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Infrastructure deal will spend billions targeting climate change – Yahoo News

A bicycle burns in a wildfire in the Rancho Santa Fe area of San Diego in 2007. (Reuters/Mario Anzuoni) With extreme weather disasters making headlines almost daily this summer, Congress appears ready to start spending billions of dollars to fight…

A united world can beat back climate change | US Embassy & Consulates in Italy – US Embassy Rome

Preserving our planet requires the collective action of every nation on earth. Each country must do its part, even if its contribution is small, said Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry. “We have to make choices — together. Life is…

NASA Measures Interior of Mars for the First time, Revealing Huge Liquid Core

In the first ever measurement of another planet’s core, seismography conducted over several Martian years have revealed the liquid metal core is softer than expected—more like a Mars-mellow than a Mars Bar. While the recently arrived Perseverance rover has been hoovering up much of the Mars-related attention, a trio of recently published papers that measured […]

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Hydrogen is Powering the Olympic Village – Heat, Electric, and Lights That Are a Model of Japanese Innovation

The Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964 left a mark on the world in the form of the Shinkansen high-speed train, a feat which this year’s repeat hosts look to match with a vision of the future of civic planning. While enduring some criticism for going through with the games during COVID-19, Tokyo has presented the […]

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Toyota Led on Clean Cars. Now Critics Say It Works to Delay Them.

On paper, Toyota’s approach to zero-emissions vehicles, the hydrogen fuel cell, is a dream: Unlike battery-powered electric vehicles, these cars carry hydrogen tanks and fuel cells that turn the hydrogen into electricity. They refuel and accelerate quickly, and can travel…

UC San Diego receives $35 million in state funding for new coastal research vessel

(University of California – San Diego) California legislators have allocated UC San Diego $35 million to design and build a new coastal research vessel with a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system. The new vessel, which will be operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will serve as a platform for essential education and research dedicated to understanding the California coast and climate change impacts to the coastal ecosystem.

Global warming, Elder Parole bill, refugees and more – Newsday

Global warming is becoming the dominating economic, political and social issue of the 21st century [“Wildfire size, community density eyed,” News, July 20]. With tens of billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide emitted into the air every year, the…

The anatomy of a planet

(ETH Zurich) Researchers at ETH Zurich working together with an international team have been able to use seismic data to look inside Mars for the first time. They measured the crust, mantle and core and narrowed down their composition. The three resulting articles are being published together as a cover story in the journal Science.

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