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Indian Startup Uses Rice Crop Waste to Make Biodegradable Foam Packaging–Instead of Burning it

A Delhi-based engineer has designed a replacement for polystyrene packaging out of “rice stubble” the dead stalks left over after the rice season in India, millions of tons of which are burned every year. They say wisdom oft comes from the mouths of babes, and Mr. Arpit Dhupar was at first left scratching his head […]

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Spurning Rural Pleas, Oregon Supreme Court Approves 300-Mile Wind Power Line

In a long-sought victory for the Climate Industrial Complex, the Oregon Supreme Court on March 9 approved the construction of a 300-mile high-voltage power line that will transmit wind energy through parts of eastern Oregon and western Idaho. The Boardman-to-Hemingway…

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…

Taking Care of Your Teeth Could Help Prevent Arthritis and Joint Pain

Taking care of your teeth could help prevent chronic joint pain, according to a scientist who spotted a clue in discarded data. Rice University computational biologist Vicky Yao found traces of bacteria associated with periodontal disease in samples collected from rheumatoid arthritis patients, helping spur research that confirmed a connection between the diseases. Tracing this […]

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Colonialism Created Food Insecurity in Haiti, Now Climate Change Compounds It – Truthout

As the planet faces more climate-driven disasters, we must prioritize the safety and wellbeing of populations most vulnerable to their effects. Extreme heat, droughts, floods and storms are becoming more frequent and intense worldwide while human industry, resource extraction, consumption…

Would You Give Up Red Meat To Avoid One Degree Of Global … – Cowboy State Daily

***For All Things Wyoming, Sign-Up For Our Daily Newsletter*** By Kevin Killough, State Energy If people don’t give up meat, the planet will be 1 degree warmer in 80 years.  That’s the conclusion of a new study published this…

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…

Meat, dairy and rice: Which foods contribute the most to global warming? – Euronews

Greenhouse gas emissions from the way humans produce and consume food could add nearly 1 degree of warming to the Earth’s climate by 2100, according to a new study. Continuing the dietary patterns of today will push the planet past…

The food we eat is ramping up global warming, study warns – 9News

Unless humans rapidly change mass food production systems, including eating less beef and dairy, emissions from the sector could add nearly 1 degree to global temperatures by 2100, a study has warned. If that modelling is accurate, the 1.5 degrees…

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