Oregon eyes mandate for climate change lessons in schools – Oregon Public Broadcasting
Oregon lawmakers are aiming to make the state the second in the nation to mandate climate change lessons for K-12 public school students, further fueling U.S. culture wars in education. Dozens of Oregon high schoolers submitted support of the bill,…
Oregon eyes mandate for climate change lessons in schools – The Associated Press – en Español
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers are aiming to make the state the second in the nation to mandate climate change lessons for K-12 public school students, further fueling U.S. culture wars in education. Dozens of Oregon high schoolers submitted…
The 50 States of Climate Change – Outside Online – Outside
Since the 1700s, the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has increased by 40 percent, largely from greenhouse gasses released by people burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal. As a result, the climate is becoming more…
Opinion | Clean Energy Is Suddenly Less Polarizing Than You Think – The New York Times
My whole adult life, the work of fighting climate change was understood as the job of the blue team in America. The red team, we knew, just wasn’t going to play ball. President George W. Bush abandoned the Kyoto Protocol,…
How to see the Chinese spy balloon
A mysterious surveillance balloon is crossing the United States. Learn how to see the Chinese spy balloon here and find a map here of where it may go next.
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Climate change has many Americans reconsidering having children: POLL – ABC News
At a time when the present-day impacts of climate change are unavoidable, millions of Americans are reevaluating whether they want to have children, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll. According to the new poll conducted using Ipsos’ KnowledgePanel, nearly…
Historians Stunned: Uzbekistan Nomads Supplied a Third of the Bronze Used Across Ancient Mediterranean
Cutting edge analysis of tin isotopes has shown that tiny tribes of pastoral nomads from modern-day Uzbekistan supplied a third of all the precious tin needed to make the bronze which fueled Ancient Mediterranean commerce. Getting the tin from Uzbekistan to the Med involved a vast multi-regional, multi-vector trade network that bears comparison with our […]
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NASA predicted asteroid impact in Ontario, Canada
NASA predicted the asteroid impact in Ontario, Canada, with its Scout impact hazard assessment system. The goal of Scout is to track impact hazards to Earth.
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Finding safe haven in the climate change future: The Great Plains – Yahoo News
This Yahoo News series analyzes different regions around the country in terms of climate change risks that they face now and will experience in the years to come. As the negative consequences of rising global temperatures due to humankind’s relentless…
Effects of Climate Change – Impacts and Examples – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)
Jump to Section Tokyo during a record-breaking heat wave, August 13, 2020 The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images Higher average temperatures This change in global average temperature—seemingly small but consequential and climbing—means that, each summer, we are likely to experience…