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Green Delusion Persists: Tesla Crash Victim Can’t Find Anyone To Recycle His Wrecked Car

It was just over a month ago that we reported on a Tesla accident in Austria that resulted in firefighters needing to use a special container to transport the remains of the vehicle and the battery at the scene of…

N. Hemisphere In Hypothermic Shock! Record Cold, ‘Historic Snowstorms’

Winter hasn’t even officially arrived, but already large areas of the northern hemisphere are seeing “historic snowfalls,” frigid temperatures, and even avalanche alarms. The Northern Hemisphere has certainly caught a major cold, one certainly not caused by the human CO2…

Twenty-seven life scientists become EMBO Young Investigators

(EMBO) EMBO congratulates 27 life scientists on their selection as new EMBO Young Investigators. They join a network of 129 current and 340 former Young Investigators, and will begin their 4-year programme tenure in January 2020. During this time EMBO will provide financial and practical support as well as networking opportunities for the Young Investigators and their lab members.

Austria’s OMV sees potential in underground carbon storage to fight global warming – Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian oil and gas group OMV aims to reduce its own carbon emissions by trapping CO2 underground and could offer the same storage solution to clients, its chief executive said. Projects in the United States and Norway…

Solar and wind energy preserve groundwater for drought, agriculture

(Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) A Princeton University-led study in Nature Communications is among the first to show that solar and wind energy not only enhance drought resilience, but also aid in groundwater sustainability. They used California as a case study.

California says 'no' to animal fur

California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products. Under the legislation, signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, it will be illegal to manufacture, sell or donate new fur products. The law applies to…

Solar panels pair surprisingly well with tomatoes, peppers and pollinators

The world already needs more solar power. It’s clean, renewable energy, and it’s quickly outpacing the job creation and affordability of fossil fuels. But on top of that, a growing field of research suggests it can improve agriculture, too, helping…

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The Greta Thunberg generation – EL PAIS

On a sunny afternoon in late summer, Roger Pallás, a 22-year-old Catalan student with blond hair and a wiry build, sits behind the wheel of his van on his way to the Costa Brava while he sings: “The people gonna…

This evening sees the start of MOSAiC

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) Frozen in the Arctic sea ice, scientists from 17 nations will investigate the epicentre of climate change on board the research icebreaker Polarstern for an entire year.