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Citing grave threat, Scientific American replaces ‘climate change’ with ‘climate emergency’ – Yahoo News

The New York Times ‘Like the Tiger King Got Elected Tax Collector’: Inside the Case That Ensnared Matt Gaetz LAKE MARY, Fla. — Long before the FBI began to scrutinize a tax collector in Florida named Joel Greenberg — and…

Should Solar Geoengineering Be a Tool to Slow Global Warming, or is Manipulating the Atmosphere Too Dangerous? – InsideClimate News

The risks of the climate crisis are so urgent that the United States, in cooperation with other countries and under strict rules, should study the possibility of temporarily cooling the planet through solar geoengineering, a report released Thursday by the National…

Climate change and EVs: How will future cars stem global warming? – USA TODAY

Climate change and EVs: How will future cars stem global warming? News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion Electric vehicles have become a hot trend. But how much better are they for the environment than standard gas or diesel-powered…

How climate change has become controversial with the Paris Agreement – USA TODAY

How climate change has become controversial with the Paris Agreement News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion The Paris climate agreement aims to combat global warming, but some politicians think it’s unfair to Americans. Here’s why the U.S. has…

Underwater Robot Deploys and Lifts Victims to the Surface When They’re Drowning in Pool or Lake

Many swimming pools in Germany don’t have enough trained lifeguards—and in many places, this skilled labor shortage is leading to closures. The solution could be a floating underwater rescue robot. According to one German life-saving association, nearly 420 people drowned in Germany in 2019, with the majority losing their lives in fresh water lakes, but […]

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Shade-grown coffee could help save birds, if only people knew about it

(Cornell University) The message about the bird-conservation benefits of shade-grown coffee may not be getting through to the people most likely to respond–birdwatchers. A team of researchers from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Virginia Tech surveyed birdwatchers to learn if they drank shade-grown coffee and, if not, why not.

President Biden Issues Executive Orders on Climate Change Policy – Gibson Dunn

February 9, 2021 Click for PDF On January 27, 2021, Climate Day, President Biden issued two Executive Orders and a Memorandum addressing climate change policy and scientific integrity, which include a moratorium on new oil and gas lease permits on…

France to Become the First Country to Label Electronics With Repairability Tags

The European Parliament plans to boost sustainability by promoting reuse and repairs of phones, laptops, tablets, and other electronics—and by tackling practices that shorten the lifespan of such products. France is reported to begin rolling out ‘repairability tags’ on devices from January 2021, with some other European countries following suit after that. The resolution on […]

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The 1st intentional radio message to space was sent via Arecibo

Iconic Arecibo telescope is now slated for decommissioning. But its multi-faceted legacy will live on. In 1974, for example, Arecibo sent earthlings’ first intentional message to the cosmos.