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Tesla deliveries fall sharply in the first quarter, especially for its highest-margin cars

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 1:04pm

Electric-car maker Tesla Inc. delivered sharply fewer vehicles to customers in the first three months of the year, raising questions about the strength of demand for its product lines as it ramps up assembly of the newest sedan.

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Climate Change Drives Collapse Of Baby Corals In Great Barrier Reef

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 6:39pm

The deadly back-to-back bleaching events that hammered Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in 2016 and 2017 led to a collapse in the recruitment of new corals, severely affecting the ecosystem’s ability to recover from the devastation.

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Oil Giants Invest $110 Billion In New Fossil Fuels After Spending $1 Billion On Green PR

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Sun, 03/24/2019 - 7:11pm

Meanwhile, those firms are projected to spend just $3.6 billion on low-carbon investments, such as biofuels and renewables, according to a new analysis that Influence Map, a British nonprofit that analyzes corporate influence on climate policy, derived from industry data and numbers buried in company disclosures.

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Trump might limit states’ say in offshore drilling plan. Here’s how

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Sun, 03/24/2019 - 7:08pm

When President Trump proposed opening nearly the entire U.S. coastline to more offshore oil and gas drilling, the backlash from states seeking exemptions was swift.

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Farmers Are Supposed to Consider Safer Alternatives to Toxic Pesticides. UCLA Report Says That’s Not Working Out Well

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Sun, 03/24/2019 - 7:06pm

Just under 200 million pounds of pesticides a year are used on California’s crops. When it comes to using them safely, 56 county agricultural officers are local communities final line of defense.