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This ‘Floating Continent’ Could Collect and Recycle Plastic from the Ocean in Future

A large, self-sustaining, floating research lab as big as an island could be the next big thing in ocean cleanup. The 8th Continent, as it’s called, has won the 2020 Grand Prix prize for architecture and innovation of the sea, and is designed to allow the operators to live, work, eat, sleep, and study there […]

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NASA and SpaceX Launch First Rocket to Test Defense Against Giant Asteroid By Starting With Small One

NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched Wednesday on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Base in California. Just one part of NASA’s larger planetary defense strategy, DART – built and managed by the Johns […]

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YOUR TURN: Climate change is an existential threat – Cape Cod Times

We are writing in response to the Nov. 6 editorial by Marc Thiessen entitled “Climate Change is not an existential threat.”  Mr. Thiessen is a proponent of unfettered capitalism, and his solution to climate change is to “unleash the free…

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Australia’s dismal climate record comes under COP26 spotlight – CNBC

This picture taken on November 4, 2021 shows steam rising from cooling towers of the power generating plants in the town of Singleton, some 70km (43 miles) from Newcastle, the world’s largest coal exporting port. Saeed Khan | AFP |…

Climate Change Council releases draft report – WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – A new plan to battle climate change is out. The state’s Climate Council created an action plan to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions by no less than 26% by January of 2025. More than 1,500…

Climate change: Art takes center stage in Denmark’s fight against global warming – KABC-TV

DENMARK (KABC) — As Eyewitness News continues its “Earth on the Edge” series, we’re giving you a look at how society is finding a way to reverse the climate’s downward spiral through the power of art. Eyewitness News anchor David…

Watch These 5 Key Issues in 2022 to See if COP26 Climate Promises Are Kept – Scientific American

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. How much the world achieved at the Glasgow climate talks – and what happens now – depends in large part on where you…

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