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New posts collected on Thu May 12 2022 at 10:05 UTC.

Banks bet big on coal in Indonesia, bucking global shift away from fossil fuel

JAKARTA — A surge in coal prices is driving a wave of bank loans to miners in Indonesia, the world’s fifth-largest coal producer and top exporter. By continuing . . .

EnviroLink Network by hayat on 12 May 2022

China-funded dam could disrupt key Argentine glaciers and biodiversity

A hydroelectric dam complex in southern Argentina, one of the country’s largest energy projects, is facing backlash from conservationists and Indigenous . . .

EnviroLink Network by daniel on 12 May 2022

Beaver engineering in the Arctic to be studied

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Arterra/Getty Images The changing habitats and behaviour of beavers as they move further north into the . . .

EnviroLink Network by EnviroLink Editor on 12 May 2022

Conservation win for Bangladesh as efforts to halt vulture decline pay off

Vultures were a common sight across the Indian subcontinent until the late 1980s. But the excessive use of some veterinary drugs for cattle, which are toxic to . . .

EnviroLink Network by nandithachandraprakash on 12 May 2022

Beaver engineering in the Arctic to be studied

The mammals are moving further north into the Arctic and having an impact on landscape and people. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 12 May 2022

As Lake Mead Shrinks, Another Body Found

CBS 8 Las Vegas report above. Another body found as Lake Mead drys up.A lot of jarring discoveries in the offing as the west gets reality checked. Could be a . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 12 May 2022

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #19 2022

In case of emergency break glassmdash; but glass can cut Fire extinguishers, safety belts, first aid kits, insurance policies, geoengineering: we never enjoy . . .

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #19 2022 by ? on 12 May 2022

Extreme Temperature Diary- Wednesday May 11th, 2022/Main Topic: The Georgia Guidestones… Wise Words Set in Stone

The main purpose of this ongoing blog will be to track planetary extreme, or record temperatures related to climate change. Any reports I see of ETs will be . . .

Guy On Climate by guyonclimate_mi5tor on 11 May 2022

Nature loss: Watchdog highlights 'precarious state' of environment

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images A report from an independent watchdog says it’s very concerned about the . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Matt McGrath on 11 May 2022

'Critical mass' of polluters setting carbon targets

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharing Image source, Getty Images The number of big polluters setting targets to cut CO2 emissions has reached a . . .

EnviroLink Network by By Roger Harrabin on 11 May 2022

Incandescent lightbulbs are on the way out. So which new lightbulb should you choose?

The Biden administration is phasing out incandescent lightbulbs. Here’s how to pick a longer lasting and more energy-efficient option. Incandescent . . .

EnviroLink Network by Jeff Brady on 11 May 2022

Missing the emissions for the trees: Biomass burning booms in East Asia

This is part 1 of a 2 part series. The second story will be published May, 18, 2022. The European Union and the United Kingdom are ramping up controversial wood . . .

EnviroLink Network by Jeremy Hance on 11 May 2022

Indonesia cancels fisheries infrastructure projects in Maluku region amid lack of funds

In April, Indonesia’s fisheries minister, Sakti Wahyu Trenggono, announced there would be no funding from the 2022 national budget to develop the National Fish . . .

EnviroLink Network by Philip Jacobson on 11 May 2022

Food for all: Q&A with Michel Pimbert of the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

Just east of Birmingham in the U.K. sits the sixth-largest university in the country, Coventry University, home to 38,000 students and a relatively new center . . .

EnviroLink Network by Erik Hoffner on 11 May 2022

Nature loss: Watchdog highlights 'precarious state' of environment

A new report says the government must do more to protect the land, the air and waters. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 11 May 2022

Record number of polluters set CO2 emissions targets

The number of big firms setting climate targets reaches a 'critical mass' say UN-backed researchers. . . .

BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 11 May 2022

Upcoming Scientific Fieldwork, 2022 and Beyond

Thumbnail descriptions of field projects on land, at sea and in the air, on every continent and every ocean. . . .

State of the Planet by Kevin Krajick on 11 May 2022

How Electric Vehicles Could Fix the Grid

Local governments and policymakers are anxious about the U.S. grid’s ability to withstand ever-increasing demand. Consumers could hold the key to an untapped . . .

State of the Planet by Anuradha Varanasi on 11 May 2022

Lab-Grown Meat and Insects ‘Good for Planet and Health’

Takeaways: Lab-grown meat or ground-up insects could lead to big savings in carbon emissions and water. Doing so could reduce pressures on the planet by over . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 11 May 2022

New posts on: 2022-05-11, 2022-05-10.

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In Mexico, a Divine Bird Inspires a Community’s Sustainable Forestry Efforts

Takeaways: The community of Nuevo Bécal in Mexico’s Campeche state has dedicated 427 hectares of land as a sanctuary for the king vulture. The king vulture is . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 11 May 2022

No Mow May: Why You Shouldn’t Mow the Lawn in May

Takeaways: Since the launch of No Mow May in 2019, studies have shown that if you mow less the pollen count in your garden could increase. Changing the way we . . .

Happy Eco News by Jamie D'Souza on 11 May 2022

Why a tool for reversing Trump era rules is seldom used

This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Lexi Smith and Bud Ward ldquo;CRA rdquo; It rsquo;s one of those acronyms eve . . .

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #19 2022 by ? on 11 May 2022

California to decide fate of controversial desalination plant amid brutal drought

After more than a decade of debate, the coastal commission is set to vote on the proposed $1.4bn project near Los Angeles . California officials are poised to . . .

Environment | The Guardian by Canon on 11 May 2022

England fails to reach household waste recycling target

Wales only UK nation to exceed 50% as households in England recycle less in 2020 than 2019. Recycling rates in England are falling and the government has failed . . .

Environment | The Guardian by ville on 11 May 2022

Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis. Accused of misleading the public . . .

Environment | The Guardian by rvelt on 11 May 2022

Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient to Stop Climate Change

Last month, the United Nations released a daunting report on the environmental crisis. They said that it is “Now or Never” to fix the problems . . .

Blue and Green Tomorrow by Ryan Kh on 11 May 2022

More Than 90% of Great Barrier Reef Impacted by Sixth Mass Bleaching Event

More than 90 percent of the Great Barrier Reef was impacted by coral bleaching during the Australian summer of 2021-2022.  This is the conclusion of the . . .

EcoWatch by Olivia Rosane on 11 May 2022

Coldplay Dubbed ‘Useful Idiots for Greenwashing’ for Teaming With Oil Company Neste

London band Coldplay, who have been playing music together for more than two decades, have been dubbed “useful idiots for greenwashing” for partnering with . . .

EcoWatch by Cristen Hemingway Jaynes on 11 May 2022

Is This City the New ‘Vegan Capital of the World’?

Move over Portland, Oregon… there’s a new vegan capital of the world. According to online cooking resource Chef’s Pencil, Brighton and Hove has been named the . . .

EcoWatch by Paige Bennett on 11 May 2022

These Anti-Solar Policies Are Threatening U.S. Clean Energy Goals

Many gigawatts worth of solar power have been installed in the U.S. through all sorts of installations, from rooftop residential arrays to utility-scale farms. . . .

EcoWatch by Bridget Reed Morawski on 11 May 2022

International Shipping Threatens Endangered Whale Sharks

Whale sharks are the largest fish in the ocean, but even they can’t go up against a large shipping vessel and emerge unscathed. A new study published in the . . .

EcoWatch by Olivia Rosane on 11 May 2022

Some Older Posts

Volunteer pilots rescue sea turtles stunned by cold water - Yale Climate Connections by YCC Team on 09 May 2022

The science-society interface - …and Then There's Physics by ...and Then There's Physics on 08 May 2022

The Merits of Building with Reclaimed Wood - Natural Building Blog by Kelly Hart on 08 May 2022

‘Weather forecasts make a real difference when lives could be in danger’ - Official blog of the Met Office news team by Met Office Press Office on 05 May 2022

Climate change: 'Fifty-fifty chance' of breaching 1.5C warming limit - BBC News - Science BBC News - Science & Environment by ? on 09 May 2022

United at sea: British and French fishermen put their differences aside to protect our oceans - Greenpeace UK by Ravishaan Rahel Muthiah on 09 May 2022

Tufton Climate Denialist Group’s Oil and Gas Funding Revelation vindicates XR - Extinction Rebellion UK by Extinction Rebellion on 05 May 2022

People vs. cargo: How a battle over Amtrak’s Gulf Coast line could shape the future of passenger rail - Climate Energy – Grist by Lina Tran on 06 May 2022

Olga Frolova: From Honeybee Hobbyist to Pollinator Promoter - State of the Planet by Columbia Climate School on 09 May 2022

Local elections: it’s all to play for in 2024 - Inside track by Joe Tetlow on 06 May 2022

Transmission Still a Bottleneck in Texas - Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 09 May 2022

Biodiversity Loss, Insect Apocalypse, Marine Heatwaves and Deoxygenation, Trans-Species Viral Risks - Paul Beckwith, Climate System Scientist by paulbeckwith on 08 May 2022

Don’t Trash the Ironbound - Climate Reality by ? on 05 May 2022

Avoid using gas as ‘transition’ fuel in move to clean energy, study urges - Environment | The Guardian by vey Environment correspondent on 09 May 2022

Switching to an Eco-Friendlier Diet Can Also Be Better for Your Teeth - Blue and Green Tomorrow by Diana Hope on 09 May 2022

Food apps have untapped potential to nudge people toward greener diets - Anthropocene by Emma Bryce on 06 May 2022