ExxonMobil evaluating significant near-term capital and operating expense reductions; COVID-19

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Based on this unprecedented environment, we are evaluating all appropriate steps to significantly reduce capital and operating expenses in the near term. Woods said that ExxonMobil has faced numerous market downturns throughout its long history and has experience operating in a sustained low-price environment. The company is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and has adjusted work arrangements to ensure a healthy work environment and support communities where it operates.

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Of the emerging economies, China and India rank 120 th and 177 th respectively, reflecting the strain population pressures and rapid economic growth impose on the environment, note the researchers. Fisheries continue to deteriorate in most countries, with significant problems in El Salvador, Papua New Guinea, and Portugal. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health.

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Researchers show mechanism by which diesel exhaust particles trigger respiratory “flare-ups”

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The team tested the effects of exposure in a guinea pig model and animal nerve tissue. Combined with previous clinical exposure studies, in which people were exposed to real world levels of diesel exhaust particles in the lab, the mechanism illustrates the effects of typical exposure for people living and working in an urban environment.

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Wanted: Electric MINI test drivers

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A further 20 MINI E vehicles will be distributed among the MINI E consortium members for testing in a fleet environment. With MINI already firmly established in the hearts of British motorists and the opportunity to drive a 204hp, emission-free version of the car in the UK now on offer, a similar rush of interest is expected so get your clogs on if you want to be one of the lucky guinea pigs.

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Transport Ministers endorse 2009 MPG Marathon in Coventry

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Sadiq Khan, who looks after communities, environment and climate change at the Department for Transport, adds: “Events like this are great in demonstrating how easy it is to reduce fuel consumption, costs and emissions by making a few simple changes to your driving style. As well as ‘smarter’ driver training techniques, the MPG Marathon will showcase a number of fuel and carbon saving technologies that are being ‘guinea-pigged.’.

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