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Month: March 2019

Paul Leyland – Buffish Mining Bee

Mark ♦ March 31, 2019 ♦ Leave Your Comment Paul writes: There is a patch of Green alkanet (Pentaglottis sempervirens) that grows on the roadside verge outside my house. It came into flower last week, just at the right time…

How Miami Residents Are Adapting For Climate Change – NPR

A construction worker at the Monad Terrace luxury development, a high-rise in Miami Beach that has been designed to withstand several decades of climate change and sea level rise. Maria Alejandra Cardona for NPR hide caption toggle caption Maria Alejandra…

BYD’s Yuan & Tang Shine In February — China Electric Car Sales Report

Traditionally, February, along with January, are the two slowest months in the Chinese plug-in vehicle market, but with sales growing 58% year over year (YoY) last month, to some 53,000 units, especially in the context of a falling market (the mainstream market was down 17% last month), one can’t really complain about this market, despite the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market share dropping slightly to 4.7% (4.3% in February). However, the 2019 result is already above the 2018 result (4.2%)

Climate change could melt decades worth of human poop at Denali National Park in Alaska – USA TODAY

CLOSE At Denali National Park a gross reality is taking shape. Climate change could melt decades worth of human poop in the near future! Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story. Buzz60, Buzz60 There’s good news and bad news at Denali,…

The teeth of a Venus flytrap create a 'horrid prison' for its prey

When an unsuspecting insect lands on the leaf of a Venus flytrap, it trips tiny trigger hairs on the surface of the plant’s lure. To ensure the plant has truly encountered prey, and not a raindrop or some other useless…

Sunday quotes (13)

Mark ♦ March 31, 2019 ♦ Leave Your Comment A series of quotes relevant to the environment and/or campaigning. Here are 10 quotes about Brexit. Brexit is for the richest in our country – they can afford recessions. Brexit was…

Arctic Warming Up Fast

On March 30, 2019, Arctic sea ice extent was 13.42 million km², a record low for the measurements at ads.nipr.ac.jp for the time of year. [ click on images to enlarge ] As the Arctic warms up faster than the…

Letters to the Editor, Weather or climate change? – Daily Inter Lake

In the last month, we’ve had three nights ranging from minus 18 to minus 22, so we can expect to hear this trumpeted by some as proof positive that global warming (climate change) is a hoax. But that of course…