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Warming Trends: Climate Clues Deep in the Ocean, Robotic Bee Hives and Greenland’s Big Melt – InsideClimate News

SOLUTIONS A Robot Beehive Means More Bees and More Honey  A modern beehive powered by solar energy, monitored by artificial intelligence and equipped with a robot arm is coming to the United States.  Beehome, a beehive that holds up to…

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Throw It Out or Recycle It? Each State’s Rules on Electronics Recycling (UPDATED 2021)

Think about the average lifespan of electronics. Most people will say you’re doing great if you can keep your laptop or cell phone going for five years. A printer is usually lucky to make it past nine years. Monitors have an average lifespan of eight years. Refurbished items have shorter lifespans.What happens when it’s time […]

Amid Extreme Weather, a Shift Among Republicans on Climate Change – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — After a decade of disputing the existence of climate change, many leading Republicans are shifting their posture amid deadly heat waves, devastating drought and ferocious wildfires that have bludgeoned their districts and unnerved their constituents back home. Members…

Billionaires And Biden Join Forces To Mine Greenland For Rare Earth Metals

Billionaires Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos’s foundations have just spent huge amounts of money to help President Biden’s current efforts to buy or obtain mineral rights in perpetuity that will allow the United States to open-pit mine rare earth metals…

Civilization-ending climate change is knocking on the door — unless we act now – Salon

We are standing in an extinction event. Many of us started noticing it when the insects began to vanish in large numbers right after the turn of the century.  I’ll never forget the day the trucker called into my radio show….

Warming Trends: Couples Disconnected in Their Climate Concerns Can Learn About Global Warming Over 200 Year… – InsideClimate News

CULTURE Love Me, Love My Climate Concerns Couples in romantic relationships often don’t have the same beliefs or behaviors surrounding climate change. But that’s an opportunity for people who are concerned about climate change and favor climate action to convince…

Rather than debate global warming, Utah should find solutions | Opinion – Deseret News

Record heat and the drought this summer are putting the issue of climate change on Utahns’ minds. While a run of unfavorable weather measured in weeks or months does not in itself equate to climate change, it does invite us…

Heat Wave and Wildfire Updates: Climate Change News – The New York Times

Extreme Weather and Climate Updates July 27, 2021Updated  July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET The Dixie Fire burned near Quincy, Calif., on Monday.Credit…Jungho Kim for The New York Times Residents of Montana and Wyoming…

The West is burning. Climate change is making it worse. – Vox.com

California’s largest active fire continues to burn Sunday after tearing through a small community overnight. The Dixie Fire, which started earlier this month and has now burned more than 190,000 acres, forced a new wave of evacuations in Northern California…

Worried They’ll Be Called ‘Climate Deniers’, Some Republicans Are Dancing With Dems

There is a new animal in Congress. It’s called the Conservative Climate Caucus (CCS). It exists because some Republicans can’t resist muddying the waters when it comes to making energy more expensive. Rep. John Curtis, the former Democratic mayor of…

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