Category: Climate Change

How the demand for electric cars are destroying a rainforest

A mine that supplies nickel for the batteries that power electric vehicles is on the verge of a major expansion into a pristine rainforest.The raw nickel dug out of the ground ends up in the lithium batteries of plug-in vehicles manufactured by Tesla, Toyota and other automakers, according to an NBC News review of company filings and shipping records.

Nevada solar farm uses twenty million gallons of water in two months

During a July hearing with county regulators, Amy Sue Ambrose, environmental director for Rosendin, said the company was making its best effort to control dust on a challenging site, including spraying more than 20 million gallons of water at the site between early May and the end of June.

Troops to get Climate Literacy’ education under Pentagon’s new Climate Change Plan

A military of “climate literate” troops and bases powered by microgrids, that’s the future envisioned by the Pentagon.

Its new climate change plan, ordered by President Joe Biden and released Thursday, would affect every level of command. It seeks to counter the damaging effects of a warming world by educating troops on the potential peril and hardening installations.

Google and YouTube will remove monetization and and prohibit ads from content that questions global warming

Google and YouTube announced that they will take measures to strip online content of revenue producing opportunities if they express skepticism about global warming.