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New Un Report Says Global Warming To Exceed Paris Agreement Limits

A draft of a report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.) says the world is on course to exceed the global warming limits set by the 2015 Paris Agreement. 77 more words

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Reading Roman Ice

Fascinating scientific research has unearthed precise year-by-year accounts of the entirety of Roman economic history. How? By reading ice sheets in Greenland.

Consumers and Private Sector critical in fighting droughts and land degradation, says UN

More than 3.2 billion people, or 2 in every 5 people, are impacted by land degradation today and up to 143 million people could move within their countries by 2050 to escape water scarcity and falling crop productivity due to the slow onset impacts of climate change. 1,033 more words

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Iceland installs fast chargers for EVs on island nation's ring road

❝ A network of 20 of ABB’s high-speed 50kW DC fast chargers for electric vehicles has been installed across Iceland as the island nation looks to electric vehicles to cut petrol imports and reduce emissions…

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What we can and cannot afford

Can we afford health care for all, free education for all, housing for the homeless, food for the hungry, a decent and efficient national system of transportation, a clean and healthy environment, a fair and equitable distribution of our collective production, and a true democracy in which people decide their own fate and how their money is to be spent? 470 more words

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Lighting Hazard

Greater care may need to be taken in choosing the color of outdoor LED lighting across Earth’s landscapes, as scientists warn that some hues of the modern-day lighting can be harmful to wildlife. 63 more words

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Kingston: The electric city

On Tuesday, Kingston City Council voted to accept the three-year Municipal Energy Study released in June as the basis for future climate plans. One of the standouts of the study was a the city’s commitment to the electrification of transportation in Kingston. 900 more words

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