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The last time I was so ecstatic about climate action was in 1987 – ThePrint

View of Earth from space | Pixabay Text Size: A- A+ President Joe Biden’s climate actions recognize the urgency as well as the multi-dimensionality of the climate crisis, with detailed attention to divisive but central issues such as environmental justice…

Penn State to lead critical minerals consortium powered by $1.2 million from DOE

(Penn State) A region famous for the coal that once fueled a growing nation is now the focus of a $1.2 million project, led by Penn State researchers, aimed at establishing domestic supplies of critical minerals needed to produce modern technology from cell phones to fighter jets.

Global warming: Myanmar, Greenland and green cars – Workers World

Greenland is the largest island in the world which is not a continent. Only it and Antarctica are covered by ice sheets. With 58,000 people, 89% of whom are Inuit, it remains a “semiautonomous region” under Danish rule whose main…

This High Schooler Invented Color-Changing Sutures to Detect Infection

In the country’s oldest science fair, 17-year old high schooler Dasia Taylor submitted a surgical suture that changes colors to warn of possible infections. This invention, aimed at helping surgery patients in Africa detect infections before they become serious, elevated Dasia into the 40 finalists of the national Regeneron Science Talent Search.  The sutures are […]

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SF6: The Little Gas That Could… Make Global Warming Worse – Forbes

“Chemical Splash series. Composition of chemical icons, fractal graphics and design elements on the … [+] subject of chemistry, biology, pharmacology and modern science” getty Diego De La Fuente, Rachel A. Meidl and Michelle Michot Foss As interest grows in…

Recycling

10 Devices That Contain Lithium-Ion Batteries & How To Dispose Of Them

In a lithium-ion battery, the anode and cathode hold the lithium ions. An electrolyte carries the lithium ions from one area to the other through the part called the separator. The movement between the anode and cathode creates the electrical charge at the positive and negative parts of the battery.As an electric current is used […]

Do Cell Phones Contribute to Global Warming? Behind Your Virtual Impact – Green Matters

According to the results of a study by the Journal of Cleaner Production, the world of information and computer technology (ICT) has an exponentially increasing contribution to the global environmental impact. In this case, ICT includes all electronic computing devices:…

AOC Shows She’s Delusional About Her Green New Deal In Tweets About Texas

This morning there are more than 3.7 million people throughout the country without power – and some without water – and desperately trying to stay warm while those same swaths of the country experience the coldest temperatures they’ve had in…

Mexico City With 9 Million People, Joins China By Enacting New Ban on Single-use Plastics and Straws in 2021

In Mexico City, after more than a year of behind-the-scenes work, a ban on single-use containers, cutlery, straws, cups, stirrers and other popular but disposable items has come into effect. Mexico City’s environmental secretary explained on Twitter that the capital will now be a place “without single-use plastics,” and urged citizens to think of reusable […]

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New Study Shows Spending a Long Time on Your Phone Isn’t Bad for Your Mental Health

General smartphone usage is a poor predictor of anxiety, depression, or stress say researchers, who advise caution when it comes to digital detoxes. The study published in Technology, Mind, and Behavior was led by Heather Shaw and Kristoffer Geyer from Lancaster University with colleagues from the universities of Bath and Lincoln. They measured the time spent on […]

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