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How Democrats Suffered Crushing Down-Ballot Losses Across America

WEXFORD, Pa. — Just a few seats shy of a majority in the State House of Representatives, Democrats in Pennsylvania this year zeroed in on Republican-held suburban districts, where disdain for President Trump ran hot. One of their prime targets…

Sea Angels and Sea Butterflies Reveal Climate Change Consequences – Scientific American

These winged water-dwellers are sea angels, floating marine slugs that may be the “canary in the coal mine” for severe ocean acidification caused by modern global warming. Sea angels and their fluttering counterparts, sea butterflies, are pteropods. Pteropods first evolved…

Cranberry crop isn’t threatened by global warming | Letter – lehighvalleylive.com

It saddened me to see The Express-Times dedicate an entire page to publish a shameless Washington Post propaganda piece (Nov. 24, “Signs of climate change threaten a Thanksgiving staple”). It drives alarmism by picking something important to people (like cranberries…

Radical Activists Want Biden To Declare A ‘Climate Emergency’

Progressive environmentalists are mounting a long-shot bid to get President-elect Joe Biden to go beyond naming a climate czar and declare an environmental national emergency, borrowing a tactic employed by President Donald Trump to fund part of his border wall….

Wildfire Smoke Is Poisoning California’s Kids. Some Pay a Higher Price.

Fresno, Central Valley ‘An impending sense of doom’ Patricio Gonzalez, 12 Patricio, a 7th grader, lives with his parents and his two younger siblings in a neighborhood flanked by several busy roads, an airport and agricultural fields that fill the…

Comment on “Forest microclimate dynamics drive plant responses to warming” – Science Magazine

Abstract Zellweger et al. (Reports, 15 May 2020, p. 772) claimed that forest plant communities’ response to global warming is primarily controlled by microclimate dynamics. We show that community thermophilization is poorly explained by the underlying components of microclimate, and…

Illegal Tampering by Diesel Pickup Owners Is Worsening Pollution, E.P.A. Says

WASHINGTON — The owners and operators of more than half a million diesel pickup trucks have been illegally disabling their vehicles’ emissions control technology over the past decade, allowing excess emissions equivalent to 9 million extra trucks on the road,…

Restoring American Credibility

Please join us on Tuesday for the latest episode in our virtual event series, Netting Zero. This panel, moderated by climate correspondent Christopher Flavelle, will focus on redesigning financial markets to make responsible, climate-focused investing the rule rather than the…

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A 50-Year-Old Global Warming Forecast That Still Holds Up – Eos

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of my mentor, climatologist Mikhail Budyko (1920–2001). Fifty years ago, when the science of climate change prediction was in its infancy, this scientist from the Soviet Union made a series of…

A 50-Year-Old Global Warming Forecast That Still Holds Up – Eos

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of my mentor, climatologist Mikhail Budyko (1920–2001). Fifty years ago, when the science of climate change prediction was in its infancy, this scientist from the Soviet Union made a series of…