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How Biden’s Return To The Paris Climate Accord Benefits Beijing

As part of his $2 trillion “Equitable Clean Energy Future” agenda, President Biden has pledged to recommit America to the Paris Climate Agreement (drafted in 2015, signed in 2016), which proposes to eliminate carbon emissions from electricity by 2035 and…

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Research finds tiny bubbles tell tales of big volcanic eruptions

(Rice University) Microscopic bubbles can tell stories about Earth’s biggest volcanic eruptions and geoscientists from Rice University and the University of Texas at Austin have discovered some of those stories are written in nanoparticles.

James R. Watson selected as a recipient of The Oceanography Society’s Early Career Award

(The Oceanography Society) The Oceanography Society (TOS) congratulates Dr. James R. Watson for being selected as a recipient of the Early Career Award from The Oceanography Society. The citation on Dr. Watson’s certificate recognizes him for excellence in the use of diverse disciplines such as mathematics, economics, behavioral science, and oceanography to study coupled human-natural interactions in the ocean.

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Emmanuel Boss selected as Fellow of The Oceanography Society

(The Oceanography Society) The Oceanography Society (TOS) congratulates Dr. Emmanuel Boss for being selected as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society. The citation on Dr. Boss’s certificate recognizes him for his contributions to and his leadership in ocean optics and its use in mapping biogeochemical processes in the ocean, for his inspirational teaching, and for his unwavering commitment to service and mentoring of young scientists.

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Research finds tiny bubbles tell tales of big volcanic eruptions

(Rice University) Microscopic bubbles can tell stories about Earth’s biggest volcanic eruptions and geoscientists from Rice University and the University of Texas at Austin have discovered some of those stories are written in nanoparticles.

4 Major Asian Nations Cancel 80% of Planned Coal Power Projects After Fossil Fuel Market Crashes in 2020

Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and the Philippines have canceled nearly 45 gigawatts of proposed coal power projects, a figure equal to more than one-quarter of the total installed capacity of Germany. These are four critical emerging markets that were targeted for growth by the struggling coal industry, but a mixture of pandemic and financing-related problems caused […]

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Politics

MASSACHUSETTS: Governor vetoes climate bill; supporters vow to try again

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) vetoed a sweeping climate bill yesterday, saying the measure would cripple new home construction, hurt the business sector and fail to meet lawmakers’ lofty environmental justice ambitions.

Lead poisoning of children

A remediation and public education effort at an abandoned battery recycling facility in Bangladesh eliminated most lead soil contamination, but levels of the toxic metal in children living near the site did not decrease nearly as much. The discrepancy reveals the scope of other lead exposure sources and the challenge they present to public health.

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Knowledge of greenhouse gas effect shifts public opinion on global warming – WSU News

Scientists anticipate more longer and more intense wildfire seasons as a result of climate change. Photo by Kerry Rawlinson on Unsplash. By Becky Kramer, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – A short science lesson can help sway public opinion…