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A FULLY SOLAR-POWERED CAR MAY BE HITTING THE ROAD BY 2019

https://youtu.be/d_QAWVUoZFgFUTURISM -- Lightyear One, a car whose ability to use solar power has been thought of as an impossible feat, just won a Climate Change Innovator...

WEATHER AND CLIMATE DISASTERS COST THE U.S. A RECORD $306 BILLION IN 2017

https://youtu.be/zpgH72rdCZQMASHABLE -- These figures come from a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), released on Monday morning.The previous costliest year...

SCIENTISTS EXPECT CHOCOLATE TO GO EXTINCT BY 2050

But there’s one glimmer hope on the horizon: Mars—the candy company which makes such chocolate treats as the Snickers and the Twix bar—has teamed up with the University of...

CLIMATE CHANGE PLACES A MAJOR ECONOMIC BURDEN ON FUTURE GENERATIONS

https://youtu.be/Pk-PUcXZfa8FUTURISM -- A new study is looking even farther ahead at how rising temperatures might affect our children — but not so much in terms of their physical...

IT’S BEEN ONE OF THE WORST YEARS EVER FOR BILLION-DOLLAR U.S. WEATHER DISASTERS

BLOOMBERG -- The country recorded 15 weather events costing $1 billion or more each through early October, one short of the record 16 in 2011,...

CHINA TO STOP PRODUCTION OF 553 VEHICLE MODELS OVER FUEL USE

BLOOMBERG -- The halt in production will begin Jan. 1, the China Vehicle Technology Service Center said in a statement Thursday. Models include FAW...

What Will It Really Take to Avoid Collapse?

 By Jeremy LentECOWATCH - For a moment, the most important news in the entire world flashed across the media like a shooting star in...

NORTHEAST STATES SUE EPA OVER AIR POLLUTION FROM MIDWEST

REUTERS -- In the latest development of a legal saga that began during Barack Obama’s presidency, the lawsuit by New York and seven other states...

FRANCE TO BAN OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION BY 2040

THE HILL — France will not grant any new permits or renew existing ones that allow fracking or the extraction of fossil fuels in...

KIDS AROUND THE WORLD ARE SUING THEIR GOVERNMENTS FOR RUINING THE PLANET

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWyoW5j9RLQQUARTZ — Kids around the world are asking governments this question and demanding answers in court. For example, on Dec. 11, Juliana v. US pitted the...