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More ecosystem engineers create stability, preventing extinctions

(Santa Fe Institute) Biological builders like beavers, elephants, and shipworms re-engineer their environments. How this affects their ecological network is the subject of new research, which finds that increasing the number of “ecosystem engineers” stabilizes the entire network against extinctions.

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Stiffer roadways could improve truck fuel efficiency

A theoretical study suggests that small changes in roadway paving practices could reduce that efficiency loss, potentially eliminating a half-percent of the total greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector, at little to no cost.

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Stiffer roadways could improve truck fuel efficiency

A theoretical study suggests that small changes in roadway paving practices could reduce that efficiency loss, potentially eliminating a half-percent of the total greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector, at little to no cost.

Inconvenient Truth: Tornado Numbers Expose Al Gore’s Lies

In two articles published this past week here at Climate Realism, we showed how Al Gore’s predictions about melting glaciers in Glacier National Park and disappearing snows at Mt. Kilimanjaro have proven spectacularly wrong. Those were the only two concrete…

‘Playing hard to get’ really works; here’s why

(University of Rochester) A team of researchers from the University of Rochester and the Israeli-based Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya examined the effects of playing hard to get, a mating strategy that is likely to instill a certain degree of uncertainty. In a new study they show that making the chase harder increases a potential mate’s desirability.

Tesla Giga Berlin: Steel, Dust, & Concrete

Tesla Giga Berlin, like a seed sprouting, now has steel, dust, and concrete. These three items may not seem like much, but these are the tendrils of a new seed of success planted in Germany, one that is taking root

Summers are growing longer due to climate change, while winters are dramatically shrinking – Washington Post

People cool off in the river pool at the Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole in Reston, Va. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post) By Brian Brettschneider June 1 at 9:50 AM The Earth is warming and disturbing the balance of the…