4 Things to Know as the 2021 Summer Season Heats Up

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate Change 2021 summer extreme heat HeatExtreme summer heat has arrived early in the United States. It’s 11 a.m. here in Massachusetts and the heat index, or “feels like” temperature, in my town is 97 degrees Fahrenheit and rising.

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Methane Madness: 5 Reasons Why Natural Gas Doesn’t Belong in a Clean Electricity Payment Program

Union of Concerned Scientists

Energy 2021 infrastructure carbon reductions Clean Electricity Payment Program clean energy standard coal power plants methane emissions natural gas renewable electricity standard stranded assets

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POSea 2021 Conference: Beyond the #Hashtag

Union of Concerned Scientists

Science Network guest blogger Jasmin Graham announces the inaugural POSea Conference October 1-3, 2021, online only. For BIPOC folks in marine sciences, conservation, and policy, and their allies--registration link in post.

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Welcome to #BlackInPhysics week 2021

Physics World

This year’s #BlackInPhysics week runs on 24–30 October 2021 – and we’re delighted to be involved once again. For the record, here’s a list of upcoming essays in #BlackInPhysics week 2021, which will be published simultaneously on both the Physics World and Physics Today websites.

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20 Staggering E-Waste Facts in 2021

Earth 911

The post 20 Staggering E-Waste Facts in 2021 appeared first on Earth911. It feels as if electronics were made to be thrown out every year, right? EcoTech e-waste e-waste-facts

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Environmental Professionals Day 2021

NAEP Leadership Blog

Environmental Professionals Day has been established worldwide on Thursday, April 15 to recognize all the hard work that these individuals do every day to create a more just and sustainable world for all living things.

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Frontiers eBook releases: September 2021

Frontier Sin

Thompson; Duke Pauli PDF Pharmacology of BPSD (Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia) Edited by Lydia Gimenez-Llort; Bjorn Johansson PDF Highlights in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition: 2021 Edited by Andrew S Day PDF Cultured Meat – Are We Getting it Right?

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Frontiers eBook releases: August 2021

Frontier Sin

Animal Welfare Assessment: Edition 1 Edited by Edward Narayan; Alan J Tilbrook; Alan G McElligott PDF Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience – Editor’s Pick 2021 Edited by P.

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 22, 2021

National Law Center

The post Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 22, 2021 appeared first on National Agricultural Law Center. A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 21, 2021

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Unforced Variations: Oct 2021

Real Climate

The post Unforced Variations: Oct 2021 first appeared on RealClimate. Fall is here (in the northern hemisphere at least), along with articles about the impact of climate change on autumnal colors.

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Announcing the 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Ocean Conservancy

Thank you for taking the time to enter your photographs and vote for your favorites during our 2021 Photo Contest this summer. Without further delay, here are our 2021 Photo Contest winners. The 2021 Photo Contest Up Close & Personal Winner, "Balloonfish" © Daryl Duda.

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Sustainability Awards 2021 winners revealed

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story at Packaging Europe. This year’s overall winner was NEXTLOOPP, with its ground-breaking project that aims to create a circular economy for food-grade polypropylene. Winners in the other categories included CMC, HelloFresh, watttron, Searious Business, Mibelle, Huhtamaki and McDonald’s, and Nestlé. Meanwhile, the recipient of our Readers’ Award was Procter and Gamble’s reuse and refill system. Read more → Awards & contests Packaging

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What Does Climate Action Have to Do with Budget Reconciliation? In 2021, Everything.

Union of Concerned Scientists

If we want our country to do its part to help limit the global temperature rise, this is our moment to go big and make things happen. Climate Change Energy Transportation budget reconciliation climate-change electric vehicles

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The 2021 Hurricane Season Begins: Six Major Risks We’re Watching

Union of Concerned Scientists

From COVID-19, to toxics, to health--there's a lot to watch for. Climate Change Energy Food and Agriculture Science and Democracy Science Communication covid and hurricane response COVID-19 and the Coronavirus Pandemic COVID-Climate Collision

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Members’ Night 2021

Academy of Natural Sciences

This month, we were thrilled to welcome hundreds of members for our 14th Annual Members’ Night. On Friday, Oct. 1, members had the chance to experience Academy science alongside our extraordinary curators, collection managers, researchers, educators and animal ambassadors.

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Forced responses: Sep 2021

Real Climate

The post Forced responses: Sep 2021 first appeared on RealClimate. A bimonthly open thread for discussions related to climate solutions. Note that open discussions of climate science are here.

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The Resurgent Consumer City by Fall 2021

Environmental and Urban Economics

See my 2010 piece and my ne w 2021 Yale Press book ; Adapting to Climate Change. Our 2021 book expands on this theme I really like Paul Krugma n's NY Times piece from today. It focuses on his predictions about the short term future of cities. Here is a quote from the Nobel Laureate. "So

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What’s Up With Water – October 18, 2021

Circle of Blue

The post What’s Up With Water – October 18, 2021 appeared first on Circle of Blue. Transcript. Welcome to “What’s Up With Water,” your need-to-know news of the world’s water from Circle of Blue. I’m Eileen Wray-McCann.

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 18, 2021

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Frontiers eBook releases: July 2021

Frontier Sin

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Unforced Variations: Sep 2021

Real Climate

The post Unforced Variations: Sep 2021 first appeared on RealClimate. This month’s open thread for climate science topics. Not sure about you, but we are still reading the details of the IPCC report.

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 12, 2021

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Frontiers eBook releases: June 2021

Frontier Sin

Download this month’s new releases including the latest Special Issues on treatment options for autoimmune skin diseases, small scale spatial and temporal patterns in plankton , management of fungal wheat diseases , issues surrounding psychological distress among university students, recent advances is road safety planning and many more!

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 6, 2021

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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MnTAP 2021 Virtual Intern Symposium

Environmental News Bits

Aug 18, 2021, noon-5 pm CDTMore information and to register. MnTAP staff are grateful that in collaboration with our sponsors, host companies, and students we have been able to once again adapt the 2021 MnTAP Intern Program to safely carry out high impact projects for pollution prevention, energy and water efficiency.

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Frontiers eBook releases: October 2021

Frontier Sin

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 8, 2021

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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The 2021 Hurricane Season in Puerto Rico Catches the Population Unprepared

Union of Concerned Scientists

The 2021 hurricane season just started, and it’s predicted to be an active one. My colleague Dr Adrienne Hollis just wrote about the major risks to the population in hurricane-vulnerable Gulf Coast counties.

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Federal Election 2021: What the parties are promising (so far)

Eco Justice

The 2021 federal election is an opportunity for Canadians to elect the federal government they believe can chart a path toward a sustainable future for this country. The post Federal Election 2021: What the parties are promising (so far) appeared first on Ecojustice.

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Readers Respond to the June 2021 Issue

Scientific American

Letters to the editor from the June 2021 issue of Scientific American. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. Letters Social Sciences Policy

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 20, 2021

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: August 18, 2021

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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2021 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards finalists announced

Environmental News Bits

My favorite annual photography competition has announced their 2021 finalists. Vote for your favorite (good luck choosing just one) for the People’s Choice Award. Winners will be announced on October 22. Read more → Awards & contests Photography

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Sustainability Bonds To Hit Record $1T In 2021

Environmental Leader

In the first quarter of 2021, sustainability bonds reached a new high of $287 billion, more than doubling the previous year’s record-breaking figures, and Moody’s. The post Sustainability Bonds To Hit Record $1T In 2021 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Unforced Variations: Aug 2021

Real Climate

The post Unforced Variations: Aug 2021 first appeared on RealClimate. This month is IPCC month – the Sixth Assessment Report from Working Group 1 is out on Monday August 9. We’ll have some detailed comments once it’s out, but in the meantime, feel free to speculate widely (always considering that IPCC is restricted to assessing existing literature…). Open thread – please stick to climate science topics.

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 13, 2021

National Law Center

The post Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 13, 2021 appeared first on National Agricultural Law Center. A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi win the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physics

Physics World

Spin doctor: Giorgio Parisi shares one half of the 2021 Nobel Prize For Physics. Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi have won the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physics. Courtesy: Lorenza Parisi).

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 19, 2021

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Nenana Ice Classic 2021

Real Climate

Feel free to link to your favorite such record in the comments… The post Nenana Ice Classic 2021 first appeared on RealClimate. And… it’s that time again. The clock stopped on the Nenana ice classic this afternoon (April 30, 12:50pm AT).

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