Fat bear champ is still gobbling fish and getting fatter
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Fat bear champ is still gobbling fish and getting fatter

Otis probably ate around 25,000 fish during his lifetime. Perhaps even more. Weeks after Otis won the 2021 Fat Bear Week contest, a celebration of
Microplastics may be cooling—and heating—Earth’s climate
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Microplastics may be cooling—and heating—Earth’s climate

Microplastics, which are like supervolcano ash, have invaded the atmosphere and covered the planet. They are tiny pieces of plastic that measure less
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Soaring oil prices usually boost the S&P 500. Why that might not be the case this time around, according to Bank of America

In just one year, the outlook for oil markets has drastically changed. Ken Cedeno/Getty Images Bank of America says that although oil prices have
Faced with a power crisis, China may have ‘little choice’ but to ramp up coal consumption
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Faced with a power crisis, China may have ‘little choice’ but to ramp up coal consumption

A smokestack at the Wujing Coal-Electricity Power Station, Shanghai, China, September 28, 2021 Hector Retamal | AFP | Getty Images Analysts believe
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The global energy crisis has 4 possible paths through early 2022, says Bank of America

Getty Images Markets have been thrown into unimaginable turmoil by the global energy crisis. Natural gas prices in Europe are at an all-time high. In
Is China's New Telescope The Key to Finding Self-Replicating Swarms of Alien Robots?
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Is China's New Telescope The Key to Finding Self-Replicating Swarms of Alien Robots?

When confronted with the Fermi Paradox, one of the most difficult questions to answer is why exponentially scaling technology hasn't overtaken the
Biden's Clean Energy Initiative May Get Left on the Cutting Room Floor
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Biden's Clean Energy Initiative May Get Left on the Cutting Room Floor

The largest budget bill in American history, the massive emissions-reduction program, may be scrapped by Democratic lawmakers. According to people
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Manchin accepted over $400,000 from energy companies and GOP donors in the third quarter

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite FEC filings reveal that Senator Joe Manchin (a Democrat) raised more than $400,000
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Manchin accepted over $400,000 from energy companies and GOP donors in the third quarter

FEC filings reveal that Senator Joe Manchin (a Democrat) raised more than $400,000 from energy firms. Manchin has resisted certain climate-related
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Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

Finding enough energy to power the massive, powerful computer arrays that create and trade cryptocurrency is a major obstacle to large-scale Bitcoin