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Nuclear Is Hot, for the Moment   
November 10, 2021
Source: The Atlantic on MSN.com - The United States, Russia, and France now describe the once-neglected technology as a key part of their decarbonization plans.
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Climatologist awarded prestigious Fellowship   
November 09, 2021
Source: The Justice - Frumhoff was a leading author of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He was a leading contributor to the IPCC Special Report "Land Use,
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This next-generation nuclear power plant is pitched for Washington state. Can it ‘change the world’'   
November 09, 2021
Source: Seattle Times - The newest generation of nuclear power plants is taking shape in Washington state. These smaller reactors could provide flexible power free of direct carbon emissions. But a perilous nuclear history and big questions over safety...
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Environmental Racism in the Heartland   
November 09, 2021
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - A legacy of systemic racial discrimination has left environmental justice communities in the Kansas City area disproportionately exposed to multiple health-damaging pollutants. As a result, environmental justice advocates have...
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The next front in Facebook's misinformation battle: climate change   
November 08, 2021
Source: CNN on MSN.com - In August 2019, when a Facebook employee typed "climate change" into the platform's search bar, the auto-fill suggestions that popped up included "climate change debunked" and "climate change is a hoax.
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Astra Space joins broadband internet race with proposal to launch 13,000 satellites   
November 07, 2021
Source: Geekwire on MSN.com - Astra Space is asking the Federal Communications Commission for authorization to provide broadband internet service via as many as 13,620 satellites.
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Experiments to dim the sun: Why we need to talk about solar geoengineering   
November 06, 2021
Source: CNET - By burning fossil fuels and releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, we've essentially been running our own geoengineering project. It's proving particularly disastrous for the ice in the Arctic,
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Recap of Week One, Look Ahead to the Final Week of the UN Climate Talks in Glasgow   
November 06, 2021
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - The first week of the annual U.N. climate talks taking place in Glasgow, Scotland are slated to conclude today. Below is a statement by Dr. Rachel Cleetus at the Union of Concerned Scientists.
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Guest opinion: Caring about people means caring about climate change   
November 04, 2021
Source: YAHOO!News - If you care about people, then you care about climate change. Stop pretending otherwise. The science of human-affected climate change is indisputable. Any resistance to acknowledging our role in creating and sustaining this...
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Should we dim the sun' Why we need to talk about solar geoengineering   
November 04, 2021
Source: CNET on MSN.com - Injecting reflective particles into the atmosphere could turn down the heat on Earth, but research has been controversial.
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