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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: September 2020

Recycling

Berlin Now Runs a Department Store That Sells All Recycled Goods

In an effort to topple the “throw away culture,” and promote re-use and repair, the city of Berlin has taken the unique step of opening its own secondhand department store. This isn’t your grandma’s thrift shop. It resells perfectly good items from retail outlets that would otherwise be thrown away. A pun on the German […]

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Mercury in the west after sunset

Live in the Southern Hemisphere? Take advantage of your golden opportunity to view Mercury in the evening sky now. Live in the Northern Hemisphere? Give Mercury a try after sunset! You might see it.

Politics

UK risks losing contract for new climate research centre because of Brexit

The UK is at risk of losing the contract for the expansion of a flagship European weather research centre based in Reading because of Brexit. The European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) has been based in Berkshire for…

6 Graphics Explain The Climate Feedback Loop Fueling US Fires

Fires blazing across the Western United States have claimed dozens of lives, destroyed countless properties, displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, and worsened air quality at a time when the coronavirus pandemic threatens respiratory health

The Battery Revolution Is Real, And It’s Here

The battery revolution is very real, and it’s here. Popular Tesla fan Viv noted that the topics Tesla focused on for Battery Day weren’t just another research project, but represented an actual technological revolution

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Doing Something About Global Warming Is Cheaper Than Doing Nothing – CleanTechnica

September 25th, 2020 by Steve Hanley  The rallying cry from conservatives for the past 40 years is that doing something about our overheating planet is just too darn expensive. Better to do nothing and continue marching into the future using…

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Commentary: Senate legislation would slow down global warming – Delaware State News – Delaware State News

By Sen. Tom Carper From the catastrophic wildfires out West, to the more frequent and powerful hurricanes forming in the Atlantic — it’s clear that the climate crisis is here, in every direction we look. In Delaware, the lowest-lying state…

Weatherwatch: did Marco set the scene for Hurricane Sally?

Last week Hurricane Sally caused havoc along the US Gulf Coast. In what’s turning out to be an exceptional hurricane season (looking set to rival 2005’s record-breaking 28 named Atlantic storms), it turns out that Sally’s last minute ferocity may…

Energy

Labor’s Joel Fitzgibbon threatens to quit shadow cabinet over emissions target

The veteran New South Wales Labor rightwinger Joel Fitzgibbon has threatened to quit the shadow cabinet if the opposition adopts a medium-term emissions reduction target he cannot live with. In a significant escalation of Labor’s internal dispute about climate and…