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New Jersey teaches climate change in every class — even P.E. – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article PENNINGTON, N.J. — There was one minute left on Suzanne Horsley’s stopwatch and the atmosphere remained thick with carbon dioxide, despite the efforts of her third graders to clear the air. Horsley, a…

The Amazon, a Counterweight to Global Warming, Is Under Assault – Undark Magazine

Jaim Teixeira surveys his property near Trairão, Brazil from the back of a motorcycle, wearing jeans and a long-sleeved, sun-proof shirt to shield him from the jungle’s breathtaking heat. It’s the end of the dry season and, like everything and everyone…

The Amazon is the Planet’s Counterweight to Global Warming, a Place of Stupefying Richness Under Rel… – InsideClimate News

Photography by Larry C. Price This article is part of a series produced in partnership with NBC News and Undark Magazine, a non-profit, editorially independent digital magazine exploring the intersection of science and society. TRAIRÃO, Brazil—Jaim Teixeira surveys his property from…

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The Best Ways to Ensure Your Recycling Doesn’t End Up Getting Trashed

Per the EPA, 292.4 million tons of waste were generated during 2018. Of that, approximately 94 million tons were recycled or composted. That’s only a third of the trash that’s generated is actually recycled or composted. If you take out composting rates, only 69 million tons were recycled. There’s a lot of room for improvement, […]

How to watch Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin flight on July 20

Blue Origin counts down for July 20, 2021, when it will launch founder Jeff Bezos and three others to space. The flight will mark the first crewed launch of New Shepard and will be live-streamed; broadcasting will begin at 7:30 a.m. EDT (11:30 UTC) on Blue Origin’s website.

The post How to watch Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin flight on July 20 first appeared on EarthSky.

3 in 4 Kids are Inspired by Their Parents’ Fashion Sense From Their Teenage Years: It’s Actually ‘Cool’

Nearly six in 10 American kids admit to stealing one of their parent’s old outfits to wear to school, according to a new poll. A survey of 1,000 kids ages 5-18, and their parents, reveals that nostalgia for the fashion of their parents’ era is strong—with three in four kids saying they think their parents’ […]

The post 3 in 4 Kids are Inspired by Their Parents’ Fashion Sense From Their Teenage Years: It’s Actually ‘Cool’ appeared first on Good News Network.

Could the history of cooling help us understand global warming? – Marketplace

Another heat wave is expected to hit the Western United States and Canada this week, surely pushing home air conditioners — for those people lucky enough to have them — into overdrive.  Writer Eric Dean Wilson explores the history of…

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