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Tech billionaires are obsessed with climate change — but some question if they’re focusing on the right areas – CNBC

Combination: Jeff Bezos (L), Elon Musk (C) and Bill Gates (R). Reuters Climate change appears to be high on the agenda for tech billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates but some are questioning whether they’re focusing their…

Sustainable Seagrass High in Omega-6 and Protein is Better Than Rice For This Master Chef

A three-Michelin-star chef in Spain has discovered that sea grass, a diminutive and little-loved marine plant, produces what is in effect, rice. His adoption of this grain into cooking techniques is now simply one part of his mission to repair sea grass ecosystems around the world—which he says could serve to not only stop the […]

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New York’s Wind Power Plans Make Zero Sense

I haven’t lived in New York City since I graduated … High School in 1992, but with my parents and many of my family still there, I will always be a New Yorker in my heart. So, it’s with this…

‘Sink into your grief.’ How one scientist confronts the emotional toll of climate change – Science Magazine

Sustainability scientist Kimberly Nicholas says confronting climate change requires acknowledging values and feelings as well as advancing science and policy. Janet Nichols By David MalakoffApr. 12, 2021 , 1:55 PM “I was trained to be calm, rational, and objective, to…

LETTERS TO THE ED: Humbug of global warming, climate change – Morning Bulletin

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The humbug of global warming and climate change Recently a letter spruiking the global warming (sorry climate change) alarmist mantra was published in some Queensland regional papers penned by Tony Fontes of Jubilee Pocket, Airlie Beach,…

Biden’s new 2030 climate change target: Will it be fair to other countries? – Vox.com

On April 22, President Biden will convene global leaders for a virtual climate summit in a bid to reassert US leadership and motivate countries to cut emissions much more aggressively. Of course, the US is only just recommitting to climate…

Queen is Opening Buckingham Palace Gardens to Picnickers for the First Time This Summer

As daffodils and cherry blossom mark the onset of spring across London lawns, one famous residence in the English capital is readying itself to welcome picnickers for the first time—with the Buckingham Palace gardens opening to the paying public. The Royal Collection Trust has announced that a self-guided route through the gardens, and around its […]

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Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs gave birth to the Amazon rainforest

The asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago eliminated plant-trampling dinosaurs and rained fertilising ash on South America’s rainforests, letting flowering plants take over what used to be mostly coniferous forests

Why Foreign Oil Producers Are In Love With Trudeau’s Carbon Tax

One thing we are repeatedly told is that climate change is a “global issue.” That’s why imposing a carbon tax on Canadians is such a foolish idea. It’s amazing how so many who push the carbon tax and other restrictions…

Golden hour at an Indiana lake

The golden hour – actually, more like 30 minutes – is that magical period of daylight shortly after sunrise or before sunset, when the brightness of the sky matches streetlights, signs and car headlights. Photographers love it!