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Sharp-Shooting Farm Robot Can Treat 500,000 Plants Per Hour With 95% Decrease in Chemical Sprays

With 50 spray nozzles and a sophisticated computer system, tractors out in California’s central valley are towing artificially-intelligent robots behind them that look set to launch a fourth revolution in agriculture. Passing over a field they can specifically target individual weeds and crops at a rate of 20 per second, before blasting them with either […]

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Climate Tipping Points Are Closer Than Once Thought – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Smoke from a fire in the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, September 2019 Bruno Kelly/Reuters Why are scientists increasingly concerned about climate tipping points? There are still many unknowns, but improved climate modeling and new observations create a…

Where We’ll End Up Living as the Planet Burns – TIME

While nations rally to reduce their carbon emissions, and try to adapt at-risk places to hotter conditions, there is an elephant in the room: for large portions of the world, local conditions are becoming too extreme and there is no…

Warming Trends: Carbon-Neutral Concrete, Climate-Altered Menus and Olympic Skiing in Vanuatu – InsideClimate News

SOLUTIONS  Growing the Limestone for Climate-Friendly Concrete Concrete is the most prolific man-made material on the planet, and as a result, its production is one of the most significant contributors to climate change.  The concrete production process involves burning quarried…

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