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Compounds in Amber Could Help Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria Superbugs, Scientists Find

For centuries, people in Baltic nations have used ancient amber for medicinal purposes. Even today, infants are given amber necklaces that they chew to relieve teething pain, and people put pulverized amber in elixirs and ointments for its purported anti-inflammatory and anti-infective properties. Now, scientists have pinpointed compounds that help explain Baltic amber’s therapeutic effects […]

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Prince William Echoes The Great ‘Reset’ Pablum

Prince William has confirmed that he’s at least as dodgy a kingly prospect as his father the Prince of Wales by calling for a ‘Reset.’ William, who is second in line to the British throne, slipped the codeword into a…

Support legislation to slow climate change | News, Sports, Jobs – Escanaba Daily Press

EDITOR: I’m a retired meteorologist with two degrees in atmospheric science. The great majority of the most qualified scientists in my field believe human-caused greenhouse gas emissions (and other short-sighted, careless actions like widespread deforestation) are responsible for a dangerous…

Does Biden’s American Jobs Plan go big enough on climate change? – Al Jazeera English

At first glance, United States President Joe Biden’s giant American Jobs Plan seems like an environmentalist’s dream: enormous investment in electric vehicles, big tax incentives for renewable energy and widespread improvements to the ailing US power grid. The initiative would…

Support slowing climate change | News, Sports, Jobs – Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor: I’m a retired meteorologist with two degrees in atmospheric science. The great majority of the most qualified scientists in my field believe human-caused greenhouse gas emissions (and other short-sighted, careless actions like widespread deforestation) are responsible for…

The Utter Crushing Phoniness Of Biden’s Costly Infrastructure Plan

One of the most striking – and depressing – realities of our nation’s capital these days is the importance of image and the irrelevance of substance and truth. Appearances have always been somewhat important. Remember that shot of John Edwards…

Chad Blair: Goodbye COVID-19, Hello Climate Change – Honolulu Civil Beat

Like thousands of Hawaii residents last week, I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. It was so encouraging to see so many folks lined up ahead of and behind me that I almost let go my frustration at…

Damaged Amazon Adds to Global Warming – Living On Earth

Air Date: Week of March 26, 2021 stream/download this segment as an MP3 file A bird’s eye view of the Amazon Rainforest near the city Manaus. (Photo: Neil Palmer, CIAT, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0) The first broad study of…