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Warming The Planet Is An Unintentional Crime – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Certain Western countries are chiefly responsible for the global warming. They have been warming the planet since the industrialization, which started about 200 years ago.  The insatiable thirst by big emitters, which their numbers are increasing, is making the life…

How the Refrigerator Became an Agent of Climate Catastrophe – The New Yorker

A couple of years ago, in spring, my wife and I took our dog for a walk near Bantam Lake, in northwestern Connecticut, a few miles from our house. In swampy woods on the lake’s northern shore, we noticed a…

Time not on our side with climate change – Evening Observer

Global warming is real! I am in my 60s. I challenge anyone my age to say that this winter was just like one from our childhood. If a person will not accept their own lived experience as proof, what evidence…

How an ingredient found in cat litter could help fight climate change – Fast Company

While some startups begin to pull CO2 from the air, researchers at MIT are working on another challenge—how to also remove methane, a much more potent greenhouse gas. In the first 20 years after it’s emitted, methane has more than…

2021’s biggest climate and weather disasters cost the US $145 billion – Virginia Mercury

By Stacy Morford, The Conversation The disasters just kept coming in 2021, from Hurricane Ida’s destruction across Louisiana and the Northeast to devastating wildfires in the West and damaging storms, tornadoes and floods. Nearly half the U.S. was in drought,…

Energy

Here’s how to solve the UK energy crisis for the long term – store more power

Soaring energy bills rooted in a global gas supply crunch have focused minds on the age-old problem: how can we better store power? Attention has turned to the closure of the Rough gas storage facility in the North Sea in…

5 things you should know about the greenhouse gases warming the planet – UN News

1. What is the greenhouse effect? In a greenhouse, sunlight enters, and heat is retained. The greenhouse effect describes a similar phenomenon on a planetary scale but, instead of the glass of a greenhouse,  certain gases are increasingly raising global…

Toyota Warns We’re Nowhere Near Ready To Jettison Gas-Powered Vehicles

When Toyota speaks, car buyers listen. Hopefully, our elected officials will as well. It is one of the world’s two largest auto and truck manufacturers — twice the size of General Motors (GM), our biggest. Toyota warns the world is…

Australia’s Giant Green Gamble On Solar Energy Toys

By the time solar energy reaches Earth’s surface, it is spread very thin – even midday sunshine will not boil the billy or make toast. And solar collectors will only convert about 20% of that weak energy into electricity. Thus…

Trees, crops, livestock mix fights climate change – Great Lakes Echo

Silvopasture in Georgia. Image: USDA National Agroforestry Center, Flickr. By Caroline Miller Growing crops, trees and livestock on the same land could help farmers battle climate change. This technique is known as silvopasture, and it creates a sink to collect…

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