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We Are Closer Than Ever to Achieving the Hyperloop – But Not the One We First Imagined

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Study Shows Earth is Already in a Dire Warming Crisis

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments



A new study from experts at the University of Washington shows that it is unlikely that the world will warm less than 2 °C. This threshold is indicative of some catastrophic changes to the way life lives on Earth.

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Al Gore: The Trump Administration’s Environmental Policies Are Reckless and Indefensible

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments



Gore’s sequel to An Inconvenient Truth — aptly titled An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power — drops this week, and it couldn’t come at a more prime moment.

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Blockchain Could Be the Answer to Stopping Climate Change

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An Alliance Upholding the Paris Agreement Now Represents a Third of the U.S. Population

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments



U.S. President Donald Trump decided to back out of the Paris climate deal two months ago. This doesn’t mean, however, that the nation has hung up the gloves in the global fight against climate change. A group of states is taking the lead.

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We Can Stop Climate Change Ourselves. This is How.

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments



Ten years ago, Former Vice President Al Gore released a documentary entitled An Inconvenient Truth. For many Americans, especially those in the younger generation, this film brought about the first meaningful conversations they’d had about global warming. Now that those conversations are happening, how do we turn that talk into action?

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Futurism Exclusive: Al Gore On Why Climate Science Is More Important Than Ever

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments



Former Vice President Al Gore sits down with Futurism’s Editor-in-Chief, Jolene Creighton, to discuss the reality of climate change.

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Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel” is Here. And We Need it More Than Ever.

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments



Al Gore’s 2006 documentary started a vital conversation about the “inconvenient truth” of global warming — but the deeper truth is that climate change is already here, and it’s already changing, and taking, lives.

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Global Warming Scenarios

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Scientists Assert Climate Change is Allowing Greenhouse Gases to Escape From Melting Permafrost

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Immediate Carbon Capture is Critical to Avoiding Extreme Climate Change, Scientists Say

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Former NASA Climate Chief Warns That Earth Could Become “Practically Ungovernable”

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Alarmism Will Not Help Us in the Fight Against Climate Change

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments



A New York Magazine article about climate change is generating a lot of buzz. The piece lists a number of doomsday scenarios for the Earth by the end of the century. However, climate scientists say it unnecessarily exaggerates the data.

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Exxon Joins Other Companies by Backing Carbon Tax Proposal

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments



Exxon Mobil has joined a growing group of corporate and individual backers of the Climate Leadership Council’s proposed carbon tax. The tax would help curb demand for fossil fuels naturally and pay out a dividend to all Americans.

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New Study Says This Region of the U.S. Will Be Hit Hardest by Climate Change

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A new study parsed extensive regional economic data to simulate daily projections about the impact of climate change for every county in the U.S. The American South will be hardest hit in this century, losing wealth, land, and lives at alarming rates.

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Watch: 800,000 Years of Climate Change in Three Minutes

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Since the Industrial Revolution, the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have been steadily climbing to unprecedented levels. There is no question that humans are responsible for a huge spike CO₂ levels.

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A New UN Report Projects Worldwide Populations to Approach 9.7 Billion by 2050

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments



A new report conducted by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs projects a surge in population to 9.7 billion people in the world by 2050. Focus must shift to sustainability in order to ensure our survival.

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Sweden Passes Law to Be Completely Carbon Neutral by 2045

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Researchers Say Big Energy Companies Must Invest Heavily in Renewables by 2035

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France is Now Offering U.S. Scientists Grants to Research Climate Change

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A new program, inspired by the efforts of French president Emmanuel Macron, is opening the country up to scientists and other experts who are working on solution to the climate problem.

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Are Lab-Grown Meats Really the Future of Food?

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Lab-grown meat prices have dropped by 96% in just four years. Although they are still too costly to be fully scalable, this will soon change, and lab-grown meats will provide a real solution to environmental harm caused by livestock agriculture.

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Google Street View Cars Are Now Helping Us Fight Climate Change

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Michael Bloomberg Says the U.N. Will Get the $15 Million to Fulfill Paris Agreement

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Carbon Tax Should Be Sky-High to Avoid Climate Disaster, Experts Say

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While You Were Offline: Trump’s Paris Agreement Decision Turned Into Quite a ‘Covfefe’

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An Inconvenient Truth: Man-Made Climate Change Is Real

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India Will Sell Only Electric Cars Within the Next 13 Years

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Poor air quality kills 1.2 million people in India every year. To help battle that staggering statistic the Indian government is instituting a plan to help get fossil fuel powered vehicles off the road. The plan calls for the end of gas powered vehicle sales by 2030.

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Three U.S. States Form Climate Change Alliance in Light of Trump’s Withdrawal from Paris…

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US States and Leaders in Innovation Commit to Uphold Paris Climate Accord, Despite Trump

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments



In a company-wide email, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared his disappointment over the U.S. government’s decision to back out of the Paris Agreement. Cook also promised to continue efforts to fight climate change and urged his employees to do the same.

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Bailing on the Paris Agreement Leaves No Cure for Climate Change

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Planet-changing carbon emissions have become a chronic condition. The post Bailing on the Paris Agreement Leaves No Cure for Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.

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