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  • People who work from home all the time ‘cut emissions by 54%’ against those in office, (Sep 18, 2023)
  • France used 10% less electricity last winter – three valuable lessons in fighting climate change, (Sep 18, 2023)
  • One of Europe’s Hottest Cities Rediscovers an Old Cooling Technique, (Aug 08, 2023)
  • Seville’s ‘Bioclimatic Bus Stops’ Could Cut Temperatures by 20°C, (Jul 23, 2023)
  • Is it time to choose sustainable rice?, Wicked Leeks (Jul 17, 2023) — You might not know it, but traditional rice cultivation emits serious levels of greenhouse gases. Clare Hargreaves interviews a man working with rice farmers to get climate-friendlier rice onto British dinner plates.
  • The white roofs cooling women's homes in Indian slums, BBC Future (Jun 29, 2023)
  • The New Livestock Farm Is a Forest, Too, (Jun 02, 2023)
  • The Ancient ‘Wonder Material’ Sucking CO2 Out of the Atmosphere, (May 22, 2023)
  • ‘Peace of mind at last’: the Bangladeshi villagers digging their way out of the floods, The Guardian (May 04, 2023)
  • Does climate breakdown mean we’re doomed? No: if we’re brave, big change can happen fast, Gaia Vince, The Guardian (Apr 11, 2023)

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  • Wooden housing boom needed to boost climate goals, says new study – but is it possible?, The Conversation (Aug 30, 2022)
  • Germany’s €9 train tickets scheme ‘saved 1.8m tons of CO2 emissions’, The Guardian (Aug 30, 2022)
  • Finnish researchers have installed the world's first fully working "sand battery" which can store green power for months at a time, BBC News (Jul 05, 2022)
  • The world’s affluent must start eating local food to tackle the climate crisis, new research shows, The Conversation (Jun 21, 2022)
  • Oceans and their largest inhabitants could be the key to storing our carbon emissions, The Conversation (Apr 11, 2022) — The new agenda would also shore up fish stocks and provide income opportunities for marginalised communities across the world.

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How elephants help pump planet-warming carbon underground, Nov 18[1]

Carbon capture can sit in the background, cleaning up our historic biosphere damage. But there's an acute battle for the metaphors around it. Jul 18[2] "There is no reason why carbon-from-air machines shouldn't be as equally (and as locally) distributed as, say, wind farms, heat capture or other community-level generators of renewable energy. Indeed carbon dioxide has a whole planet's atmosphere to occupy. So the greater dispersion and localisation of the technologies drawing it out of the air, the better."

Ban all gas boilers from 2025 to reach net-zero, May 18[3]

Cycling is ten times more important than electric cars for reaching net-zero cities. That's the beauty of "active travel", Apr 30[4] ...Sustainable transport news

  • Floating solar farms could cool down lakes threatened by climate change, The Conversation (Apr 13, 2021)

The ambivalence of cryptocurrency: Bitcoin takes so much energy to maintain…yet a "carboncoin" could pay us to save the planet, Apr 5[5]

How can cities that rely on consumption recover from the pandemic, while reducing emissions? Here's some good ideas. Mar 24[6] ...Manchester

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