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Latest Fake Claims About Greenland Ice Loss

It’s worse than we thought, says the Guardian: Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought, with the pace of ice loss increasing four-fold since 2003, new research has found. Enormous glaciers in Greenland are depositing ever larger chunks of…

Divers come face-to-face with giant great white shark in thrilling video

[embedded content] Two researchers were monitoring tiger sharks off the north shore of Oahu on Jan. 15 when a giant 20-foot female great white shark swam up to their boat. Ocean Ramsey and Juan Oliphant captured the thrilling encounter on…

Why Software Companies Should Care About Global Warming – Forbes

GettyGetty Global warming has moved out of the realm of doomsday predictions and into verifiable fact, as most scientists agree that the human race is significantly contributing to its acceleration. Recent forecasts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are quite…

Analysis | The Energy 202: Another winter, another Trump call for ‘good old fashioned Global Warming’ – The Washington Post

THE LIGHTBULB The Martin Luther King Memorial. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) A bitter cold gripped Washington over the long holiday weekend as thousands came to the city for annual political marches. Political prognosticators could have forecast this too: Yet another blustery attempt from President Trump…

Tulsa kicks off 2019 with a world-class new park

Tulsa is a city with a complicated past. Tarnished by one of the most heinous incidents of racial violence in U.S. history in the early 20th century, wracked by mid-20th century urban redevelopment and punished by an economic downtown in…

Single use plastic

Mark ♦ January 22, 2019 ♦ 3 Comments Shotgun cartridges haven’t always been made of plastic, and not all of them are now. I have no idea of the relative merits of plastic cartridges versus cartridges made of other materials,…

We need a better word than 'walkable'

Walkability is clearly defined by the nonprofit 8-80 Cities: Simply put, a walkable community is one where residents can reach a wide range of amenities — grocery stores, doctor’s offices, restaurants, drug stores, parks and schools, safely and easily by…

A milestone

Mark ♦ January 22, 2019 ♦ 1 Comment Congratulations to Les Wallace for passing the 5000 signature milestone. It’s a big ask to think that this petition could get another 5000 signatures inside two weeks but it’s certainly not impossible….

Planet Nine debunked? New theory explains outer orbits without the need for an extra planet

Could our solar system contain one more planet beyond the orbit of Neptune that has yet to be discovered? So-called “Planet Nine” is more than just fanciful speculation; it’s a theory with compelling circumstantial evidence behind it. For instance, since…

Davos Elite Looks to ‘Globalization 4.0’ to Stem Climate Change

Business leaders say the next wave of globalization must create social benefits as well as provide technical solutions to climate change. For business leaders gathering in the Swiss Alps this week, ‘Globalisation 4.0’ holds the answers to one of the world’s…