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Annapolis-based nonprofit prepares to set sail for Greenland to study climate change on the newly commissioned sailboat – Capital Gazette

There’s a saying among oceanographers that the bigger your ship, the better your research. The Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project would like to prove that adage wrong. Saturday at City Dock, the nonprofit commissioned its newest research vessel, the R/V Marie…

‘They’re Pretty’: The Breezy Windmills Of Biden’s Naïve Mind

To dispel any doubts on the matter, President Biden extolled bountiful and beautiful environmental virtues of wind energy to a staged throng of dozens assembled for his April 22 Earth Day speech in a Seattle, Washington, park setting. Biden boasted…

Analysis | In key House race in Illinois, climate change is on the ballot – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re excited about the new ice cream station in the Rayburn House Office Building, even if it closes too early for a late afternoon treat. 🍦…

New report highlights risk from global warming in the “Third Pole” – Modern Diplomacy

There are thousands of small-scale, community driven initiatives making a huge difference in people’s lives and contributing to efforts to curb global warming. In early April, 29 countries pledged more than $5 billion to the UN-backed Global Environment Facility (GEF)….

Young adult Catholics discuss need to promote climate change efforts – Crux Now

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Catholic leadership should not neglect climate change in favor of social issues including abortion, a Georgetown University panel concluded April 27 in an online discussion about how to apply Pope Francis’s 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si’, on Care…

PAGASA scientist: Expect more intense typhoons if global warming continues – GMA News Online

A scientist at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has warned the public against more intense typhoons if global warming continues to worsen. During the #LagingHandaPH public briefing on Saturday, PAGASA Scientist I Dr. Marcelino Villafuerte talked about…

Small solutions, big impacts: 5 community-based projects tackling climate change – UN News

In early April, 29 countries pledged more than $5 billion to the UN-backed Global Environment Facility (GEF). The Fund said this was “record support, providing a major boost to international efforts to protect biodiversity and curb threats to climate change,…

New Hydrogen Fuel Cells Use Cheap Iron Instead of Costly Platinum for Green Vehicles

Researchers have developed a hydrogen fuel cell that uses iron instead of rare and costly platinum, enabling greater use of the technology. Hydrogen fuel cells convert hydrogen to electricity with water vapor as the only by-product, making them an attractive green alternative for portable power, particularly for vehicles. However, their widespread use has been hampered […]

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How Oil And Gas Is Being Affected By Climate Change – Response To A Presentation In Mid-America. – Forbes

A pumpjack siphons oil in the foreground of a wind farm near Sweetwater, Texas. Corbis via Getty Images Independence, Kansas, is a small conservative town in the heart of the USA. The area produced oil for decades, before natural gas…

This Eminent Scientist Says Climate Activists Need to Get Real – The New York Times

The “really” in the title of Vaclav Smil’s newest book, “How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We’re Going,” is doing some heavy lifting. Implicit in the renowned energy scientist’s usage is the…

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