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English Teenager Discovers Hoard of 3,300 Year-Old Axes and Becomes Metal Detecting Celebrity

A rising star among the UK’s passionate “detectorist” community has found a buried hoard of 65 objects, many of which are bronze axes. It’s being called a once-in-a-lifetime find, one which had to be handled by archeologists, and which is now undergoing the British government’s Treasure Review to determine if the nation will purchase the artifacts. […]

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Rising Lithium Prices Risk Pushing EV Dreams Off The Road

As demand for electric vehicles grows amid a push for a greener economy, carmakers globally are grappling with rising prices of everything from semiconductor chips to copper and aluminum. Now the expense of lithium, a metal found in every commercial…

The Sinister Nature Of Electric Cars: More Expensive, Less Efficient

The Democrats are doing everything they can to get Americans into electric cars. However, those cars come with the risk of a serious loss of power—not just for the car but for those who buy those cars. We have to…

Demand-side solutions to climate change mitigation consistent with high levels of well-being – Nature.com

1. Mundaca, L., Ürge-Vorsatz, D. & Wilson, C. Demand-side approaches for limiting global warming to 1.5 °C. Energy Effic. 12, 343–362 (2019). Google Scholar  2. Bajželj, B. et al. Importance of food-demand management for climate mitigation. Nat. Clim. Change 4, 924–929…

N.H.L. Partnership With Chemical Company Leaves Environmental Watchdogs Cold – The New York Times

The N.H.L.’s sustainability messaging now prominently features Chemours chemicals, but it wasn’t always that way. A league-issued “Greener Rinks” infographic on refrigeration systems from before 2018 endorses ammonia and carbon dioxide as natural refrigerants, saying that ammonia refrigeration systems have…

Largest Anglo-Saxon Gold Coin Hoard Discovered in English Field

It’s official: 131 gold coins found in a field in Norfolk, England represent the largest Anglo-Saxon gold coin hoard ever discovered, a find which is being described as one of “international importance.” With the first coin found in 1991, and the rest found in 2014, the hoard was long undergoing “Treasure Review” by the appropriate […]

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‘Genetic Goldmine’ That Could Help Crops Survive Global Warming is Unearthed in the Desert

A “genetic goldmine” that could help crops survive global warming has been unearthed—in the driest desert in the world. Plants growing in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile hold the key to coping with climate change, according to new research. They have evolved genes that enable them to thrive in the most Mars-like region on […]

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South Korean Scientists Perfect Renewable Power from Urine While Cleaning Wastewater

South Korean scientists are leading a revolution in pee-powered fuel cells that generate “clean” energy and purify wastewater. A common organic molecule in fertilizer and a principle component of human urine, scientists achieved state-of-the-art performance using urea fuel cells—built with inexpensive electrodes and without precious metals. Direct urea fuel cells (DUFC) could turn any wastewater […]

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In the Arctic’s, global warming is happening three times faster than in the rest of the world – Firstpost

Agence France-PresseOct 27, 2021 16:14:17 IST Sheltered by snow-spattered mountains, the Stordalen mire is a flat, marshy plateau, pockmarked with muddy puddles. A whiff of rotten eggs wafts through the fresh air. Here in the Arctic in Sweden’s far north,…

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