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The Green Bridge To Nowhere

Mankind’s attempt to control the climate is going to be very, very costly – to you. Even worse, there is no guarantee of any benefit, environmental, planetary, or otherwise. Every version of the Green New Deal proposed by various politicians…

Driving transformation with laser-guided autonomous vehicles

See how the machines are making work safer at one Georgia-Pacific plant in Crossett, Ark. Nobody – and nothing – is perfect. As Georgia-Pacific master technician Mike Cooper learned, sometimes even a gigantic rolling robot can benefit from a little…

Climate change: Why trains are not as green as you thought – The Next Web

Did you know TNW Conference has a track fully dedicated to exploring how tech can help achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) this year? Check out the full ‘Sustainable Societies‘ program here. The 2020s will have to involve some…

Dunsmuir Elementary students take on global warming – Mount Shasta Herald

DES teachers Rami White and Kathleen Shirley went to the aquarium for training on climate issues and with the tools and resources provided, they are teaching their sixth through eighth grade students how to make changes to help support their…

How learning about fish can help us save the Amazon rainforest

(Field Museum) They might not be as popular as jaguars and parrots, but fish hold the key to lots of the Amazon rainforest’s secrets. Studying the different kinds of fish living in the region’s lakes and rivers helps scientists understand how rainforest ecosystems are connected. An investigation of fish populations is helping scientists make a case that protecting one tiny corner of the Guiana Shield can help protect rivers and biodiversity across the Amazon.

Experience #vanlife on the cheap with a minivan

If you search the hashtag “vanlife” on Instagram, you’ll see that it’s used more than 6.5 million times — and that number just keeps clicking up. As someone who followed various vanlifers for years, it seemed like a big commitment…

Why ‘Green’ Buses Aren’t Very Green, Reliable, Or Climate Friendly

Should Americans follow China in a massive commitment to supposedly eco-friendly battery-electric buses (BEBs)? California has mandated a “carbon-free” bus system by 2040 and will buy only battery or fuel cell-powered buses after 2029. Other states and cities are following…

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Letter: Lawmakers must address global warming’s effects – Buffalo News

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed on a recent Friday evening that at least six tornadoes touched down during last week’s historic winter thunderstorm event in Maryland and Virginia. Five were in the local Washington area. While one in this…