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How Does Climate Change Affect Human Health? – Discover Magazine

Over the past century, the Earth’s average temperature has risen by 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it seems like a negligible amount, this global warming is out of the ordinary in the planet’s recent history, causing dramatic shifts in climate patterns…

Students Build Solar-Powered Pop-Up Van For Touring in a Brilliant Mobile Home That Has Zero Emissions

22 Dutch university students have completed an 1,800 mile road trip powered only by the sun, on a quest to show that sustainable vehicles can let you travel the world without harming the environment. Enrolled in Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, the students say their van—named Stella Vita—is the world’s first solar powered […]

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A New Species of Human Ancestor was Just Named Homo Bodoensis – A Direct Line from Africa to Modern Man

An international team of researchers has announced the naming of a new species of human ancestor, Homo bodoensis. This species lived in Africa during the Middle Pleistocene, around half a million years ago, and was the direct ancestor of modern humans. The Middle Pleistocene (now renamed Chibanian and dated to 774,000-129,000 years ago) is important […]

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YPCCC releases report indicating increasing interest in climate policy amongst American voters – Yale Daily News

In its most recent Politics & Global Warming Report, the Yale Program on Climate Change Communications found that the majority of surveyed Americans consider climate change to be a high-priority policy issue. Hamera Shabbir 1:12 am, Oct 28, 2021 Staff…

South Korean Scientists Perfect Renewable Power from Urine While Cleaning Wastewater

South Korean scientists are leading a revolution in pee-powered fuel cells that generate “clean” energy and purify wastewater. A common organic molecule in fertilizer and a principle component of human urine, scientists achieved state-of-the-art performance using urea fuel cells—built with inexpensive electrodes and without precious metals. Direct urea fuel cells (DUFC) could turn any wastewater […]

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Experts Slam Biden’s Plan To Build Taxpayer-Funded Wind Farms

Energy experts criticized President Joe Biden’s plan to prioritize wind farms, arguing wind power is costly, inefficient, and indirectly produces greenhouse gas emissions. Wind energy, like solar, is often unreliable since it is intermittent, or highly dependent on nature and…

EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT | Addressing fear of global warming with local opportunities – Ventura County Reporter

Pictured: Young local residents in a Climate Strike March at Ventura City Hall. Sept. 20, 2019. Photo by Kimberly Rivers.  by David Goldstein As Halloween decorations appear this month, few children will fear the goblins, ghosts, and ghouls depicted in…

IU professor researching global warming’s impact on water sources – IU Newsroom

At a time when a drought is affecting the 40 million people who rely on the Colorado River system, Indiana University professor Travis O’Brien and a team of scientific colleagues are embarking on a monumental U.S. Department of Energy project…

IPCC report, Labor climate policy and targets: Email to Peter Khalil MP for Wills

The following email was sent to Labor MP for Wills, Peter Khalil on 16 August 2021. As of 12 September 2021 there has been no response or acknowledgement of this email.  Great concern over IPCC report, current Labor climate policy…

Why climate change is still the greatest threat to human health – National Geographic

People around the world are witnessing firsthand how climate change can wreak havoc on the planet. Steadily rising average temperatures fuel increasingly intense wildfires, hurricanes, and other disasters that are now impossible to ignore. And while the world has been…

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