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King Charles III’s climate, environment beliefs are messy – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article When King Charles III assumed the throne last week after the death of his mother, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, some commentators were quick to point out that the septuagenarian could be…

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(Want to get this newsletter in your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest at the end of Friday. Charles also bestowed the title of Prince of Wales on his son and heir, William. William’s wife, Catherine, will…

Another Dem President Wastes Taxpayer Dollars On Useless Green Boondoggles

This past week, the Senate passed the Biden administration’s “Inflation Reduction Act,” which includes $368 billion for green-energy spending targeted to reduce CO2 emissions by 40 percent by 2030, a move that will almost certainly increase inflation. In a repeat of…

The Fervent Debate Over the Best Way to Confront Global Warming – Undark Magazine

In the late 1950s, Ian Burton, then a geographer at the University of Chicago, learned about a troubling conundrum with levees. These expensive and engineering-intensive strategies — which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers favored for reining in floods along…

Climate Change Threatens Summer Stages and Outdoor Performances

ASHLAND, Ore. — Smoke from a raging wildfire in California prompted the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to cancel a recent performance of “The Tempest” at its open-air theater. Record flooding in St. Louis forced the cancellation of an outdoor performance of…

Biden’s Liberal World Order Means No Relief From Record-High Prices

If you had the unpleasant experience this July Fourth weekend of paying close to $5 for a gallon of gas, you can always comfort yourself with the idea that your pain is for a good cause: the “liberal world order.”…

Russia’s War Is the End of Climate Policy as We Know It – Foreign Policy

Electricity workers in a boat check solar panels at a photovoltaic power station built in a fishpond in Haian, China, on July 19, 2021.STR/AFP via Getty Images Four days after Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on…

European Cities Are Turning Rooftops Into Community and Sustainability Hubs: ‘A revolution in urban planning’

Across Europe, intrepid artists, planners, and architects are transforming the flat, grey rooftops of the continent into lively community hubs. From public parks to art venues to rainwater catchments and solar farms, there’s hardly a bad idea about how to utilize thousands of football fields of under-utilized space. The European Creative Rooftop Network connects various […]

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MIT’s New Paper Thin Speakers Can Cover Any Surface to Turn Your Room Into a Concert Hall

MIT engineers have developed a paper-thin loudspeaker that can turn any surface into an active audio source. This thin-film loudspeaker produces sound with minimal distortion while using a fraction of the energy required by a traditional loudspeaker. The hand-sized loudspeaker the team demonstrated, which weighs about as much as a dime, can generate high-quality sound […]

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Al Gore looks to youth to spark action on climate change – NBC News

Al Gore is fired up. The environmentalist and former vice president appeared on stage Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C., speaking to young activists from Georgetown University about the youth-led climate movement and excoriating the lack of political will worldwide to…

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