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Energy & Environment

The World Could Be Powered Purely by Renewable Energy by 2050

The consensus was reached by studying 47 peer-reviewed papers from 13 independent groups, written by 91 authors.February 20, 2020Imagine a world heated, brightened, and cooled entirely by nature& 39;s own resources: wind, water, and the sun.According to 91 authors from 13 independent groups who wrote a combined 47 peer-reviewed research papers, this future is possible, and it& 39;s possible as early as 2050.
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13 Disasters That Might Threaten the World in 2020

2020 hasn& 39;t started off too well. Australia was engulfed in flames and a novel form of coronavirus is currently rampaging around the planet.But there are some other potential disasters in waiting that could shake human civilization to the core.RELATED: WORST 8 DISASTERS IN GLOBAL HISTORY BY DEATH PER SECONDWhat are the types of disasters?
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Scientists Accurately Measure the Volume of Snow with Cloud Seeding for the First Time

Trying to create precipitation through cloud seeding has been on-going for years.February 25, 2020In a first, researchers have created snowfall using radars and tools in order to measure the volume of snow produced through cloud seeding.The gentle snowfall was created by a team from the University of Colorado Boulder thanks to a technique that mixes tiny particles into the atmosphere, which generates more precipitation than usual.
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Air Pollution Is Shortening People's Lives by Nearly Three Years, According to a New Study

Pollution is responsible for more deaths than tobacco, HIV/AIDS, and wars.March 07, 2020A new study is revealing some alarming facts about air pollution. The research found that air pollution is shortening people& 39;s lifespans more than wars, diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, and smoking.RELATED: AIR POLLUTION IS CUTTING CHILDREN& 39;S LIFE EXPECTANCY BY YEARS NEW REPORT REVEALSA pandemicIn fact, the study& 39;s authors are stating that they believe air pollution is a & 34;pandemic.
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Russia Experienced Its Warmest Winter in 130 Years

Flowers are blooming early and bears are coming out of hibernation.March 15, 2020Russia smashed heat records this winter, experiencing its hottest winter since records began 130 years ago, reported Gizmodo. Parts of the country were 6 to 8 degrees Celsius (7.2 to 12.4 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than normal, according to data kept by Russia’s weather service.
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The Birth of the Atomic Age: 7 Nuclear Test Sites Abandoned Today

The Atomic Age began in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945, when the Manhattan Project carried out its first successful test detonation of a nuclear weapon. Only one month later, atomic bombs were dropped on Japan, devastating Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and leading to the end of World War II.Today, we live under the partial law of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, which was signed in 1996 to prevent all tests from taking place.
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World Water Day: 11 Rivers Facing a Danger of Drying Up in America

From the mighty Colorado River to the Gasconade River, here are some of the rivers in the United States that are suffering from high-demand, rising temperatures, and reduced rainfall. For these and a myriad of other issues, these rivers are facing a very real danger of drying up in the future.RELATED: 6 MAJOR RIVERS FACING DROUGHT-LIKE SITUATIONS FROM OVERUSEWhat rivers are at risk of drying up in the U.
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7 Ways the Coronavirus Is Affecting the Environment

COVID-19 is causing global trade to be disrupted, flights are being canceled, and many people are now working or staying at home. Life, as we know it, has changed beyond all recognition.But it is also having some interesting positive effects on the environment. Here are some great examples.RELATED: NASA SPACE IMAGES SHOW CHINESE POLLUTION DROP DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKHow is the coronavirus outbreak affecting the environment?
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Huge Atlantic Ocean Storm Heading Towards the East Coast

Meteorologists warn that it will hit on Friday or Saturday morning.April 03, 2020A huge storm that& 39;s been building up across the Atlantic Ocean has stalled off of the East Coast of the U.S. As it sits off the coast it may turn into a tropical storm as it hits New England with wind, cold air, rain, and even smatterings of snow on Friday and into the weekend.
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70% of IKEA's 2018 Products Were Either Renewable or Recycled

The world’s largest furniture retailer is undertaking many eco-friendly initiatives.April 05, 2020We all know about climate change. Our environment is in danger, and there is no denying it. That& 39;s why it& 39;s refreshing to see big companies seeking to make a change.Inspiring changeA spokesperson for the world’s largest furniture retailer revealed that 60 of IKEA’s 2018 products were made out of renewable materials, while 10 contain recycled materials, as reported by Zaysan.
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7 Lesser-Known Facts about Water Heating Technology

Hot water is considered a basic requirement of modern life, but this wasn& 39;t always the case. Unless you had the luxury of a Roman bath or natural hot water spring near you, most people in history would have to make do without hot water on demand in their homes.Thanks to the hard work and dedication of various inventors in history we now never have to worry about not getting hot water to bathe in or wash.
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