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Doom isn’t inevitable: My top 10 climate lessons from 2022 – Los Angeles Times

This is the Dec. 29, 2022, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment in California and the American West. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Another year gone by. Another 365…

Is climate change causing the price of lettuce to skyrocket – Los Angeles Times

In his nearly four decades of growing lettuce, spinach, kale and other leafy greens in California and Arizona, Tony Alameda has seen plenty of bad years. But lately, he said, there have been many more “noticeably bad” years in a…

Sharp-Shooting Farm Robot Can Treat 500,000 Plants Per Hour With 95% Decrease in Chemical Sprays

With 50 spray nozzles and a sophisticated computer system, tractors out in California’s central valley are towing artificially-intelligent robots behind them that look set to launch a fourth revolution in agriculture. Passing over a field they can specifically target individual weeds and crops at a rate of 20 per second, before blasting them with either […]

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Gates’ climate-tech firm to devote money to climate change adaptation – CNBC

Eric Toone, one half of the investing committee at Breakthrough Energy, speaks to conference attendees at the breakthrough Energy Summit in Seattle on Wednesday October 19, 2022. Photo by Cat Clifford, CNBC SEATTLE — Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the climate-technology investment…

French High-Speed Rail Company Left State For ‘Less Dysfunctional’ Africa

The French national railroad company intended to help California build its high-speed rail from San Francisco to Los Angeles, but ended up leaving the state to pursue projects in war-torn North Africa, which the company said was a less “dysfunctional”…

Column: Climate change forces California to make long-term adjustments, immediate water cuts – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Internationally, the polar bear may be the climate-change canary in a coal mine. Locally, it could be the avocado. The fruit so identified with San Diego County agriculture has been on the decline for years. Severe weather, water availability and…

Global Warming Exacerbates “Flash Drought” Events – AZoCleantech

Sep 15 2022Reviewed by Mila Perera Increasing numbers of extreme weather events and hurricanes have traditionally been examined by scientists studying the meteorological effects of climate change. They are now researching another effect of global warming — drought — which…

Global Warming Increases Risk of Mega-Floods in California – teleSUR English

Global warming has significantly increased the risk of “mega-flooding” in California and the Western United States, a UCLA study published in the journal of Science Advances said. RELATED: Dry California: New Water Strategy To Fight Climate Change The study, co-authored…

Worst States for Climate Change in the US – EARTH.ORG

Pollution, extreme weather, and natural hazards are just some examples of events caused by global warming. The US is currently experiencing some of its worst droughts and heatwaves. Water as well as air pollution are rising to unprecedented levels across…

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