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Predicting urban water needs

New Stanford research uses Zillow and census data combined with machine learning to identify residential water consumption based on housing characteristics. The approach could help cities better understand water use and design water-efficient communities.

Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK secure business investment from Innovate UK

(Cranfield University) Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK have been successful in securing co-funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, for industrial research into low-carbon renewable heating and cooling systems to decarbonise buildings.

Trump’s Climate Policies Accelerated Global Warming – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will use the next four years to try to restore the environmental policies that his predecessor has methodically blown up, but the damage done by the greenhouse gas pollution unleashed by President Trump’s…

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BHP bosses defend company’s decision to stay in gas and oil ‘for the medium term’

BHP management has batted away shareholder criticism of the miner’s intention to continue investing in gas despite claiming it will dramatically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. Speaking at BHP’s Australian annual meeting on Wednesday evening, chairman…

Study Confirms Trump Is Right – ‘Clean’ Energy Isn’t Clean Or Green

Renewable energy is cripplingly expensive, hopelessly unreliable, massacres wildlife, destroys landscapes, destabilizes the grid, harms indigenous peoples, and causes climate change. But apart from that, it’s great, says a meticulous review published in the scientific journal Energies by a team…

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Kamala Harris Doubles Down On Biden’s Fracking Flip-Flop

On Wednesday night’s debate stage, Kamala Harris claimed “Joe Biden will not ban fracking. He has been very clear about that.” Harris is half right. Biden has been very clear about his position on fracking: he spent the primary promising…

Survey shows broad bipartisan support for a stronger focus on science

(Research!America) A recent survey commissioned by Research!America on behalf of a working group formed to assess America’s commitment to science shows overwhelming support for science across political parties. A strong majority of Americans agree that “the COVID-19 pandemic is a disruptive event and requires urgent refocusing of America’s commitment to science.”