Can Qatar’s World Cup Really Be Carbon Neutral?

Qatar — the world’s highest carbon emitter on a per capita basis — made big promises in its winning bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. But will they deliver? Doha-based journalism professor Craig LaMay writes that while sports megaevent hosts face increasing pressure to address environmental concerns, critical coverage of their follow-through is challenging, especially in countries with no free press or public right to government information.

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"Advanced E.V. Batteries Move From Labs to Mass Production"

"For years, scientists in laboratories from Silicon Valley to Boston have been searching for an elusive potion of chemicals, minerals and metals that would allow electric vehicles to recharge in minutes and travel hundreds of miles between charges, all for a much lower cost than batteries available now."

Source: NYTimes, 07/14/2022
July 27, 2022 to July 28, 2022

NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo 2022

The National Science Foundation’s annual portfolio showcase event is free and open to the public. The virtual event features 45+ innovation solutions focused on societal impact, including environmental topics such as seafood sustainability, wildfires, biodegradable plastics, urban flooding, climate insights and more.

July 14, 2022 to July 25, 2022

Workshops: Digital Safety Snacks

This series features bite-sized videos and four half-hour hands-on workshops to protect writers and journalists from doxing, hacking and other abusive tactics. The weekly series launches June 13 and is co-organized by PEN America, the International Women’s Media Foundation and the Online News Association.

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