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Durable Yarn Wrist Heaters Provide Re-usable Portable Warmth

As the fall chill settles in across the U.S., people are getting out their cozy sweaters and electric blankets, or stocking up on handheld heat packets for extra warmth. But sweaters and blankets are bulky, and heat packs only work for a little while. Now, researchers have demonstrated a conductive, durable yarn for lightweight wearable […]

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The Carbon Takeback: Affordable Policy That Could Stop Fossil Fuels From Causing Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Stop fossil fuels from causing global warming within a generation… The Carbon Takeback Obligation could do just that. Imagine a single policy, imposed on one industry, which would, if enforced consistently, stop fossil fuels causing global warming within a generation. The Carbon Takeback Obligation could…

How To Build A Climate Workforce In Hawaii – Honolulu Civil Beat

When it comes to climate change, we all approach it with different levels of understanding and lived experiences. Fortunately, the general population has begun to recognize that it is indeed a global crisis, no matter where you live. As an…

Two reports suggest 1.5C target for global warming is hanging by a thread – The Irish Times

Expectation is building for next month’s Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow, with the mantra of many climate activists – “keep 1.5 degrees alive” – getting louder by the day. Keeping global warming to within 1.5 degrees is the key target…

ESG: From Woke To Broke (Video)

What’s more important for a company: to make a profit, or to do “social good?” More and more companies seem to be focusing on the latter. But is that a good business strategy? And, what does that mean for the…

20,000 Pounds of Trash Removed From Pacific Garbage Patch: ‘Holy mother of god. It worked!’

“The Great Pacific Garbage Patch can now be cleaned,” announced Dutch entrepreneur Boyan Slat, the wonderkid inventor who’s spent a decade inventing systems for waterborne litter collection. Recent tests on his Ocean Cleanup rig called System 002, invented to tackle the 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic pollution, were a success, leading Slat to predict that […]

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Opinion | Can Lab-Grown Burgers Help Stop Climate Change? – The New York Times

My colleague Ezra Klein believes that should change. In an April column, he noted that the Good Food Institute, a nonprofit that promotes the alternative protein industry, had asked the Biden administration for $2 billion in funding, half of it…

The IEA warns much more ambition is needed to curb global warming – The Economist

Oct 13th 2021 “A NEW GLOBAL energy economy is emerging.” Thus declared Fatih Birol, head of the International Energy Agency, a global forecaster, launching the organisation’s World Energy Outlook, its annual flagship report, on October 13th. It is appearing less…

All announced pledges to limit global warming will not get us to 1.5C, IEA warns – Buzz.ie

Demand for fossil fuels will peak by 2025 if countries meet their climate pledges. However, according to the latest World Energy Outlook from the International Energy Agency (IEA), plans to cut global carbon emissions will fall short of their 2050…

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