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Haiti Tops Index of Nations Worst-hit by Extreme Weather in 2016 – Voice of America


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Haiti Tops Index of Nations Worst-hit by Extreme Weather in 2016
Voice of America
Haiti, which was hit last year by its strongest hurricane in 50 years, has been ranked the country worst-affected by extreme weather in 2016, in an index published on Thursday. Zimbabwe, which suffered severe drought followed by floods, came second.
India sixth most vulnerable country facing extreme weather events: ReportEconomic Times
524 000 people killed by extreme weather in last 20 years – reportIndependent Online
Over 528000 died in last two decades due to extreme weather events; low-income nations most affectedDown To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

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Halliburton Tops All Estimates as Fracking Lifts Profits (1)

(Bloomberg) — Halliburton Co. outperformed all analysts’ expectations thanks in part to rising orders for oilfield crews in the U.S. Gulf Coast to the Canadian … bucking the pessimistic outlook of rival fracking companies who last week predicted …
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Volvo XC60 Production Line Opens — T8 Plug-In Hybrid Version Tops The Lineup

Volvo isn’t exactly at the front of the EV pack, but it is now trying to catch up (to some degree). A positive sign from the company is that it’s electrifying one of its most popular vehicles, the Volvo XC60, and the production line for the new XC60 just opened in Sweden

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Sunoco, behind protested Dakota pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts

PHMSA data became more detailed in 2010. In its examination, Reuters tallied leaks in the past six years along dedicated onshore crude oil lines and excluded systems that carry natural gas and refined products. The Sunoco data include two of its pipeline …
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Antarctica’s CO2 Level Tops 400 PPM for First Time in Perhaps 4 Million Years – InsideClimate News


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Antarctica's CO2 Level Tops 400 PPM for First Time in Perhaps 4 Million Years
InsideClimate News
The concentration of heat-trapping CO2 pollution in the atmosphere has passed the 400 parts per million (ppm) threshold in Antarctica for the first time in at least 800,000 years, and possibly as long as four million years, scientists reported this
CO2 in Antarctica reaches 400 PPM for first time in 4 million yearsBoing Boing
Antarctica's Carbon Dioxide Levels Have Reached A Troubling New RecordPopular Science
CO2 levels in Antarctica crack 400ppmNewshub

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Alpha Ventus Wind Farm Tops Forecasts

Originally published on ABB-Conversations. In every endeavor, there has to be a first: The first person in space, the first man on the moon, the first to stand atop the highest mountain in the world. For Germany’s offshore wind industry, it was the pioneering Alpha Ventus installation off the coast of Borkum that waded first

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Marks and Spencer Tops FTSE 100 Carbon Ranking For Third Year Running

Marks & Spencer retained its #1 position in Carbon Clear rankings of FTSE 100 companies . These carbon rankings reflect reporting efforts

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Elon Musk Tops Vanity Fair’s “Disruptors” List

EV Obsession. Elon Musk is as popular these days as the mini-skirt once was. Musk is the renewable energy icon that defines our time. Musk is the top of many things, and now he is #1 of Vanity Fair‘s recent (annual) list of top “disruptors.” He is  a leader of all things electric as well as clean

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US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) Tops Q2 EPS by 6c; Boosts FY11 EPS Views – StreetInsider.com

US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL ) reported Q2 EPS of $0.25, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $0.19. Revenue for the quarter came in at $39.5 million versus the consensus estimate of $35.8 million. US Ecology, Inc. sees FY2011 EPS of $0.82-$0.90 …
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Climate change tops agenda on World Environment Day – Engineering News

World Environment Day was celebrated on June 5, and Water and Environ-mental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa urged all South Africans to “save tomorrow today”, elaborating that every citizen had a responsibility to conserve the environment through actions …
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