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EurekAlert! fellowship spotlights early-career science journalists from Latin America, other emerging regions

(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Five early-career science journalists from emerging regions will attend the 2020 AAAS Annual Meeting as winners of the 2020 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters.

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Abortion preeminent issue, global warming not urgent, say bishops – National Catholic Reporter

Baltimore — Global warming is an important issue but not urgent, said the leader of the U.S. Catholic bishops. Abortion, on the other hand, is their preeminent priority.  Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the outgoing president of the United States Conference of…

Abortion preeminent issue, global warming not urgent, say bishops – National Catholic Reporter

Baltimore — Global warming is an important issue but not urgent, said the leader of the U.S. Catholic bishops. Abortion, on the other hand, is their preeminent priority.  Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the outgoing president of the United States Conference of…

As California Burns, Saint Gavin Fiddles

If Gavin Newsom is not the worst governor of California, he will be by the time he gets through with it. Know-it-all “pretty boy” Newsom, predictably elected in a deeper-than-deep blue state, has no regard for anyone who thinks differently…

Waterlogged Venice reels from highest tide in 50 years

Italy’s sinking city is struggling after the highest tide in more than 50 years hit Venice on the night of Nov. 12. The “Alta Acqua” (high tide water) rolled in late Tuesday night, peaking at about six feet in the…

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CLIMATE IMPACTS: Clinics thrown into crisis during intentional blackouts

When a utility shut off electricity to prevent wildfires in California, community health centers were forced to make a choice: Use their generators to refrigerate lifesaving medications or power their vital medical records systems.

Australian Bushfires Partly Caused By India’s Late-Ending Monsoon Season: Expert

The catastrophic bushfires in Australia, which killed three and displaced thousands, is partly due to the monsoon season ending late in India, according to an expert. Trent Penham, who is associated with the University of Melbourne and studies the behavior…

Ranger uses roar to scare off lions | Desert Lions | BBC Earth

Ranger Flip receives a crisis call – two young lions have ventured dangerously close to a nearby village, endangering the humans and livestock who live there. He has to take desperate measures to fend off the lions while preserving the…

How should billionaires spend their money to fight climate change? – Vox.com

Whether you like it or not, billionaire philanthropy exists. And if it’s going to keep existing, then we’d probably do well to figure out how donors’ resources can most effectively tackle our world’s biggest problems. That includes our most urgent…