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Electric cars are way, way dirtier than you think — and they won't solve the climate crisis   
July 07, 2022
Source: Business Insider - Electrifying 1 billion cars is forcing us to increase dirty mining — and our EV obsession is making it harder to stave off full-blown climate chaos.
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Why Saving the Climate Requires a Tough Taxonomy: QuickTake   
July 07, 2022
Source: Washington Post - Floods, droughts and food shortages are just some of the effects of climate change, while exploitation and corruption drive social injustice around the world. Governments tackling these issues are realizing that to solve them,
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Tuna catch dries up for Kenya's local fisherfolk   
July 07, 2022
Source: Associated Press - Tuna is not for everyone,” lamented 65-year-old Chapoka Miongo, a handline fisher on Kenya’s south coast, from his dugout canoe. He's one of many artisanal fishers in Shimoni, a bustling coastal town 82 kilometers (51...
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At least seven Alpine climbers killed and many injured by a glacial avalanche, the result of rapid melting due to global warming   
July 07, 2022
Source: World Socialist Web Site - Accelerating melting of glaciers and continental ice caps are but one of the catastrophic consequences of global warming.
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Arctic temperatures are increasing four times faster than global warming   
July 06, 2022
Source: Phys.org - A new analysis of observed temperatures shows the Arctic is heating up more than four times faster than the rate of global warming. The trend has stepped upward steeply twice in the last 50 years, a finding missed by all but four...
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Climate change is making flooding worse: 3 reasons the world is seeing more record-breaking deluges   
July 06, 2022
Source: Colorado State University - The Yellowstone River shattered its previous record and reached its highest water levels recorded since monitoring began almost 100 years ago. Although floods are a natural occurrence, human-caused climate change is making severe...
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Methane emissions reach new highs despite pandemic – they are four times more sensitive to climate change than first thought   
July 06, 2022
Source: The Conversation - Eliminating emissions of CO? is high up the environmental agenda – but the world should not lose sight of the threat from There has been a disturbing recent surge in
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Scientists look to the sky in effort to mitigate carbon problem   
July 06, 2022
Source: techxplore - A global research effort spearheaded by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has assessed two promising technologies to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. While still in the early stages of development,
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EPA case could limit action on plant   
July 06, 2022
Source: Concord Monitor - The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling released Thursday curbing the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change will affect how the agency can deal with coal-fired...
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Thin film solar may have carbon intensity advantage over silicon   
July 06, 2022
Source: pv-magazine-usa - Thin-film cadmium telluride panels may have a $0.02 to $0.04 per watt carbon cost advantage over traditional polysilicon, said the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in an analysis of embodied carbon,
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