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CBS News Touts Going Meatless After 2030 To Avoid Climate ‘Crisis’

It looks like livestock production is contributing to climate change and we need to hit “peak meat” by 2030 to avoid an “ecological disaster.” At least, that’s the idea CBS News is touting from “scientists.” In a bizarre Dec. 12…

2 Tesla Powerwalls + Solar Power + Tesla Model 3 = True Energy Freedom

Fully Charged just released another very informative video about sustainable living. They make many videos about electric vehicles and this one includes an EV, a Tesla Model 3, but it’s more about how Tesla’s Powerwalls operate when paired with a rooftop solar system. Robert Llewellyn, the founder of Fully Charged, explains that he received a [&hellip

We Have Climate Leaders. Now We Need Followers.

As the United Nations’ annual climate conference in Madrid winds to a close, it has become clear that climate summits are stuck in a rut. The job of cutting global emissions is actually getting harder, and not just because the…

2019: The Year in Climate Change

Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief While climate change affects everywhere, some areas in America will be less affected than others. And some of those fortunate places, it happens, might be looking for people. April 15,…

Following the lizard lung labyrinth

(University of Utah) Birds and mammals are on extreme ends of the airflow spectrum. Mammals inhale oxygen-rich air and they exhale depleted air, exhibiting a so-called tidal flow pattern. In contrast, bird breath travels tidally through part of the respiratory system, but in a one-way loop throughout most of the lung. University of Utah biologists have discovered that Savannah monitor lizards have lung structures that are hybrid system of bird and mammal lungs.

The New NAFTA Is Better Than No NAFTA at All

The updated version of the North American Free Trade Agreement unveiled this week does not represent a clear improvement on the original 1994 deal. There are changes for the better, like Mexico’s agreement to adopt stronger protections for labor unions…

The Party That Ruined the Planet

The most terrifying aspect of the U.S. political drama isn’t the revelation that the president has abused his power for personal gain. If you didn’t see that coming from the day Donald Trump was elected, you weren’t paying attention. No,…

His Novels of Planetary Devastation Will Make You Want to Survive

Jeff VanderMeer was hiking the grassy, swamp-lined pathways of a wildlife refuge outside Tallahassee, Fla., a few years ago when he and a friend found themselves in the path of a charging wild boar. The area is a sea-level palimpsest…