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President Trump, here’s ‘what the hell is going on’ with global warming – The Washington Post

February 7 at 7:34 PM “WHAT THE hell is going on with Global Waming?” President Trump tweeted last week in the midst of a cold snap. “Please come back fast, we need you!” If Mr. Trump had consulted scientists in…

The world needs rational American leadership on climate change – The Washington Post

February 7 at 7:34 PM “WHAT THE hell is going on with Global Waming?” President Trump tweeted last week in the midst of a cold snap. “Please come back fast, we need you!” If Mr. Trump had consulted scientists in…

Stop the blame game, let’s find climate change solutions | Golden – Reno Gazette Journal

Dennis Golden Published 3:59 p.m. PT Feb. 7, 2019 CLOSE Researcher Rose Petersky explains how climate change threatens snowpack in the Great Basin. Benjamin Spillman, bspillman@rgj.com Does it really matter if global warming/climate change is human-caused, as some claim; or the…

Wolf Pack Hunts Buffalo Herd | BBC Earth

Storm and his pack of wolves find a challenge when they need to face an entire herd of buffaloes in a deadly stand off.Subscribe to BBC Earth for more amazing animal videos – http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more videos from BBC Earth:Planet…

What’s Really Behind Warmist Claims Of Late–Twentieth Century Warming

Now we tackle, using newly available data, what may have caused the fictitious temperature trend in the latter decades of the 20th century. We first look at ocean data. There was a great shift, after 1980, in the way Sea Surface Temperatures [SSTs]…

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Bottle recycling in Oregon hits 90 percent record high

In 1971, Oregon began a progressive movement towards recycling that has proved to be a resounding success. As the first state in the nation to initiate a bottle return bill, residents of the west coast state are long-accustomed to paying a bit more for their canned and bottled beverages. The idea is simple–pay a deposit when you purchase a six-pack and get that money back when you return the container to the store. In essence, the plan has been unchanged for nearly 48 years, but now the state is…

Green New Deal Aims To Get Rid Of Farting Cows And Airplanes — Eventually

An outline of the soon-to-be-unveiled “Green New Deal” says the proposal set a goal of achieving net-zero emissions — rather zero emissions — in the U.S. because it is not possible to eliminate “farting cows” and airplanes” within the next decade. A…

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Students taking Lyft and Uber to class are taking LA’s smog problem from bad to worse

Environmentalists are concerned by the number of students using transportation services like Lyft and Uber to get to classes. Students at UCLA use these alternative means of transportation around 11,000 times per week, and that is troublesome for a city that is already dealing with significant smog issues. Transportation staff at the university say that the majority of these trips are short in duration. Students who oversleep are also more likely to use Lyft or Uber because they need to get to…

A physical model for forming patterns in pollen

Physicists have developed a model that describes how patterns form on pollen spores, the first physically rigorous framework that details the thermodynamic processes that lead to complex biological architectures.