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Monday, May 10, 2021

Notations From the Grid (Weekly Edition): On the Climate Crisis Courtesy @TED


The disarming case to act right now on climate change

In August 2018, teen activist Greta Thunberg walked out of school and organized a climate strike outside the Swedish parliament, grabbing the world's attention. "The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions," Thunberg says. "All we have to do is to wake up and change."


Not ready to be vegan? Here are 5 tweaks to make your diet more Earth-friendly

If you want to cut your carbon emissions, you don't necessarily need to cut out meat altogether. Making a few changes to your diet can have significant benefits for the environment and for your health.


Growing fruit and vegetables out of season and transporting them across the world uses a lot of energy. By eating seasonally, you can reduce your carbon pollution by as much as one tonne each year.
From Count Us In


Yes, glaciers are disappearing — but that’s far from their only story

If we want to effectively respond to climate change, we must understand the complex connections that exist between humans and ice, says glaciologist M Jackson. The ice caves of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier in Iceland, pictured above, are a draw for tourists and impact the local economy.


New US President Joe Biden cancels the Keystone XL Pipeline and rejoins the Paris Climate Agreement  •  Electric car batteries
with 5-minute charging times have been produced in a factory for the first time  •  China blows past clean energy record with wind capacity jump • 12 new books share fresh approaches to
act on climate change


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