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Common Clay in Kitty Litter Could Be the Friendliest Way to Cut Emissions and Fight Climate Change

MIT researchers have come up with a dirt-cheap solution to curbing methane emissions in the air—a major cause of global warming—using minerals commonly found in cat litter. Methane is a far more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, and is mostly being emitted by such sources as slash-and-burn agriculture, mining, and dairy farming. “A lot […]

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Biden’s Climate Czar Brags About WH Regs They’re Rolling Out; Threatens Airlines

White House National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy hit airlines with a thinly-veiled threat Friday, warning of consequences if they don’t follow strict climate regulations. “Who would’ve thunk that [airlines would] be all in?” McCarthy, President Joe Biden’s top climate adviser,…

Column: Efforts increase to remove carbon from the atmosphere, in addition to cutting emissions – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Creating a global air conditioning system to fight global warming is a tall order. But that’s essentially what United Nations climate experts are saying is needed, and San Diego officials at the local and federal level are trying to help…

Scientists Spurred by Airline Delays Invent New Deicing Coatings to Last Longer and Cut Toxic Runoff

Airports delays are common, but especially during winter when jets need to be dowsed with thousands of gallons of deicing fluids to prevent ice formation and maintain the plane’s aerodynamics to avoid fatal accidents like the tragic Air Florida flight that fell into the Potomac River in Washington, DC directly after lift-off in a 1982 […]

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Climate Change: Your Questions About Causes and Effects, Answered – The New York Times

Reporters from the Climate Desk gathered reader questions and are here to help explain some frequent puzzlers. Published April 22, 2022Updated April 22, 2022 ImageCredit… Image What’s one thing you want to know about climate change? We asked, and hundreds of you…

How we made the FT Climate Game – Financial Times

Reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to keep the planet from further global warming seems a formidable task on an individual level. But what if you had the omnipotence to make all the necessary decisions? Step forward the…

We don’t need to quit flying to avoid global warming, says expert – CNBCTV18

Hydrogen-fuelled planes are one of the solutions the aviation industry can adopt to avert the worst of global warming without giving up air travel, said an expert. Aviation causes around 2.4 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions around the world….

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