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Report: How Texas Can Unleash the Next Wave of Electricity Market Competition 12.5.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Report: How Texas Can Unleash the Next Wave of Electricity Market Competition
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Coronavirus could worsen death toll of summer heat waves, health officials warn 6.5.2020 LA Times: Environment

Long and intense heat waves are nothing new in Southern California and the Southwest, but amid COVID-19, public health experts are warning they could become deadlier for people self-isolating in homes they can't keep cool.

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Why the electric vehicle wave is still coming 29.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Buckle up: this year will be rough, but this road trip still looks promising.
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Can a new wave of laser and aerial imagery technologies slash methane emissions? 9.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Along Colorado’s Front Range, researchers are working to develop new ways of detecting methane leaks, using everything from lasers to light aircraft to drones. Their technologies could curb a potent contributor to climate change, while saving industry billions of dollars in lost gas.
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There’s a Wave of Democratic Insurgents Hoping to Join the Squad 25.11.2019 Mother Jones
“All of this is brand new,” says Alex Morse, the 30-year-old mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts. He’s waving a tattooed arm in the direction of several dozen brick factories and warehouses, towering vestiges of this former mill town’s once-thriving paper industry. They appear largely vacant and in various states of disrepair, yet as we enter what […]
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5 Companies Where Tech & Sustainability Go Hand in Hand 9.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
5 Companies Where Tech & Sustainability Go Hand in Hand
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Methane Detectives: Can a Wave of Technology Slash Natural Gas Leaks? 9.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Yale Environment360 and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Driving along County Road 28 south of Platteville, the signs of Colorado’s oil and gas boom are everywhere you look. Storage tanks and wellheads dot the horizon. Bundles of pipe sit by the roadside, waiting to become pipelines. Drilling […]
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Buildings Are a Hidden Source of Indian Cities’ Extreme Heat 29.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
India is ground zero for extreme heat. More than 6,100 people have died from heat events since 2010. Half of the country reeled under severe heat waves this summer, when temperatures reached over 48 degrees Celsius (118 degrees Fahrenheit) in many places. The urban ...
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Trish Rothgeb coined "third wave" — and is now looking toward coffee's future 4.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

When Trish Rothgeb coined the term "third-wave coffee" in 2002, she didn't know it would be used to define an entire era in the coffee industry.

Extreme heat is a growing business risk 13.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
There are 20 times more deaths caused by rising temperatures than by hurricanes. It's time to design communities with that in mind.
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Scientists Have Come up With a Way to Store and Release Mechanical Waves With No Energy Loss 30.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The development could have implications for a broad range of fields.
Ridgecrest earthquake swayed L.A. skyscrapers more than a foot and caused vertigo 15.8.2019 LA Times: Science

Data from seismic sensors in buildings across Southern California show how the 7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake produced surprisingly long periods of shaking in some areas.

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How many hours-of-safety do our homes have in extreme weather? 15.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How long homes can maintain the last comfortable temperature during extreme weather can make the difference between life and death.
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Sun Science: 150,000 Plasma Swirls the Size of Oregon Could Be Superheating Two-Million-Degree Corona 6.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These plasma swirls appear to generate short-lived Alfven waves—the "holy grail in plasma-astrophysics."
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This Month in Climate Science: Primate Extinctions; Ice-free Greenland; A Dengue Explosion 30.7.2019 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science: Primate Extinctions; Ice-free Greenland; A Dengue Explosion Comments|Add Comment|PrintScientists predict unprecedented primate extinctions if emissions continue unabated. Photo by USAID Africa Bureau/Wikimedia Commons Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we don't reduce emissions... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Study: Minn., Midwest could see more dangerously hot days as climate change worsens 17.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The study used climate models to project the likelihood of extreme heat under different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios.
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Why directors are in the crosshairs of corporate climate litigation 15.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
There has been an explosion of climate in the courts launched against fossil-fuel intensive, or “carbon major” corporations.
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What is your company doing on the “coolest” day of the year?  25.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
What is your company doing on the “coolest” day of the year? 
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'Frozen 2' Trailer: Norse Mythology Influences in Disney Sequel Explained 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The enigmatic trailer to the highly anticipated Disney sequel hints at various influences from Norse mythology.
Beyond renewables: How timing can reduce corporate emissions 4.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
There's another way for corporations to achieve even deeper reductions in their climate emissions footprint.
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