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News about Climate Change and our Planet


Tech Weapons We Need To Combat Global Warming – TechNewsWorld

Whenever a war like Afghanistan ends, a financial problem drives a country into the next war. The companies that build the weapons take a massive revenue hit because a country at peace doesn’t consume much ordinance. But this time, thanks…

Thanks to climate change, supply chain disruptions are poised to be the new normal – Salon

Dr. Thomas Goldsby, a professor of supply chain management at the University of Tennessee — Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, assigns his undergraduate student a “routine exercise” that frequently proves revelatory. Its purpose is to illustrate the complexity of the various trade…

Eighteen Hundred And Starve To Death, Or The Year Without A Summer

A deep trough of low pressure spanned the Great Lakes. Behind it, a wall of cold air built and folded over itself, layer upon layer, until it was both towering and poised. Finally, it broke free to race east toward…

Climate Change Takes Center Stage Again At The Pentagon

Speaking to American troops at RAF Mildenhall, England, on his trip to Europe, President Biden recounted an exchange with the Joint Chiefs as vice president: “This is not a joke. Do you know what the Joint Chiefs told us the…

Why Everything You’ve Heard About Solar Is Wrong

Three years ago I published a long article at Forbes arguing that solar panels weren’t clean but in fact, produced 300 times more toxic waste than high-level nuclear waste. But in contrast to nuclear waste, which is safely stored and never hurts anyone, solar…

Analysing volcanoes to predict their awakening

(Université de Genève) A team led by UNIGE has reviewed the literature on the internal and external mechanisms that lead to a volcanic eruption. Analyzing the thermo-mechanics of deep volcanic processes and magma propagation to the surface, together with magma chemistry, the geologists determined that most of the magma rising from depth actually does not cause a volcanic eruption. They also show that older volcanoes tend to produce less frequent, but larger and more dangerous eruptions.

Nigerian Homes Built From Thousands of Plastic Bottles –12x Stronger Than Brick And Earthquake Strong

Discarded plastic bottles can be found along too many miles of Earth roads—but in Nigeria, one of the most populated African countries, there are enough to create a sustainable construction business. In fact, there are now houses being built with discarded plastic bottles that are filled with sand and set into a wall via a […]

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Balanced rocks set design ground motion values for New Zealand dam

(Seismological Society of America) For the first time, researchers have used precariously-balanced rocks to set the formal design earthquake motions for a major existing engineered structure–the Clyde Dam, the largest concrete dam in New Zealand.

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