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Critics Face Harsh Climate When It Comes To Science

Tough Times for Critics By Die kalte Sonne(Translated by P. Gosselin) The climate issue now dominates almost all areas of life. This makes it all the more important that the arguments of the critics of the climate alarm are finally…

Big fashion companies finally join consumers to stop the massive clothing waste problem

You were probably outraged when you heard that Burberry burned $37.8 million worth of unsold clothing and accessories in 2018. Amazon and other companies have been accused of the same kind of waste — it’s common among online clothes sellers…

Big Tech Has Entered The Oil Business

Big tech has entered the oil business. Well, not all of big tech, because we do have Tesla out there trying to decrease our dependence on fossil fuels. Companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and Google, however, are a bit different. They are talking the talk, but when it comes to the oil and gas industry, they are eager to work with companies to find easier ways to extract oil

Don’t Blame Climate Change For Raging Wildfires, Blame Bad Policies

California and Australia share a common enemy: overzealous environmental regulation. In both places, the unintended consequences of a radical environmentalist agenda have been massive wildfires. California suffered from two horrible fire seasons in the last three years, one of which…

NRL researching rivers in the sky

(Naval Research Laboratory) Meteorologists at the US Naval Research Laboratory plan to take a harder look in 2020 at a prime, yet difficult to model, component of the global water cycle known as atmospheric rivers.

Photographer beckons you to explore White Sands National Park

“White Sands Cottonwood Fall” (Photo: © Craig Varjabedian) Fine art photographer Craig Varjabedian has spent his career focusing his lens on the natural wonders of New Mexico, and in his photo book, “Into The Great White Sands,” he showcases the…

What does 'no-kill' mean at animal shelters?

In an ideal world, there would be no need for animal shelters. But stray and unwanted pets need a place to go and hopefully they wind up at “no-kill” facilities. But what exactly does “no-kill” mean? The answer isn’t necessarily…

New parasitoid wasp species discovered in the Amazon — can manipulate host’s behavior

(University of Turku) A research group from the Biodiversity Unit of the University of Turku studies the diversity of parasitoid insects around the world. Parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera) are one of the most species rich animal taxa on Earth, but their tropical diversity is still poorly known. In the latest study, the group discovered 15 new, sizable species that parasitize spiders in the lowland rainforests of the Amazon and the cloud forests of the Andes.


CLIMATE IMPACTS: Warming cost the U.S. an extra $24B — research

Extreme weather associated with climate warming drove U.S. property losses $24 billion higher over the past 25 years than would have been expected under a more stable climate regime, according to new research from the American Academy of Actuaries.