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Matt Damon Reveals He’s Ready to Pitch President Trump His Clean Water Initiative

Matt Damon wants to talk to newly inaugurated President Donald Trump about clean water.<p>The actor was at the Sundance Film Festival with his nonprofit …

Donald Trump

Antarctic Sea Ice: 14% Loss Over 100 Years; Pine Island Glacier Melt Began Over 70 Years Ago

Even as human-induced climate change and global warming has been shrinking the polar ice cap at the Arctic at an alarming rate, sea ice on the South …

Powerful greenhouse gases in focus at global climate meeting

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Greenhouse gases that are more powerful than carbon dioxide are the focus of a global gathering this week in Africa. Experts say …

Climate

Why a lack of sleep makes us depressed ... and what we can do about it

Historically, insomnia has been thought of as secondary to other disorders such as depression. The idea was that you became depressed – and that your …

New York to give $10 million boost to clean energy companies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is investing $10 million into efforts to assist new clean energy companies.<p>The money will go to business …

Renewable Energy

New 'smart textiles' can produce and store solar energy

Why lug around a portable battery pack when you could generate that power with your own clothing?<p>That's the idea behind new "smart" fibers that can …

If Leonardo DiCaprio Can’t Save This Planet, He Might Head to Mars

At the White House Monday, the actor said he’d sign up for space travel and threw some shade at Trump.<p><b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b> has long been one of the world's most famous environmental advocates, and the White House has taken notice. The Oscar winner was invited to Pennsylvania Avenue on Monday to screen …

Presidential Debate

Troubled Earth Sleepers Could Rest Easy on Mars

The first human colonists on Mars will have to undergo some major adjustments. They’ll need to learn to cultivate Martian dirt, come to grips with …

Mars

While Earth’s Carbon Clock Ticks, Climate Danger Goes Missing From Election Fight

For a relatively slow-burning phenomenon, climate change is having a moment of great consequence this week. A cascade of events—physical, legal, …

First Ever Hydrogen Train Coming to Germany

As early as December 2017, we will see Germany become the first country ever to offer passengers the chance to ride on a hydrogen-powered train. This …

Renewable Energy

DOE charts show why climate doom and gloom isn't needed

A new report from the US Department of Energy paints a bright picture for our prospects to cut carbon pollution and prevent the most dangerous levels of climate change. The report looked at recent changes in costs and deployment of five key clean energy technologies: wind, residential solar, …

Renewable Energy

This ‘real-life Pokémon’ is the world’s most trafficked animal

From our friends at<p><b>BY ETHAN HARFENIST</b><p>Commercial trade of the pangolin, the world’s most trafficked animal, has been banned by the international body …

Masdar City: The ultimate urban experiment? - CNN Style

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Why Geothermal Energy Will Be Key To Mars Colonization

If SpaceX founder Elon Musk truly wants to die a natural death on the Martian surface he’s not only going to have to get there, he’s going to have to survive there for years, if not decades.<p>The latter arguably requires some sort of long-term source of energy. Initially, such energy could be …

Geothermal Energy

Your Dog Is Too Smart to Follow Your Dumb Human Advice

When my brother and I were younger, one of our favorite winter activities was to go outside with the family dog, make a bunch of snowballs, throw …

Pets

Uber Reportedly Researching VTOL Tech To Take Passengers To the Sky

Uber may already be investing on self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, but it looks like the company is looking beyond just providing rides on land. Uber …

Alternative Energy Likely to See Budget Windfall During Lame-Duck Session

September 26, 2016 Uncategorized<p>(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)<p>Members of Congress are preparing to be quite active during the lame-duck session. That’s …

Why Jupiter’s Moon Europa Is the Best Candidate For Finding Life Off Earth

Scientists think they saw vapour plumes spewing from its surface.<p>Of all the worlds in our solar system, Jupiter's moon Europa is often raised as the best candidate for life, other than Earth. About the size of Earth's moon, it's got a briny ocean, containing twice as much water as what's on our …

Current emissions could already warm world to dangerous levels: study

Current greenhouse gas concentrations could warm the world 3-7℃ (and on average 5℃) over coming millennia. That’s the finding of a paper published in …

New Photos From Space Show How Fracking Is Reshaping the Earth's Surface

As Seen From Space<p>From the impact of burning fossil fuels on air quality to how off-shore drilling practices can harm our oceans, our energy demands …

These Startups Around The World Turn Trash Into Cash

The average person produces 4.3 pounds of waste every day, 1.6 pounds more than back in 1960. In the United States, 55% of the 220 million tons of waste end up in landfills or the oceans.<p>However, there are imaginative ways of looking at waste. As many communities around the world are moving towards …

Sustainability

WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio Is a Warrior for Climate Change in Before the Flood Documentary Trailer

If you aren’t aware that Leonardo DiCaprio cares deeply about climate change, then you haven’t been paying attention to the Oscar winner’s many …

Climate

A Sea Of Plastic

Environment<p>How scientists and entrepreneurs are tackling the growing problem of our ocean's trash<p>Last year, a nonprofit organization called The Ocean Cleanup raised $2.2 million dollars toward a project that would remove plastic from an area of the ocean known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. …

Pollution

Study: Earth at Its Warmest in 120,000 Years

EPA

Here's how much of the US would need to be covered in wind turbines to power the nation

The US District Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, will hear arguments this Tuesday over the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, which dictates carbon-cutting standards for states based on their greenhouse-gas emissions.<p>The Supreme Court put a hold on enforcement of the plan in February to …

Scientists "too frightened" to tell truth on climate impacts

<b>China is protecting itself against future food supply problems caused by climate change by buying or leasing large tracts of land in Africa and South</b> …

Climate Change

Which Countries Run On 100% Renewable Energy?

Here's What the Internet Thinks President Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio Are Discussing

In case you’ve got a case of the Monday blues, look no further than seeing this very excellent photo of President Barack Obama, charming leader of …