Awaken Earth – Environment

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Salt Scourge: The Dual Threat Of Warming And Rising Salinity

May 18th, 2022|

As rising seas increase saltwater intrusion and soaring temperatures cause greater evaporation, scientists say that the mounting levels of salt in waters and in soils pose a major climate-related danger and could become a leading [...]

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Rivian Wins $1.5 Billion Incentive Package For Georgia Plant

May 16th, 2022|

Electric-pickup maker Rivian Automotive Inc. will receive $1.5 billion in state and local incentives to build a massive plant near Atlanta, bolstering the company’s production efforts despite local resistance to the project… […]

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Colorado Encourages Residents To Drive Electric

May 9th, 2022|

by Elizabeth Elkins: Drive Electric Colorado is a new initiative designed to educate residents about the positive reasons to make the switch to driving an electric vehicle (EV)… […]

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An untapped clean energy resource lies underneath our feet

April 30th, 2022|

by John King: Last year, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved a historic decision ordering utilities to procure 11.5 GW of clean energy to come online between the years 2023 and 2026… […]

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Climate Clues from the Past Prompt a New Look at History

April 28th, 2022|

by Jaques Leslie: As scientists rapidly improve their ability to decipher past climate upheaval through ice cores and other “proxies,” historians are re-examining previous political and social turmoil and linking it to volcanic eruptions… [...]

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PG&E’s Tesla Megapack Battery In California Now Operational

April 26th, 2022|

A 182.5-MW energy storage system in Northern California that was designed and constructed in a partnership between Tesla and Pacific Gas and Electric Company is now operational, the utility announced April 18… […]

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Getting Your Dose of Nature

April 19th, 2022|

by Jacob Devaney: We spend so much time looking at the world through computer screens and car windows as if we are living in a bubble that is separate from nature… […]

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Underrated National Parks You Should Visit

April 3rd, 2022|

By Caroline Bologna: These parks in Minnesota, Colorado, Florida and other states are too often overlooked by travelers. Here’s why you should add these spots to your bucket list… […]