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The Plan to Turn New York’s Most Notorious Jail Into a Renewable Energy Hub Is What Justice Looks Like

The Plan to Turn New York’s Most Notorious Jail Into a Renewable Energy Hub Is What Justice Looks Like People pace the bus stop at Queensboro Plaza on a Saturday before New York City’s covid-19 shelter-in-place order. They are waiting for the Q100 bus, whi...

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Chamath Palihapitiya: Tesla’s push toward renewable energy could make it worth trillions

Chamath Palihapitiya: Tesla’s push toward renewable energy could make it worth trillions Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Thursday that Tesla’s growth is much more than about electric cars: Its renewable energy components could make Elo...

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COVID Pandemic-19 Shows Telecommuting Can Help Fight Climate Change

COVID Pandemic-19 Shows Telecommuting Can Help Fight Climate Change In cities with relatively clean electricity and long car commutes, widespread telework could reduce greenhouse gas emissions As COVID-19 forced many workers across the U.S. to move from downto...

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After 40 years, researchers finally see Earth’s climate destiny more clearly

After 40 years, researchers finally see Earth’s climate destiny more clearly It seems like such a simple question: How hot is Earth going to get? Yet for 40 years, climate scientists have repeated the same unsatisfying answer: If humans double atmospheric ca...

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How Zimbabweans Welcomed Climate Migrants

How Zimbabweans Welcomed Climate Migrants Stephen Chihota cannot hide his joy as he strolls his 2-hectare farm. “We’re expecting a good harvest of maize and cotton this season,” Chihota says, beaming. He is a new settler in a mushrooming village in the s...

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Health & Environmental Impacts of 5G Can?t be Overlooked for High-Speed and Smoother Accessibility

Health & Environmental Impacts of 5G Can’t be Overlooked for High-Speed and Smoother Accessibility The coming in of 5G technologies has generated both excitement and worry, as concerns regarding its impact on people’s health and environment raise perti...

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Removal of atmospheric CO2 by rock weathering holds promise for mitigating climate change

Removal of atmospheric CO2 by rock weathering holds promise for mitigating climate change Large-scale removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere might be achieved through enhanced rock weathering. It now seems that this approach is as promising as other str...

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3 Top Renewable Energy Stocks to Buy Right Now

3 Top Renewable Energy Stocks to Buy Right Now This trio of renewable energy companies offer investors a compelling blend of growth and yield. The COVID-19 outbreak has had a tremendous impact on the energy sector this year. Even the renewables industry hasn&#...

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China’s Energy Policy Is a Darker Shade of Green

China’s Energy Policy Is a Darker Shade of Green China is simultaneously ramping up investment in both renewables and coal, raising uncomfortable questions for investors as well as climate activists China is both the world’s largest energy user and its lar...

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Japan’s Deadly Combination: Climate Change and an Aging Society

Japan’s Deadly Combination: Climate Change and an Aging Society Record-breaking rains this week in the country’s southernmost main island, which have killed 62, have shown the vulnerability of people living in nursing homes. TOKYO — The forecast was dire...

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Mysterious pink “watermelon snow” has been appearing in the Italian Alps and it may warn of environmental disaster

Mysterious pink “watermelon snow” has been appearing in the Italian Alps — and it may warn of environmental disaster At first glance, the snow that’s changed from white to bright pink in the Italian Alps seems like a stunning feat of nature...

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The Biden-Sanders climate-change policy pact: 8 key features

The Biden-Sanders climate-change policy pact: 8 key features Former Secretary of State John Kerry and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were co-chairs of the climate-change task force Presidential candidate Joe Biden has advanced environmental policy recommendatio...

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How New Businesses Can Improve Their Waste Management

How New Businesses Can Improve Their Waste Management Many new business owners underestimate the importance of their waste management and recycling strategy. Your strategy will dictate how your business produces and deals with waste, ultimately predicting its ...

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COVID-19’s unsustainable waste management

COVID-19’s unsustainable waste management The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to an abrupt collapse of waste management chains. Safely managing medical and domestic waste is crucial to successfully containing the disease (1). Mismana...

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Millions of future climate refugees may need protection, U.N. committee warns

Millions of future climate refugees may need protection, U.N. committee warns Refugees fleeing their native countries due to the effects of the climate crisis in future years may not be forced to return if their lives are in danger, the United Nations Human Ri...

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Internal displacement in the context of the slow-onset adverse effects of climate change

Internal displacement in the context of the slow-onset adverse effects of climate change Introduction The present document is submitted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) pursuant to the call for inputs by the Special Rapporteur on the Human...

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How Zimbabweans Welcomed Climate Migrants

How Zimbabweans Welcomed Climate Migrants Stephen Chihota cannot hide his joy as he strolls his 2-hectare farm. “We’re expecting a good harvest of maize and cotton this season,” Chihota says, beaming. He is a new settler in a mushrooming village in the s...

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Lockdowns have exacerbated e-waste crisis

Lockdowns have exacerbated e-waste crisis India, with 3.2 million tonnes, was the third biggest contributor to global e-waste according to the Global E-waste Monitor 2020 report released recently. The United Nations (UN) report found that the world dumped a re...

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Record 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste dumped globally last year, says UN report

Record 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste dumped globally last year, says UN report Just 17.4% of the world’s discarded electronics was recycled Across the river from the Red Fort in Delhi, India, the grim neighbourhood of Seelampur lives off what consumers ...

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Humans left behind a record amount of e-waste in 2019

Humans left behind a record amount of e-waste in 2019 Electronic waste grew 21 percent in five years 2019 set a record for the amount of e-waste ever generated worldwide: 53.6 million metric tons of discarded phones, computers, appliances, and other gadgets. T...

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