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Wind Energy Accounted for 42 Percent of New U.S. Power in 2020

Wind Energy Accounted for 42 Percent of New U.S. Power in 2020

Wind energy accounted for the bulk of new power-generating capacity in the United States last year, according to a trio of new reports from the Department of Energy. In total, wind supplied...

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The Dream of Carbon Air Capture Edges Toward Reality

The Dream of Carbon Air Capture Edges Toward Reality

In early September, at an industrial facility located about 25 miles southeast of Reykjavik, Iceland, the Swiss company Climeworks will mark the opening of a new project named “Orca.” At...

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Protesters in France demonstrate against COVID pass for sixth weekend

Protesters in France demonstrate against COVID pass for sixth weekend

PARIS, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Thousands demonstrated across France for a sixth consecutive weekend on Saturday against a COVID-19 health pass required for daily activities, highlighting a simmering political risk...

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Death toll from earthquake in Haiti rises to 2,207

Death toll from earthquake in Haiti rises to 2,207

xinhuanet.com The number of people killed by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14 in Haiti has risen to 2,207, with 344 still missing, the c LES CAYES, Haiti, Aug. 22...

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New Way of Analyzing Tree Rings Confirms Unprecedented Central Asia Warming

New Way of Analyzing Tree Rings Confirms Unprecedented Central Asia Warming

COLUMBIA CLIMATE SCHOOL A relatively new way of analyzing tree rings has allowed researchers to reconstruct temperatures in Mongolia since 1269 C.E. A relatively new way of analyzing tree rings...

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More than 100,000 hectares burned in Greek fires: EU data

More than 100,000 hectares burned in Greek fires: EU data

More than 100,000 hectares have been burnt by wildfires raging in Greece over the last two weeks, the most destructive fires in the country since 2007, data from the European...

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U.N. releases blistering assessment on the state of climate change

U.N. releases blistering assessment on the state of climate change

Denise Chow and Helena Skinner Climate change is changing Earth in ways that are “unprecedented” in thousands — and in some cases, hundreds of thousands — of years, according to...

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Thousands evacuate fast-moving California wildfire; homes burn

Thousands evacuate fast-moving California wildfire; homes burn

reuters.com A rapidly spreading wildfire burned homes and forced thousands to evacuate in two heavily wooded counties northeast of Sacramento in Northern California on Wednesday, generating a towering plume of...

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Thailand bans coral-damaging sunscreens in marine parks

Thailand bans coral-damaging sunscreens in marine parks

bbc.com Thailand has banned sunscreens containing chemicals that damage coral from all of its marine national parks. Concerns are growing that lotions tourists use for sun protection are harming slow-growing...

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Live with Covid as we do with Flu: Boris Johnson

Live with Covid as we do with Flu: Boris Johnson

Aazam Ameen – themorning.lk Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) Boris Johnson is to declare an end to most lockdown restrictions today (05), with social distancing rules, the work...

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