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I should have no business loving this smart light system, and yet …

UPDATE: Since I reviewed the Nanoleaf Light Panels, the company has introduced a new line of lights. Like their predecessors, the Nanoleaf Canvas is a system of wafer-thin, energy-sipping lights that are designed to interlock and form patterns only limited…

Climate change: an increasingly dangerous recruiting sergeant for insurgent groups – The Defense Post

As the Trump administration continues to question climate change, temperature measured in the polar regions is breaking records. At the moment, the Arctic system is “trending away from its 20th Century state and into an unprecedented state,” and implications of this…

Villagers in remote rainforest village save their community with help from WildArk

For months, members of the Tuke community in Papua New Guinea had watched the destruction around their village in the Nakanai Mountains of New Britain. Lush forests that had surrounded ancestral generations for centuries were being cleared to make room…

The cover for NYT Magazine’s climate change issue is – Grist

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon There are price-tag stickers all over the floor of Pablo Delcan’s office. I imagine a galaxy of stars in blue, green, yellow, and orange. There are even…

Will eVTOL Aircraft Pollute More Or Less Than Road Cars In The Coming Urban Mobility Future?

Bell Nexus eVTOL Air TaxiWe recently published an article stating that some scientists and entrepreneurs favor the idea of urban air mobility (UAM) since it could have less environmental impact than our current road-going vehicles. But data and statistics can be applied in many ways, and how we see given phenomena determines how we use them, deal with them, and benefit (or not) from them. This time it’s the University of Michigan and Ford — mild surprise regarding the latter — that contest the idea of cleaner eVTOL aircraft

Central American Farmers Head to the U.S., Fleeing Climate Change

CORQUÍN, Honduras — The farmer stood in his patch of forlorn coffee plants, their leaves sick and wilted, the next harvest in doubt. Last year, two of his brothers and a sister, desperate to find a better way to survive,…

Use the moon to locate the Crab on April 13

Cancer the Crab is famous, but faint. You likely won’t see it tonight, in the moon’s glare. But you’ll see bright stars around it, and they can guide you to Cancer when the moon moves away.