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Potatoes that can withstand warmer temperatures due to climate change are being developed by researchers. (Unsplash Eric Prouzet photo) Potatoes The University of Maine researchers are attempting to develop potatoes that can withstand rising temperatures as the climate changes. Warmer temperatures and a longer growing season frequently result in quality problems and disease. Gregory Porter, a professor of crop ecology and management, told the Bangor Daily News about the plan. Potatoes that are resistant to rising temperatures According to ABC News, climate change predictions include heavier rainfall events, and potatoes can’t tolerate flooding or wet conditions because of quality issues.…

Climate Change Activists Block Amazon Warehouses in the United Kingdom, Arresting 13 People. (Photo by Tolga Akmen for GettlyImages) More than 30 people were arrested after climate activists stopped Amazon warehouses in the United Kingdom on Black Friday, the retailer’s busiest shopping day of the year. Extinction Amazon’s main distribution center in Dunfermline, Fife, was among the 13 UK sites targeted by Rebellion. It stated that it was done to draw attention to suspected Amazon worker mistreatment and wasteful business practices. According to Amazon, it takes its responsibilities very seriously. The campaign group was alleged to have used bamboo structures,…

Millions of Britons believe that personal actions will have no impact on global warming. Over a third of Britons believe global warming is the most serious problem facing the world today, but nearly half believe they are unable to mitigate their impact. According to a study, millions of Britons believe their individual actions will have no impact on climate change. More than a third (35%) believe that global warming is the most pressing issue facing the world today, ahead of the Covid pandemic (18%) and poverty (15%). However, while 80 percent of people “care” about environmental issues, only 46% believe…

With Blue Origin and the Bezos Earth Fund, Jeff Bezos wants to concentrate on space travel and climate change. According to Jeff Bezos, the world should focus on both space travel and its industry, as well as the planet’s current crisis, Climate Change. Because of his space initiative, Blue Origin, and his environmental organization, the Bezos Earth Fund, the former Amazon CEO can combine both ventures into one. Space Travel and Climate Change are Priorities for Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos, the billionaire and philanthropist, was invited to speak at the Washington Cathedral during the recent Ignatius Forum in Washington, DC.…

Nearly half of adults are unconcerned about the influence of fast fashion on the global warming catastrophe. Seven out of ten people agree that buying fast fashion contributes to the climate catastrophe, but nearly one-fifth say they will not modify their shopping habits. Despite 71 percent believing that fast fashion is one of the major contributors to the current climate catastrophe, nearly half of individuals (45 percent) said they don’t care about its impact. A shocking new study has revealed the public’s perceptions and comprehension of the role of fast fashion in the negative consequences on the environment. While many…

According to a royal expert, Prince William and Kate Middleton have made a “major error.” Prince William and Kate Middleton, according to royal expert Daniela Elser, committed a “major blunder” when they reportedly flew on vacation following the inauguration of the Earthshot Prize. Following Prince William’s “Eco Oscars,” where nominees and performers were forbidden from flying, a royal expert has chastised the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for allegedly jetting off to an unknown location. Prince William and Kate Middleton were pictured exiting their Audi and arriving at Heathrow Airport on Sunday, according to Daniela Elser, a royal analyst who…

Ahead of COP26, major UK sites were illuminated with dramatic climate change messages. The light projections included phrases donated by people all throughout the world, such as “I’m worried for the future of my children.” Three landmarks in the United Kingdom have been illuminated with dramatic messages encouraging world leaders to act on climate change and keep global temperatures below 1.5 degrees Celsius. Light projections with phrases such as “It’s never too late to take action” and “I’m terrified for my children’s future” were shown in Glasgow, Manchester, and London. Tolbooth Steeple in Glasgow, Manchester’s Arndale Centre, and London’s St…

A’major’ pee power innovation could soon allow you to charge your phone with urine. EXCLUSIVE: Move over solar power — a team of Bristol academics has discovered a new renewable energy source that is fuelled by human waste, and it could soon be available in a toilet near you. Pee power, not solar power, could be used to power future homes, due to a new waste-based technology. A group of Bristol researchers has devised a novel renewable energy fuel cell that can turn human excrement into electricity, with the goal of one day using it to power entire households. The…

On a vacation that opened her eyes to climate change, a Team GB star. Hannah Mills, an Olympic champion and environmental activist, believes that making a few simple modifications will make our houses greener. Hannah Mills, an Olympic gold medalist, understands what it takes to succeed. This summer, the 33-year-old became the most successful female sailor in Olympic history when she and Eilidh McIntyre won gold in the 470 class in Tokyo. But, as Hannah points out, there’s still a long way to go in the quest to save the world, which is why she’s backing The BT Big Sofa…

As they prepare to block the A40, enraged motorists throw ink at Insulate Britain demonstrators. Angry commuters have retaliated this morning with a sticky substance of their own, after Insulate Britain escalated their tactics last week by attaching themselves to roads. Insulate Britain protestors were doused in ink by enraged motorists today as the activists once again blocked London’s roadways during rush hour. The eco warriors chose to target both the A40 and the M25 today, but commuters resisted them vehemently. Gloomy activists with deep blue ink running down their faces and hi-vis outfits may be seen in photos taken…

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