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Clarified: Which technologies will help us fight climate change? – KCRA Sacramento

using the strength of the sun is raised to supply energy grids, powering airplanes with plants and waste, creating *** source of near limitless energy that mimics the stars in the sky. These all might sound like science fiction concepts…

With 8 billion people, is overpopulation fueling climate change? – The Arizona Republic

We start 2023 sharing the planet with 8 billion other people. The United Nations’ global population counter clicked passed this estimated milestone in mid-November. In the context of climate change, what that means is that roughly 8 billion humans now…

The Montreal Moment for Biodiversity: Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework adopted

Final COP15 Decision Plenary at Montreal The  Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, due to the pandemic, has been four years in the making, was finally adopted in Montreal in the early hours of the morning on the 19th December 2022.  This…

Revisiting Michael Crichton’s Climate Thriller ‘State Of Fear’

The excerpts below are from the brilliant mind of Michael Crichton, from his 2004 novel ‘State of Fear.’ It is a ‘good read’ and a ‘fun read’ and still in print, so please buy or gift and enjoy. It is…

Carbon emissions, not weather modification, are driving global warming – Yahoo News

Scientists agree that carbon emissions are to blame for global warming, but social media posts claim humans are engineering severe storms and heatwaves. This is false; experts say existing weather modification technology cannot be used to deliberately manipulate the climate….

Is liberal governance unable to deal with global threats? – The Conversation

The translated version of the original article in French has been updated to include the authors’ comments on COP27. Since the Rio de Janeiro Declaration of 1992, government representatives have flocked to one Conferences of the Parties (COP) after the…

Differences Between Global Warming and Climate Change – Treehugger

The terms “global warming” and “climate change” are often used interchangeably. In the scientific literature, climate change and global warming are inextricably linked, even if they are distinct phenomena. The simplest explanation of that linkage is that global warming is…

Scientists Have Used Mushrooms to Make Biodegradable Computer Chip Parts

The skin off the legs of a mushroom could potentially offer a sustainable alternative to insulative substrates in computing chips. As production of electronic devices continues to increase, scientists are looking to insert a bit of nature and biodegradability into common components like the microchip, and believe it or not, peeling the skin off the […]

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The Psychology Tricks That Can Dispel Climate Change Denial – The Daily Beast

The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, better known as COP 27, is currently underway. Preliminary reports already suggest deep pessimism among attendees that the world will avert a catastrophe and limit the rise in global temperatures to a manageable…

Misinformation Experiment has Potential to ‘Inoculate’ Millions of Social Media Users

Briefly exposing social media users to the tricks behind misinformation boosts awareness of harmful online falsehoods, says new research—and Google is set to deploy an anti-disinformation campaign based on the findings. Short animations placed in YouTube’s Ad slot gave viewers a taste of the strategies behind misinformation, according to the huge online experiment led by […]

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