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Annapolis-based nonprofit prepares to set sail for Greenland to study climate change on the newly commissioned sailboat – Capital Gazette

There’s a saying among oceanographers that the bigger your ship, the better your research. The Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project would like to prove that adage wrong. Saturday at City Dock, the nonprofit commissioned its newest research vessel, the R/V Marie…

Climate change: put water at the heart of solutions – Nature.com

I was born in a village near the Sundarbans mangrove forests in West Bengal, India. Many of my childhood memories are of overheard conversations — worried adults discussing how the rains failed or how brackish water crept in to ruin…

Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

The health care industry accounts for about 8.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, and surgery is one of hospitals’ biggest culprits in this space. Two surgeons-in-training give some solutions to combat this problem.

Gov. Youngkin Gets Plastic Recycling Right With New Eco-Policies

Virginia Gov. Glen Youngkin has laid down a blueprint for other conservative politicians to follow in November. Among his refreshing policy stances that range from empowering parents to tax cuts, the newly minted leader has acknowledged that you don’t need…

How Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE for Carbon Removal is Boosting Innovation – EARTH.ORG

Current CO2 levels in our atmosphere and oceans are a clear sign that the climate crisis is getting out of control. Stopping global warming undoubtedly requires immediate and rapid strategies to reduce emissions. Yet, according to the latest IPCC climate…

Aquariums join forces to tackle climate change – Delaware Gazette

POWELL— On Friday, 24 members of the Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) announced their first step in achieving their long-term goal of climate neutrality. Together, these institutions, including the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, will work together to leverage their outstanding legacy…

Cow burps drive global warming. Scientists think feeding them seaweed could help – New Hampshire Public Radio

On a recent winter afternoon, a long line of brown Jersey cows lined up for feeding time, jostling for position. At the end of the railing, Blueberry snorted in anticipation. Today, her meal at the University of New Hampshire’s organic…

Commentary: Why care about global warming? – Alexandria Echo Press | News, weather and sports from Alexandria, Minnesota – Alexandria Echo Press

By Bryan Van Gorp, Alexandria, MN Why care about global warming? You know all the symptoms, which are broadcast on the news regularly. Increasingly severe storms, floods, melting ice caps, wild fires, extreme heat events, droughts, rising ocean levels, increasing…

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]…

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