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Letter: Lawmakers must address global warming’s effects – Buffalo News

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed on a recent Friday evening that at least six tornadoes touched down during last week’s historic winter thunderstorm event in Maryland and Virginia. Five were in the local Washington area. While one in this…

Climate change could trigger more landslides in High Mountain Asia

More frequent and intense rainfall events due to climate change could cause more landslides in the High Mountain Asia region of China, Tibet and Nepal, according to the first quantitative study of the link between precipitation and landslides in the region.

Bloomberg’s Climate Lawyers Quietly Promote Green Agenda In State Govt.’s

Other Democratic presidential primary contenders may push the Green New Deal, but Michael R. Bloomberg is advancing his climate change agenda behind the scenes with the help of one Democratic state attorney general at a time. Since its founding in…

States join global push to ban animal testing

More and more states are getting tough on animal testing of cosmetics. Some have passed and some are considering laws that would ban the sale or import of makeup, cleansers, shampoo and other products that have been tested on animals….

Coalition to study impact of sea-level rise, climate change on bays and estuaries

(University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science) The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a coalition of scientists from around the country to study the impact of storms, sea-level rise, and climate change on estuaries and bays.

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Anti-solar cells: A photovoltaic cell that works at night

What if solar cells worked at night? That’s no joke. In fact, a specially designed photovoltaic cell could generate up to 50 watts of power per square meter under ideal conditions at night, about a quarter of what a conventional solar panel can generate in daytime, according to a recent concept article.