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Climate Change Remains Top Global Threat Across 19-Country Survey – Pew Research Center

People see UN favorably and believe ‘common values’ are more important for bringing nations together than ‘common problems’ Low water levels at Baitings Reservoir reveal an ancient bridge as drought conditions continue in the heatwave in Ripponden, United Kingdom (Christopher…

A Plague Of Green Elephants Is Stampeding Across Australia

Legend says that if you displeased the King of Siam, he would give you a white elephant. These rare and protected elephants were incredibly expensive to keep. So a “White Elephant” came to mean a possession that is useless, troublesome,…

Scientists Invent Ultra-Thin Battery-Like Device that Generates Electricity from Air Moisture—Perfect for Health Monitors

Imagine being able to generate electricity by harnessing moisture in the air around you with just everyday items like sea salt and a piece of fabric. That’s just what a team of researchers from Singapore has shown, having developed a moisture-driven battery made of a thin layer of fabric, sea salt, carbon ink, and a […]

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Así lucha el gobierno de Singapur contra el calor y la humedad

SINGAPUR — La temperatura había llegado a 30 grados Celsius y seguía en ascenso. La humedad era del 75 por ciento. El sol deslumbraba desde los edificios altos. Catorce voluntarios, seis climatólogos y un carrito biometeorológico llamado Smarty se aprestaban…

How Hot and Humid Singapore Is Trying to Cool Itself Down

SINGAPORE — The temperature had reached 86 degrees and was climbing. Humidity measured in at 75 percent. Sunshine glinted off the tall buildings. Fourteen volunteers, six climate researchers and a mobile biometeorological cart named “Smarty” prepared to set off for…

Scientists Discover Simple Way to Remove Heavy Metal From Water Using Plant Waste

Scientists just announced they have created a membrane made from a waste by-product of vegetable oil manufacturing, which can filter out heavy metals from contaminated water. They discovered that proteins derived from the by-products of peanut or sunflower oil production can attract heavy metal ions very effectively. The study showed that this process of attraction, […]

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Biden’s Energy Sec. Hints At Drastic Action To Tackle Gas Crisis

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm indicated that President Joe Biden has considered using the Defense Production Act to help mitigate the record-high gas prices, but stressed that it is just “one” of the tools at the president’s disposal. “President Biden, like…

Fiji`s biggest threat `climate change, not conflict` – WION

Fiji faces its biggest threat from “devastating climate change” rather than conflict, the country’s defence minister warned Sunday at a high-level security summit that has been dominated by geopolitical tensions. This weekend’s Shangri-La Dialogue, which brings together defence ministers from…

Guest blog: Global warming and the “Africanisation” of International Investment Law? – ICC – International Chamber of Commerce

With the 6th edition of ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration currently underway in Lagos, Rumbidzai Maweni, an associate in Foley Hoag’s international litigation and arbitration department, looks at why African States should increasingly incorporate environmental provisions in their international…

Explainer: APAC at 1.5°C of global warming | News – Eco-Business

From Islamabad to Port Moresby, from Beijing to Sydney – big changes are coming, and we’re not prepared. Floods, fires and heavy winds are some of the dangers heading our way. Even if the global community keeps to the 1.5 degrees…

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