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Newly Discovered Enzyme Turns Air Into Electricity, Promising a New Clean Source of Energy

Imagine being able to draw moisture from the air through your fingertips and create an electrical current as a result—that’s pure comic book superhero stuff right? Not so, since researchers have been able to use a bacterial enzyme that conducts hydrogen to create electricity, literally out of thin air. The discovery promises to open up […]

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8th Annual Ocean Conference Raises $20 Billion, And Pledges For Marine Protection

By Elizabeth Claire Alberts International delegates attending the eighth annual Our Ocean Conference in Panama March 2-3 have pledged billions to protect the world’s oceans. Participants made 341 commitments worth nearly $20 billion, including funding for expanding and improving marine protected areas and biodiversity corridors. Previous Our Ocean conferences have generated more than 1,800 commitments […]

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The Next Frontier in Farming? The Ocean. – The New York Times

Climate correspondent Somini Sengupta reported from South Korea with photographer Chang W. Lee, who also traveled to Australia. March 15, 2023 For centuries, it’s been treasured in kitchens in Asia and neglected almost everywhere else: Those glistening ribbons of seaweed…

Voting teal is all very well but curbing our lifestyles to save the planet is crucial | Conal Hanna

Tony Abbott. Donald Trump. Adani. Scott Morrison. Jair Bolsonaro. Shell. George W Bush. George HW Bush. Saudi Aramco. These are just some of the names rightly called out by media in recent years for their contribution to, or stalling of…

The 50 States of Climate Change – Outside Online – Outside

Since the 1700s, the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has increased by 40 percent, largely from greenhouse gasses released by people burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal. As a result, the climate is becoming more…

Twenty-five trailblazing women leading the fight against climate change – Reuters

March 7 – With so many extraordinary women engaged in the battle against climate change, the biggest task in compiling Reuters Impact’s list of trailblazing women for International Women’s Day was whittling down our long list to only 25. We…

Huge carbon footprint of chemicals in UK household products revealed

Chemicals used in everyday household items from washing-up liquid to laundry tablets are a huge hidden source of carbon emissions, according to a report. The thinktank Green Alliance is calling on UK ministers to lead a green revolution in chemical…

How to get serious about climate change – The Hill

How to get serious about climate change | The Hill Skip to content Greg Nash An American Airlines plane lands at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, February 23, 2023. The last 12 months have seen extraordinary progress…

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How to Recycle Items That Aren’t Accepted In Your Blue Bin

When an item in your blue bin shouldn’t be in that bin, two things happen. First, improperly recycled items can damage the recycling equipment. Second, workers have to remove the incorrectly recycled items and move them to trash bins to be hauled to the landfill, which raises operating costs.Items that are typically accepted in blue […]

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