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California Scamming: Restaurants Are Adding A Climate Change Fee To Your Bill

CCD Editor’s Note: California’s major West Coast cities are turning into third-world countries (at 13:45 mark) due to drug-addled homeless people and mentally ill vagrants living and excreting on public property. Mayors have told the police to stand down, turning these…

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These bamboo socks by Flyte are anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic

An environmentally-conscious customer base has more than supported the Flyte Socks cause, launching it into a business after humble beginnings as a Kickstarter campaign just hoping to fund a new style of sustainable socks. <!–more→ Partners Hung Jean and Jeffrey Trinh of Toronto set out to provide quality socks made out of sustainable materials with the goal to donate to causes close to their hearts. They had instant support with the first round of Flyte Socks, funding the campaign…

Carrion Crows – new licensing regulations

Lizzybusy says: In view of the success of the legal challenge, I can’t see how Natural England are now able to operate ANY general licences. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, S16 (1A)The appropriate authority— (a)shall not grant a licence for…

BBC Leaves Out Major Factor Behind Emperor Penguin ‘Wipe Out’

Thousands of emperor penguin chicks drowned when the sea-ice on which they were being raised was destroyed in severe weather. The catastrophe occurred in 2016 in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea. Scientists say the colony at the edge of the Brunt Ice…

Do You Know Which Companies Are Tackling Climate Change? – BuzzFeed News

Every time you open your wallet, the choices you make affect how quickly the world will warm. Corporations are trying to limit their greenhouse emissions, but some are doing better than others. To test your credentials as a green consumer,…

Study: Unreliable Nature Of Solar And Wind Raising Electricity Rates Considerably

Solar panels and wind turbines are making electricity significantly more expensive, a major new study by a team of economists from the University of Chicago finds. Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) “significantly increase average retail electricity prices, with prices increasing by 11%…

The mint julep is the Kentucky Derby's official drink because people love to steal glasses

If you go to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, you’re bound to notice two things about those in attendance. The first is that almost every single one of them will be wearing a fabulous…

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Washington becomes the first state to allow human composting

Washington is officially the first state to offer human composting as a substitute for cremation or burial. The state’s legislature just passed a bill that makes it legal for companies to offer composting of human remains. Lawmakers hope the new initiative will cut down on waste and carbon emissions typically associated with traditional burials. Funeral homes in the United States have few options when it comes to burials. Traditional burials use steel and wood to put loved ones into the ground,…

New fallout from ‘the collision that changed the world’

When India slammed into Asia, the collision changed the configuration of the continents, the landscape, global climate and more. Now scientists have identified one more effect: the oxygen in the world’s oceans increased, altering the conditions for life. They created an unprecedented nitrogen record destined to become one of the fundamental datasets for biogeochemical history of Earth.