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Climate change increases renters’ risks – Yale Climate Connections

In 2000, almost 8,000 affordable housing units in the United States were at risk from annual coastal flooding. By 2050, this number could rise to 24,518, according to a recent analysis by Climate Central. The nonprofit science-journalism organization found that…

Warp drives: Physicists give chances of faster-than-light space travel a boost

If humanity wants to travel between stars, people are going to need to travel faster than the fastest-moving stuff known in our universe: light. New research suggests that it might be possible to build warp drives and beat the galactic speed limit.


CLIMATE IMPACTS: Nashville is booming. So is its flood risk

Nashville is among the nation’s fastest-growing cities: More affordable than New York or San Francisco, less sprawling than Atlanta or Phoenix, and increasingly attractive to global businesses and digital economy professionals.

Bill Caplan has way to fight climate change — now – The Riverdale Press

By ETHAN STARK-MILLER The debate over the existence of man-made climate change is all but settled — 97 percent of climate scientists agree on this, according to NASA. And for the past few years, many policymakers — especially of the…

NASA reboots its role in fighting climate change –

NEWS 07 May 2021 Space agency aims to breathe new life into its Earth-science programme as US President Joe Biden pushes an ambitious climate agenda. Alexandra Witze You have full access to this article via your institution. NASA has been…

Could a newly created white paint help fight global warming? – CGTN

Xiulin Ruan, a Purdue University professor of mechanical engineering, holds up his lab’s sample of the whitest paint on record. (Purdue University/Jared Pike) Xiulin Ruan, a Purdue University professor of mechanical engineering, holds up his lab’s sample of the whitest…

The Environmental Threat More Immediate Than Climate Change –

A Pew Research Center survey conducted last year found that 60% of U.S. adults surveyed viewed climate change as a major threat, and 65% claimed that the federal government was not doing enough to reduce the effects of climate change. …

UAlbany Meteorologist: NOAA’s Observed Warming Trend a Sign of Global Climate Change – Newswise

ALBANY, N.Y. (May 6, 2021) – A new report released this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that the United States is getting warmer and parts of it are getting wetter. NOAA’s “new normals” set of…

Joe Biden’s Offshore Wind Energy Mirage

President Biden recently announced ambitious plans to install huge offshore industrial wind facilities along America’s Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific coasts. His goal is to churn out 30 gigawatts (30,000 megawatts) of wind capacity by 2030, ensuring the U.S….