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Why the 5 freedoms of animal welfare matter

I was supposed to be on a break. I fostered eight puppies back to back last year with the last one leaving right after Christmas. No doe-eyed dog was going to tug on my heartstrings. But then I heard about…

Guest blog series, A Break from Humanity (8) by Ian Carter.

Mark ♦ January 19, 2019 ♦ Leave Your Comment Continued from last Saturday If you read anything about the island of Colonsay you probably won’t get far without a reference to ‘the Scottish Highlands and Islands in miniature’. A cursory…

Doctors are frightened by climate change. Their industry is a big part of the problem. – Vox.com

Wildfire deaths. Smoky air. Floods. Droughts. There’s no escaping the reality that global warming is rapidly exacerbating threats to human health and communities in the United States and around the world. As the top scientists have told us over and…

Researchers Led by Georgia State Economist Find a Global Tax on Carbon May Be Feasible

There is a consistently high level of public support across nations for a global carbon tax if the tax policy is carefully designed, according to a survey of people in the United States, India, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and…

Battery Boom Aids Climate Change Battle

The fastest-expanding industrial sector on the planet is now electricity storage − a battery boom which heralds an end to the need for fossil fuels. Billions of dollars are being invested worldwide in the developing battery boom, involving research into…

Pentagon Confirms Climate Change Is a National Security Threat, Contradicting Trump

The military walks a fine line between the White House’s official climate denialism and the stark realities of a warming planet. More than a year after President Donald Trump nixed climate change from his administration’s list of national security threats,…

We are living in an era of high frequency asteroid strikes

Asteroid impacts are among the most devastating natural disasters that can occur. In fact, several extinction events in the history of life on Earth can be directly tied to such impacts. (Just ask the dinosaurs.) So it’s a bit unsettling…

The Circulation of the Antarctic Margins in a Changing Climate

“The circulation of the Antarctic margins in a changing climate,” is presented by Dr. Andy Thompson, a physical oceanographer and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at Caltech. Ocean circulation at the Antarctic margins is dominated by a system of…