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

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.

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

EPA administrator comes home to deliver important announcement

With Warren County as his backdrop, the N.C. native introduced the new Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights Office.
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Nonprofits pay Texas farmers to not water crops during drought

As Texas continues to battle drought, groups are trying a market-based solution to help farmers and protect what little water is left.

Trump tried to open Alaska lands to resource development — what will Biden do?

The Bureau of Land Management is taking comments on whether it should open about 28 million acres to oil, gas and mineral extraction.
West Virginia lawmakers bypassed PSC on green energy

To land Berkshire Hathaway solar plant, WV bypassed the PSC

West Virginia lawmakers went around their own utility regulators, in an effort to make a deal for a green power plant in Jackson County.
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Reducing beef’s carbon footprint is key to achieving net-zero in Latin America and the Caribbean, new paper shows

Agriculture and related land-use changes are responsible for almost half of greenhouse gas emissions in the region, and ambitious changes to the food system are necessary to achieve these net-zero goals.

In the Amazon, Bolsonaro’s far right may retain power even if Lula wins

While polls show former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ahead in the upcoming elections, far-right ideology persists in the Amazon region.

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Are electric air taxis ready for takeoff? Maybe sooner than you think

Electric air taxis are getting more attention as cutting emissions becomes a global priority. And the aviation industry says they could be ready for takeoff sooner than you think.
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