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Great Barrier Reef rodent becomes 1st official ‘climate change extinction’

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Australia’s government has declared the Bramble Cay melomys extinct, making it what is believed to be the first mammalian casualty directly attributed to man-made climate change. The official declaration on Tuesday by Australia’s Environment Ministry was long-expected, as a wide-ranging survey of the critter’s habitat in 2014 found no traces of the species. The rat Read More

Merkel blames ‘outside influence’ for kids’ climate change protest… but could it just be a protest?

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Talking almost in one breath about Russia, “hybrid warfare” and widespread environmental protests among schoolchildren across Europe is not bizarre paranoia, but a deliberate tactic, RT has been told. Centrist forces in Europe as well as in the US “have been trying to deflect attention to Russia whenever there are key issues that are coming Read More

'Massive slap in the face': Activists slam British Museum's ties to BP

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Oil giant BP backed the war in Iraq and its exploits in the nation today are akin to “neocolonialism,” a campaigner told RT after hundreds of protesters came out to denounce a BP-sponsored exhibit at a UK museum. British Petroleum (BP) was “one of the biggest supporters of the Iraq War” as the company saw Read More

Gas guru who corrected CIA says U.S., Russia pick wrong fight

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By Jonathan Tirone on 2/18/2019 Nebojsa Nakicenovic. Photo: IIAC. VIENNA (Bloomberg) — The scientist who built the most prominent Cold War energy advisory said the U.S. and Russia should set aside their fight over natural gas markets and focus on slashing fossil fuel pollution more quickly. Nebojsa Nakicenovic helped set the stage for the global gas Read More

Superior Energy Services Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

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HOUSTON, Feb. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Superior Energy Services, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced a net loss from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of 2018 of $750.2 million, or $4.85 per share, on revenue of $539.3 million.  This compares to a net loss from continuing operations of $21.8 million, or $0.14 per share, Read More

Moscow knows top Baring Vostok businessman as major investor in Russia, alarmed by his arrest

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Moscow is “closely following” the news about US businessman Michael Calvey’s arrest, the Kremlin said, adding that the case is not political and has nothing to do with Moscow’s strained relations with Washington. The Russian authorities know Calvey as a “major investor…who always championed an idea of a high investment potential of the Russian market,” Read More

Documentary about dark-skinned ‘first Swedes’ sparks horror on Twitter

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An ad for an upcoming documentary about ‘The First Swedes,’ who were dark-skinned and blue eyed, has prompted fear and denial on Twitter. The series will start to air on Swedish television this Wednesday, and when channel SVT began promoting it last week, some people reacted on social media with disbelief and anger. The documentary Read More