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he European Environment Agency (EEA) recently reviewed the latest scientific evidence on pollution, second-hand smoke, radon, asbestos and other chemicals, as well as ultraviolet radiation (UV rays). It found that exposure to...
As Russia’s war in Ukraine led to a spike in oil prices, energy shortages in Europe, and fears that the natural gas situation will get worse, there’s been a mounting backlash against renewable energy and the idea the world is...
June 17, 2022 Coal-Burning Power Plants Closing Early -AustraliaSource: CleanTechnica
Breaking news from the Western Australian government: it is closing coal-burning power plants early, investing billions into renewable energy storage, and investing into attracting new industries and creating new jobs.
June 16, 2022 How long is your COVID vaccine good for? You can soon find out, thanks to a new test that informs patients of their immunity’s ‘magnitude and duration’Source: Fortune
Until recently, it’s been nearly impossible to say. Immunity, whether from vaccine or prior infection, is thought to wane after three or four months, but it varies by person. That knowledge is based on what’s known about typical...
Source: USC News
An exceptional drought season means California enters the summer under mandatory water use restrictions for the first time since 2015. Increasingly light snowfall sends less fresh water to be treated and distributed as fully...
Nearly 200,000 properties in England may have to be abandoned due to rising sea levels by 2050, a report says. It looks at where water will cause most damage and whether defences are technically and financially feasible.
Source: The Guardian
Forget Ukraine, coronavirus, corporate greed and “supply chain issues”, when it comes to inflation the climate crisis is the real, lasting, worry, according to a new book, and one that’s only likely to get worse.
President Joe Biden will declare a 24-month tariff exemption on Monday for solar panels from four Southeast Asian nations after an investigation froze imports and stalled projects in the United States, sources familiar with the...
New targets for reducing emissions, cutting back on fossil fuels and ending deforestation were agreed by world leaders at the COP26 summit.
Prince William issued a rallying cry for the environment over the weekend, with the second in line to the British throne saying there was a “pressing need to protect and restore our planet.”
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