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NYTimes’ Reporter Still Asking For Forgiveness After Climate Sins

New York Times’ reporter Andy Newman has followed up on his guilt-ridden travel piece in the paper’s um, Travel section (headlined under the buzz-killing title, “Travel’s Climate Problem – If to see the world is also to help destroy it,…

On maiden voyage, Boaty McBoatface identifies significant culprit in rising sea levels

Boaty McBoatface has gone where no autonomous vehicle has ever gone before — and come back with answers. The little submarine that could has found a link between increasing Antarctic winds and rising sea temperatures. The robotic sub earned its…


AUTOS: GM ponders clean revival of gas-guzzling Hummer

A zero-emission Hummer sounds as paradoxical as nonalcoholic whiskey, but General Motors Co. is mulling over the idea of building an electric vehicle that would bring the defunct gas-guzzling brand back to life.

Elsevier launches Current Research journals

(Elsevier) Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, continues to expand its offering of gold open access titles with the launch of Current Research, a series of primary research titles spanning the life and physical sciences. Current Research will serve as a companion to the highly-regarded Current Opinion review journals.

Canada’s Climate Barbie Makes Ludicrous Promise On Carbon Taxes

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s assertion last week that the Trudeau government, if re-elected, will freeze its carbon price/tax at $50 per tonne of emissions after 2022 is ludicrous. It runs counter to everything the federal government’s own experts have said…


Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline?

Australia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to address our most important challenges, create a future of greater prosperity for all, globally competitive industries and a…

German Green Party Wants To Ban All Industrial Farming

The Green party in Germany said it will ban industrial farming to reduce global warming if it comes to power. The measure was proposed by Katrin Goering-Eckardt, the party’s leader in the Germany parliament, as part of a massive €100…