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Nature is Critical to Slowing Climate Change, But It Can Only Do So If We Help It First – InsideClimate News

No matter how many solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars are built between now and 2030, the world won’t meet its increasingly ambitious climate targets without a lot of help from forests, fields and oceans.  “Achieving net-zero by 2050…

Chernobyl Guards Have Befriended Abandoned Dogs, Feeding Them and Bringing Medical Care

In the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, guards watching for human trespassers are befriending and even caring for the descendants of dogs abandoned when tens of thousands of people had to abandon their entire lives and flee when reactor 4 exploded in 1986. Their interactions, collected and documented through work from the BBC, tell a story of a spark […]

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Climate Summit ‘Last Chance’ for Brazil to Show Leadership on Global Warming – InsideClimate News

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden’s climate summit of 40 world leaders this week will be Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s “last chance” to restore Washington’s confidence in Brazil’s commitment to taking action to fight climate change, the U.S. ambassador to Brazil has warned….

Woman Uses Old Tires And Turns Them Into Playgrounds

Durable, cheap, and relatively safe, one young architect is utilizing some of India’s 100 million yearly thrown-away tires to design colorful playgrounds for schools that need them. Operating under the philosophy that play is a child’s right, Anthill Creations, a non-profit run by Pooja Rai, has so far built 283 different play spaces using almost […]

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More than 100 climate groups press Kerry on Wall Street’s role in global warming | TheHill – The Hill

Nearly 150 climate advocacy groups are calling on John KerryJohn KerryChina accounted for half of coal-fired electricity in 2020: report OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden administration backs sweeping new offshore wind power program | Top Natural Resources Republican asks Haaland for details…

Should Solar Geoengineering Be a Tool to Slow Global Warming, or is Manipulating the Atmosphere Too Dangerous? – InsideClimate News

The risks of the climate crisis are so urgent that the United States, in cooperation with other countries and under strict rules, should study the possibility of temporarily cooling the planet through solar geoengineering, a report released Thursday by the National…

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10 Devices That Contain Lithium-Ion Batteries & How To Dispose Of Them

In a lithium-ion battery, the anode and cathode hold the lithium ions. An electrolyte carries the lithium ions from one area to the other through the part called the separator. The movement between the anode and cathode creates the electrical charge at the positive and negative parts of the battery.As an electric current is used […]

10 Years After Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Two Men Are Still Living There Taking Care of Everyone’s Pets

When clouds of radiation began streaming into the air around the Fukushima nuclear plant, 160,000 residents were told to simply cut and run. However, it seems only 159,998 residents listened. The other two—Naoto Matsumura and Sakae Kato—remained. Evidently, the city possessed not one, but two men whose love of animals cracked through their innate sense […]

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