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We don’t need to quit flying to avoid global warming, says expert – CNBCTV18

Hydrogen-fuelled planes are one of the solutions the aviation industry can adopt to avert the worst of global warming without giving up air travel, said an expert. Aviation causes around 2.4 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions around the world….

Letter: Another airline a setback in fight against global warming – The Daily Freeman

Dear Editor, The news of Play Airlines offering discount flights is terrible news for all. Unnecessary air travel is an unconscionable luxury. We in the Hudson Valley are only at the beginning of extreme weather, and have yet to experience…

Roar Into the ‘Year of the Tiger’ With Fortune and Traditions of the Chinese New Year

The Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival, is one of mankind’s great celebratory spectacles. Typified by celebrations of animals from the Chinese zodiac, gift-giving, wild work parties, and a staggering amount of fireworks, it’s a time of joy, and the longest period off work for Chinese employees. […]

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Climate change threatens the future of ski resorts – Quartz

As the Earth warms, stable conditions for winter sports that depend on ice and snow aren’t a guarantee. Steady snow might come later than usual and spring warming means snowpacks are melting faster. Workers at Aspen Skiing Company—the operator of…

Is it time to consider a new normal for winter in the Carolinas? – WFAE

December’s un-wintry weather across the Southeast brought lots of unusual scenes: Crowds packing parks and beer gardens, people wearing short sleeves to Christmas parades and azaleas blooming just before the holidays. Temperatures averaged about 6 to 9 degrees above normal…

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Tips for Recycling Holiday Electronics This Christmas Season

Based on current estimates, consumers will have generated around 57.4 million tons of e-waste by the end of the year. The COVID pandemic is believed to be behind the increase. While people upgraded their phones, tablets, and computers this year, only a little more than 17% is expected to get recycled correctly. Improperly recycled e-waste […]

Since 1980s US Chances of a White Christmas Melt a Bit – NBC4 Washington

A white Christmas seems to be slowly morphing from a reliable reality to a dream of snowy holidays past for large swaths of the United States in recent decades. Analysis of 40 years of December 25 U.S. snow measurements shows…

Since 1980s US Chances of a White Christmas Melt a Bit – NBC 10 Philadelphia

A white Christmas seems to be slowly morphing from a reliable reality to a dream of snowy holidays past for large swaths of the United States in recent decades. Analysis of 40 years of December 25 U.S. snow measurements shows…

Christmas trees are more expensive due to climate change – Earth.com

Oregon is United States’ major Christmas trees producer, being responsible for 31 percent of the US harvest in 2020. This $100 million-worth industry involves over 400 Christmas tree growers that produce and sell their winter holidays merchandise all over the…

How climate change will affect Thanksgiving food – Washington Post – The Washington Post

Climate change has officially arrived at our Thanksgiving tables. As the past year has made even more clear, the consequences of a warming world have challenged farmers and food systems throughout the United States. Drought, blistering heat waves and raging…

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