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Biden inauguration: US rejoins Paris climate accord – CNBC

President Joe Biden signs executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, after his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, U.S., January 20, 2021. Tom Brenner | Reuters President Joe Biden signed an executive…

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Dems Shift Focus To Climate Boondoggles: ‘Thinking In Very Ambitious Terms’

Democrat lawmakers plan to use their status as the majority party in both the House and Senate to focus on climate-related issues, a top priority of the party’s far-left members, admitting that they are now thinking in “very ambitious terms.”…

Ginkgo Trees Were Going Extinct on Their Own; Then Humans Saved These ‘Living Fossils’ So They’re Now Everywhere

Lining the streets of many American city suburbs are living fossils, which unlike many stories of man’s interaction with nature, involves nature as the destroyer, and mankind, the savior. While some people take ginkgo leaf as a nootropic supplement, few people would imagine it’s the equivalent of eating a horseshoe crab, that is to say it’s […]

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The biggest Coalition conspiracy theory is climate change denial | Greg Jericho

Nasa announced this week that 2020 – a year which included a La Niña event normally associated with lower temperatures – was the hottest year on record. It was also the week in which the Morrison government used racist tropes…

New U.S./U.K. startup collaboration brings clean energy and climate tech to

(NYU Tandon School of Engineering) Beginning in January, the Urban Future Lab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering will be the U.S. landing pad for Innovate UK’s Global Incubator Programme (GIP), which is designed to cultivate and support the launch of innovative cleantech companies with a strong potential to scale internationally to new markets. The program will provide eight U.K.-based businesses with the opportunity to explore the potential of the U.S. market and access to world-class mentors.

Wind And Solar Losing Ground To Natural Gas

The subsidies that never die — for wind and solar power — are back. With Christmas coming on the Lame Duck, Congress elected to throw untold additional billions at renewables. What is amusing is that gas-fired power generation, a fossil…

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The most exciting scientific breakthroughs of 2020, chosen by scientists

Space travel In 2020 the race to space changed gear. The May launch of the SpaceX vehicle Crew Dragon was the first time a private vehicle had delivered astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). It was deeply impressive, but…

New nature lover? It’s a COVID-19 side effect

What does it take to get some people to go outside and experience nature? For some urban dwellers, it took the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say. The new study finds that 26 percent of people visiting parks during early months of the COVID-19 pandemic had rarely — or never — visited nature in the previous year.