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A strike against global warming or a Big Ag giveaway? – Los Angeles Times

Dominic Bruno is not closely tracking the greenhouse gas soaking into the dirt beneath the walnut trees, sunflowers and melon vines at River Garden Farms in Yolo County, where the state of California spent $97,000 this year to create a…

UN: 17% of all food available at consumer levels is wasted

(Terry Collins Assoc) An estimated 931 million tonnes of food, or 17% of total food available to consumers in 2019, went into the waste bins of households, retailers, restaurants and other food services, according to UNEP’s Food Waste Index Report 2021.Conducted to support global efforts to halve food waste by 2030, the report presents the most comprehensive food waste data collection, analysis and modelling to date, and offers countries a methodology to measure their food waste problem.

Porcelain Bowl Bought at Yard Sale for $35 Could Sell at Auction for $500,000

And as any devoted Antique’s Roadshow armchair appraiser can tell you, few things rhyme better with “Ka-ching!” than Ming—Ming Dynasty, that is. That’s why when one eagle-eyed thrifter spotted a promising-looking piece of porcelain amidst the other tchotchkes at a Connecticut yard sale, he didn’t even haggle over the price. Soon enough, it was, “Sold […]

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: How can we address climate change? – The Stanly News & Press | The Stanly News & Press – Stanly News & Press

The Biden Administration has identified addressing climate change — specifically, global warming — as one of its top priorities. Indeed, they are incorporating climate change into both their foreign and economic policies. Mike Walden Accepting global warming and its impacts…

Assessing the aggregate and spatial economic impact of global warming | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

The effects of climate change are heterogenous across space. While some regions will be significantly negatively impacted, others may benefit from warmer temperatures. This column uses an integrated assessment model with rich spatial data that looks at interactions between regions…

Fighting climate change by farming kelp – OPB News

In the race to stall or even reverse global warming, new efforts are in the works to pull carbon dioxide out of the air and put it somewhere safe. One startup in Maine has a vision that is drawing attention…

Kelp Farm Startup Aims To Bury Carbon And Slow Climate Change – NPR

Adam Baske (left) and Capt. Rob Odlin of Running Tide Technologies in the Gulf of Maine. They release rope that’s entwined with early-stage kelp, a fast growing seaweed that will soak up carbon dioxide. Fred Bever/Maine Public hide caption toggle…

Aviva chief warns insurers on ‘forked tongue’ over climate change – Financial Times

Aviva chief executive Amanda Blanc has warned that the insurance industry cannot “speak with forked tongue” on global warming by doing one thing with its investment portfolios and another with the products it sells. More insurers are promising to focus…

What can make businesses and consumers take climate change seriously? – WRAL Tech Wire

The Biden Administration has identified addressing climate change – specifically, global warming – as one of its top priorities.  Indeed, they are incorporating climate change into both their foreign and economic policies. Accepting global warming and its impacts as an…

You Decide: How Can We Address Climate Change? – NC State CALS

By Dr. Mike Walden The Biden Administration has identified addressing climate change – specifically, global warming – as one of its top priorities. Indeed, they are incorporating climate change into both their foreign and economic policies. Accepting global warming and…