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‘Teenage God’ Of Global Worrying Says World Leaders Used Her

The “teenage God of global warming” Greta Thunberg is now feeling a sudden lack of relevance following her recent calls on world leaders to remember they should feel ashamed, according to Sky News host Andrew Bolt. It comes as the…

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Gold mining restricts Amazon rainforest recovery

Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study. The researchers warn that the impacts of mining on tropical forests are long-lasting and that active land management and restoration will be necessary to recover tropical forests on previously mined lands.

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Asteroid Day, June 30, live from Luxembourg

The 6th annual Asteroid Day will be held as a digital event on June 30, 2020. It’ll feature presentations with experts, panel discussions, and question-and-answer periods. Here’s how to participate.

Linking Climate Change To Floods Not Supported By Science

Nobel laureate Richard Feynman said it best: “It doesn’t matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn’t matter how smart you are. If it doesn’t agree with experiment, it’s wrong.” Testing theories with data is how theories are validated. Yet…

The Kerguelen oceanic plateau sheds light on the formation of continents

(CNRS) How did the continents form? Although to a certain extent this remains an open question, the oceanic plateau of the Kerguelen Islands may well provide part of the answer, according to a French-Australian team led by the Géosciences Environnement Toulouse laboratory (CNRS/Université Toulouse III-Paul Sabatier/IRD/CNES).

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Walk Miles and Miles to Halt Global Warming – IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

Viewpoint by Jonathan Power Long before the Coronavirus and global warming, the great philosopher Bertrand Russell wrote:” Unhappy men would increase their happiness more by walking 6 miles every day than by any conceivable change in philosophy.” LUND, Sweden (IDN)…

Want to see Saturn’s rings? Read me 1st

The best time of 2020 for seeing Saturn’s glorious rings is nearly upon us. You’ve seen the photos, but maybe you want to see the rings with your own eyes? Here are a few things to think about.