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VCs are hopeful Biden’s infrastructure investments boost startups tackling climate change – Axios

After co-piloting President Obama’s efforts to fight climate change as vice president, Joe Biden is having his second go, releasing a broad infrastructure proposal his administration hopes will lead to meaningful legislation and investment into stemming U.S. greenhouse emissions. The…

Fighting climate change with venture capital is different this time – Axios

Silicon Valley got a black eye a decade ago when its big venture capital foray into expensive and nascent cleantech didn’t pan out—but its recently renewed interest in a wider scope of technologies that can tackle the climate crisis could…

John Kerry: China’s Human Rights Abuses Won’t Stop Any Climate Deals

On Thursday, U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry said he was “not confident,” but “hopeful” China would do their part to reduce global carbon emissions. In an interview with India Today‘s Raj Chengappa during a diplomatic trip to India, Kerry expressed his doubts about…

Climactivists Launch New Assault On Hog And Dairy Industry

A group of 25 climate activist groups filed a petition this week with the U.S. EPA to restrict hog and dairy operations due to their asserted impacts on climate change. The petition reveals, yet again, that the same climate activists…

Egyptologists unearth a 3,000-year-old ‘lost golden city’

The long-sought “lost golden city” of Aten has been found near Luxor, Egypt, in the Valley of Kings. “The mission expects to uncover untouched tombs filled with treasures,” the scientists said.

The Biggest Casualty Of The ‘Climate Crisis’ Is Journalism

The Sky News Daily Climate Show is an exercise in activism, not news. After much self-congratulating hype, Sky News broadcast the first episode of its Daily Climate Show last night. ‘Hello and welcome to the UK’s only climate daily news…

Could climate change spell the end of Colombian coffee? – Euronews

Colombia might be the world’s third-largest coffee producer, but the climate crisis is causing new challenges for its growers. In a new study, scientists have used models to predict how climate change will affect coffee growers in the South American…

Study calls for urgent climate change action to secure global food supply

(Curtin University) New Curtin University-led research has found climate change will have a substantial impact on global food production and health if no action is taken by consumers, food industries, government, and international bodies.

Complete chromosome 8 sequence reveals novel genes and disease risks

(University of Washington School of Medicine/UW Medicine) A full assembly of human chromosome 8 has now been completed. Its DNA content and arrangement are of interest in primate and human evolution, in several immune and developmental disorders, and in chromosome sequence structure and function generally. This chromosome has a fast-evolving region with a highly accelerated mutation rate in humans and human-like species. Also, comparative studies with ape and macaque sequences are helping to chart the evolutionary history of the chromosome 8 centromere.

The Paris Agreement: Is the World’s Climate Action Plan on Track? – Visual Capitalist

As the impacts of climate change and the importance of decarbonization have started to become clear, it’s hard to ignore the ongoing shift towards embracing renewables. Today, the renewables energy market has already become the energy industry’s biggest driver of…