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World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Plane Lifts Off On Maiden Zero-Emissions Flight

The world just got one step closer to zero-emission aviation this week as ZeroAvia completed the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft. Partly-funded through the UK Government, the flight in Cranfield, England used 4lbs 6 oz of hydrogen fuel and reached an altitude of 1000 feet. With its Piper six-seat […]

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New Zealand Prime Minister Pledges to Reach 100% Renewable Energy Across Nation by 2030

Since Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand’s prime minister in 2017, she’s emerged as one of the world’s climate leaders. Government initiatives over the past few years have included planting 100 million trees a year, banning all future offshore oil exploration, and placing a cap on the use of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer in a bid to protect freshwater […]

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Global warming: Environmental movement resumes protests – The Irish Times

More than 3,500 global protests led by young people including Swedish activist Greta Thunberg took place in 150 countries across the world on Friday to demand scaled-up action to tackle a worsening climate crisis. It was biggest day of international…

Australian Scientists Create Seaweed Supplement for Cows that Reduces Methane Emissions by 80%

An Australian company has produced a seaweed-based dietary supplement for dairy and beef cows that eliminates 80% of the methane content emitted by the animals. If only 10% of global cattle herds consumed the supplement, created by FutureFeed Ltd, it would be the same as taking 50 million cars off the roadways. Trialled for efficacy […]

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EMISSIONS: China says it will stop releasing CO2 within 40 years

China pledged yesterday to stop releasing carbon emissions before 2060 in a surprise move that catapults it ahead of U.S. ambitions on climate change and instantly raised questions about whether it can radically alter its status as the world’s top emitter within 40 years.

Senate overrides veto of Global Warming Solutions Act, making it law – vtdigger.org

751 Shares Gov. Phil Scott and Senate President Pro Tem John Rodgers of Essex/Orleans — voted to affirm the governor’s veto, while the rest of the upper chamber voted to override it. While the legislation sets up new emissions reduction…

Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 19th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

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Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 19th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…