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Above all, scientists fear tipping points of climate change | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

As the United Nations climate summit in Scotland’s Glasgow approach, leaders from around the world are gearing up for a do-or-die showdown to limit global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius (34.7 degrees Fahrenheit). However, breaching that limit may not be…

Earliest Prehistoric Art Discovered –And it Turns Out to Be Hand Prints Made by Children 170,000 Years Ago

Written by Matthew Bennett and Sally Christine Reynolds at Bournemouth University. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. The research was published in Science Bulletin. Fossilized footprints, and more rarely, hand prints, can be found around the world; left as people went about their daily business, preserved by freak acts […]

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This Plant-Based Jet Fuel Can Reduce Emissions by 68% – Without Displacing Crops

Replacing petroleum-based aviation fuel with a sustainable alternative derived from a type of mustard plant can reduce carbon emissions by up to 68%, according to new research from a University of Georgia scientist. Puneet Dwivedi led a team that studied the break-even price and lifetime carbon emissions of a sustainable aviation fuel derived from Brassica […]

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Cooling with Less Warming: Fighting Global Superpollutants – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Co-Authored with Prima Madan Countries are gearing up to address the climate crisis at the 33rd Meeting of the Parties (MOP33) to the Montreal Protocol next week and the climate summit COP26 in Glasgow later in November. Exactly five years ago, in 2016,…

Want to Learn to Code? This Nintendo-Style Video Game Will Teach You – And It’s Free

Writing code is a skill almost anyone can make use of, and now there’s a video game that will teach you how. Set in an old school, Super Nintendo-like, 16-bit world, TwilioQuest teaches common coding languages like Python, JavaScript, and Open Source and combines the satisfying sense of progression inherent in role-playing games, with actual […]

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Finger at Global Warming for the Deadly Heatwave that Scorched North America – IndraStra Global

By the Al Attiyah Foundation Image Attribute: A helicopter tries to put out a forest fire in British Columbia, Canada. (FILE PHOTO) World-renowned scientists are convinced that the extreme weather that ravaged the Northern Hemisphere this summer can be attributed to…

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan on Climate Change – The New York Times

SAKHALIN ISLAND, Russia — Sixteen wind turbines are slated to go up amid the winding coast and wooded hills of this Russian island in the Pacific, creating a wind park bigger than any that currently exists in the vast reaches…

Blue carbon can help climate change code red | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

This post originally appeared on NRDC’s Expert Blog. Global warming is escalating even faster than we thought. According to the recent IPCC Report, the global average temperature will approach and exceed the 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature threshold in the next…

On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan for Climate Change – The New York Times

SAKHALIN ISLAND, Russia — Sixteen wind turbines are slated to go up amid the winding coast and wooded hills of this Russian island in the Pacific, creating a wind park bigger than any that currently exists in the vast reaches…

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What Are The Easiest Materials to Recycle?

Have you ever stopped to think about what happens to the items you put out in your recycling bin? What about the ones you bring to a recycling center? Each goes through a process of collection, processing, and eventual reuse.Some items are more challenging to recycle than others. That’s why you start to run into […]

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