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Sustainably-sourced sunglasses built to last a lifetime rather than a season

Living a sustainable lifestyle is about more than backyard composting and prolific use of Mason jars in lieu of plastic. To truly reach any level of sustainability we need to be aware of every purchase we make including how the product was made and even the packaging used. Although our conscientious purchasing decisions carry weight, corporate responsibility is where the real change will occur. <!–more→ Just Human feels the burden of that responsibility and has decided to do something…

House Dems Try To Link Natural Disasters To Climate Change In Hearing

CCD Editor’s Note: Yesterday, the House Oversight and Reform Environmental Subcommittee held a Hearing on Recovery, Resilience, and Readiness – Contending with Natural Disasters in the Wake of Climate Change. It’s fascinating to watch Michael ‘Hockey Stick’ Mann try to…

Why some cats hate belly rubs

You’re sitting next to a purring cat when he rolls over with his belly pointed up. You reach in to rub his tummy, but instead of appreciating it, he attacks your hand instead. What just happened? Some cats don’t like…

Flows (2)

This area of bog and cotton grass used to be a conifer plantation. Who’d have known? Thirty- three years ago when I first worked in the Flow Country of Sutherland and Caithness I often drove along the road north of…

Viewing Saturn’s rings soon? Read me 1st

The best time of 2019 for seeing Saturn’s glorious rings is upon us. You’ve seen the photos, but maybe you want to see the rings with your own eyes? Here are a few things to think about.

10 reasons making music is good for your brain

Turns out Mom and Dad were right: those piano lessons and the endless hours in school band practice were good for you. From making you smarter, to diminishing the effects of brain aging, to improving emotional stability, it seems that…

Extinction Rebellion protester convicted of public order offence

The first person to face trial over the Extinction Rebellion protests in April has been found guilty of a minor public order offence for blocking a road in central London. Angie Zelter, 68, was given a conditional discharge at Hendon…

Which climate innovations will really limit global warming? – Horizon magazine

To help filter the most effective innovations to invest in, a global initiative has developed a new way to estimate their emissions-slashing potential. In the next year, it aims to identify 1,000 solutions with a combined potential to avoid more…