Power move: Stacey Abrams’ next act is the electrification of the US
Stacey Abrams has been hailed as a masterly community organizer, after she helped turn out the voters that secured two Senate seats for Democrats in once solidly red Georgia. She has also run twice – unsuccessfully – for state governor….
Fact check: Antarctic ice sheet mass study shows global warming – USA TODAY
The claim: NASA Antarctic ice sheet study shows global warming is a ‘con’ A Jan. 31 Facebook post features a link to a 2015 NASA press release announcing research that concluded the Antarctic ice sheet gained ice between 1992 and 2008. …
Calif. Senate Passes Bill To Punish Oil Companies For High Pump Prices
A first-in-the-nation bill to punish oil companies for profiting from price spikes at the pump breezed through the California Senate on Thursday at the urging of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, the first major vote in an effort to pass the…
Tiny island nation of Vanuatu to take climate change to the Hague – Axios
Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios The small Pacific island country of Vanuatu is poised to gain UN approval to seek an unprecedented legal opinion on what obligation countries have to combat climate change. Why it matters: Vanuatu’s resolution would give the International…
The rise of ‘doomers’: The people who think climate change can’t be stopped – The Washington Post
When Sean Youra was 26 years old and working as an engineer, he started watching documentaries about climate change. Youra, who was struggling with depression and the loss of a family member, was horrified by what he learned about melting…
Aurora photos from Thursdayâs geomagnetic storm
A geomagnetic storm produced aurora visible from even southern states on March 23, 2023. See some of our best aurora photos here.
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17-Year-old Wins $150,000 in Science Talent Search for Remarkable Way to Diagnose Pediatric Heart Disease
In the oldest and most prestigious young adult science competition in the nation, 17-year-old Ellen Xu used a kind of AI to design the first diagnosis test for a rare disease that struck her sister years ago. With a personal story driving her on, she managed an 85% rate of positive diagnoses with only a […]
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Media Parrot IPCC’s Warning Earth Mustn’t Pass 1.5°C Threshold. It Already Did
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the final part of its sixth assessment report (AR6) on Monday, March 20. Predictably, the media rushed to repeat the claims made in the report with their own scary, woefully overwrought, headlines. Here is…
UK planning to launch watered down net zero strategy in oil capital Aberdeen
The government is planning to launch its revamped net zero strategy from the UK’s oil and gas capital, Aberdeen, in a clear signal of its intention to boost the fossil fuel industry while cutting key green measures, the Guardian has…
The moon occults Venus on March 24: See our photo gallery
Part of the world was treated to the sight of the moon occulting Venus on March 24, 2023. See beautiful photos as the moon occults Venus here.
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