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How to see the Great Square of Pegasus

It’s easy! The Great Square of Pegasus consists of 4 stars of nearly equal brightness in a large square pattern. Once you find it, you can star-hop to other well-known sights in the sky.

Naomi Klein: ‘We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism’

Why are you publishing this book now?I still feel that the way that we talk about climate change is too compartmentalised, too siloed from the other crises we face. A really strong theme running through the book is the links…

House Dems Working Overtime To Cripple America’s Oil Supply

On Tuesday night, September 10, the House Rules Committee met to consider three House Bills that are either new or amendments of earlier bills which will restrict oil and gas drilling. These issues were conceived of during both the second…

2020 Dem Candidates Need A Dose Of Ice-Cold Reality

CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate bore-athon. That climate cataclysms are real and already devastating our planet was not open to discussion. So host Wolf Blitzer and ten Democrat presidential contenders vied to make the most extravagant claims about how…

28,000 strangers saved an abandoned French castle, and now you can see it

A fairy tale chateau complete with moat, towering stone spires and looming oak doors has been saved and is open to visitors thanks to the generosity and appreciation of thousands of complete strangers. The Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers, located in…

Hurricane Dorian viewed from space

NASA astronaut Christian Koch snapped this image of Hurricane Dorian from the International Space Station on Monday, September 2, 2019. The station orbits more than 200 miles (300 km) above Earth.

To Fight Global Warming, Think More About Systems Than About What You Consume – The New York Times

INCONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTIONThe Environmental Impacts You Don’t Know You HaveBy Tatiana Schlossberg This book careens and skitters across the landscape of its topic, which means I now know a number of interesting things I didn’t know when I picked it up:…

More Fake Five-Alarm Hysteria From The IPCC

Efforts to stampede the USA and world into forsaking fossil fuels and modern farming continue apace. UN and other scientists recently sent out news releases claiming July 2019 was the “hottest month ever recorded on Earth” – nearly about 1.2 degrees…

Tim Melling – Cetti’s Warbler

Tim writes: I’m old enough to remember when Cetti’s Warblers were a very rare bird in Britain.  The first one ever to be recorded in Britain was in 1961 and breeding was confirmed in 1972.  But since initial colonisation numbers…