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Annapolis-based nonprofit prepares to set sail for Greenland to study climate change on the newly commissioned sailboat – Capital Gazette

There’s a saying among oceanographers that the bigger your ship, the better your research. The Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project would like to prove that adage wrong. Saturday at City Dock, the nonprofit commissioned its newest research vessel, the R/V Marie…

Polluters are using forests as ‘carbon offsets.’ Climate change has other plans. – National Geographic

On July 6, 2021, lightning ignited a fire in the Fremont-Winema National Forest of southern Oregon, in an area packed with dead trees from a mountain pine-beetle outbreak. Fueled by drought, the Bootleg fire exploded, at one point consuming 1,000…

16 Dem States, Green Groups Sue USPS For Buying Gas-Powered Mail Trucks

A coalition of 16 Democratic state attorneys general and several environmental groups sued the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on Thursday, alleging the agency cut corners to justify its purchase of gas vehicles. Both lawsuits alleged that the USPS conducted a…

Coal still top threat to global climate goals: report – FRANCE 24 English

Issued on: 26/04/2022 – 02:28Modified: 26/04/2022 – 02:26 Paris (AFP) – The number of coal-fired power plants in the pipeline worldwide declined in 2021, according to research released Tuesday, but the fossil fuel most responsible for global warming still generated…

Climate Change: Your Questions About Causes and Effects, Answered – The New York Times

Reporters from the Climate Desk gathered reader questions and are here to help explain some frequent puzzlers. Published April 22, 2022Updated April 22, 2022 ImageCredit… Image What’s one thing you want to know about climate change? We asked, and hundreds of you…

Geoengineering to temper global warming could shift malaria risk, study shows – BusinessLIVE

Oslo — Deploying a haze of sun-dimming chemicals high above Earth to slow global warming — one controversial proposal to stem worsening climate impacts — could sharply shift the spread of malaria in tropical regions, scientists said on Wednesday. It…

Climate action, as patriotism – Yale Climate Connections

The US military is about to find itself committed to yet another unwinnable mission costing trillions of dollars. No, we are not referring to the possibility of American escalation in Russia’s brutal war against Ukraine: We are referring to the…

Munich’s First Solar Bus Technology Will Hit the Road to Reduce Emissions and Pollution

Saving fuel, slashing emissions, and cutting pollution are just some of the benefits of installing solar panels on public transportation buses—and the city of Munich is buying a ticket to the future by doing just that. Founded by a trio of German friends in 2016, Sono Motors went public in 2021, selling their Sion solar-paneled […]

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Modern EVs Share The Same Shortcomings As Their Dowdy Forebears

It seems that no one can ever do quite enough to satisfy the demands of professional complainers.  Not even Elon Musk, the world-famous promoter of electric vehicles. He was met rudely by protesters at the grand opening of his Tesla assembly…

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