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Nine in 10 U.S. Drivers Would Save Money on Fuel by Going Electric, Study Finds

Around 90 percent of U.S. households would save on fuel costs by buying an electric car rather than a gas-powered car, according to new research.

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6 Polluted Waterways Slated for Restoration

Good news for a new year! In 2022, NOAA helped to recover over $114 million from polluters to restore six waterways following oil spill and industrial pollution incidents.

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Continued Record-Breaking Ocean Temperatures Seen Again in 2022

Property owners and gardeners should practice patience when it comes to the eyesore of freeze-damaged plants, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife expert.

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Study Offers Most Detailed Glimpse Yet of Planet’s Last 11,000 Summers and Winters

By analyzing Antarctic ice cores, CU Boulder scientists and an international team of collaborators have revealed the most detailed look yet at the planet’s recent climactic history, including summer and winter temperatures dating back 11,000 years to the beginning of what is known as the Holocene.

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Vegetation Has a Substantial Impact on the Movement of Energy in the Arctic

Since 1979, the Arctic has warmed nearly four times faster than the Earth as a whole due to climate change.

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Climate Change Could Cause “Disaster” in the World’s Oceans, Say UC Irvine Scientists

Climate-driven heating of seawater is causing a slowdown of deep circulation patterns in the Atlantic and Southern oceans, according to University of California, Irvine Earth system scientists, and if this process continues, the ocean’s ability to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere will be severely limited, further exacerbating global warming.

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Riddle Solved: Why Was Roman Concrete So Durable?

An unexpected ancient manufacturing strategy may hold the key to designing concrete that lasts for millennia.

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Coral Species That Withstand Ocean Warming Identified

A team of marine scientists studying reefs in the Pacific island of Palau have identified genetic subgroups of a common coral species that exhibit tolerance to the extreme heat associated with marine heatwaves.

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Broccoli Looks More Like Cauliflower in a Warmer World

As seasoned gardeners know, broccoli heads don’t develop properly and can resemble cauliflower when grown in higher temperatures.

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Applying Artificial Intelligence To Decarbonize Buildings

An international team of researchers is applying artificial intelligence techniques to design energy-efficient district heat pump systems that better serve human needs and behaviors while reducing the carbon footprint of buildings.

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