In Utah, drying Great Salt Lake leads to air pollution

Read the full story at The Hill. Cars and wildfires contribute to Utah’s air pollution, but the Great Salt Lake is a less obvious but important contributor. Sitting just northwest of Salt Lake City, the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere is drying...

Is your gas stove bad for your health?

by Jonathan Levy, Boston University Cooks love their gadgets, from countertop slow cookers to instant-read thermometers. Now, there’s increasing interest in magnetic induction cooktops – surfaces that cook much faster than conventional stoves, without igniting a flame...

Big data in agriculture: Land O’Lakes’ Teddy Bekele

Read the transcript and listen to the podcast episode from MIT Sloan Management Review. You might have seen Land O’Lakes’ dairy products on store shelves without giving much thought to how they got there, but that’s something CTO Teddy Bekele thinks about every day....

Paul Anastas and his crew are coming to green up your world

Read the full story at Chemical & Engineering News. Paul Anastas is matter of fact about the influence he and his collaborators have had on science. It was always their intention to change the world through green chemistry. An organic chemist by training, Anastas...

Parliament’s climate debate is stuck in the past

Parliament’s debate about climate policy seems stuck in the past. And that is sparing the Liberal government the burden of answering big questions about whether Canada is prepared for what’s coming.

Iraq: Life and death surrounded by gas flares

The deadly impact of the oil giants’ toxic air pollution on children and the planet is revealed in this BBC News Arabic investigation from the front line of climate change in Iraq.

People trapped, 2.5M without power as Ian drenches Florida

Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, damaging the roof of a hospital intensive care unit and knocking out power to 2.5 million people as it dumped rain across the peninsula on Thursday.

New cave bat species in Sri Lanka highlights need for more research

COLOMBO — During the 18th and 19th centuries when Sri Lanka was a British colony, many British naturalists studied the island’s rich biodiversity and contributed to profiling the same. Tea planter W.W.A. Phillips was one of them, a man who was particularly interested...

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Letter to the editor: Dangerous energy technology

Recently, I thanked my state senator for his recognition of emergency medical services and the importance of our water resources. These resources may be severely hurt by development of hydrogen hubs with carbon capture.

River deltas are running out of land

Many deltas are degrading even faster than previously estimated, according to a new analysis of sediment flow rates led by Austin Chadwick, a geomorphologist at the California Institute of Technology.

“Hurricane Ian Nears Florida Landfall With 155 mph Winds”

“Hurricane Ian rapidly intensified as it neared landfall along Florida’s southwest coast Wednesday morning, gaining top winds of 155 mph (250 kph), just shy of the most dangerous Category 5 status. Damaging winds and rain lashed the state, and the heavily...

Online harassment: a toolkit for protecting yourself from abuse

Read the full story in Nature. Scientists can take practical steps to prevent or pre-empt problems on social media. If you’re a University of Illinois faculty or staff member, the Office of the Provost has a toolkit available to help you if you’re a victim of trolling...

Pollution from Florida mining a concern with Hurricane Ian

The polluted leftovers of Florida’s phosphate fertilizer mining industry, more than 1 billion tons in “stacks” that resemble enormous ponds, are at risk for leaks or other contamination when Hurricane Ian comes ashore in the state, environmental groups...

Who pays for climate havoc?

There’s growing grievance against a global system that saddles developing countries with debt after extreme weather disasters.

Shark-skin technology lets planes fly fast with less fuel

Read the full story from Bloomberg. Earlier this year, a Lufthansa Group Boeing 747-400 flying on the carrier’s international route of networks in Asia sported an unusual covering on its underside. Attached to portions of the craft’s lower fuselage and belly fairing...

The carbon capture crux: Lessons learned

Download the document. This report aims to shed light on the different applications and conceptualisations of CCUS/CCS, demystifying the technology’s applications, concepts and categorisations. It explains the dichotomy between enhanced oil recovery and carbon capture...

Oil spill cleanup workers more likely to have asthma symptoms

Read the full story at Environmental Factor. Researchers from the NIEHS Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study (GuLF STUDY) found that workers involved in cleaning up the nation’s largest oil spill were 60% more likely than those who did not work on the cleanup to be...

World-class lessons on zero waste

Read the full story in the New York Times. Re Designers from around the world find inspiration in traditional garment making in their quest to eliminate fabric waste. Read the rest of the NYT’s Responsible Fashion series.

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