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More than 7,000 extreme weather events recorded since 2000, says UN – The Guardian

  1. More than 7,000 extreme weather events recorded since 2000, says UN  The Guardian
  2. Extreme Weather Events Have Increased Significantly in the Last 20 Years  Yale Environment 360
  3. Asia Minute: Regional Extreme Weather Events on the Rise  Hawaiipublicradio
  4. Extreme-weather related disasters jump dramatically: UN  Anadolu Agency
  5. ‘Staggering’ rise in climate emergencies in last 20 years, new disaster research shows  UN News
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The ocean has become more stratified with global warming

A new study found that the global ocean has become more layered and resistant to vertical mixing as warming from the surface creates increasing stratification.

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Workers race to stop tanker from leaking tons more oil into Indian Ocean

In a race against tides and time, workers have pumped tons of fuel from a Japanese bulk carrier ship grounded in the shallow waters of Mauritius.

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Kia (Finally) Starts Offering More e-Niros In UK

The Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona EV (cousins of sorts) were ahead of their time. Their combination of range for a semi-affordable price — as well as being in a popular vehicle class with good styling — put them on the top of many shopping lists. EV enthusiasts loved them

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Scientists identify new catalysts for more efficient water splitting

A team of scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have discovered the parameters that determine the efficiency of a class of low-cost catalysts called spinel …

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Tesla Model 3 Had More Sales Than 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, + 6th Best Selling Electric Vehicles In 1st Half Of 2020

While different electric vehicles may be #1 in different markets (the Renault Zoe in France, the Audi e-tron in Norway, the VW e-Golf in Germany), globally, there is no question which electric vehicle is the most popular. According to recently compiled data from EV Volumes, the Tesla Model 3 had nearly as many sales in the first half of 2020 as the 2nd best selling, 3rd best selling, 4th best selling, 5th best selling, 6th best selling, and 7th best selling plugin vehicles combined

CleanTechnica

Does coconut oil really threaten more species than palm oil? No, it doesn’t. (commentary)

… the journal Current Biology examines the environmental impact of different oil crops like oil palm and coconut by quantifying the number of species that have been threatened by each. The …

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Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California, Davis, reminds us all why Lyft and Uber drivers should electrify faster than anyone, and why a Tesla app-based taxi service — robotaxis or not — would be so helpful

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Liquid water is more than just hydrogen-oxygen molecules

Skoltech scientists in collaboration with researchers from the University of Stuttgart showed that the concentration of short-lived ions (H3O+ and OH-) in pure liquid water is much higher than that …

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More Chinese vessels fishing illegally in North Korean waters – Undercurrent News

More Chinese vessels fishing illegally in North Korean waters  Undercurrent News

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