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The Left’s Insistence On Following The Junk Science

Democrats are quick to attack the right for having skepticism or alternative views on vaccines, masks, global warming, and other aspects of science. They claim they follow “science,” unlike us. But the Left is full of questionable views on science….

Recycling critical metals in e-waste: Make it the law, experts warn EU, citing raw material security

(Terry Collins Assoc) End-of-life circuit boards, certain magnets in disc drives and electric vehicles, EV and other special battery types, and fluorescent lamps are among several electrical and electronic products containing critical raw materials (CRMs), the recycling of which should be made law, says a new UN-backed report funded by the EU.

Thousands protest for stronger action on climate change in France – CGTN

A protester holding a sign that says “there is no vaccine against global warming” in Nantes, France. /AFP/ Sebastien Salom-Gomis A protester holding a sign that says “there is no vaccine against global warming” in Nantes, France. /AFP/ Sebastien Salom-Gomis…

Thousands protest in French cities in fight against climate change | TheHill – The Hill

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Sunday to call for stronger action against man-made climate change. Reports of the demonstrations on social media indicated that protesters marched in Paris, Nancy, Toulouse, Rennes, Lyon,…

Can federated learning save the world?

(University of Cambridge) Training the artificial intelligence models that underpin web search engines, power smart assistants and enable driverless cars, consumes megawatts of energy and generates worrying carbon dioxide emissions. But new ways of training these models are proven to be greener.

The world needs to dramatically cut methane emissions to avoid worst of climate change, UN says – CNBC

Flames from a flaring pit near a well in the Bakken Oil Field. The primary component of natural gas is methane, which is odorless when it comes directly out of the gas well. In addition to methane, natural gas typically…

French parliament approves climate change bill to green the economy – Reuters

France’s National Assembly on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging climate change bill that will prevent future airport expansions, prohibit open-air terrace heaters and reduce packaging waste. France aims to cut greenhouse emissions by 40% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels but…

NYUAD study sequences genome of extinct date palms germinated from 2,000 year-old seeds

(New York University) Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology have successfully sequenced the genome of previously extinct date palm varieties that lived more than 2,000 years ago.

Adopt a Gargoyle and Help Fund the Rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

When most people think about adding a new creature to the family menagerie, images of “fuzzy” and “cute” spring to mind. Gargoyles and demons? Maybe not so much. But gargoyles and demons need love, too. “Love is like a tree,” wrote Victor Hugo his classic Hunchback of Notre Dame. “It shoots of itself; it strikes […]

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Scientists Make Microplastics Breakthrough, Devising Method to Trap And Remove Them

Microbiologists have found a way to use bacteria to trap microplastics, removing them from the environment and making them easier to recycle. The new technique, developed by scientists at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, uses bacterial biofilms—a sticky substance created by micro-organisms—to trap microplastic particles. The biofilm is then processed and dispersed, releasing the microplastic particles […]

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