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‘Recycle Your Electricals’ Campaign Diverts 1,000 Computers to Those in Need, So Far

In a drive to soak up some of the 527 million small electrical items owned by UK homes, many of which would be thrown in the trash, a new campaign to repair, recycle, or ethically scrap electricals is underway in Glasgow. The Recycle your Electricals campaign is utilizing local resources like mend and repair stores, […]

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Are UK Officials Finally Getting Cold Feet About Net Zero?

There are press reports of growing tension between the UK treasury and the government over its Net Zero agenda. According to the Mail on Sunday, chancellor Rishi Sunak ‘balked’ at the estimated cost of £1.4 trillion. The Sun then claimed…

‘Welcome to global warming’: Greece warns against unnecessary work as temperatures soar – Reuters

ATHENS, July 30 (Reuters) – Greek authorities warned the public against unnecessary work and travel on Friday as temperatures hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 °F) in Athens and the ancient Acropolis, its most visited monument, was briefly forced to close….

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Conservatives may be willing to take on climate change — if you call it something else – Grist

On July 6, lightning sparked a fast-spreading wildfire in southern Oregon that’s now the largest in the country and the state’s third-largest on record. The Bootleg Fire, only recently getting contained after a period of cooler weather, has led more…

Climate change is a global threat demanding national solutions – Financial Times

Climate change updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Climate change news. There is climate politics, and there is national climate politics. What we are watching now is the international brand conducted at…

UK summer temperatures may hit 40C even if global warming is limited to 1.5C, scientists warn – Sky News

British summers may regularly hit 40C (104F) even if the global warming target set out by the Paris Agreement is met, meteorologists have said. The Royal Meteorological Society says such highs could become the new normal regardless of whether global…

This Repair Shop is on a Mission to Fix Our Throwaway Culture

The urge for most of us is to throw something away—even if it means we have to buy a new one for more money—as it’s often easier than finding a store that will fix it, taking it there, then going out later and picking it back up, all with the chance that it might break […]

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Australian wildfires had bigger influence on climate than lockdowns: Study – Axios

The COVID-19 pandemic-related lockdowns exerted a slight net warming effect on the planet, but Australian wildfires had a much bigger and faster climate impact, cooling the planet from December 2019 through mid-2020, a new study finds. Why it matters: The…

Heat Wave and Wildfire Updates: Climate Change News – The New York Times

Extreme Weather and Climate Updates July 27, 2021Updated  July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET The Dixie Fire burned near Quincy, Calif., on Monday.Credit…Jungho Kim for The New York Times Residents of Montana and Wyoming…

Fire In The North, Sewage In The South: California’s Summer Of Man-Made Disasters

The State of California is suffering through a summer of man-made disasters, including wildfires and a sewage discharge, as the Delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps through densely populated regions. In the northern part of the state, wildfires are burning…

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