World Bank to stop funding oil, gas projects from 2019

World Bank to stop funding oil, gas projects from 2019

The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced Tuesday at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy's shift to cleaner energy. "The World Bank Group will no longer finance upstream oil and gas, after 2019," it said in a statement in Paris, where world leaders sought to unlock more money for the shift away from Earth-warming fossil fuels.

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Tick that fed on dinosaurs found preserved on its host’s fossilized feather

Tick that fed on dinosaurs found preserved on its host’s fossilized feather

Trapped in 100-million-year-old amber, the fossils are the first ever evidence linking ticks to a dinosaur host. In a discovery that seems straight out of Jurassic Park, researchers have identified a 99-million-year-old fossilized tick on a dinosaur feather.

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