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Russia’s War Is the End of Climate Policy as We Know It – Foreign Policy

Electricity workers in a boat check solar panels at a photovoltaic power station built in a fishpond in Haian, China, on July 19, 2021.STR/AFP via Getty Images Four days after Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on…

Global Warning: Extreme weather conditions are sweeping large parts of the world – The Financial Express

Climate change has been at the top of the agenda for many nations across the world. Why would some global leaders otherwise appoint ‘chief heat officers’, who have the most important tasks at hand—to deal with rising temperatures in their…

Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

The health care industry accounts for about 8.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, and surgery is one of hospitals’ biggest culprits in this space. Two surgeons-in-training give some solutions to combat this problem.

Biden To Ban Incandescent Lightbulbs, Reversing Another Trump Policy

The Biden administration announced that it is phasing out the use of incandescent lightbulbs, reversing a Trump-era policy as it seeks to curb annual carbon emissions and shift the United States toward more efficient sources of lighting. The Department of…

NASA Develops ‘Lunar Backpack’ to Aid New Moon Explorers

Imagine a mountaineering expedition in a wholly uncharted environment, where the hikers had the ability to generate a real-time 3D map of the terrain. NASA researchers and their partners have developed a remote-sensing mapping system set to aid explorers in the most isolated wilderness imaginable: the airless wastes at the South Pole of the Moon. […]

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French Town to Light its Streets With Bacteria Luminescence That Needs No Electricity

A French design startup wants to reimagine public lighting by introducing—much like in a fantasy or sci-fi story—bacterial and fungal bioluminescence to street lights. One of the most fascinating phenomena in nature, all kinds of animals, plants, and fungi utilize enzymes to glow in the dark, whether in an enchanting woodland, the bottom of the […]

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