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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: October 2021

Sabine Weyand on role of trade policy in fighting climate change – The Economist

Oct 16th 2021 by Sabine Weyand WHEN I WAS a visiting student at Cambridge, my way to class led along the banks of the River Cam. Every morning fellow students rowed in eights, fours or pairs. I have never been…

Key to Biden’s Climate Agenda Like to Be Cut Because of Manchin – The New York Times

Democratic presidents have tried but failed to enact climate change legislation since the Clinton administration. During a year of record and deadly droughts, wildfires, storms and floods that scientists say are worsened by climate change, Democrats had hoped to finally…

Chappelle’s Netflix Show Just Isn’t Funny

We saw a record number of violent deaths suffered by trans and gender-nonconforming people in 2020. And there is a spate of truly appalling bills in states across the country aimed at the trans community. (You can listen to my…

At Alaska’s most popular national park, climate change threatens the only road in and out – The Washington Post

The road closure cut off the last two weeks of the lodge’s short season, costing it roughly $250,000 in lost business, stranding it with excess supplies and food and sending seasonal workers home early. Those losses rippled out to the…

To Unravel Earliest History of Our Solar System, NASA’s Lucy Mission Launches Toward Asteroid Swarms Tomorrow

Tomorrow, on October 16th, NASA will launch the Lucy Mission into space—it will set a course for the Trojan Asteroids, with the aim of uncovering the earliest histories of our solar system. Thought to contain the unused remains of the outer planets, the Trojans sit in two separate clouds called L4 and L5 around the […]

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Climate change: Opposition to legislation ‘mind-boggling’ – The Seattle Times

Two recent articles related to climate change reveal the stakes riding on passage of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill. The first article, “6 aspects of American life threatened by climate change” [Oct. 7, Environment], is a searing reveal…

New Study of ‘MIND’ Diet Shows It May Improve Memory and Thinking Skills in Old Age

Aging takes a toll on the body and on the mind. For example, the tissue of aging human brains sometimes develops abnormal clumps of proteins that are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. How can you protect your brain from these effects? Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found that older adults may benefit from […]

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Would The Real Climate Change Hypocrite Please Stand Up!

ExxonMobil has not backed away from its commitment to carbon taxes contrary to what media reports built around the comments of one lobbyist suggest. In fact, the oil and gas company remains committed to combatting climate change by creating market…

Letter: Writer’s global warming ‘experts’ are not credible – Standard-Examiner

I was particularly interested in the opinion (I won’t call it a theory because theories are based on observable evidence) advanced by Mr. Henry Cook regarding global warming, 10/6/21. He cited two “experts” as proof of his contention that global…

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