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Month: August 2022

Common Weed May Be ‘Super Plant’ That Holds Key to Drought-Resistant Crops

A drought-proof weed may hold the key to feeding the world, according to new research. The common plant known as purslane, harbors important clues about how to create valuable drought-resistant crops. Yale scientists describe how Portulaca oleracea integrates two distinct metabolic pathways to create a novel type of photosynthesis that enables the weed to endure […]

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Intended Consequences: Energy And Climate Policies Fueling Inflation

In the last year, people around the world have suffered huge rises in the cost of energy. Petrol, diesel, domestic electricity, and natural gas prices are now past the point that many people can afford. [bold, links added] The problem is…

Almost Every Turtle Being Born Female Due to Global Warming – Futurism

Scientists are warning of a “sharp decline in their population.” All Girl Scientists haven’t seen almost any male sea turtle hatch in Florida for years due to record temperatures, Reuters reports. Around 99 percent of all baby sea turtles are…

France Faces ‘Most Severe’ Drought as Heat Persists in Europe

In Britain, although only two water companies have imposed a ban on outdoor hoses, others are already warning that restrictions could be brought in if the dry weather persists. The ban currently affects millions of people in southern England, barring…

CNN Pushes Coral Apocalypse As Great Barrier Reef Shows Record Growth

A new report from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) shows the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) set new records for extent this year. Sadly, in a story titled “Parts of Great Barrier Reef record highest amount of coral in…

Miners Find Giant Pink Diamond in Angola – The Largest in 300 Years

Miners in Angola have uncovered another giant pink diamond just seven years after they opened the mine in 2015. The 170-carat stone is a historic find because it is believed to be the largest pink diamond recovered in the last three hundred years. The diamond has been given the name “The Lulo Rose”, named for […]

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How floods become human catastrophes

The greatest hazard of the climate-changed era is often just the hard fact of being poor. It’s what turns an extreme weather event into a human catastrophe. If you don’t have much, you’re likely to get hit harder. It’s likely…

Nearly Everyone Claims To Believe The Big Green Lie

Almost every member of Congress, Democrat or Republican, pays homage to the Big Green Lie. So do all the past and remaining Conservative candidates vying to be prime minister of the UK and every candidate currently vying for the leadership…

How Republicans Are ‘Weaponizing’ Public Office Against Climate Action

Like Ms. Omarova, Ms. Raskin withdrew her nomination. “Sarah was subject to baseless attacks from industry and conservative interest groups,” Mr. Biden said in a statement. The treasurers have also set their sights on new federal rules and regulations intended…

3 Downpours in 8 Days: How Extreme Rain Soaked the Midwest

Three separate downpours across three states over a span of eight days this summer swept away homes, destroyed crops and left at least 39 people dead. The intense rainfall, in Missouri, Kentucky and Illinois, broke century-old records and destroyed swaths…

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