Month: August 2022

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Way back in January 2021, newly inaugurated President Joe Biden signed Executive Order (EO) 14008. If you missed it, don’t worry. Most news was covering the events from earlier in the month, and this act of executive power went through with relatively little fanfare — despite its far-reaching implications for the climate tech community.  Essentially,
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Ruined shorelines and shallow coastal waters of Tampa Bay have historically supported typical subtropical marine habitats, such as salt marshes, seagrass beds, oyster reefs, and mud flats. Mangroves abruptly took over oyster reef habitats along the seashore, displacing the vegetation of the salt marsh and endangering animals that depend on them. Oyster Habitats in Florida
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I’ve had the pleasure of testing a wide range of interesting non-car electric vehicles. From three-wheeled Fun Utility Vehicles that can hit 75 mph to flying electric boats to Harley-Davidson’s flagship electric motorcycle, it’s been a wild few years. But this summer has been especially jam-packed with fun electric vehicles ranging from electric watercraft to
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Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr clash with security forces at Green Zone after Sadr supporters stormed the presidential palace in Baghdad, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2022. The move came shortly after al-Sadr announced his total withdrawal from politics amid a months-long political crisis in the country. Murtadha Al Sudani | Anadolu Agency | Getty
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Neutral Foods milk containers. Photo courtesy Neutral Foods. As consumers look for ways they can make more climate-conscious purchases, Bill Gates‘ investment fund on Wednesday announced it is putting more money into Neutral Foods, a company which tracks and buys carbon credits to compensate for the greenhouse gas emissions that come from dairy farms. It’s
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TITUSVILLE, Fla. — NASA has rescheduled the next attempt to launch the Artemis 1 mission for Sept. 3 after concluding that a faulty temperature sensor may be at the root of the problem that scrubbed the first launch attempt. Agency officials said at an Aug. 30 media teleconference that they’re moving ahead with a second
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Extreme weather, melting ice caps, and endangered animals are everyday reminders of our changing environment. Researchers have devised calculations that assist answer that question, effectively offering a technique to triage decreasing ecosystems by monitoring and comparing their distance to tipping points. Equations to Avoid Extinction of Earth’s Vulnerable Ecosystems (Photo : Karsten Würth/Unsplash) A team
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Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS BELOW! All music by Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow Really neat Grand Illusions video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-IYQntl9C0 Grand Illusions (site): http://www.grand-illusions.com/ Loudest clap: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-2000/loudest-clap/ Fastest clap: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z571ByeNbPQ WEsauce: http://www.youtube.com/wesauce My video on ‘the friendzone’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGK2KprU-To Driftless Pony Club (band from concert footage): http://www.driftlessponyclub.com/ Driftless Pony Club (VidCon concert footage): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrJ8X5epRaA clapping speed, clap frequency,
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This video was sponsored by 80,000 Hours. Head to https://80000hours.org/scishow to be sent a free copy of their in-depth career guide and sign up for their newsletter. They don’t call water the building block of life for nothing, most living things need it. The palo verde tree, however, has managed to skate by needing it