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NASA’s climate-monitoring space laser is the last to ride to space on a Delta II rocket – TechCrunch

NASA’s climate-monitoring space laser is the last to ride to space on a Delta II rocket – TechCrunch This weekend, NASA is launching a new, high-tech satellite to monitor the planet’s glacier and sea ice levels — with space lasers, naturally. ICESat-2 will be a huge boon for climatologists, and …

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California is ‘launching our own damn satellite’ to track pollution, with help from Planet – TechCrunch

California is ‘launching our own damn satellite’ to track pollution, with help from Planet – TechCrunch California plans to launch a satellite to monitor pollution in the state and contribute to climate science, Governor Jerry Brown announced today. The state is partnering with satellite imagery purveyor Planet to create a …

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Stay up-to-date on Hurricane Florence’s path with these apps and websites

Stay up-to-date on Hurricane Florence’s path with these apps and websites Looking to track Hurricane Florence’s path towards the U.S. coast? This list of the best hurricane apps and websites with help you stay ahead of this or any future storm, and stay safe. The post Stay up-to-date on Hurricane …

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WeWork takes meat off the menu as part of environmental policy drive – TechCrunch

WeWork takes meat off the menu as part of environmental policy drive – TechCrunch WeWork, the co-working startup that’s valued at ~$20 billion and has some 200,000 members across 200 locations globally plus nearly 6,000 staff of its own, will no long allow employees to expense meat. It will also no …

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Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform – TechCrunch

Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform – TechCrunch Aclima, a San Francisco-based company which builds Internet-connected air quality sensors and runs a software platform to analyze the extracted intel, has closed a $24 million Series A to grow the business including by expanding its headcount …

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