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Nuclear Scientist: HBO’s Chernobyl More Fiction Than Fact

As a nuclear physicist, I can report that HBO’s Chernobyl was sensational fiction inspired by real events, not a factual documentary. Melting faces makes for riveting television but is no more realistic than the zombie cannibalism in the Walking Dead….

California Bishops Decry ‘Climate Disruption,’ Call CO2 A Pollutant

The Catholic bishops of California released a pastoral statement on the environment Tuesday, calling on citizens to confront “the risks of a warming climate.” “The disruption of the earth’s climate is one of the principal challenges facing humanity today, with…

I Am Part of the Climate-Change Problem. That’s Why I Wrote About It. – The New York Times

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. I have written thousands of articles for The New York Times. Only one, so far, has cast me as a…

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5 Innovative Energy Storage Solutions of Tomorrow

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These days, it seems like all anyone can talk about is climate change, and with good reason. We recently got word that we don’t have long to turn the environment around before we’re all doomed. And at the center of the climate change conversation is the idea of renewable energy. In the mission to cut […]

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What is climate change? – CBC.ca

Climate change encompasses a range of atmospheric variants, including rising temperatures, extreme weather events and natural disasters such as wildfires and floods. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) There has been debate recently about whether climate change should actually be called a “climate…

This Trump administration official urged scientists to ‘systematically sidestep’ climate change, emails reveal – USA TODAY

Associated Press Published 7:59 a.m. ET June 14, 2019 | Updated 8:07 a.m. ET June 14, 2019 CLOSE Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg blasted world leaders at a U.N. climate conference for being irresponsible when it came to global warming….

UB team awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

(University at Buffalo) University at Buffalo researchers are leading a multi-institution project to develop materials called membranes that can separate carbon dioxide (CO2) from other gases — a technology that factories and power plants could easily install to cut down the amount of carbon they release.

Origins of cannabis smoking

A chemical residue study of incense burners from ancient burials at high elevations in western China has revealed psychoactive cannabinoids. The finding provides some of the earliest evidence for the use of cannabis for its psychoactive compounds.

Ireland and the climate crisis – Change tune on global warming – Irish Examiner

While virtue-signalling legislators can declare as many climate change emergencies as they fancy, the practicalities of achieving substantial reductions in the use of the fossil fuels on which advanced economies currently rely cannot be under-estimated. Donald Trump is ticked off…