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Ex-Alarmist Disputes So-Called ‘Climate Crisis’ In New Book

Environmentalist Michael Shellenberger got off to a rocky start with his book launch when Forbes deactivated his column apologizing for the “climate scare,” but the magazine may have done him a favor. The backlash prompted a host of feisty contrarian…

New Exotica Catalog will help guide search for ET

“What if extraterrestrial intelligences are not like us, but are found in the frigid reaches of the outer solar system, the extreme gravity of neutron stars, the brilliant cores of active galaxies, or the hearts of the richest galaxy clusters?”

How the beetle got its bang

(Stevens Institute of Technology) Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. show how the bombardier beetle concocts its deadly explosives and in the process, learn how evolution gave rise to the beetle’s remarkable firepower.

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May 2020 tied for Earth’s hottest May on record, federal scientists report – USA TODAY

May 2020 tied for the warmest May on record, federal scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. Climate records go back to 1880.  May 2020 was 1.71 degrees above average globally, NOAA said, which put the month in…

May 2020 tied for Earth’s hottest May on record, federal scientists report – USA TODAY

May 2020 tied for the warmest May on record, federal scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. Climate records go back to 1880.  May 2020 was 1.71 degrees above average globally, NOAA said, which put the month in…

Culprit for Mass Extinction 445 Million Years Ago? Global Warming – The New York Times

It has long been our planet’s greatest and oldest murder mystery. Roughly 445 million years ago, around 85 percent of all marine species disappeared in a geologic flash known as the Late Ordovician mass extinction. But scientists have long debated…