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I Rented An Electric Car For A Four-Day Road Trip And It Was A Nightmare

I thought it would be fun. That’s what I told my friend Mack when I asked her to drive with me from New Orleans to Chicago and back in an electric car. I’d made long road trips before, surviving popped…

Celebs, Politicians Who Rarely Practice What They Preach On The Environment

On days celebrating the environment like Earth Day, celebrities and politicians like to lecture average Americans about how they need to change their behavior to fight climate change. However, they often fail to practice what they preach. [bold, links added]…

How are we still subsidizing climate change? | TheHill – The Hill

Sorting trash and recyclables is a tough, dirty job. If that’s what you do to make ends meet, you deserve some basic dignity: decent wages, health care, job security and a lunch break would be a bare minimum. That’s what…

Amazon Joins the U.S. Department of Energy and MIT to Tackle Plastic Waste With New Science

Amazon.com has joined the international BOTTLE consortium to develop the technologies needed to reduce plastic pollution through innovation in materials and recycling. Imagine a new technology that breaks down existing plastic materials to create a new, innovative type of material. This new material could then be broken down more easily when recycled—and even biodegrade in […]

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‘Build-under’: the impacts of renovating the traditional ‘Queenslander’

Kevin “Rusty” Adams’ home flooded in 2011, in 2017, and again in 2022. He has lived in Brisbane’s Paddington area his entire life – and no flood is going to drive him from the community or his home in the…

A mild-mannered biker triggered a huge debate over humans’ role in climate change – in the early 20th century – Buffalo News

Guy Stewart Callendar connected carbon dioxide concentrations with rising temperatures. GS Callendar Archive, University of East Anglia In 1938, a British engineer and amateur meteorologist made a discovery that set off a fierce debate about climate change. Scientists had known for…

10 steps you can take to fight climate change – The Washington Post

But that doesn’t mean you should feel helpless, or that your actions aren’t worthwhile. Taking steps to lower your own carbon footprint may help ease your climate anxiety by giving you back some power — and even the smallest of…

Earliest Prehistoric Art Discovered –And it Turns Out to Be Hand Prints Made by Children 170,000 Years Ago

Written by Matthew Bennett and Sally Christine Reynolds at Bournemouth University. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. The research was published in Science Bulletin. Fossilized footprints, and more rarely, hand prints, can be found around the world; left as people went about their daily business, preserved by freak acts […]

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Products and Tips That Help You Reduce Waste While Grocery Shopping

Think about the last time you went grocery shopping. Starting with the produce section, you probably ended up with several plastic bags that contained your potatoes, some fruit, the cauliflower you needed, and your onions. Continuing to the meat and seafood area, you have more plastic and styrofoam. Even if you buy from the butcher or […]

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