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New Type of Plastic Made Directly From Organic Plant Waste Could Be the Game-Changer We Need

A new type of plastic made directly from organic plant waste has been created by scientists. The new material is easy to make and could be used in everything from packaging and textiles to medicine and electronics. The researchers in Switzerland have already used the technique to make packaging films, fibres that can be spun […]

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Space Tourism is Heavily Contributing to Global Warming, Reveals Study | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com – The Weather Channel

Representational Image (SpaceX/Twitter) The recent race for space tourism by Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and SpaceX with several rocket launches is harming the climate and contributing to global warming, according to a study. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and…

Exxon Mobil is at a crossroads as climate crisis spurs clean energy transition – CNBC

Exxon Mobil is one of the most consequential and profitable companies in U.S. history. For more than a hundred years, the company’s oil and gas have helped power the global economy. But the Exxon Mobil of today faces the seemingly…

Scientists say Yellowstone flood is a climate change red flag – Salon

Last year scientists found that climate change is melting the snow atop the majestic mountains in Yellowstone National Park and its neighbor, Grand Teton. This was not the first dire update involving climate change destroying iconic natural landmarks — among…

Jim Stiles: Vermont must adapt to climate change while also cutting emissions – vtdigger.org

This commentary is by Jim Stiles of St. Albans, who is mostly retired, but still works part time distributing local food products in northwestern Vermont, helps to craft weatherization policy, conducts small-scale research on high-quality compost, and is assisting in…

Protein Destroys ‘Hard to Treat’ Cancers, Could Become ‘One Size Fits All’ Pill

A protein that destroys hard-to-treat cancers has been discovered by scientists, offering hope of effective new treatments. Experiments on mice and human tissue found it is effective against the most aggressive tumors. They include those of the breast, pancreas, ovaries, and brain. The compound, known as ERX-41, leaves healthy tissue unscathed. It is one of […]

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Urban Forests Create a Birdlife Boom in New Zealand Cities – Even Species Absent for Generations

Just ten minutes beyond the center of Wellington lies a wild paradise, where the birdsong of as many as 40 species ring out above hikers. The massive urban forest of Zealandia is helping prove that if you restore native forest in cities, native species will come back, and for a place with as unique an […]

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Analysis | Bills in blue states target the fossil fuel industry for climate damage – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! We hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. Today in bizarre climate news, we’re reading about how a man disguised as an old woman threw cake…

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