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Fossil Fuel

Fins of prehistoric fish reveal origins of the human hand

Inside the stout fins of a fish that prowled the shallow waters of an estuary in what is now eastern Canada about 380 million years ago, scientists have found what they call the evolutionary origins ...

An artist's reconstruction of the extinct fish Elpistostege watsoni, released to Reuters on 18 March 2020.

'Wonderchicken' fossil from Belgium reveals dawn of modern birds

A fossil unearthed in Belgium dubbed the "Wonderchicken" is providing a rare glimpse into the early evolution of modern birds at the twilight of the age of dinosaurs, right before an asteroid impact ...

Artist's reconstruction of the world's oldest-known anatomically modern bird, Asteriornis maastrichtensis, in this handout photo released to Reuters on 17 March 2020. AFP

'Bangladesh’s fossil fuel to be used for its own development'

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday reiterated her firm stance to use Bangladesh’s fossil fuel for its own economic development and the wellbeing of people, reports UNB.“Whatever ...

'Bangladesh’s fossil fuel to be used for its own development'

First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada

The world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft took its inaugural test flight on Tuesday, taking off from the Canadian city of Vancouver and offering hope that airlines may one day end ...

First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada

Tighter climate policies could erase $2.3 tln in companies value

Tighter government climate regulations by 2025 could wipe up to $2.3 trillion off the value of companies in industries ranging from fossil fuel producers to agriculture and car makers, an investor ...

Tighter climate policies could erase $2.3 tln in companies value

Fossil fuel groups ‘destroying’ climate talks

Oil and gas groups were accused Saturday of seeking to influence climate talks in Madrid by paying millions in sponsorship and sending dozens of lobbyists to delay what scientists say is a necessary ...

Fossil fuel groups ‘destroying’ climate talks

Planned fossil fuel output swamps Paris climate goals

Oil, gas and coal output already planned or in the pipeline will overwhelm efforts to cap global warming at levels consistent with a liveable planet, the UN and leading research groups warned ...

Planned fossil fuel output swamps Paris climate goals

Fossils detail rise of mammals after dinosaur demise

A revelatory cache of fossils dug up in central Colorado details as never before the rise of mammals from the post-apocalyptic landscape after an asteroid smacked Earth 66 million years ago and ...

Fossils detail rise of mammals after dinosaur demise

PM Hasina urges all nations to meet climate pledges

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called upon all the nations to meet their commitments to reducing carbon emissions and financing the initiatives of the climate vulnerable countries.“I ...

PM Hasina urges all nations to meet climate pledges

The worm that turned: fossil shows early movement

More than half a billion years ago, a worm-like creature wriggled its last, creating a groove preserved as a fossil that offers new insights into some of the earliest animal movement.The origins of ...

The worm that turned: fossil shows early movement
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