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An Increasingly Warmer World Is Changing Sporting Events

July 21st, 2018 | by Nexus Media

The next FIFA World Cup in 2022 will be held in winter, not summer, due to the sweltering climate of the next host country, Qatar. Located on the Persian Gulf, Qatar sees an average high temperature of 108 degrees F in the summer, and temperatures close to 123 degrees F have been recorded in the capital Doha. For a sport that requires players to run continually for 90 minutes, this poses a huge health hazard. And even without the physical strain of playing soccer at the highest level, extreme heat threatens significant health problems, including dehydration, exhaustion and stroke


Which Country Would Win In A World Cup Of Climate Change?

July 4th, 2018 | by Nexus Media

Billions of people around the world are expected to tune in to the greatest show on earth, the World Cup. Everyone from economists to an octopus have tried to predict who will win. But which countries are tackling climate change, kicking out fossil fuels, and trying to score a better future? Here’s bracket that predicts the winners


Easiest Way To Counterattack Russia — Go Electric

June 14th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

I've actually had this draft started for weeks, and it rose to the top today coincidentally. The only thing I changed in the title was the word "hit" to the word "counterattack," since the latter fit the day (the start of the 2018 World Cup in Russia), the former seemed too aggressive in general, and counterattack really is what we're talking about here anyway


Germany Not So Important Anymore

April 16th, 2014 | by Dr. Karl-Friedrich Lenz

Originally published on Lenz Blog. The recent news about reforming the Law on Priority for Renewable Energy in Germany is [&hellip


Mid-Month Cleantech Link Drop

December 16th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

We can’t cover every cool clean tech story on here every day (and probably shouldn’t), but to share more cool [&hellip



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