The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has opened in Iceland—turning carbon dioxide into stone
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The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has opened in Iceland—turning carbon dioxide into stone

Not big enough to do much, but it's a start.

Thanks to Texas Tech climate scientist extraordinaire Katharine Hayhoe for pointing this story out on her Facebook Page.


As she noted, it's not big enough to do much, but it's a start.

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Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

NORTH BRADDOCK, Penn.—On Wednesday evening, 10th grader Abby Wypych stood in front of Woodland Hills School District’s board and urged them to approve a feasibility study on installing solar panels.

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US heatwave brings historically high temperatures to dozens of states

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Climate change has made air conditioning a vital necessity. It also heats up the planet

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