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Month: May 2022

The US has fallen way behind on climate goals – The Verge

The US is doing a pretty horrible job of following through on promises it’s made to tackle climate change, according to two separate new studies. A global ranking of countries completed by Yale and Columbia found that the US now…

Germany Will Bring Back Coal-Fired Plants If Russia Cuts Gas

Germany plans to bring back coal- and oil-fired power plants should Russia cut off natural gas shipments to Europe’s largest economy. Economy Minister Robert Habeck will on Tuesday present an emergency decree enabling the government to bring back the facilities…

Cheap Gel Packs Can Pull Many Liters of Water From Even Desert Air

More than a third of the world’s population lives in drylands, areas that experience significant water shortages. Now scientists have developed a solution that could help people in these areas access clean drinking water. The team at The University of Texas at Austin developed a low-cost gel film made of abundant materials that can pull […]

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South Australia Declares Climate Emergency That Has No Teeth

Written by Sky News on May 31, 2022. Posted in Latest news, Videos South Australia is now under a climate emergency declaration after a motion passed both Houses of Parliament on Tuesday. Unlike the state’s Covid emergency declaration that gave the…

Alaska’s Environmental Battles Are Huge. Here’s Why.

There are other long-running environmental conflicts in Alaska as well. Among them is the dispute over oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which has simmered since the 1970s, and the fight over the Ambler Road, a proposal for…

One of the Most Beautiful Green Buildings in the World is a Winery

One look at this Hobbit hole-like winery in the country of Georgia and you’ll fall in love with green architecture. Built three years ago in the Kakheti region, the Shilda Winery consists of three artificial caves that gently rise up from the ground, bringing the rows of grapes with them. The 2.5 yard-spacing of the […]

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Millions of Tons of Earth Dug for New London Subway Line Became a New Bird Sanctuary

Multi-billion dollar civic engineering projects tend not to be good news for wildlife, but upon the completion of a new English underground railway line, the upturned earth was used to rebuild a coastal habitat for birds in Essex. The new bird sanctuary instantly became one of the richest in Britain’s coastline for avocets, spoonbills, black-tailed […]

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Analysis | Bills in blue states target the fossil fuel industry for climate damage – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! We hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. Today in bizarre climate news, we’re reading about how a man disguised as an old woman threw cake…

Global Warming Increases the Risk for Flooding, Study Finds – AZoCleantech

May 31 2022Reviewed by Alex Smith The Western Pacific Subtropical High (WPSH) is an anticyclonic atmospheric system that floats over the lower and middle troposphere of the northwestern Pacific. This dominates summer climate extremes in the heavily populated East Asia…

The Canary In The Pebble Mine

Politicians are demanding that the U.S. become more self-sufficient in crucial metals and minerals, but then they block domestic mining at every opportunity. Alaska’s Pebble Mine project is the latest to join the casualty list. The Pebble site holds an…

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