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Renewables Aren’t Always Green—Here’s Why

The Biden Administration and the European Union have launched unprecedented and far-reaching policies to promote the use of renewable energy and low carbon-emitting energy. While commonly people use the terms renewable and green interchangeably, they are in fact not similar…

A 1967 solar storm nearly caused a nuclear war

The U.S. Air Force began preparing for war on May 23, 1967, thinking that the Soviet Union had jammed a set of American surveillance radars. But instead the powerful 1967 solar storm was to blame.

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Environment Ministry to get extra NIS 625 million to fight climate change – The Times of Israel

The two-year state budget approved by ministers on Monday includes for the first time a special allocation of NIS 625 million (nearly $195 million) to fight climate change. The complex 2021-2022 national budget must now pass through committee stages and…

Conservatives may be willing to take on climate change — if you call it something else – Salon

On July 6, lightning sparked a fast-spreading wildfire in southern Oregon that’s now the largest in the country and the state’s third-largest on record. The Bootleg Fire, only recently getting contained after a period of cooler weather, has led more…

No ‘eureka moment’: the evolution of climate science – FRANCE 24

Advertising Read more Paris (AFP) What if Earth’s atmosphere was infused with extra carbon dioxide, mused amateur scientist Eunice Foote in an 1856 research paper that concluded the gas was very good at absorbing heat. “An atmosphere of that gas…

Curbing climate change is auto mechanics, not rocket science – CNN

Editor’s Note: Dan Becker directs the Safe Climate Campaign, which advocates strong measures to fight global warming. James Gerstenzang is the campaign’s editorial director. The views expressed in this commentary are their own. Read more opinion articles on CNN. CNN…

A Brain Drain Among Government Scientists Bogs Down Biden’s Climate Ambitions – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Juliette Hart quit her job last summer as an oceanographer for the United States Geological Survey, where she used climate models to help coastal communities plan for rising seas. She was demoralized after four years of the Trump…

Science Shows What Actually Repels and Doesn’t Repel Mosquitoes: DEET, Citronella, Blood Type Myths Busted

With summer barbecue season well underway in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us are wondering if those citronella candles are even working to keep away the biting bugs. Science tells us that mosquitoes are peculiar insects that can’t be generalized as much as we would wish, which is why, at the end of your BBQ, […]

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