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1 John 5:18 (ESV)
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April 22, 2021 11:58 PM
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Decades after the oil spill that inspired Earth Day, are we prepared for the next one? - PHYS.org

Decades after the oil spill that inspired Earth Day, are we prepared for the next one? - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The year was 1969. A blow-out from Union Oil's offshore platform just six miles from the city of Santa Barbara leaked an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 barrels of crude oil into the Santa Barbara Channel, killing approximately 3,500 sea birds and marine animals such as dolphins, elephant seals, and...

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January 7, 2021 4:06 PM
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Bank lending to plastics industry faces scrutiny as pollution concerns mount - The Fiji Times 

Bank lending to plastics industry faces scrutiny as pollution concerns mount - The Fiji Times  | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

LONDON (Reuters) – Banks have provided $1.7 trillion of finance to 40 companies in the plastics supply chain without imposing any requirements to tackle plastic pollution pouring into the world’s rivers and oceans, according to a report published on Thursday.

 

With European and U.S. banks increasingly spurning the most polluting fossil fuel projects to help slow climate change, campaigners want lenders to take a similar approach to plastics by making loans conditional on measures to boost recycling. 

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