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Summer 2021 Neck and Neck With Dust Bowl Summer for Hottest on Record

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plagued by multiple deadly weather and climate disasters in August. Summer 2021 Neck and Neck With Dust Bowl Summer for Hottest on Record

The Top Eco-Friendly Dog Toys and Food in 2021

Living Green Technology

Dogs have a significant environmental impact because of their toys, food, and other pet care accessories. The majority of dog toys and food packaging use single-use plastics, and most pet food is not environmentally sustainable.

A Recent Reversal in the Response of Western Greenland’s Ice Caps to Climate Change

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Greenland may be best known for its enormous continental scale ice sheet that soars up to 3,000 meters above sea level, whose rapid melting is a leading contributor to global sea level rise. A Recent Reversal in the Response of Western Greenland’s Ice Caps to Climate Change

Can Smartphone Production Become More Sustainable?

EcoFriend

It goes without saying that smartphones have made our lives more convenient — be it through instant messaging or instant searches on Google. Unfortunately, while these powerhouse devices may be… The post Can Smartphone Production Become More Sustainable? appeared first on Ecofriend.

Ancient Sea Ice Core Sheds Light on Modern Climate Change

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A 170 m record of marine sediment cores extracted from Adélie Land in Antarctica by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Programme is yielding new insights into the complicated relationship between sea ice and climate change. Ancient Sea Ice Core Sheds Light on Modern Climate Change

ESG Reporting To Save the Planet

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How can my business make the environment a better place for people? The majority of CEOs, as well as entrepreneurs, have already demonstrated the importance of ESG reporting. Most importantly,… The post ESG Reporting To Save the Planet appeared first on Ecofriend.

MIT innovation may make fusion energy a reality soon

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Commercially viable fusion energy may soon be a reality, following the successful trial of a new superconducting magnetic field. On September 5, scientists at MIT tested a large high-temperature electromagnet for the first time to gauge its strength

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Stanford Scientists Solve Mystery of Icy Plumes That May Foretell Deadly Supercell Storms

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The most devastating tornadoes are often preceded by a cloudy plume of ice and water vapor billowing above a severe thunderstorm. Stanford Scientists Solve Mystery of Icy Plumes That May Foretell Deadly Supercell Storms

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How to Start Building Your Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

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More people are trying to live differently. They’re trying to be more eco-friendly, just like you. The only little hiccup is figuring out how to do this and how to… The post How to Start Building Your Eco-Friendly Lifestyle appeared first on Ecofriend.

Mapping Methane Emissions in California

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Using precision instruments and new mapping and machine-learning tools, a research team has been pinpointing sources of the greenhouse gas. Mapping Methane Emissions in California

Anti-logging protests make history in Canada

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More than 866 protesters against old-growth logging have been arrested in western Canada since April. These protests are now the biggest act of civil disobedience in the country's history. The main issue of contention is Vancouver Island's disappearing ancient forests

Turning Hog Waste into Biogas: Green Solution or Greenwashing?

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Long before Duplin and Sampson counties became the epicenter of North Carolina’s hog farming industry, Roberta McCalop’s family owned 42 acres of farmland on a dead-end road a stone’s throw from the county line. Turning Hog Waste into Biogas: Green Solution or Greenwashing

Explore this award-winning design for a self-sustaining town

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Located in Norway, Powered by Ulsteinvik by Kaleidoscope Nordic looks like it could be a science fiction movie set. But this is no story. This is what the future of design may look like

How Land Birds Cross the Open Ocean

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Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior and University of Konstanz in Germany have identified how large land birds fly nonstop for hundreds of kilometers over the open ocean—without taking a break for food or rest. . How Land Birds Cross the Open Ocean

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This collapsible cooler is insulated with upcycled coconut fiber

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Fortuna Cools recently announced the launch of the Nutshell Cooler, a collapsible cooler made using upcycled coconut fiber sourced from the Philippines and designed to outperform plastic

‘MRI’ Scan Reveals Spectacular Ice Age Landscapes Beneath the North Sea

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Spectacular ice age landscapes beneath the North Sea have been discovered using 3D seismic reflection technology. MRI’ Scan Reveals Spectacular Ice Age Landscapes Beneath the North Sea

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Natural Pod furniture takes a different approach to learning

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Education is a universal issue. Bridgitte Alomes, the founder and CEO of Natural Pod, has her own approach to learning. She created an idea book designed for Indigenous learners. Her idea blends creative learning, play-based curriculums and Indigenous teaching philosophies

Increased Frequency of Heavy Rainstorms and Flood Disasters in the Three Gorges Region During Summer 2020

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The Three Gorges Region (hereinafter referred to as TGR) of the Yangtze River basin is located in the hinterland of China, spanning from Jiangjin District of Chongqing City in the west to Yichang City of Hubei Province in the east. .

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Natural Pod furniture takes a different approach to learning

AGreenLiving

Education is a universal issue. Bridgitte Alomes, the founder and CEO of Natural Pod, has her own approach to learning. She created an idea book designed for Indigenous learners. Her idea blends creative learning, play-based curriculums and Indigenous teaching philosophies.

MIT innovation may make fusion energy a reality soon

AGreenLiving

Commercially viable fusion energy may soon be a reality, following the successful trial of a new superconducting magnetic field. On September 5, scientists at MIT tested a large high-temperature electromagnet for the first time to gauge its strength.

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How open source software could revamp the aging electrical grid

AGreenLiving

The energy sector should follow telecommunications with software-defined infrastructure rather than hardware-centric updates. More here: How open source software could revamp the aging electrical grid. Business Eco Green energy-sector should-follow with-software-defined

7 Ways To Preserve Your Garden Harvest

AGreenLiving

There’s something so special about planting a garden, watching it grow, harvesting, and then enjoying… The post 7 Ways To Preserve Your Garden Harvest appeared first on Earth911. Continued here: 7 Ways To Preserve Your Garden Harvest.

This collapsible cooler is insulated with upcycled coconut fiber

AGreenLiving

Fortuna Cools recently announced the launch of the Nutshell Cooler, a collapsible cooler made using upcycled coconut fiber sourced from the Philippines and designed to outperform plastic. The company worked with local coconut farmers from a fishing village on Lubang Island to create the innovative, insulating material.

Explore this award-winning design for a self-sustaining town

AGreenLiving

Located in Norway , Powered by Ulsteinvik by Kaleidoscope Nordic looks like it could be a science fiction movie set. But this is no story. This is what the future of design may look like. Over a hundred nominations worldwide were submitted, but this design is the winner of the 2021 Architizer A+Awards. It’s creative, modern and self-sufficient. This project is a strategy for a small Norwegian town.

Anti-logging protests make history in Canada

AGreenLiving

More than 866 protesters against old-growth logging have been arrested in western Canada since April. These protests are now the biggest act of civil disobedience in the country’s history. The main issue of contention is Vancouver Island’s disappearing ancient forests. The situation on the island has been worsened by police brutality towards protestors. The police have responded to protesters by pepper-spraying, beating and dragging them.

British Airways to offset some COP26-bound flights

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British Airways CEO Sean Doyle argues a ‘global system of sustainable aviation fuels’ can help drive down emissions from flying. See original here: British Airways to offset some COP26-bound flights. Business Green british airways ceo climate doerr doyle drive-down earthshot emissions-from global-system product using-nitrogen

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To eradicate child labor in the palm oil industry, collaboration is critical

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In June 2021, the ILO and UNICEF reported that the number of children in child labor had increased from 152 to 160 million globally. . Go here to see the original: To eradicate child labor in the palm oil industry, collaboration is critical. Business Green child labor drive-down earthshot emissions-from from-152 number product

Climate tech accelerator Elemental starts early-stage Earthshot venture fund

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High-profile backers for Earthshot Ventures include legendary VC John Doerr, philanthropist Tom Steyer and Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox. More here: Climate tech accelerator Elemental starts early-stage Earthshot venture fund. Business Green backers-for chris climate doerr earthshot earthshot-ventures Eco include-legendary product product-officer steyer using-nitrogen

Half of nitrogen applied to crops is lost

AGreenLiving

Food production is becoming less efficient at using nitrogen fertilizer and excess nitrogen damages the environment and the climate. See the rest here: Half of nitrogen applied to crops is lost. Business Eco Green becoming-less climate damages-the damages-the-environment efficient-at-using energy-sector environment excess-nitrogen fertilizer-and using-nitrogen

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