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A Dirt Cheap Climate Change Solution? Common Clay Materials May Help Curb Methane Emissions – SciTechDaily

A team of researchers at MIT has come up with a promising approach to controlling methane emissions and removing it from the air, using an inexpensive and abundant type of clay called zeolite. In this image, the zeolite, depicted as…

Could crushed rocks absorb enough carbon to curb global warming? – National Geographic UK

A herculean task Even if the process does work, implementing ocean alkalinity enhancement to all of the oceans could prove a herculean task. Mining, milling, and transporting minerals would require an industry equivalent to coal mining, since sequestering one ton…

Clearing the Air: Decarbonization Technologies Take a Giant Step Forward – Columbia University

Clearing the Air: Decarbonization Technologies Take a Giant Step Forward Adapted from a story in the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 2021 Annual Report.  Peter Kelemen in Oman. Photo: Kevin Krajick Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels today are higher than at any point…

‘Don’t Look Up’ Review: The Unbearable Smugness Of The Netflix Elites

Don’t Look Up is the least subtle allegory of modern times. It is a mallet of a metaphor. It is the bluntest of parables, smashing through TV and tablet screens across the globe and screaming at viewers: ‘This is a…

Action for Climate Change – Mother Earth News

Learn how drones and rock dust are being used to combat climate change by reseeding forests and sequestering carbon. by AdobeStock/Scott Griessel Elders Climate Action currently has 12 chapters nationwide taking action against climate change in a variety of ways….

The Left Spoofs Itself (And Climate Change) In ‘Don’t Look Up’

The rumor that the Netflix film, ‘Don’t Look Up’, is an allegory about climate change is true. Writer/director Adam McKay, a self-declared democratic socialist and Bernie fan, has admitted as much. In fact, McKay calls climate change “the biggest story…

Netflix’s ‘Don’t Look Up’ misjudges the effort to tackle climate change – MSNBC

“Don’t Look Up,” writer-director Adam McKay’s star-studded comedic film about climate change, is causing a stir. It’s trending at the top of Netflix, drawing sharp criticism, and has been generating heated debate on social media since its release on the…

Huge Supply of Water Discovered on Mars, Frozen at the Bottom of its Grand Canyon

Scientists peering into the depths of Mars’ own grand canyon have found that water makes up as much as 40% of the ground there, an enormous amount considering its near to the hot dry equator of the Red Planet. Covering 15,800 square miles (41,000 square kilometers), the area of water is larger than the Netherlands. […]

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Researchers Solve Mystery of Scattered Black Glass in Chilean Desert – it Was Made by an Exploding Comet

A vast swath of dark rocky glass littering a Chilean desert has remained a mystery for a decade, but Brown University researchers just confirmed it was made by an exploding comet. Around 12,000 years ago, something scorched a 47-mile (75km) stretch of the Atacama Desert with heat so intense that it turned the sandy soil […]

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