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Letters to editor: Wildfires, global warming and Donald Trump – Record Searchlight

Wishful thinking won’t make COVID-19, global warming go away Back when I worked in summer camps we’d take the campers out in the sticks for their “overnight.” There, a recurring prank on new counselors was to send them out “behind…

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Letter: Slow down global warming – Columbian.com – The Columbian

I cannot simply go outside for a walk and I live with my windows shut, breathing dusty air. A lot of others have evacuated their homes. For those who are affected, the forest fires have been making life a little…

Don’t blame latest fires on global warming – The Troy Messenger – Troy Messenger

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s…

Hanoi Jane’s Logic For Green New Deal: Birds Are ‘Dive-Bombing Dead’

For someone as infamous as Hanoi Jane Fonda to exploit the devastating West Coast wildfires to sell the Green New Deal (GND) is just par for the course. She’s used to pushing propaganda. Fonda joined MSNBC blowhard Joy Reid on…

After Talking to Firefighters, a Startup Created a Tool That Maps Every California Tree to Help Predict Fire Spread

A new state of the art satellite imaging program will allow California fire authorities to map every individual tree in the state as a means to better plan and monitor for fires. The catastrophic fires typifying the last few fire seasons in California’s forests have had scientists brainstorming new and better ways to combat them, […]

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The Climate Apocalypse: ‘Permanently Immunized From Falsification’

In last Saturday’s post, I provided a quote from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy that encapsulated the gist of the scientific method: “[T]heories that are permanently immunized from falsification . . . can no longer be classified as scientific.” That…

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Bjorn Lomborg: CA Fires Caused By Century Of Suppressing Controlled Burns

Ongoing forest fires in California are mostly a function of poor forest management, particularly insufficient controlled burns to clear away accumulated fuelwood, explained Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and author of , offering his remarks on Thursday’s edition…

Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 19th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

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Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 19th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

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A scientific first: How psychedelics bind to key brain cell receptor

For the first time, scientists solved the high-resolution structure of these compounds when they are actively bound to the 5-HT2A serotonin receptor on the surface of brain cells. This discovery is already leading to the exploration of more precise compounds that could eliminate hallucinations but still have strong therapeutic effects. Psilocybin – the psychedelic compound in mushrooms – has already been granted breakthrough status by the FDA to treat depression.