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In denying news content to its Australian users, Facebook is arguably overplaying its hand, behaving as a big company that thinks it can intimidate governments. If it keeps doing this, it will ultimately lose customers, and that’s the last thing Facebook wants. Perhaps you’re already considering breaking up with Facebook, whether in reaction to the …

Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Joe Biden is to instruct the US government to pause and review all oil and gas drilling on federal land, eliminate fossil fuel subsidies and transform the government’s vast fleet of cars and trucks into electric vehicles, in a sweeping new set of climate executive orders. The …

The seditious rioters who briefly took over the Capitol on Wednesday broke windows and stopped a Constitutionally mandated procedure in Congress, leading to the deaths of four people. They may have also done something else: provided a chance for a good chunk of Republicans to have a clean break with Trumpism as the defining trait …

A solution to the growing clean drinking water availability problem is direct solar steam generation technology, which can remove harmful soluble pollutants from water. Credit: Lei Miao from SIT Scientists review some of the research behind a technology that could cauterize a growing global drinking water crisis. A nascent but promising solution to the world’s …

Boris Johnson has said that Britain will “prosper mightily” in the event that no trade deal is agreed with the EU before the end of the year. That hypothesis is coming dangerously close to being tested. Brexit talks continue in London this weekend, with signals that a free trade deal is achievable by the end …

To help meet the EU’s goal of climate neutrality by 2050, the European Commission today presents the EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy. The Strategy proposes to increase Europe’s offshore wind capacity from its current level of 12 GW to at least 60 GW by 2030 and to 300 GW by 2050. The Commission aims to …

U.S. pollution regulations meant to protect humans from dirty air are also saving birds. So concludes a new continentwide study published today in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Study authors found that improved air quality under a federal program to reduce ozone pollution may have averted the loss of 1.5 billion …

Adopting clean technologies can add hundreds of billions to Europe’s economy by 2030, and trillions in the decades to follow, while at the same time slashing C02 emissions, according to a new Capgemini Invent report. The research was commissioned by energy investment group Breakthrough Energy, set against the backdrop of billions being funneled into climate …

DANE COUNTY (WKOW) — A first in the U.S. technology was unveiled today that turns cow manure from area farms into drinkable water. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi joined representatives from AQUA Innovations and GL Dairy Biogas LLC, along with three local dairy producers at a ribbon cutting ceremony. This community nutrient concentration system (NCS) …

The last six months have only reinforced the volatility and atmosphere of constant change in the maritime sector, with shipping showing great resilience and adaptability. Amidst the turbulence, we have seen a heightened drive from shipowners and operators to not only return to ‘normal’ operations, but to grow back bigger, better and more efficient, through …