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The real benefits of migration

‘The supposed costs or benefits of immigration always omit one crucial group: the migrants themselves’Woman with the guts to tell the truth over …

Income Tax

The World’s First Commercial Carbon Capture Plant Will Turn Pollution Into Cash

If we can efficiently capture CO2 from the air, that would solve a lot of problems.<p>By next summer, the world’s first commercial plant that captures carbon dioxide directly from air will begin operation in Switzerland.<p>A handful of other startups are working on similar technology, but Climeworks AG …

Carbon Emissions

The EU is emitting way more greenhouse gases than it says

One of the planet’s exemplars in preventing climate change, the European Union has instituted tough emissions rules and strong support for renewable energy. Yet this doesn’t necessarily mean more solar panels or wind turbines dotting Europe’s skyline. Nope, the EU’s biggest source of renewable …

Fossil Fuels

Transparent solar cells could turn your windows into power sources

Until now, solar cells of this kind have been only partially transparent and usually a bit tinted, but these new ones are so clear that they're practically indistinguishable from a normal pane of glass.<p>Previous claims toward transparent solar panels have been misleading, since the very nature of …

Why Tech Execs Don't Rush to Get Their Children Smartphones

The <i>New York Times'</i> article, "Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent," reveals that leading tech executives set strong limits on their own children's tech use. One such limit is that kids aren't provided smartphones until they reach between the ages of 14 and 16. This contrasts with the overall trend of …

More than 400 towns and cities in America will be lost to the sea, study finds

Climate changes awareness has come too late for hundreds of towns and cities in the United States, environmental scientists have found<p>For millions of Americans, climate change has already passed the point of no return: no matter what action the world tries to take, their cities will be submerged by …

Climate Change

New Orleans and Miami Are Doomed To Be Swallowed by the Sea, Says New Study

New Orleans, Miami, and other low-lying American cities are doomed to be swallowed up by rising sea levels, according to a major new climate change …