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October 18, 2023

NPR’s Climate Week team looks at individual actions people can take to address climate change. (Emily Alfin Johnson, Arielle Retting/NPR)

The U.S. Department of Energy will fund up to $1B for Michigan-backed clean hydrogen hub to develop hydrogen as an alternative fuel to oil and gas for power generation, transportation and more. (Riley Beggin, Carol Thompson/The Detroit News)

Experts warn using green hydrogen to power electricity plants could be wasteful and ineffective at large scale as one of the country's first green hydrogen facilities begins operations. (Jeff St. John/Canary Media)

A new Washington Post-University of Maryland poll shows the majority of Americans would be comfortable living near solar and wind farms. (Allyson Chiu, Emily Guskin, Scott Clement/The Washington Post).

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) opens its first utility-scale wind farm ahead of playing host to the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference in November. (Cristen Jane Hemingway/EcoWatch)

Ski resorts in Europe are rethinking business as snow becomes less frequent and harder to produce as the planet continues to warm. (Tristan Kennedy/Wired)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released a new report that warns climate change and human activity are greatly affecting global water cycles threatening long-term water security. (Julia Jacobo, Daniel Manzo/ABC News)

In an opinion piece for The New York Times, climate research scientist Dr. Zeke Hausfather says new data shows the earth is warming faster than predicted, but there’s still hope to reverse course over our climate’s future. (Dr. Zeke Hausfather/The New York Times)

Scientists are exploring how extreme heat can affect the earth’s soil and looking at the potential implications it could have on the human population. (Matt Simon/Wired)

Chips powering A.I. technology could consume immense amounts of electricity, leading to a boost in the world’s carbon emissions. (Delger Erdenesanaa/The New York Times)

Then there’s this…

Talk about spooky. Ancient “zombie” viruses frozen in the Siberian permafrost could be brought back to life as global warming thaws the planet. (Liza Tetley, Bhuma Shrivastava/Bloomberg)


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