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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Year: 2021

VICTOR JOECKS: After the coronavirus, I’m even more skeptical of global warming alarmism – Las Vegas Review-Journal

To function in modern society, you have to rely on experts. There’s so much specialization that no person can be knowledgeable in everything. Doctors, mechanics and plumbers can spend years learning their crafts. In these relationships, how much you trust…

Study: Global warming causing slower, harsher typhoons in fall : The Asahi Shimbun – Asahi Shimbun

Typhoons are traveling much slower and causing more damage around the Japanese archipelago in September, a trend that could worsen because of global warming, researchers said. “With global warming advancing, the combined effects of slower typhoons and strengthened downpours could…

Lights, Camera, Climate – Sierra Magazine

In the spring of 2002, multiple movie studios were bidding hard over the right to make an action movie with an unusual adversary: climate change. For Fox, which snagged the deal, the haggling was worth it—when the film was released…

Peter H. Wolf: A global warming primer and plea – Winston-Salem Journal

{{featured_button_text}} Peter H. Wolf Guest columnist Human conflict is history’s most enduring thread. We have conflicts among each other, such as war, genocide, racism, religion, the treatment and education of women, corruption, forms of government and overpopulation. Other conflicts relate…

Big Oil Takes a Beating, but Its Investors Are Riding High

Consider some of the recent performance numbers. Six of the 10 top performers in the S&P 500 this year are energy companies, led by Marathon Oil, which has risen 88 percent in 2021 alone. The companies in the energy sector…

That Song Stuck in Your Head is Helping the Brain With Long-Term Memory

If you have watched TV since the 1990s, the sitcom theme song I’ll Be There for You has likely been stuck in your head at one point or another. New research from UC Davis suggests these experiences are more than a passing nuisance—they play an important role in helping memories form, not only for the […]

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This Self-Healing Cement Automatically Fills Any Cracks That Form, To Save Energy and Money

How much easier would our lives be if, like our bodies, our possessions could regenerate their own material to fix any damages they sustained? Well, thanks to some very clever folks in England, concrete could be made self-regenerating by the addition of a simple enzyme found in our blood—repairing cracks in the sidewalk, roads, or […]

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Hanoi Circus Turns Over Last Four Show Bears to Animal Sanctuary in Sign of Changing Attitudes

The career in the limelight is over for a quartet of performing bears after a Vietnam circus agreed to hand them over to a sanctuary. Animals Asia had already campaigned for the release of two show bears, Sugar and Spice, named for their fiery personalities, and now the last 4 “moon bears” (Asiatic black bears) […]

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