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As Bezos talks climate change, Amazon sells disinformation – Los Angeles Times

Soon after Jeff Bezos returned from the edge of space, the billionaire-turned-astronaut delivered a warning to everyone he’d briefly left behind on Earth. “We live on this beautiful planet,” Amazon.com Inc.’s founder — and, until recently, chief executive — said…

Fire In The North, Sewage In The South: California’s Summer Of Man-Made Disasters

The State of California is suffering through a summer of man-made disasters, including wildfires and a sewage discharge, as the Delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps through densely populated regions. In the northern part of the state, wildfires are burning…

The West is burning. Climate change is making it worse. – Vox.com

California’s largest active fire continues to burn Sunday after tearing through a small community overnight. The Dixie Fire, which started earlier this month and has now burned more than 190,000 acres, forced a new wave of evacuations in Northern California…

Climate change ramps up heat, fires, and floods worldwide – Los Angeles Times

BEIJING —  Torrents of murky brown water gushed past the train window, flowing fast through the subway tunnel. Inside, passengers stood on top of seats, clutching their phones overhead as the muddy tide rose past their chests. Some gasped for air….

What is a heat dome? Their role in making heat waves – The Washington Post

The sun rises over Los Angeles on July 8. (Jenna Schoenefeld for The Washington Post) Diana Leonard July 10 Record-breaking heat waves have roasted the western United States several times already this summer. At the heart of these heat waves…

Q-CTRL awarded $3.5 million grant from Australian government for space-based quantum sensors

(HKA Marketing Communications) Q-CTRL has been awarded a $3.5 million grant (USD) from the Australian government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) to expand the development and manufacture of quantum-based remote sensing technologies for space deployment.Q-CTRL’s quantum sensors leverage the physics of the sub-atomic world to detect and measure extremely small signals in nature. Its quantum-based gravity and magnetic field sensors offer new low-cost Earth observation technologies with global persistent coverage for climate monitoring, minerals, and geospatial intelligence.

Climate Change Is Driving Jarring Changes at Yellowstone National Park – Mother Jones – Mother Jones

Old Faithful at sunset. As water reserves decline, the geyser is expected to erupt less frequently.Neal Herbert/National Park Service Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap…

The Northwest heat wave is ‘unprecedented.’ Here’s what’s pushing it into uncharted territory. – CNN

CNN —   As temperatures surged past 100 degrees, Bree Oswill gathered all the blankets and towels she could find and taped them to every window that didn’t have a shade. She doesn’t have central air conditioning and wanted to…

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