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MICHAEL REAGAN: Don’t blame wildfires on global warming – The Albany Herald

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s…

Letters to editor: Wildfires, global warming and Donald Trump – Record Searchlight

Wishful thinking won’t make COVID-19, global warming go away Back when I worked in summer camps we’d take the campers out in the sticks for their “overnight.” There, a recurring prank on new counselors was to send them out “behind…

Don’t blame latest fires on global warming – The Troy Messenger – Troy Messenger

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s…

Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 19th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

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Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 19th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

House overrides Scott’s veto of Global Warming Solutions Act – vtdigger.org

659 Shares Gov. Phil Scott speaks with state Rep. Laura Sibilia, I-Dover, at center, and Meg Streeter of the Windham Regional Commission. Sibilia led the House effort to override Scott’s veto of the Global Warming Solutions Act. Photo by Jim…

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Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 17th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

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Engineered bacteria churn out cancer biomarkers

Pity the glycan. A lab has created these very tools by commandeering simple, single-celled microorganisms – namely E. coli bacteria – and engineering them to explore the complex process of glycosylation and the functional role that protein-linked glycans play in health and disease.

Polarization over energy and climate in Canada: Oil and gas

(University of Ottawa) Positive Energy released new survey results examining Canadians’ views on the role of oil and gas in Canada’s current and future economy, and the respective roles of federal and provincial governments in the country’s energy and climate future. This novel survey explores how party affiliation, ideology, region, gender, and age may influence opinions on these topics. The survey, conducted prior to the onset of COVID-19, provides a valuable benchmark for Canadians’ views on oil, gas and government leadership.

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The megafires and pandemic expose the lies that frustrate action on climate change | Tim Flannery

I was in Melbourne in late January, watching as more and more people donned face masks to protect themselves against the bushfire smoke that had thickened the air for weeks and that was causing hundreds of deaths. Turning on the…