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Biden to skip UN meeting as climate change moves to ‘back burner’ – The Seattle Times

President Joe Biden is set to miss a United Nations roundtable on climate action Wednesday afternoon in New York, stoking concern that other G-7 leaders will also forgo the session meant to help pave the way for international global warming…

Australia’s Ocean Kelp Forest is Growing at Light Speed–Rivaling the Mighty Amazon for Absorbing CO2

  Great forests of ocean kelp were found in a recent study to be between 4 and 11-times more productive than the most productive crops grown today like wheat, corn, and rice. On land, the fastest growth rates occur in the tropics, but in the ocean the most productive ecosystems are found in the temperate […]

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William MacAskill: ‘There are 80 trillion people yet to come. They need us to start protecting them’

Although most cultures, particularly in the west, provide a great many commemorations of distant ancestors – statues, portraits, buildings – we are much less willing to consider our far-off descendants. We might invoke grandchildren, at a push great-grandchildren, but after…

Biden’s EV Push Facing Major Setbacks With Recycling, Weather, Fire

Thanks to the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, there’s more than $60 billion available for grid transportation investment. Plus, $5 billion is earmarked for state grants to help establish high-capacity charging stations on every highway in the United States,…

Botswana Cuts HIV Transmission Rates to Children from 40% to -1% in ‘Groundbreaking Achievement’

The WHO recently-celebrated Botswana for their “groundbreaking achievement” of stopping the transmission of HIV between moms and their newborns. The national program has reduced such occurrences from 40% to below 1% since it was launched 23 years ago. Botswana still struggles with high HIV infection rates, but in the country’s central health district, just four […]

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Irish Woman Who Won $145M Lottery Has Given Over Half: ‘I’m Addicted to Helping People’

A self-confessed charity addict won more than $145 million (£115) million in the lottery, allowing her to overdose on her admitted addiction. Making news headlines around the UK and Ireland, Frances Connelly has already given away ($74 million) £60 million with her husband, “Patty” Patrick, who actually bought the winning lottery ticket. “Helping people… it […]

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MIT Researchers Reverse Hearing Loss By Regenerating Inner Ear Hair Growth

A spinoff from MIT, Frequency Therapeutics, has a new drug candidate that stimulates the growth of hair cells in the inner ear. Zach Winn | MIT News Most of us know someone affected by hearing loss, but we may not fully appreciate the hardships that lack of hearing can bring. Hearing loss can lead to […]

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Wally Broecker divined how the climate could suddenly shift – Science News Magazine

It was the mid-1980s, at a meeting in Switzerland, when Wally Broecker’s ears perked up. Scientist Hans Oeschger was describing an ice core drilled at a military radar station in southern Greenland. Layer by layer, the 2-kilometer-long core revealed what…

View from the Left: Fight our true enemies in climate change, white nationalism, disease – Norwich Bulletin

Whenever we’re on the verge of avoiding disasters and accomplishing something meaningful for America’s future, international welfare and life itself, obstructionists sabotage our progress. Both major parties, GOP extremists especially, take the myopic view human existence revolves around profligate economies…

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