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News about Climate Change and our Planet



MEXICO: Smelly algae invasion threatens prized beaches

Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum — a seaweedlike algae — piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown, and experts are warning it may be the new normal.


EMISSIONS: East Asian countries could miss CO2 goals — study

Climate policies in China, Japan and South Korea — three of the world’s largest emitters — could fail to put those nations on track to meet their commitments under the Paris Agreement, according to new research.


COURTS: Big Oil disputes cities’ climate nuisance claims

Oil and gas firms pushed back last week on California cities’ latest bid to make them pay for the impacts of climate change, holding fast to the notion that their accusers cannot blame the local actions of specific oil companies for damage caused by global emissions.

XTI TriFan 600 Air Taxi Completes First Successful Hover Tests

XTI TriFan 600The first time we reported on the XTI TriFan 600 aircraft was in 2017. Since then, the vertical take-off & landing (VTOL) aircraft has continued to develop and recently concluded its first hover test