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Trash collecting device returned to Pacific garbage patch

A giant floating,
trash collecting boom is en-route to return to the Pacific ocean after
necessary repairs. Initially places between California and Hawaii in 2018, the
boom broke apart due to constant wind and wave pressure and had to be brought
back to mainland for service. The 2,000 foot device is now ready to return to
the high seas and expected to collect five tons of plastic trash every month. The C-shaped
boom mimics a natural coastline and uses the currents to collect plastic garbage.
It…

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Nissan unveils a solar-powered, zero-emissions ice cream van

To celebrate the U.K.’s Clean Air Day, Nissan has unveiled an impressive electric ice cream van that generates zero emissions while serving up a variety of cool and refreshing ice cream flavors on the go.

Carpet weavers of Himachal Pradesh an unusual casualty of global warming – Livemint

KANGRA: You will not find anyone here, they left last month,” said Ramesh Chand about other shepherds in his mountain village. At 49, Chand is among a handful of men left in Kareri, near the town of Dharamshala in Himachal…

Oregon GOP Won’t Return Until Expensive Carbon Tax Bill Is Scrapped

One of the runaway Oregon Republican senators said they won’t return to the state until the “inefficient, complicated, and expensive” carbon tax is scrapped and a bipartisan solution is found. Oregon State Senator Tim Knopp appeared on “Fox and Friends”…