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Palm oil, biofuels and deforestation: are they linked?

Palm oil, biofuels and deforestation: are they linked?

Instead of helping the environment, most biofuels actually hurt it. More on biofuelsreform.org Biodiesel is the most consumed biofuel in Europe today. The problem? European food-based biodiesel emits, on average, 80% more CO2 than fossil diesel. Palm-oil biodiesel is the worst of all biofuels. It releases three times the greenhouse …

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21,000 tons of Diesel Spills into Russian River

21,000 tons of Diesel Spills into Russian River

At the end of May, diesel leaked from the storage tank of a thermal power station near the industrial city of Norilsk in Russia. 21,000 tons of diesel was leaked into the Ambarnaya River, which was turned red by the oil. However, there was no official response until days later. …

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Putin declares a state of emergency after 20,000 tons of diesel oil leak into Arctic river due to cl

Putin declares a state of emergency after 20,000 tons of diesel oil leak into Arctic river due to cl

Putin declares a state of emergency after 20,000 tons of diesel oil leak into Arctic river due to climate change The spill appears to have been caused by melting permafrost By Roland Oliphant, senior foreign correspondent 4 June 2020 • 8:38pm Emergency workers have been sent to the site of …

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Launching climate summit, UK brings forward ban on new petrol and diesel cars

Launching climate summit, UK brings forward ban on new petrol and diesel cars

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2035, five years earlier than previously planned, Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson announce today as he launches a major United Nations climate summit due to take place in Glasgow in November. Mr Johnson launched the UN’s Conference of …

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