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UCL-led study finds climate impact caused by growing space industry needs urgent mitigation

Green Car Congress

The rapidly growing space industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study led by UCL and published in the journal Earth’s Future as an open-access paper. Effect of rocket launch and re-entry emissions on global climate forcing.

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Communities & Governments Striving to Combat Climate Change in Australia

CleanTechnica EVs

Not only can individuals fight climate change by their actions, so can communities, councils, and states. One such community is the semi-rural town of Dayboro situated about one hour north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia. Here in the idyllic surroundings (and busy coffee shops), we met with Brian Porter to.

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Election 2024: Where the candidates stand on EVs, climate science, and more

Green Car Reports

In no other election in the past century have the stakes been so high for the automotive industry—and on a higher plane, for climate science and for democracy itself. To describe this election as unprecedented perhaps sells it short.

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Polestar announces goal of climate-neutral car by 2030

Green Car Congress

Polestar, the premium electric performance car brand founded by Volvo Cars and Geely Holding, has set a goal of creating the first climate-neutral car by 2030. Questions around the long-term carbon-storage capacity of forests and soils remain, as a forest might be logged, devastated by fire or altered by climate change.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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How interstellar clouds altered Earth’s climate

Innovation News Network

Earth’s climate was likely exposed to cold, harsh interstellar clouds - something not previously considered in geologic climate models. The post How interstellar clouds altered Earth’s climate appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Only 4% of TV news correctly connected Hurricane Beryl to climate change

Electrek

Importantly, climate change helped this storm break these records and do so much damage. The 2024 hurricane season is here, and we’ve already had our first record-breaking hurricane in Beryl, which caused billions in damage and deaths in Texas, Grenada, Venezuela and nearby areas.