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Why did Ecuador's largest waterfall disappear?

Earlier this year, the 500-foot-tall San Rafael waterfall in the Ecuadorian Amazon seemed to vanish. The country’s largest waterfall in both height and volume, its disappearance wasn’t caused by a sudden drop in water levels, but instead because the Coca…

Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change – Foreign Policy

School students gather to demand action on climate change in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2019. Jenny Evans/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, caused widespread sickness and fatalities, and sent the global economy careening toward a depression….

Calls Grow To End ‘Plastic Bag Bans’ To Help Stem Pandemic

Mindless virtue signaling doesn’t fare well in a real crisis. As the nation and the world confronts a deadly pandemic, and citizens, businesses, and governments do all they can to tamp down the spread of the coronavirus, some useless measures…

WaPo Fact Checker: Biden ‘Misspoke’ About His Fracking Ban

A Washington Post fact-checker ruled Thursday that Joe Biden hadn’t lied when he said he supported a fracking ban during Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate. Rather, Biden had simply “described his fracking stance inaccurately.” The Post gave Biden “Zero Pinocchios” for saying during the most recent Democratic debate that he…

Radical Biden: No More Drilling Or Fracking, No More Cars

Whoever said that Joe Biden was a moderate? His radical ideas are as much of a danger as his incoherency and his constant lies. He has the nomination likely locked up at this point, so he doesn’t have to pitch…

HKU scientists find high concentrations of toxic phenyltin compounds in local Chinese white dolphins

(The University of Hong Kong) An HKU research team confirmed the occurrence of biomagnification of toxic substance TPT compounds along the marine food chain resulted in very high concentrations of TPT in two top predators, the Chinese white dolphin and the finless porpoises. This is the first study in the world to confirm the trophic magnification of TPT in food webs of cetacean species, and the findings were published in Environment International.

AOC Reads ‘Green New Deal’ On House Floor, Leaves Out Costs

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) read the entire 14-page signature “Green New Deal” on the House floor Wednesday afternoon because she claims that Republicans do not understand it. The self-described Democratic socialist took to the House floor on Wednesday to talk…

Dem’s Fracking Ban Would Cost $7 Trillion, Industry Warns

Fracking is a dirty word as far as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is concerned, but those in the oil-and-gas industry warn that life without hydraulic fracturing would be far grubbier. The American Petroleum Institute drilled down this week on rising Democratic…

The Anti-Plastic Bag Movement Is A State Religion

Why do politicians want to take away our plastic bags and straws? This moral panic is intensifying even as evidence mounts that banning plastic is both a waste of money and harmful to the environment. If you want to protect…