Sat.Jun 15, 2024

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The Physics of Breakdancing, a New Olympic Sport

Scientific American

Breakdancing will hit the global stage at the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris, and this physicist is excited to break down the science

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Will the Lightning Bug Show Go On?

Inside Climate News

Climate change poses a more serious threat to firefly populations than previously thought, researchers have found. By Kiley Bense Every year in late June, Peggy Butler and her husband, Ken, welcome visitors to rural northwestern Pennsylvania for the chance to glimpse the rare and beguiling Photinus carolinus. This firefly species flashes synchronously, creating dazzling spectacles of light.

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PA Oil & Gas Weekly Compliance Dashboard - June 8 to 14 - Abandoned Conventional Well Violations Now Top 512, Equaling All Of 2023

PA Environment Daily

From June 8 to 14, DEP’s Oil and Gas Compliance Database shows oil and gas inspectors filed 659 inspection entries, and caught up with posting inspection reports from last week. So far this year, DEP took these actions as of June 7 -- -- NOVs Issued In Last Week: 35 conventional, 7 unconventional -- Year To Date - NOVs Issued: 4,050 conventional and 484 unconventional -- Enforcements 2024: 252 conventional and 64 unconventional -- Inspections Last Week: 268 conventional and 311 unconventional --

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‘Relevant Rules’ as Normative Environment: Harmony vs Cacophony in the ITLOS Advisory Opinion on Climate Change

Law Columbia

On 21 May 2024, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) delivered its much anticipated Advisory Opinion on Climate Change. Other blog-posts have already dealt with various aspects of the Advisory Opinion (see, for instance, here and here ), including the Tribunal’s approach to interpreting the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) ( here , here and here ).

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 6.15.24

PA Environment Daily

“The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania's public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people.” - - Article I, Section 27 Pennsylvania Constitution [It’s Not A Suggestion] House next voting day June 24, 25, 26, 27