- “Calling Nuclear Fusion A Potential ‘Climate Solution’ May Undermine Actual Solutions” • On a practical, near-term level, nuclear fusion and climate change have almost nothing to do with each other. One remains in more-or-less scientific infancy, many years away from even a hint of usable form; the other gets more urgent by the day. [Grid News]
- “US Winter Storm Traps New York State Residents In Cars” • A New York state official said some people had been trapped in cars for more than two days during what was “probably” the worst storm of their lives. Up to 9 inches (23 cm) more of snow are expected in parts of the state through Tuesday, forecasts warn. Nationally, the storm has killed 56 people. [BBC]
- “The War In Ukraine May Help The World Save Itself From Climate Ruination” • Two positive developments have resulted from Putin’s monstrous war in Ukraine. He has awakened Western nations to the essential nature of NATO. Much more important is that the war has shown the necessity of weaning the world off of fossil fuels. [The Hill]
- “Puerto Rico’s Agriculture Solution To Climate Change” • Agroecology is a low-impact agricultural method. It protects biodiversity and soil quality by working with nature to produce food sustainably. Agroecology, initially ridiculed and labeled a hippy movement by universities and government officials, has spread across the territory. [Pasquines]
- “Cities Begin To Question Minimum Parking Regulations” • According to The Guardian, Buffalo, New York, and Fayetteville, Arkansas, scaled back their minimum parking rules a few years ago and were astonished to find that developers rushed in to transform previously derelict buildings into shops, apartments, and restaurants. [CleanTechnica]
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