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More than 7,000 extreme weather events recorded since 2000, says UN – The Guardian

  1. More than 7,000 extreme weather events recorded since 2000, says UN  The Guardian
  2. Extreme Weather Events Have Increased Significantly in the Last 20 Years  Yale Environment 360
  3. Asia Minute: Regional Extreme Weather Events on the Rise  Hawaiipublicradio
  4. Extreme-weather related disasters jump dramatically: UN  Anadolu Agency
  5. ‘Staggering’ rise in climate emergencies in last 20 years, new disaster research shows  UN News
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Malaysia end-Jan palm oil stocks fall to lowest since June 2017

Malaysia’s palm oil inventories fell a fifth straight month amidst tighter production and slower demand, with January end-stocks below 2 million tonnes, official data showed on Monday. January stocks …

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Newsom Freezes New Fracking Permits In California & Slows Rate of Oil Well Approvals Since Summer; 2019 State Oil Well Permits Still Outpace 2018

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Since mid-July, state regulators have not issued a new permit for fracking or acidizing in California and have slowed the overall rate of permitting oil …

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Palm oil to blame for 39% of forest loss in Borneo since 2000 – study

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39% of forest loss in biodiversity-rich Borneo island between 2000 and 2018, data from an Indonesia-based research …

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Carbon emissions rise at fastest rate since 2011, as extreme weather drives up fossil fuel use – The Independent

  1. Carbon emissions rise at fastest rate since 2011, as extreme weather drives up fossil fuel use  The Independent
  2. Extreme Weather Could Send Global Energy Demand To Record High  Yahoo Finance
  3. Extreme weather sends energy demand growth to 9-year high  Financial Times
  4. Extreme weather drove spike in energy demand and emissions: BP  Aljazeera.com
  5. Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011  The Guardian
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It’s been nearly 30 years since the Exxon Valdez oil spill. But that crisis pales in comparison to these recent ocean disasters.

The largest accumulation of ocean plastic in the world is called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and is located between Hawaii and California. Dead zones are areas of ocean that are hypoxic — meaning …

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Palm Oil’s Best Start Since 2016 Still Has Legs, Top Grower Says

Palm oil prices may extend a rally through the second quarter as a recovery in demand for the commodity gathers momentum amid a seasonal drop in production, according to a top producer. Demand for the …

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BP Makes $10.5 Billion Shale Deal, Its Biggest Since Deepwater Horizon

The Gulf of Mexico spill changed all that … Shale exploration, which involves drilling long horizontal wells and then injecting fluids, or fracking, to break up rocks beneath the Earth’s surface, ha…

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121 salt water leaks from Sask. oil industry since start of 2017

Saline water used in the process of oil production has leaked from flowlines and pipelines in Saskatchewan more than 120 times since the beginning of 2017, according to the Ministry of Energy and Reso…

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Here’s What Antarctica’s Hugest Iceberg Has Been Doing Since It Broke Free – Gizmodo


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Here's What Antarctica's Hugest Iceberg Has Been Doing Since It Broke Free
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It was a year ago at this time that Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf gave birth to Iceberg A-68, one of the largest chunks of ice ever recorded. A new timelapse video made from satellite imagery shows the rift, calving, and subsequent journey of the

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