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‘Global warming has enhanced the impact of heatwaves’ – Down To Earth Magazine

Jane Baldwin, a climate researcher at Princeton University, USA, spoke to Down To Earth on what enhances the frequency and intensity of heatwaves Apart from temperature and humidity what other local weather factors cause or enhance an ongoing heatwave? One…

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #29

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 20 July 2019 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, July 14 through Sat, July 20, 2019 Editor’s…

The #1 Question Asked by Tesla Owners: How Long Does a Tesla Battery Last?

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Tesla is leading the way into a cleaner, electric future. Proud car owners swear by these sleek, four-wheeled paragons of energy-efficiency. But, for many, the million-dollar question is: “How long does a Tesla battery last, exactly?” There is little financial sense in saving on gasoline only to throw money at a new battery. It’s also […]

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Rattled, rattled, rattled!

It’s a bit of a pity that today’s Farming Today piece was introduced as a legal challenge to Pheasant shooting because it isn’t – it is a legal challenge against Defra and their failure to assess the ecological impacts of…

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Natures silent soldiers aiding in the fight against air pollution

Cities should be planting more trees, but the reasons why may be more complicated than you think. As it turns out, trees provide so much more than aesthetics and a way for humans to connect with nature. More and more research is emerging about how the proper implementation of tree planting in urban areas and cities could help solve growing environmental issues. We already know that nature can improve mental health. It can inspire positive engagement with community and provide the kind of groundedness…

What you need to know about chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate insecticide. It has been almost entirely banned for residential use since 2000 because of the heath risks it presents for children. But the pesticide’s residue is still persistent in the environment. In addition, it is still…