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A Few Days Of Warm Weather Doesn’t Signal A ‘Climate Emergency’

A few discomforts aside, most Brits will have enjoyed the heatwave. Much of the media commentary, however, seemed to view these precious few days of good weather as a portent of doom. Last week’s sweat-fest featured the highest July temperatures…

Trump Drops Attempts to Add Census Citizenship Question.  Here’s Why that’s a Climate Win.

President Trump announced on Thursday that he will drop efforts to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census.  The news comes hours after administration officials told reporters the president was considering a hail mary attempt to add the question…

Through smoke and fire, NASA searches for answers

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA satellites reveal a world marked by fire: a global patchwork of flame and smoke driven by the seasons and people. Summer wildfires rage across the western United States and Canada, Australia and Europe. In early spring, agricultural fires blanket the breadbasket regions of Southeast Asia as they do throughout the dry season in central and southern Africa and Brazil.

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5 Innovative Energy Storage Solutions of Tomorrow

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These days, it seems like all anyone can talk about is climate change, and with good reason. We recently got word that we don’t have long to turn the environment around before we’re all doomed. And at the center of the climate change conversation is the idea of renewable energy. In the mission to cut […]

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Resilience of Yellowstone’s forests tested by unprecedented fire

Researchers describe what happens when Yellowstone — adapted to recurring fires every 100 to 300 years — instead burns twice in fewer than 30 years. Yellowstone as we know it faces an uncertain future, the researchers say, and one of the big questions they hope to answer is whether the forests can recover.

Get Ready For It: Newsom To Blame Illegal Immigration On Global Warming

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is going all in on opposing President Trump – and the majority of the American people – on the problem of illegal migration as the caravans from Central America fire up. Now he’s heading off to…

Pitt faculty awarded NSF RAPID grant to study local water system anti-corrosion treatment

(University of Pittsburgh) Two professors at the University of Pittsburgh received an NSF Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant for $175,000 to study the environmental effects of new anti-corrosion treatments currently being used on Pittsburgh’s lead pipes.