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In Iceland, can a revolutionary new process actually help stop global warming? – CBC.ca

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it. The blackened lava fields and…

Groenlandia se resiste a la explotación de sus minerales

La isla es rica en materiales muy escasos necesarios para los autos eléctricos y las turbinas eólicas, pero una minera enfrenta la resistencia de activistas y manifestantes. NARSAQ, Groenlandia — Esta isla enorme, remota y escasamente habitada es conocida por…

What causes global warming? – WGN-TV

Dear Tom,What causes global warming?Thad Lagorinsky, Chicago Dear Thad,Many complex issues are involved, but it is believed that increases in atmospheric concentrations of “greenhouse gases” resulting from human activity have accelerated the rate of global warming in the last 170…

The World Wants Greenland’s Minerals, but Greenlanders Are Wary

The island has rare elements needed for electric cars and wind turbines. But protesters are blocking one project, signaling that mining companies must tread carefully. By Jack Ewing Photographs by Carsten Snejbjerg Oct. 1, 2021 NARSAQ, Greenland — This huge,…

Unraveling the Mysteries Hidden in Vast Glacier Caves

I was dangling from a thin nylon rope, some 250 feet from the bottom of an icy shaft. Looking up, I noted the spindrift — blinding snow whipped into a frenzy by howling winds — that was sandblasting the entrance,…

Harvard names vice provost for climate and sustainability

James H. Stock, a Harvard professor and economist known for his expertise on energy and environmental policy, has been named the University’s inaugural vice provost for climate and sustainability.

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