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Sharp-Shooting Farm Robot Can Treat 500,000 Plants Per Hour With 95% Decrease in Chemical Sprays

With 50 spray nozzles and a sophisticated computer system, tractors out in California’s central valley are towing artificially-intelligent robots behind them that look set to launch a fourth revolution in agriculture. Passing over a field they can specifically target individual weeds and crops at a rate of 20 per second, before blasting them with either […]

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California Tribe Reignites Age-Old Practice of Intermittent Burns to Prevent Wildfires

Out in the Klamath Mountains of northern California, fires are rushing through the underbrush, lighting everything they touch between the trees ablaze. However these aren’t a danger to the rich hardwood forests, they are deliberately set by the Yurok and Karuk tribal nations—as a wildfire prevention strategy of all things. As strange as it might […]

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Biden Admin’s Climate Misinformation Packaged As ‘Science’ In NCA

The Biden Administration has just released its draft report of the fifth U.S. National Climate Assessment. The draft report is intended to be for comment only, and the Biden Administration requests that it not be cited or shared publicly. That…

Climate change threatening ‘things Americans value most,’ U.S. report says – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Climate change is unleashing “far-reaching and worsening” calamities in every region of the United States, and the economic and human toll will only increase unless humans move faster to slow the planet’s warming,…

Statement – Climate change is already killing us, but strong action now can prevent more deaths – World Health Organization

November is a crucial month for climate change and health. Representatives and negotiators from all over the world are gathering in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) to build on prior agreements to urgently…

Health must be front and centre in the COP27 climate change negotiations – World Health Organization

On the eve of the pivotal climate talks at COP27, WHO issues a grim reminder that the climate crisis continues to make people sick and jeopardizes lives and that health must be at the core of these critical negotiations. WHO…

Getting Back on Track to Net Zero: Three Critical Priorities for COP27 – International Monetary Fund

Just this year we’ve seen the increasingly devastating effects of climate change—human tragedy and economic upheaval with typhoons in Bangladesh, unprecedented floods in Pakistan, heatwaves in Europe, wildfires in North America, dry rivers in China, and droughts in Africa. This…

New Rooftop CO2 Ventilators Funnel Fumes into Fertilizer that Makes Spinach Grow 4x Bigger in Roof Gardens

New carbon dioxide ventilators could turn fumes into fertilizer to bring vegetable patches to high rise rooftops, suggests a new study. It wasn’t just suggested, the study included an experiment that found spinach by the new air vents grew four-times larger than the other plants. The breakthrough is a promising development for healthier city life, […]

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Effects of Climate Change – Impacts and Examples – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Jump to Section Tokyo during a record-breaking heat wave, August 13, 2020 The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images Higher average temperatures This change in global average temperature—seemingly small but consequential and climbing—means that, each summer, we are likely to experience…

Midterm elections 2022 and climate change: What to know – USA TODAY

With half of registered voters saying climate change is one of the most important issues in the upcoming midterm elections, could the results on Nov. 8 mean changes for U.S. policy regarding global warming? A significant shift in the makeup of Congress would mostly…

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