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GOLDSTEIN: Cooler heads needed to rationally address global warming – Toronto Sun

Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion A crowd is pictured at a climate change rally at Queen’s Park on Sept. 27, 2019. Photo by REUTERS /Toronto Sun Article content The problem with a study by the University of Waterloo’s Intact Centre on…

Gas Prices Likely To Reach $4.75 Over Next Few Weeks, Expert Says

The national average retail price for a gallon of regular gasoline is projected to reach $4.75 over the next two weeks, according to an industry expert. On Monday, the national average hit a record high of $4.48 per gallon, according…

Scientists Power a Computer Using Only Algae and Daylight to Make the Electricity

Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year—and counting—using nothing but ambient light and water. Their system has potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices. Comparable in size to an AA battery, the system contains a type of non-toxic algae called Synechocystis that […]

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Reducing methane will help hit the brakes on runaway global warming – Environmental Defense Fund

Last week at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Miami Beach, I spoke about the urgent need for swift, effective action to drive down climate pollution. On the same day, the World Meteorological Organization warned that the Earth now has a…

The big takeaways from the IPCC’s recent report on climate change – Niskanen Center

Earlier this spring, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third report from its sixth cycle of assessments. The previous two reports in this cycle addressed the physical science and impacts and vulnerabilities, while this report from Working…

We Finally Rid An Island of 300,000 Rats and Mice – Now Everything is Blooming

One of the biggest conservation success stories in the 21st century has been exterminating invasive species from vulnerable islands. Now, Lord Howe Island in Australia has finished eradicating the entirety of their invasive rat and mouse populations, and the recovery of the endemic-Australian ecosystem has been near-immediate. A UNESCO-listed island in the East Tasman Sea, […]

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One Man’s Treasure Hunt Thrilled a Canadian Town, Turning Strangers into Friends

A horror-themed treasure hunt, organized anonymously in a small Canadian town, left the community enriched with funds and friends. The town in question, Miramichi in New Brunswick, has a history replete with scary stories of murder and ghosts, which the hunt’s organizer used as context to keep the spooky search going all the way up […]

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Supply Chain Crisis? Mayor Pete Focused On Bike Paths, Wider Sidewalks

You will get out of your car and you will enjoy it, by order of the government. That is the message Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will deliver Monday when billions of dollars are made available under his department’s new Safe…

How fast can we stop Earth from warming? – Daily Montanan – Daily Montanan

Global warming doesn’t stop on a dime. If people everywhere stopped burning fossil fuels tomorrow, stored heat would still continue to warm the atmosphere. Picture how a radiator heats a home. Water is heated by a boiler, and the hot…

Climate change doubled the likelihood of South Africa’s floods – E&E News

Parts of South Africa are still reeling nearly a month after heavy rains and catastrophic floods wracked the coastal city of Durban and surrounding areas, killing hundreds of people and destroying thousands of homes. Now, scientists say the extreme rainfall…

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