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Call for Ambition at #COP25 by #Mad4Survival coalition lead by Marshall Islands

A press conference this morning at the United Nations climate Conference COP25 launched an ambition drive, Mad 4 Survival, spearheaded by the Climate Vulnerable Forum and lead by the Marshall Islands. Apporopriate that this is being launched on Human rights…

17 great quotes from 'A Christmas Story'

For many kids, there was that one Christmas where they just wished and wished for a special present … but Santa had other ideas. But the holidays were still filled with family, friends and lots of cheer. That’s the happy…

Aldebaran is the Bull’s fiery eye

Aldebaran – brightest star in Taurus the Bull – is easy to spot at one tip of a V-shaped pattern of stars. If this star replaced our sun, its surface would extend almost to the orbit of Mercury.

1940s blood samples reveal historical spread of malaria

DNA from 75-year old eradicated European malaria parasites uncovers the historical spread of one of the two most common forms of the disease, Plasmodium vivax, from Europe to the Americas during the colonial period, finds a new study.

We're celebrating 'Friendsgiving' in rural America

Wondering what “Atlanta to Appalachia” is all about? It’s part of an occasional series about life in the wilds of West Virginia through the eyes of a couple who never dreamed they’d love it there. Read previous installments here. *…

Why not bring a shelter dog home for the holidays?

As your family gathers together for the holidays this season, do you have space for one more? Some animal shelters are hoping that people will open their homes for a week or two to give homeless dogs a temporary break…

Greta Getting Flak For Taking ‘Plastic Yacht’ Back To Europe

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg eschews jet travel based on her opposition to greenhouse-gas emissions, but her return trip to Europe isn’t entirely carbon-neutral. Twelve weeks after sailing into New York City, Greta hitched a ride back to Europe Wednesday…

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Abortion preeminent issue, global warming not urgent, say bishops – National Catholic Reporter

Baltimore — Global warming is an important issue but not urgent, said the leader of the U.S. Catholic bishops. Abortion, on the other hand, is their preeminent priority.  Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the outgoing president of the United States Conference of…

Abortion preeminent issue, global warming not urgent, say bishops – National Catholic Reporter

Baltimore — Global warming is an important issue but not urgent, said the leader of the U.S. Catholic bishops. Abortion, on the other hand, is their preeminent priority.  Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the outgoing president of the United States Conference of…

Edmond Halley’s magnificent prediction

Born on today’s date in the year 1656, English astronomer and mathematician Edmond Halley was the first to predict the return of a comet. Today, Halley’s Comet – the most famous of all comets – bears his name.