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Arctic sea ice loss could trigger huge levels of extra global warming – New Scientist

By Adam Vaughan The Greenland ice sheetAlireza Teimoury/Alamy If Arctic sea ice vanishes in summers by the middle of the century as expected, the world could see a vicious circle that drives enough global warming to almost wipe out the…

Arctic sea ice loss could trigger huge levels of extra global warming – New Scientist News

By Adam Vaughan The Greenland ice sheetAlireza Teimoury/Alamy If Arctic sea ice vanishes in summers by the middle of the century as expected, the world could see a vicious circle that drives enough global warming to almost wipe out the…

Joe Biden’s Insane War On The Oil And Gas Industry

Joe Biden wants to take one of the great American success stories of the last several decades — and drive it into the ground. He would turn his back on the stupendous wealth represented by proven reserves of oil and…

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Could Bacteria Be the Key to Solving Plastic Recycling Headaches?

Think about the plastics in your home. You likely have several different kinds of the seven most common plastics in your cupboards and closets. From plastic juice bottles to detergent containers, your home has a lot of plastic in some stage of use. Once it’s empty, what happens? It’s just as likely that your waste […]

Solar is Now the Cheapest Electricity in History and Just Met 100% of Demand in South Australia For First Time

South Australia has met 100% of its electricity demands with solar energy for the first time over the weekend—most of it coming not from solar farms but PV panels mounted on rooftops. A combination of cloudless skies, low energy demand, and mild temperatures helped create conditions for 76% of circulating power to be generated by […]

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Globalized economy making water, energy and land insecurity worse

The first large-scale study of the risks that countries face from dependence on water, energy and land resources has found that globalisation may be decreasing, rather than increasing, the security of global supply chains.

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UCF researcher is working to extend battery life in smartphones, electric cars

(University of Central Florida) A University of Central Florida researcher is working to make portable devices and electric vehicles stay charged longer by extending the life of the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries powering them.He is doing this by making the batteries more efficient, with some of his latest work focusing on keeping the anode from falling apart over time. The new technique is detailed in the journal Advanced Materials.

Globalized economy making water, energy and land insecurity worse: Study

(University of Cambridge) The first large-scale study of the risks that countries face from dependence on water, energy and land resources has found that globalisation may be decreasing, rather than increasing, the security of global supply chains.

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Bright star Deneb transits at nightfall

This beloved Summer Triangle star is shifting westward in our sky. Its transit at nightfall in mid-October is a hallmark of the year, marking a shift toward winter – or summer – on your half of the globe.

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Bright star Deneb transits at nightfall

This beloved Summer Triangle star is shifting westward in our sky. Its transit at nightfall in mid-October is a hallmark of the year, marking a shift toward winter – or summer – on your half of the globe.