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How Climate Change Hurt this Year’s Apple Harvest – Scientific American

It’s been a tough season for U.S. apple growers. Climate change made it worse. From late-spring frosts in western Michigan to triple-digit heat in the Pacific Northwest, apple growers saw a nearly 19 percent drop in fresh-market apple holdings in…

Wind energy could cut global warming by up to 0.8 degrees C, says report – Landscape News

For the latest climate change science, join the Global Landscapes Forum at COP 26 for GLF Climate (5-7 November, 2021). The amount of wind that blows across the planet could fulfill the world’s electricity demand many times over. Yet 63.3 percent of the world’s electricity…

Grapes of change: French wines adapt to global warming – Malay Mail

French director of the wine research centre, SICAREX Beaujolais, Bertrand Chatelet poses in a vineyard covered by anti-hail nets in Liergues, region of Beaujolais. — AFP pic BORDEAUX, Oct 10 — In France’s storied Bordeaux wine region, an experiment aimed…

‘Easy To Be Green?’: Renewables Leaving The World Broke And Powerless

The truth be told, the lead-up to the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow is turning out to be the exact opposite of what British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured) would have wanted. His boast of Britain becoming the Saudi Arabia…

Warming climate brings opportunity, challenges to NJ’s wine industry – WPVI-TV

MILFORD, New Jersey — The warming climate is transforming the wine-making landscape around the world, and turning once chillier New Jersey into a hotspot. But the benefits of greater warmth come with strings attached, including extreme storms, that can complicate…

Brilliant Bruce the Disabled Parrot Uses Pebbles to Clean Himself With Broken Beak—Something Never Before Observed

There’s never been an insult to convey a greater misconception than the phrase ‘bird-brained’, because our feathered friends routinely use their high levels of intelligence, and soar to surprising heights demanding admiration. Take Bruce for example, the 8 year-old Alpine parrot from New Zealand. Bruce is missing the top half of his beak and is […]

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Fall is getting warmer in Philly. Here’s what that means for trees, ticks, and birds. – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Temperatures climbed well above normal a few days this week in Philadelphia, with Monday and Tuesday spiking eight degrees above the typical high of 80 for this time of year. While temperatures often fluctuate, historical data over the past five…

Norway’s ‘Climate Election’ Puts Center-Left in Charge – The New York Times

Despite the soul-searching, the four main political parties all back continued oil exploration and production for the moment, as economic inequalities also dominated the campaign. Mr. Store argued that the revenues from oil could be used to finance a transition,…

Near-Complete Pterosaur Skeleton Obtained in Police Raid Reveals Stunning Details About the Species

A series of smuggled paleontological finds recovered in a 2013 police raid in Santos Harbor, Brazil, contain the most complete crested pterosaur skeleton ever found. Seized along with 3,000 other fossils destined for the illegal fossil trade, the skeleton opens a new world of understanding about these incredibly charismatic flying animals. Belonging to the species […]

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