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Three massive storms slam U.S. and Japan, each with climate change ties – Axios

Three blockbuster storms struck different coasts this weekend, causing widespread damage in Puerto Rico, Alaska and Japan. The big picture: Each storm either exhibited unusual characteristics in its formation and intensification or in its interaction with built infrastructure. In Alaska:…

Microplastics pollution threat fails to be included in Hockey Feasibility study for Moreland Council

On Wednesday night I made a statement to Moreland Council meeting on Agenda item 7.9 Hockey Feasibility Study for a second Field Hockey pitch in Moreland. My concerns were that Council needs to consider all the information on health and…

Your local park has a hidden talent: helping fight climate change – KTOO

Most people in the United States live in cities. And most people who live in urban areas primarily get outside by going to city parks. Climate change is putting pressure on people and parks alike. On a warm night in…

Hurricane Harvey hit Latinos hardest, landmark study finds – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Scientists have long known that warming temperatures supercharged the rainfall from Hurricane Harvey. But now in a landmark new study about the 2017 hurricane, they’ve gone a step further. In…

Stossel: Science Has Become Govt-Funded Left-Wing Advocacy

“Trust the science,” say the media. Polls show that fewer Americans do. There’s good reason for that. “They don’t trust science because science is increasingly untrustworthy,” says science writer Andrew Follet in my new video. “The only group that trusts…

Climate change may cause bees to grow lopsided wings, scientists say – The Washington Post

Listen 5 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article The plight of the bumblebee has been well documented. In recent years, researchers and advocates have reported worrying population declines across North America and Europe as climate change menaces the…

Global warming could affect children’s fitness – UPI News

Children are not as physically fit as their parents were when they were kids, and this will likely harm them as the Earth warms, new research claims. The findings are based on a comprehensive review of more than 150 studies…

Too hot to play! Childhood obesity and inactivity increasing because of climate change – Study Finds

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Kids today are nearly a third less aerobically fit than their parents at the same age and one researcher says it could be because of climate change. Scientists say that record highs of obesity and physical inactivity…

Can sharks smile?

Dogs, monkeys and dolphins all show expressions akin to human smiles. But can sharks smile? They may look as if they’re smiling, but are they, really?

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