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Will Steffen, ‘courageous’ climate scientist, dies in Canberra aged 75

Globally renowned Australian climate scientist Prof Will Steffen has died, aged 75, with former colleagues and family remembering him as an inspiring, courageous and gentle human. Steffen died in Canberra hospital on Sunday evening after almost a year of treatment…

‘We Quit’: Extinction Rebellion Vows to Halt Disruptive Protests. So What’s Next? – InsideClimate News

Extinction Rebellion protesters block Lambeth Bridge on April 10, 2022 in London, England. Credit: Hollie Adams/Getty Images A prominent climate advocacy group in the United Kingdom says it will temporarily pause disruptive protests this year, acknowledging that some of the…

Aztecs Used the Mountains to Create Sophisticated Farming Calendar that Even Accounted for Leap Years: Study

Without clocks or modern tools, ancient Mexicans watched the sun to maintain a farming calendar that precisely tracked seasons and even adjusted for leap years. In the early 16th century, the largest city in Spain had a population of less than 50,000, whereby in contrast the land the Spanish were on the verge of conquering […]

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Incredible Time-Lapse Shows 12,000-Ton Bridge Being Slid into Place Above Highway in Record-Setting Feat

Incredible time-lapse footage shows a 12,600-ton bridge being slid into place across a highway in a world-record-setting engineering feat. Around 450 people spent 40 hours over the Christmas week slowly positioning the gigantic structure over the M42 in Warwickshire, England, at a speed of around 15 feet per hour. The method involved building the entire […]

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Extinction Rebellion To Stop Wreaking Havoc: ‘Nothing Has Changed’

They have glued themselves to roads, cracked windows, and delayed thousands of frustrated commuters. Now Extinction Rebellion has pledged to leave the locks and glue at home and temporarily stop using public disruption as a protest tool, because “very little…

Commentary: Global warming, climate change and my ice cream – Great Lakes Echo

Ball’s Softee Creme sign Image: Mackenzie DeRaad By Mackenzie DeRaad My favorite summertime activity has always been biking or walking to the best ice cream shop in Lowell, Michigan: Ball’s Softee Creme. Situated at the end of town by the…

Editorial: Peabody backs a cynical take on global warming and carbon dioxide – St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By the Editorial Board St. Louis’ own Peabody Energy is putting its money behind a Texas-based foundation whose apparent job is to promote the benefits of carbon and stoke public skepticism of wind and solar energy. There’s no other way…

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