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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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Climate change buzzwords are the ‘in’ thing, but do they really make a difference? – Deccan Herald

Governments are committing to net zero. Sustainable products are being sold to you on Instagram. Banks are pushing ESGs. As climate change gets worse, it seems like everyone wants you to know that they’re doing something about it. But what…

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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 |…

Demand-side solutions to climate change mitigation consistent with high levels of well-being – Nature.com

1. Mundaca, L., Ürge-Vorsatz, D. & Wilson, C. Demand-side approaches for limiting global warming to 1.5 °C. Energy Effic. 12, 343–362 (2019). Google Scholar  2. Bajželj, B. et al. Importance of food-demand management for climate mitigation. Nat. Clim. Change 4, 924–929…

Global warming’s great leap backwards – The Spectator Australia

Speaking in Milan in the lead up to the Glasgow Cop 26 global warming summit, professional truant, Greta Thunberg, lamented that despite countries around the world vowing to meet ‘ambitious targets’, the climate crisis was continuing to escalate. ‘Build back…

Canadian Fashion Designer Makes Shoes that Grow into Apple Trees, Instead of Landfills

The legend of Johnny Appleseed: the man who walked about Ontario and the northern United States spreading apple pips, takes root in a new pair of kicks that biodegrade and grow an apple tree when they are discarded. Tackling plastic pollution is the principle purpose behind the new shoe, but they also help the environment […]

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PM Scott Morrison Plays The Climate Game Like A Fiddle

Do you ever make a promise that you know you won’t keep? Keep, discard? Discard, keep? I dare say you might, at least every New Year. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised that he’ll stick with Australia’s target set in…

Climate Pledges Still Not Enough to Keep Warming Below 2-Degree Limit – Scientific American

In the aftermath of the United Nations’ annual climate conference earlier this month, scientists have a sobering message: The world still is not on track to meet its international climate goals. A new paper, published yesterday in the journal Nature Climate Change,…

Analysis | COP26 finally framed climate change as a public health issue, experts say – The Washington Post

The ads target eight Republicans — Reps. Mike Garcia (Calif.), Carlos Giménez (Fla.), Andy Harris (Md.), Young Kim (Calif.), Nancy Mace (S.C.), David Valadao (Calif.), Maria Salazar (Fla.) and Michelle Steel (Calif.) — as well as Rep. Jared Golden of…

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