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Yale Climate Connections Equates Year Of Weather With Climate Change

In a recently published article, titled “Warmest U.S. December in history caps a stormy, mostly-sizzling year,” Yale Climate Connections (YCC) says all of the weather events of the past year are proof of dangerous climate change. They mention the word…

Don’t Just Watch: Team Behind ‘Don’t Look Up’ Urges Climate Action – The New York Times

“Don’t Look Up” is a Hollywood rarity on several fronts. It’s a major film about climate change. It racked up a record number of hours viewed in a single week, according to Netflix. It also unleashed a flood of hot…

Earth’s Black Box Warns of Planet’s End Due to Climate Change – HowStuffWorks

In autumn 2021, as leaders from across the globe converged on Glasgow to talk about the impact of human-caused climate change, a coalition of artists, architects and researchers in Australia devised a way to document the apocalypse. How? By storing…

Helen Seidler: Overcoming our dysfunction on climate change – GazetteNET

Published: 1/10/2022 1:32:57 PM Modified: 1/10/2022 1:32:07 PM “Don’t Look Up” is the film most watched on Netflix since it premiered on Dec. 24, and for good reason. A comedy based on the premise of a life-killing comet headed for…

Climatologist Michael Mann Denies He’s A Sex Symbol

h/t Dr. Willie Soon, Total climate inventory – After Leonardo DiCaprio’s performance in “Don’t look up”, Michael Mann was out of questions about whether DiCaprio’s portrayal would be a perfect fit for his life as a scientist whose warnings were…

Venus passages compared: 2017 to 2022

Venus will sweep near the sun in our sky (inferior conjunction) on January 8-9. Astronomer Guy Ottewell uses his great skill at illustration to compare this with past Venus passages.

The post Venus passages compared: 2017 to 2022 first appeared on EarthSky.

“Don’t Look Up” Was Good for Climate Cinema, Even If You Hated It – The New Republic

While rage, even when repellent, and sadness, even when all-consuming, are worthy of representation, imagining a response to the crisis seems hardest of all. For there’s a strong case to be made for a “more the merrier” mindset with “cli-fi”…

How do you make a movie about a hyperobject? – High Country News

The film ‘Don’t Look Up’ turns climate change into an allegorical comet   You are, at this point, aware of the crisis. Scientists have warned us of its imminence, but we’ve doubted their data or dismissed them as alarmists. Politicians,…

Mindfulness Can Get Wandering Thoughts Back on Track, Study Finds

Everyone has times where their mind won’t stay on task. For example, you might be listening to someone talk in a meeting or class and your mind wanders to your dinner plans. Notably, research suggests that 30% to 50% of our daily thoughts are spent on this kind of mind wandering, and that excessive mind […]

The post Mindfulness Can Get Wandering Thoughts Back on Track, Study Finds appeared first on Good News Network.

Effects of climate change taking root in the wine industry – 60 Minutes – CBS News

What are the signs of global warming? Glaciers are melting at an increasingly rapid pace. Persistent droughts are spreading. Well, we have another to tell you about – wine, as in what you probably cracked open for Christmas dinner. Farmers…

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