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U.S. Natural Disasters Cost $145 Billion In 2021 — 3rd-Costliest Year On Record   
January 11, 2022
Source: Forbes - Hurricanes, wildfires, droughts and deep freezes made 2021 one of the costliest — and deadliest — years for natural disasters in recent U.S. history, a federal report found Monday, as scientists and policymakers warn...
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2021 saw global temperatures among hottest on record   
January 11, 2022
Source: The National on MSN.com - The US experienced its fourth-hottest year on record in 2021, while soaring levels of atmospheric methane helped push global temperatures towards all-time records, a pair of reports released on Monday show.
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Nuclear Power Gets a Fresh Look as Nations Chase Climate Goals   
January 10, 2022
Source: Bloomberg - The green energy transition is hitting some speed bumps, as power shortfalls in Asia and Europe boost global demand for fossil fuels. That’s exposing the pitfalls of relying too much on fickle wind and solar—and...
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Who’s Afraid of an ICBM Review'   
January 10, 2022
Source: Defense One - It’s worth spending five figures to assess whether to move ahead with a program that could cost more than a quarter-trillion dollars.
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One Planet: The soil erosion crisis and how to stop it   
January 10, 2022
Source: KALW - On the next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with soil scientist Jo Handelsman about her new book, A World Without Soil: The Past, Present, and Precarious Future of the Earth Beneath Our Feet.
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Michael Hiltzik: Nuclear energy backers say it's vital for the fight against global warming. Don't be so sure   
January 10, 2022
Source: Decatur Daily - No one would have believed this possible only a few years ago, but nuclear energy has been creeping up in public estimation, despite its long record of unfulfilled promise and
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Electric cars aren’t just vehicles. They’re big batteries.   
January 09, 2022
Source: Vox on MSN.com - To get more Americans in electric vehicles, we all need to realize they can do much more than just get us around.
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Nuclear power concerns outlast decommissioning   
January 08, 2022
Source: The Alpena News - As Michigan and other states gradually move away from coal and other brown energy sources, there’s growing interest in carbon-free alternatives, including nuclear energy, which some advocates call a “clean...
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New EPA Fuel Economy Rules Will Be Big Boost For Electric Cars   
January 08, 2022
Source: Inside EVs on MSN.com - The Biden Administration's new EPA fuel economy standards are the strictest ever. This article comes to us courtesy of EVANNEX, which makes and sells aftermarket Tesla accessories. The opinions expressed therein are not...
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Nuclear energy backers say it’s vital for the fight against global warming. Don’t be so sure   
January 08, 2022
Source: SanLuisObispo - No one would have believed this possible only a few years ago, but nuclear energy has been creeping up in public estimation, despite its long record of unfulfilled promise and cataclysmic missteps. The impetus has come from...
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