Friday, February 26, 2021
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Friday, February 26, 2021

It's 29 degrees in Wellsburg today. Here's the news—

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For Travel, a Sustainable Comeback?

Elaine Glusac, New York Times (Tweet)

From a newly certified Whale Heritage Site to scenic byways for electric cars, five new initiatives suggest the travel industry may be envisioning a more responsible future.

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For Shielding Endangered Neighbors, Pandas Make Flimsy Umbrellas

Rachel Nuwer, New York Times (Tweet)

A new study challenges a common hypothesis about how protecting charismatic species also conserves animals that are less well known.

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A third of all food in the U.S. gets wasted. Fixing that could help fight climate change.

Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post (Tweet)

Food waste creates more greenhouse gases than the airline industry. But there are several ways to fix that, starting with your shopping habits.

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Scientists see stronger evidence of slowing Atlantic Ocean circulation, an ‘Achilles’ heel’ of the climate

Chris Mooney, The Washington Post (Tweet)

The Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, a system of currents, has long been considered capable of a sudden shutdown, which could have dramatic climate effects.

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Driving on sunshine

Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post (Tweet)

As far back as 1955, inventors, engineers and car enthusiasts have dreamed about a car powered by the sun. This year, a pair of California entrepreneurs say they've created one for the masses.

Newsletter by Eric McDaniel.