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Snacking on Grapes May Add 4-5 Years to Lifespans of Those Who Regularly Eat Fast Food

New research suggests that snacking on grapes might combat the effects of consuming a junk food diet—flushing out the refined fats and sugars of processed food. Eating the grapes led to “unique gene expression patterns, reduced fatty liver, and extension of lifespan” for animals consuming the high-fat diet, said Dr. John Pezzuto who led the […]

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Why Republicans Turned Against the Environment

In 1990 Congress passed an amendment to the Clean Air Act of 1970, among other things taking action against acid rain, urban smog and ozone. The legislation was highly successful, greatly reducing pollution at far lower cost than business interest…

Using propane in air conditioners could prevent 0.1°C of warming – New Scientist

There are expected to be 3.7 billion air conditioners in operation by 2050. Using propane as the refrigerant could prevent a significant amount of climate warming by the end of the century Environment 15 August 2022 By James Dinneen Air…

A Permitting Lesson For Manchin On Speeding Up Energy Projects

Sen. Joe Manchin insists his price for supporting a major fiscal blowout was speeding up permits for energy projects such as pipelines. To help him avoid getting snookered by his fellow Democrats, an example of what real permitting reform looks…

CBS Gets Flayed For Pushing Study Linking Climate Change To Childhood Obesity

A recent segment from CBS Mornings promoting a study that linked childhood obesity to climate change was widely hammered and the TV network was accused of spreading “propaganda.” CBS Mornings cited a study published in the journal Temperature. The study…

New poll shows American doubts on personally affecting climate change – Axios

Fewer Americans think their actions influence climate change than they did three years ago, an AP-NORC poll out Monday found. By the numbers: The poll also found that Americans are less concerned about how climate change may impact them personally…

Global Warming Increases Risk of Mega-Floods in California – teleSUR English

Global warming has significantly increased the risk of “mega-flooding” in California and the Western United States, a UCLA study published in the journal of Science Advances said. RELATED: Dry California: New Water Strategy To Fight Climate Change The study, co-authored…

Editorial: Congress is finally taking a step on climate change. Hope it works. – The Denver Post

Coloradans are probably wondering what to make of the Inflation Reduction Act. Is it a reckless tax and spend scheme that includes teeth in the form of 86,000 new IRS agents, or is it a fiscally responsible way to save…

Global warming to cause a U.S. “Extreme Heat Belt,” study warns – Axios

Note: Shaded counties are those that will, on average, have 0.5 days or more at or above a 125F° heat index in 2053; Data: First Street Foundation; Map: Axios Visuals A new study reveals the emergence of an “extreme heat belt”…

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