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Malaysia’s prime minister plans to launch controversial pro-palm oil campaign in response to EU ban

Things aren’t looking so hot for the palm oil industry right now, thanks to successful campaigning by environmental groups such as Greenpeace and others, highlighting the devastating environmental imp…

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A scientist’s response to Antarctic ice loss: ‘We can act.’ – PRI


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A scientist's response to Antarctic ice loss: 'We can act.'
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The team's findings, which were recently published in the journal Nature, show that as much as 200 billion tons of ice are being lost from Antarctica each year — a much larger number than originally thought by the scientific community. In fact, the

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Defends Autopilot Response In Recent Accident

“The system worked as described which is that it’s a hands-on system. It is not a self-driving system.” It is logical that the uninformed public would think that an “autopilot” system is completely hands-off but Tesla’s system is not quite there yet – nor does it claim to be

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Uptown oil leak prompts response from Haz-Mat team

An oil leak on a 21-block stretch on Tchoupitoulas Street from Eighth Street to Valence Street Saturday morning lead to the New Orleans Fire Department calling in its Haz-Mat team, according to an NOFD news release. The team found the leak to be non …

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Extreme weather response plan in place for homeless Nashvillians – The Tennessean


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Extreme weather response plan in place for homeless Nashvillians
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The city moved up to a level two Thursday, signifying extreme weather. There are four possible levels: Cold weather, extreme weather, critical weather and metro response, where temperatures are freezing and the shelter beds are 90 percent occupied.

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Lesley Griffiths happy with Nantycaws oil leak response

The rural affairs secretary Lesley Griffiths said she is “very happy” with the response to an oil pipe leak in Carmarthenshire. She visited the site of the fractured pipe on the A48 at Nantycaws on Saturday, where 140,000 litres of kerosene spilled into a …
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‘Just Pump It Back to Antarctica’ Is Not a Viable Response to Sea … – Newsweek


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'Just Pump It Back to Antarctica' Is Not a Viable Response to Sea
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A new study explains why geoengineering sea level rise would fail spectacularly.
Memo to Global Warming Expeditions: Stay Away From Antarctica Canada Free Press
Sea-level rise too big to be pumped away | EurekAlert! Science NewsEurekAlert (press release)

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Turkey Gets Blockbuster Response To Wind Energy Projects Auction

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Yet another renewable energy projects auction, this time in Turkey, has attracted an overwhelming response from project developers. Turkey, an emerging renewable energy market, had invited bids to auction pre-licensed wind energy projects of cumulative capacity worth 3 GW. Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority announced earlier this month that it received applications from prospective developers to

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Costa Concordia: emergency response teams rush to deal with oil spill before … – Telegraph.co.uk


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Costa Concordia: emergency response teams rush to deal with oil spill before
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The Oil Spill Response team was immediately activated and the area was cleaned through the use of absorbent booms,” said a statement from Costa Cruises, the company that owns the Concordia. “The team is replacing the absorbing booms in the area.” …
Costa Concordia oil spill 'nothing to worry about'The Guardian
Oil spill at Italy shipwreck siteThe News
Dutch captain unfazed over role in Costa Concordia salvageIrish Times (blog)
Scientific American
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Colerain honors firefighters for oil spill response – Cincinnati.com

Colerain honors firefighters for oil spill response
Cincinnati.com
Township officials honored six members of the Colerain Township Department of Fire and EMS at the June 10 board meeting for their work during the oil spill in the Glen Oak Nature Preserve in March. Colerain Fire Chief Bruce Smith presented Division

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