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The world's forests keep the planet at least 0.5˚C cooler ... See MoreSee Less
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We need improved energy storage. Australian engineers are working on it. ... See MoreSee Less
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So many innovations... ... See MoreSee Less
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Very promising. Solar power used to purify water, including salt water.www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdQBmbvAPEc&t=100s ... See MoreSee Less
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Some climate activists have taken to irony, on Twitter. Like Bill McKibben. "Someone tell cable news: the sun appears to be providing energy at the same price as last week."B. McKibben, Twitter, 3/9/22 ... See MoreSee Less
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A well known energy activist just tweeted (paraphrased): "If you shell/bomb solar panels, they just turn into chunks of glass."(Concerns about nuclear power include vulnerability to terrorist [as well as other] attacks). ... See MoreSee Less
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A (relatively) new twist to solar... ... See MoreSee Less
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With thanks to Paul Lowrey. ... See MoreSee Less
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This student created synthetic wood from kombucha waste ... See MoreSee Less
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From NOAA:www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fi2K7N9fqA ... See MoreSee Less
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It would be great if we were to preserve existing coral reefs...but there may be a use for these innovations as well. ... See MoreSee Less
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News from Denmark (from Twitter):The Danish Pension Fund AkademikerPension today announced that they will divest all their oil bonds (USD 300m) by the end of 2022.The pension fund has already divested most of its stocks in coal, oil and gas companies.The divestment movement has received its share of criticism, but it shows no sign of letting up. ... See MoreSee Less
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Enormously thought-provoking....key issues yet to resolve:--What about reducing consumption levels?--What are the net energy and resource impacts of constructing this energy island? Has a life-cycle analysis been done? --Other ecological impacts (e.g., on bird and other marine life) need to be addressed.Overall, however, this is a ground (or ocean) breaking plan -- one of the first times, surely, that a nation has created a concrete plan to power itself entirely on renewable energy -- with a surplus. ... See MoreSee Less
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