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Watch the Path of a Raindrop From Anywhere in the World

Have you ever wondered how far raindrops travel after they fall upon the heights of Kilimanjaro? On the off chance you’re dying to know, some curious cartographers have created a mapping tool that visualizes the path a raindrop will take to the sea from anywhere on Earth. River Runner Global is a free, open-source tool […]

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What To Do With Your Old 4G Phone As You Transition to 5G

An estimated 89.5 million 5G smartphones were shipped to residences and businesses in 2021. This was a big jump from the 33.4 million shipped during 2020. Apple’s iPhone sales brought in $38.9 billion during just the fourth quarter of 2021.Though 5G technology has been in place since 2019, it’s expected that 2022 and 2023 will […]

Can glass help limit climate change? – Glass on Web

According to the Special Report on Global Warming limiting global warming would require “rapid and far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport, and cities. Ever since the publication of the report earlier this week the discussion has been active…

LETTER: More evidence we must deal with global warming – Las Vegas Review-Journal

In response to your Tuesday story, “Las Vegas records 6th hottest year ever in 2021”: The numbers: 1.86 inches of rain, 87 days of temperatures above 100 degrees and 117 degrees, the hottest temperature ever recorded in Las Vegas. Under…

Analysis: After sun-dimming setback, geoengineers seek a diplomatic fix – Reuters

‘Solar geoengineering’ research runs into barriers Indigenous opposition sparks 2022 strategy rethink New commission to look at risks from climate target overshoot OSLO, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In 1965, U.S. President Lyndon Johnson’s science advisors urged research into…

Warming The Planet Is An Unintentional Crime – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Certain Western countries are chiefly responsible for the global warming. They have been warming the planet since the industrialization, which started about 200 years ago.  The insatiable thirst by big emitters, which their numbers are increasing, is making the life…

Scientists at Stanford Revitalize Batteries By Bringing ‘Dead’ Lithium Back to Life

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University may have found a way to revitalize rechargeable lithium batteries, potentially boosting the range of electric vehicles and battery life in next-gen electronic devices. As lithium batteries cycle, they accumulate little islands of inactive lithium that are cut off from the […]

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How will homes of the future look, feel different with global warming? – Augusta Free Press

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How the Refrigerator Became an Agent of Climate Catastrophe – The New Yorker

A couple of years ago, in spring, my wife and I took our dog for a walk near Bantam Lake, in northwestern Connecticut, a few miles from our house. In swampy woods on the lake’s northern shore, we noticed a…

Carbon Capture And Storage Defends Itself From GAO Audit: ‘Millions Lost’

Carbon capture and storage proponents are out to correct the record after a Government Accountability Office audit released last month detailed how the Department of Energy invested hundreds of millions of dollars in CCS demonstrations that failed. The watchdog looked…

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