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The gas-guzzling aircraft completed the four-and-a-half hour journey on Thursday, according to flight activity information published on FlightAware.

Gas-guzzling private jet belonging to climate czar John Kerry flew his family from Boston to Idaho

Researchers found that while the congestion charge, introduced in 2003, eased traffic, and reduced some pollutants, it led to an increase in the most harmful aspects of vehicle pollution.

London's congestion charge has caused HIGHER pollution levels as bus and taxi traffic increased 20% | Daily Mail Online

The US will soon review its nuclear weapons programme. Should it spend $1.2 Trillion extending & updating it?

The Terrifying $1.2 Trillion Plan That Could Kill 90% of Humanity | Stephen Fry

Water is fundamental to life, yet it’s also a scarce commodity. In many cases, greed and mismanagement are causing this life-giving essential to run dry. What happens when water is monetized?

The global fight over water | DW Documentary

The cryptocurrency is estimated to use more energy than all of Argentina, writes Frederick Hewett. Unlike Bitcoin, newer electronic currency competitors aren't needlessly bad for the environment.

Bitcoin Is Terrible For The Planet. Now There Are Better Choices | Cognoscenti

The eruption of a long-dormant volcano that sent streams of lava flowing across a small valley in southwestern Iceland is easing and shouldn't interfere with air travel, the Icelandic Meteorological Office said Saturday.

The fissure eruption began at around 8:45 p.m. Friday in the Geldinga Valley, about 32 kilometers (20 miles) southwest of the capital, Reykjavik, the Met Office said. The eruption is "minor" and there were no signs of ash or dust that could disrupt aviation, the agency said.
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Eruption of Iceland volcano easing, not affecting flights

AI-controlled vertical farm produces 400 times more food per acre than a flat farm, National Geographic recently predicted that by 2050, there would be more than two billion additional mouths to feed By 2050. However, the Earth’s irrigable land remains essentially the same, so feeding this ever-growing population is getting harder and harder. ...
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AI controlled vertical farm could solve land crisis - TechNuws

Delegates vote 54%-46% against policy change request as leader O’Toole seeks ambitious climate change agenda

Canadian Conservative party votes not to recognize climate crisis as real | Canada | The Guardian

Experts: “The recently announced decision sends an unfortunate message to the Colombian people that your administration is not committed to abandoning the ineffective and damaging war on drugs internationally."

Biden Pushes Colombia to Restart Glyphosate Spraying Program | Common Dreams News

Move reverses former president’s order to drop all references to the climate emergency on government websites

'Climate facts are back': EPA brings science back to website after Trump purge | US Environmental Protection Agency | The Guardian

"You deserve access to science and data," new EPA Administrator Michael Regan says.

After Four Dark Years Under Trump, Words 'Climate' and 'Science' Are Back on EPA Website | Common Dreams News

Their bill aims to electrify bus and rail infrastructure, with the aim of reaching net-zero U.S. carbon emissions by 2050.

Warren, AOC Push $500 Billion Bill for Green Mass Transit - Bloomberg

Nanoparticles found in foetal brains and hearts, but impact on human health is as yet unknown

Plastic particles pass from mothers into foetuses, rat study shows | Plastics | The Guardian

Hawaii's legislature is considering legislation banning sunscreens that contain harmful chemicals affecting the environment.

Hawaii considers ban on environmentally unfriendly sunscreens | TheHill

The richest person in West Virginia, who is also the state’s governor, owns coal companies that routinely violate environmental laws. Latest filings say the companies owe over $3 million for not complying with a major water pollution settlement.

Sunscreens containing avobenzone or octocrylene, synthetic ingredients that, studies show, pose threats to coral reefs, would be banned from sale in Hawaii starting Jan. 1, 2023 under a bill that is advancing through the state Legislature.

Legislative proposal advances to ban Hawaii sale of more reef-unfriendly chemicals in sunscreen | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Roads form vast, pervasive and growing networks across the Earth, causing negative environmental impacts that spill out into a ‘road-effect zone’. Pre…

Spatial extent of road pollution: A national analysis - ScienceDirect

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