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2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #33

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 17 August 2019 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Aug 11 through Sat, Aug 17, 2019 Editor’s…

Brilliant things happen when science and photography collide

From the intricate lace-like structure of a telescope to a shiny, closeup of an ebony stag beetle, there are moments when photography shatters the mystery of science. Aware of that intriguing connection, the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) launched the Science…

Want to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease? Try a vegetarian diet

About 600,00 people die every year from heart disease in the United States; that’s one in every four deaths. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To what do we owe this epidemic? Research published…

Eco-Frauds: Prince Harry And Meghan Take Private Jet To Ibiza For 5-Day Vacay

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex enjoyed a secret trip to Ibiza on a private jet to celebrate Meghan’s birthday – despite their persistent posturing about being green. Meghan, who turned 38 on August 4, is thought to have flown…

The Richest People On Earth Are Financing ‘Climate Protectors’

(H/t Doc) The news is out: According to the latest IPCC report, the state of the Earth is catastrophic, but we still have a chance. All we have to do is listen to the 16-year-old climate figurehead Greta Thunberg of…

Ban driven grouse shooting

We’re still on Day 2 and the e-petition calling for a ban of driven grouse shooting is over a third of the way towards a Westminster Hall debate. Here’s a map of where those signatures come from; Here are constituencies…

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Please sign and share this new e-petition in favour of banning driven grouse shooting. The petition was submitted by Chris Packham on behalf of Wild Justice on 4 July and got the requisite five signatures to go into the system…

To fight loneliness, let's get innovative

[embedded content] There’s a unique program at Judson Manor, a retirement community in Cleveland, Ohio, where several college graduate students live amid the senior residents. Room and board for the students is free, and in exchange, they perform concerts and…

DNA tests of UK waters could help catch invasive species early

(University of Southampton) A team of scientists led by the University of Southampton have discovered several artificially introduced species in the coastal waters of southern England, using a technique that could help the early detection of non-native species if adopted more widely.