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Siberian Polar Bear Seen Far Inland Not Caused By Sea Ice Loss

A thin polar bear has wandered more than 1000km south of the Kara Sea into the Siberian town of Norilsk, which has happened at least once before in the 1970s. It is reminiscent of a similar incident this past winter…

Guest blog – Dewilding Basingstoke by Paul Sterry

Dewilding Basingstoke One thing leads to another. This all harks back to the saga of Basingstoke’s beleaguered Common Toads, a story that not only continues but also evolves. So as summer approaches, and all those young toadlets leave their breeding…

10 Brilliant Quotes From Tesla Short Sellers & Confident Critics

In the past couple of years, Tesla [TSLA] has often been the most shorted stock on the US stock market. Billions of dollars are consistently being put on the line based on the idea TSLA will crash, or at least go down. For much longer than that, more than 11 years, critics have been predicting Tesla’s imminent death

When their star-birthing days are over, galaxies retire to oblivion

All things must end. Even galaxies. And when it’s time for the Milky Way to go, it will be quite a show — at least, if humans are still clinging to this planet in a few billion years. Someone may…

Study Warns Of Death Toll Under Hotter Global Warming Scenarios – KJZZ

Union of Concerned Scientists The number of heat-related deaths per 100,000 people in an extremely hot year in a 3°C warmer world, and the number of deaths per 100,000 people that could be avoided in a 1.5°C or 2°C world…

Joe Biden’s ‘Clean Energy Revolution’ An American Calamity

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain on most of…

Cold weather increases the risk of fatal opioid overdoses

(Brown University) While the precise reasons are unclear, an analysis of overdose deaths in Rhode Island and Connecticut showed that cold snaps raised the risk of fatal opioid overdoses by 25%.

Without swift action on climate change, heat waves could kill thousands in U.S. cities – NBC News

If global warming sometimes seems like a distant or abstract threat, new research casts the phenomenon in stark, life-or-death terms. It predicts that in the absence of significant progress in efforts to curb emissions of temperature-raising greenhouse gases, extreme heat…