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Drone Package Delivery Will be Fast. Here’s How to make it Green.

Carefully deployed package delivery by drones could reduce energy use and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Realizing the environmental benefits of drone delivery will require smaller drones, cleaner sources of electricity to charge their batteries, and less warehouses built to support them.
Drone Package Delivery Will be Fast. Here’s How to make it Green.

What racism, sexism and a belief in human superiority have in common

Is speciesism — the tendency to treat other animals as intrinsically less valuable than ourselves — just a philosophical construct or an actual psychological phenomenon? It’s a real thing, say psychologists, and seems rooted in the same habits of mind as racism, sexism and homophobia.
What racism, sexism and a belief in human superiority have in common

Even extreme emission cuts yield extreme weather

Even if the nations of the world are able to achieve sharp cuts in carbon emissions to achieve the aspirational goals of the Paris Agreement and limit warming to 1.5-2°C, the frequency of extreme weather will increase.
Even extreme emission cuts yield extreme weather

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