Environment

Waste to Watts: India is Generating Green Energy From Food Leftovers

Using biogas digesters to turn organic waste into electricity, communities are slashing their power bills as they cut climate-changing emissions.
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5 Ways Drones are Saving Lives and the Planet

Drones can give operators a birds-eye view of events – including natural disasters – as they unfold. And they can open up difficult-to-access places for emergency supplies to be delivered. This makes them well-suited to help in the response to humanitarian and environmental challenges.
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What Is Upcycled Food?

When food ends up in landfills, it releases methane, a greenhouse gas that is at least 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Because of a lack of available oxygen, food doesn’t break down in landfills in the same way that it would in nature
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Please Don't Stop Caring Just Because It's Hard

Climate change can feel hopeless. And — just like hope — hopelessness spreads. But there’s hope — because many talented, determined, and brilliant people around the world have defined how we can reverse some of these effects of climate change. Change is already happening, and we can be a part of it.
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Hair Stylists Are Using Hair Clippings to Clean Up Oil Spills

In 1989, Phil McCrory, a hair stylist in Huntsville, Alabama, was watching CNN coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska while washing a client’s hair in his salon. He knew how easily oil attaches to hair and wondered, what if human hair could be used to clean up oil spills?
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'We Need Help': Thunberg's Movement Makes Plea to Rescue Afghan Climate Activists

The climate activists have been trying to get the names and details of Afghan campaigners and their families onto evacuation lists, but eight days after their first calls for help, there has been no response.
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