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In this article @CL.1 XOM Darren Woods, Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil. Katie Kramer | CNBC Exxon said Wednesday that President Joe Biden’s call to investigate “potentially illegal conduct” within the oil and gas industry is unwarranted. “If you go back in time in history, every time we see the supply and demand imbalances get
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WASHINGTON — The White House released Dec. 1 a document that outlines its space policy priorities, including addressing growing military threats and supporting “a rules-based international order for space.” The seven-page United States Space Priorities Framework document, released ahead of the first meeting by the National Space Council under the Biden administration, represents the first
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NEWS ROUND-UP 01 December 2021 Pandemic mental health and Eurasia’s oldest jewellery The latest science news, in brief. Twitter Facebook Email Download PDF The pendant, seen here from two different angles, features drilled holes and around 50 smaller indentations that create an irregular curve.Credit: Antonino Vazzana/BONES Lab Mammoth pendant could be Eurasia’s oldest jewellery A
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Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free newsletter. Subscribe here. Few climate solutions create as much controversy and confusion as offsets, which explains why it took six years for countries to agree on a set of rules for buying and selling carbon credits. Even after the rest of the Paris Agreement’s fine print had been sorted
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WASHINGTON — Concerns about the long-term viability of some existing International Space Station modules and the potential of delays in development of commercial space stations heighten the risk of a gap in low Earth orbit destinations, a new report warns. The Nov. 30 report by NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) said that any gap
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CORRESPONDENCE 30 November 2021 Collaborate equitably in ancient DNA research and beyond Mehmet Somel 0 , N. Ezgi Altınışık 1 , Füsun Özer 2 & María C. Ávila-Arcos 3 Mehmet Somel Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar N. Ezgi Altınışık Hacettepe
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A new marine reptile has been found by international researchers from Canada, Colombia, and Germany. One of the few remaining ichthyosaurs-ancient animals that appear remarkably like live swordfish-the specimen is a superbly preserved meter-long skull. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons) A New Species? Hans Larsson, Director of the Redpath Museum at McGill University, states, “This species
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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CORRESPONDENCE 30 November 2021 Animal experiments: EU is pushing to find substitutes fast Stefan Hippenstiel  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5146-1064 0 , Christa Thöne-Reineke  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0782-2755 1 & Jens Kurreck  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1469-0052 2 Stefan Hippenstiel Charité‚ Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Christa Thöne-Reineke Freie Universität Berlin,
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Traditional consulting involves using the expertise of outside professionals to assist an organization in improving its performance. The management consultant provides detailed advice, objective insights and recommendations to a group of people working to achieve a specific goal. In contrast, today, corporate executives are surrounded by vocal stakeholders who demand swift elevation of their corporate
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Outer space is more fundamental to our lives and more under threat than at any time in history. Today, the U.S. government and economy receive enormous benefits from space. Still, the strategies that secured our nation’s leading role in space won’t be enough to sustain that leadership in the coming decades. With the nature of
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With the emerging Omicron strain of COVID-19, Moderna has claimed that an upgraded COVID-19 vaccination for the new strain might well be available by earlier time of year 2022. During last Sunday’s BBC’s Andrew Marr Program, Mr. Paul Burton, a Senior Healthcare Director commented, “Humans must therefore understand further about existing medication’s potential to offer safeguards
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In a significant push against big tech’s ability to maintain market dominance through sheer buying power, the UK’s competition watchdog has ordered Facebook (now Meta) to reverse its acquisition of animated GIF platform, Giphy — confirming the Financial Times‘ earlier reporting. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said its phase 2 investigation cemented earlier competition
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CORRESPONDENCE 30 November 2021 Climate researchers: consider standing for office — I did John Dearing  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1466-9640 0 John Dearing University of Southampton, Southampton, UK. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook Email With the COP26 climate summit receding in the rear-view mirror, in many regions
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Tesla has started to enable in-car purchases and subscriptions in its latest software updates. Owners can buy a ‘Premium Connectivity’ straight from their center console inside Tesla vehicles. Over the years, Tesla has started to find opportunities to sell upgrades to its owners by unlocking software features inside its vehicles. Originally, owners needed to log
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Amazon CloudWatch was introduced way back in 2009 to help AWS customers view data about their cloud usage and spending. Today at the dawn of AWS re:Invent, the company’s cloud customer conference taking place in Las Vegas this week, the cloud division announced a couple of enhancements to the product. Amazon has been building on
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Energy Policy Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Ashwin Rode & Andrew Hultgren Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA Tamma Carleton National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, USA Tamma Carleton, Michael Greenstone, Solomon Hsiang & Amir Jina Rhodium Group, New York, NY, USA Michael Delgado, Trevor Houser & Kelly E. McCusker Department
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Getting an agreement on the rules for international trading of carbon credits, a set of negotiations known as Article 6, came down to the wire last month at COP26. But during the last weekend of the conference, the 200 countries finally agreed upon guidelines that will create an international market for carbon credits, including country-to-country
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Alzheimer’s disease, the primary source of mortality amongst US citizens and affects 5.8 million Americans. Pharmacological studies have attempted and failed for past decades to generate medicines that might halt the course of the illness. Some prominent drug manufacturers have forsaken the objective of creating Alzheimer’s medications entirely. Now, experts claim to have reached a
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WASHINGTON — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in a new program will explore options to conduct biomanufacturing in space, using biological systems like microbes to construct materials for use in orbital operations. The project, led by DARPA’s biological technologies office, is called B-SURE, short for biomanufacturing, survival, utility and reliability beyond Earth. “The B-SURE
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Researchers at the University of Cambridge have invented a soft, jelly-like material that can endure the equivalent of an elephant standing on it and not explode like a water balloon — even though it’s 80 percent water. When the weight is removed, the material returns to its former shape completely without being permanently deformed. The material,
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A truck passes pumpjacks in the Belridge oil field on November 03, 2021 near McKittrick, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images President Joe Biden’s administration stands ready to release even more barrels of oil from its strategic reserves should the need arise again, according to the U.S. State Department’s senior advisor
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Download PDF For the past five years, I’ve studied oysters — a commercially and environmentally important species in southeast England. My research is very practical: I help to solve problems by working with oyster growers (known locally as oystermen), regulators and other community members. Resulting papers are evidence of work I’ve already done. Most oysters
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HELSINKI — Chinese satellite operator and remote sensing data firm ADA Space raised $55.6 million in a Series B investment round for its artificially intelligent satellite network plans. The short announcement from ADA Space Nov. 20 states that the 355 million yuan in funding will be used for satellite network capacity building and research and
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There’s been a lot of encouraging news over the past year related to environmental, social and governance metrics — ESG, for short — and sustainable finance: the meteoric growth of ESG-themed investment funds, a similar trajectory for ESG-rated loans and bonds, the coming consolidation of ESG rating and reporting systems, the linkages between high ESG
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