r/Futurology 6d ago Silver

Environment New York to Ban New Gas-Powered Vehicles, Following California's Lead | By 2035, all new cars sold in the state will be required to be zero-emissions. The change will likely rapidly boost electric vehicle sales.

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Environment Connecticut to Require Schools to Teach Climate Change, Becomes One of the First States to Mandate Climate Education

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Environment A Dutch NGO that has cleaned up 1/1000th of the plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, says its technology can scale up to eliminate it completely.

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Environment In a first, U.S. appoints a diplomat for plants and animals

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r/Futurology 17d ago Take My Energy Helpful

Environment Dairy products produced by yeast instead of cows have the potential to become major disruptors and reduce the environmental burden of traditional dairy farming

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r/Futurology 21d ago Helpful Ally Take My Energy Wholesome Silver

Environment Billionaire No More: Patagonia Founder Gives Away the Company | Ownership transferred to a trust to ensure the company’s independence and ensure that all of its profits — some $100 million a year — are used to combat climate change and protect undeveloped land around the globe.

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r/Futurology 1d ago Helpful

Environment Worm's saliva found to break down plastic in major pollution breakthrough | Climate News

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Environment California Has Legalized Human Composting: By 2027, Golden State residents will have the choice to turn their bodies into nutrient-rich compost.

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Environment World’s largest carbon removal facility could suck up 5 million metric tonnes of CO2 yearly | The U.S.-based facility hopes to capture CO2, roughly the equivalent of 5 million return flights between London and New York annually.

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r/Futurology 13d ago Helpful

Environment COVID raises risk of long-term brain injury, large U.S. study finds

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r/Futurology 11d ago Silver All-Seeing Upvote Helpful

Environment Really Good Article: In the End, Climate Change Is the Only Story That Matters

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Environment Scientists warn South Florida coastal cities will be affected by sea level rise -

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r/Futurology 22d ago Helpful Plus One Silver Defeated

Environment World heading into ‘uncharted territory of destruction’, says climate report

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r/Futurology 12d ago

Environment Insect protein maker raises $250 million in funding round

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Environment Human Composting Now Legal in California | Compared to cremation, turning your body into mulch keeps a surprising amount of CO2 out of the atmosphere.

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r/Futurology Sep 01 '22 Helpful

Environment DRIED UP: Texas cities in fear of running out of water

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r/Futurology 27d ago Silver Helpful Facepalm Wholesome Doom

Environment World on brink of five ‘disastrous’ climate tipping points, study finds

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Environment Elite French Engineering School Graduates Plan to Save The Climate By Infiltrating the State.

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r/Futurology 21d ago

Environment Scientists propose controversial plan to refreeze North and South Poles by spraying sulphur dioxide into atmosphere

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r/Futurology 13d ago Dread

Environment Scientists Find a New Coronavirus in Bats That Is Resistant to Current Vaccines

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r/Futurology Sep 05 '22 Helpful Silver

Environment By 2080, climate change will make US cities shift to climates seen today hundreds of miles to the south

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r/Futurology 23d ago

Environment West Virginia Students Ride Electric School Bus for First Time

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r/Futurology 7d ago All-Seeing Upvote

Environment "The National Hurricane Center had to redo their storm surge projection map. They didn't have a color for 12 to 18 feet... That water is not just going to go away." Florida Senator Marco Rubio shares his top concerns as Hurricane Ian ravages his state

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r/Futurology 3d ago Silver All-Seeing Upvote

Environment Supreme Court to hear case that could have massive impact on US water quality

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r/Futurology Aug 10 '22 Silver Faith In Humanity Restored Helpful All-Seeing Upvote Helpful (Pro) Heartwarming Calculating To The Stars Wholesome

Environment "Mars is irrelevant to us now. We should of course concentrate on maintaining the habitability of the Earth" - Interview with Kim Stanley Robinson

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