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A space rock slammed into Mars on Christmas Eve.  It revealed a hidden surprise  CNN

A space rock slammed into Mars on Christmas Eve. It revealed a hidden surprise CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — You never forget your first Mars mission. When NASA’s InSight spacecraft arrived at the red planet on November 26, 2018, it was the first time I covered the landing of …

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France enters 'white gold' rush as top producer aims to supply Europe with lithium

France enters ‘white gold’ rush as top producer aims to supply Europe with lithium

A Lithium-ion battery photographed at a Volkswagen facility in Germany. The EU is looking to increase the number of electric vehicles on its roads in the coming years. Ronny Hartmann | AFP | Getty Images Paris-headquartered minerals giant Imerys plans to develop a lithium extraction project that it is hoped will help meet demand and …

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NASA and SpaceX to send first Native American woman to orbit |  CNN

Meet the history-making crew who just landed at the space station | CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — When astronauts venture aboard the International Space Station, they see a world without borders. They work together while orbiting Earth, and no boundaries are visible between them, even as members …

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Biden administration denies Cheniere's request to sidestep LNG pollution rule

Biden administration denies Cheniere’s request to sidestep LNG pollution rule

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday it has denied a request from leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG.A) to exempt turbines at its two US Gulf Coast terminals from a hazardous pollution rule. The …

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17 states weigh adopting California's electric car mandate

17 states weigh adopting California’s electric car mandate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seventeen states with vehicle emission standards tied to rules established in California face weighty decisions on whether to follow that state’s strictest-in-the-nation new rules that requires all new cars, pickups and SUVs to be electric or hydrogen powered by 2035. Under the Clean Air Actstates must abide by the federal government’s standard …

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California phasing out gas vehicles in climate change fight

California phasing out gas vehicles in climate change fight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California set itself on a path Thursday to end the era of gas-powered cars, with air regulators adopting the world’s most stringent rules for transitioning to zero-emission vehicles. The move by the California Air Resources Board to have all new cars, pickup trucks and SUVs be electric or hydrogen by 2035 …

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Amazon's climate pollution is getting way worse

Amazon’s climate pollution is getting way worse

Amazon’s greenhouse gas emissions ballooned big time last year despite the company’s efforts to sell itself as a leader in climate action. Its carbon dioxide emissions grew an eye-popping 18 percent in 2021 compared to 2020, according to its latest sustainability report. Amazon generated 71.54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent last year, about …

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