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Wind Energy Can Deliver Vital Slash to Global Warming

Implementing advance wind energy scenarios could achieve a reduction in global warming atmospheric average temperatures of 0.3 to 0.8 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, according to new research from Cornell University.

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Study: Global Cancer Risk From Burning Organic Matter Comes From Unregulated Chemicals

Whenever organic matter is burned, such as in a wildfire, a power plant, a car’s exhaust, or in daily cooking, the combustion releases polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) — a class of pollutants that is known to cause lung cancer.

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Michigan Plans to Build First U.S. Road Outfitted for Wireless EV Charging

Michigan is planning to build the first public road in the United States where electric vehicles can charge wirelessly while driving, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday at the Motor Bella auto show in Pontiac.

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Large Herbivores Can Reduce Fire Risks

he use of large herbivores can be an effective means to prevent and mitigate wildfires, especially in places facing land abandonment.

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Functioning of Terrestrial Ecosystems is Governed by Three Main Factors

Ecosystems provide multiple services for humans. However, these services depend on basic ecosystem functions which are shaped by natural conditions like climate and species composition, and human interventions.

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River Research Reveals Scale of Macroplastic Pollution

Plastic pollution clogs river systems for considerably longer than previously thought, new research from the University of Leicester shows.

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Limiting the Impacts of Technology Materials for the Low Carbon Transition

Researchers have demonstrated how a detailed ‘cradle to grave’ evaluation at the outset of new metal mining explorations can greatly mitigate against negative environmental impacts.

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NASA Study Examines Houston-area Air Quality Issues

NASA scientists are in Houston this month for an intensive air quality study exploring the effects of emissions and weather on air pollution, as well as the relationship between air quality and socioeconomic factors.

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As Italy’s Glaciers Recede, a Stunning World of Ice Is Being Lost

Like mountain glaciers worldwide, the glaciers of the Italian Alps are steadily melting away. 

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Coral Reef Biodiversity Predicted to Shift as Climate Changes

Coral reefs are among the most biologically diverse, complex and productive ecosystems on the planet. Most of coral reef biodiversity consists of tiny organisms living deep within the three-dimensional reef matrix.

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