still a lot of pushback whenever anyone dares to link climate change to extreme weather events. But we don't have to be afraid to talk about this relationship. We merely have to be scrupulously accurate in doing so
Extreme Weather: What's Climate Change Got to Do With It?Bloomberg BNA
This has been a month of extreme weather around the worldWVVA TV (registration)
With Texas Floods, Media Step Up Coverage Of Link Between Climate Change Media Matters for America (blog)

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“Pretend Divestment” Versus Real Divestment In Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund

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Norway’s sovereign wealth fund announced to the world it had divested from 51 coal companies in 2014 earlier this year, signaling one of the biggest divestment announcements of the current global divestment trend. However, a new report has shown that instead of decreasing their holdings in the coal industry, Norway’s Government Pension Fund has increased by over

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