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75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer

“I want crystal clean water and air.” That’s what Donald Trump said in the first chaotic presidential debate with Joe Biden. But there is scant evidence of that desire in the actions of his administration, which has spent nearly four…

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75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer

“I want crystal clean water and air.” That’s what Donald Trump said in the first chaotic presidential debate with Joe Biden. But there is scant evidence of that desire in the actions of his administration, which has spent nearly four…

Singapore’s Plan to Plant 1 Million Native Trees Will Protect Species And Put a Park 10 Minutes From Every Citizen

In an effort to restore Singapore’s once-rich mangrove forest ecosystems, the nation is embarking on a 1 million tree planting spree in hopes that they can save numerous bird, reptile, and tree species from extinction, and provide a ton of valuable ecosystem services. The development of the small island into a world economic juggernaut which […]

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Freezing cold war: militaries move in as Arctic ice retreats – photo essay

This month Arctic sea ice reached its second lowest extent on record, and modeling shows it will completely melt in summer by 2035. But where many see a disaster, some global powers discern an opportunity to secure geopolitical and commercial…

‘We’re part of the problem.’ Astronomers confront their role in—and vulnerability to—climate change – Science Magazine

 In August, raging fires in California destroyed buildings at the Lick Observatory but spared telescopes. ELINOR GATES/UCO/LICK OBSERVATORY By Daniel CleryOct. 7, 2020 , 11:30 AM In August, as wildfires crept close to the historic Lick Observatory near San Jose,…

Study shows antibiotics may be viable treatment option for appendicitis

In the largest randomized US study of appendicitis, researchers report that seven in 10 patients who received antibiotics avoided surgery and that patients who took antibiotics for symptom relief fared no worse in the short term than those who underwent surgery.

Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states