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News about Climate Change and our Planet


Why cleaner air is contributing to global warming – Sustainability Times

Does removing aerosols from the air help cool the planet? It’s starting to look like this is not the case. Photo: Pixabay/Hugo_ob Photo: Pixabay/Hugo_ob Climate change solutions continuously adapt as scientists learn more about the causes of global warming. Initially,…

New Type of Plastic Made Directly From Organic Plant Waste Could Be the Game-Changer We Need

A new type of plastic made directly from organic plant waste has been created by scientists. The new material is easy to make and could be used in everything from packaging and textiles to medicine and electronics. The researchers in Switzerland have already used the technique to make packaging films, fibres that can be spun […]

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Prebiotic chemistry: In the beginning, there was sugar

Organic molecules formed the basis for the evolution of life. But how could inorganic precursors have given rise to them? Chemists now reports a reaction pathway in which minerals catalyze the formation of sugars in the absence of water.

‘Roaming reactions’ study to shed new light on atmospheric molecules

(University of New South Wales) For the first time, a team of chemists has lifted the hood on the mechanics involved in the mysterious interplay between sunlight and molecules in the atmosphere known as ‘roaming reactions’, which could make atmospheric modelling more accurate.

Pandemic Ponderings: Cooking with gas: fugitive emissions, indoor pollution and Covid19

This article was originally published at my Linked In Blog on June 10, 2020. Why I transitioned from cooking with gas to an electric magnetic resonance induction cooktop, a story about gas, fugitive emissions, indoor pollution and now the Covid19…

A Thank You To FOIA Officers: Purveyors Of Sunshine

This sunshine week I would like to express my appreciation for all of the work that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers at federal agencies have done and continue to do to ensure public access to government communications, records, and documents

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