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How to control global warming – Putman Media

A recent column dealt with the control of global warming and Pat Dixon, P.E, PMP, southwest region engineering manager (pdixon@global-business.net) brought up this logical question: „Why not just control the temperature by throttling the rate of CO2 emission?” To control…

22 things you didn't know about cows

A German study found that cows tend to face either magnetic north or south when grazing or resting, regardless of the sun’s position. (Photo: smereka/Shutterstock) With those vacuous big eyes, galumphing gate and generally lazy-seeming demeanor, cows don’t get credit…

Sen. Warren’s Plan To Toss Out The First Amendment To Kill Oil And Gas

Throughout her campaign, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has made dismantling the oil and natural gas sector a hallmark of her policy agenda. She’s a co-sponsor of the Green New Deal and has said that she’ll immediately ban fracking if…

How much weight can a hawk carry?

Hawks and other raptors are impressive predators. Their eyesight can be four to eight times better than ours, for example, and many species are adapted for fast, quiet flight to help them ambush their prey. And then there are those…

When will the lights in the night sky blink off forever?

At some dreary point in the far distant future, the universe will continue to expand until everything is so far apart that the last visible twinkle in the night sky will get snuffed out forever. That will be a dark…

Mosquito nets: Are they catching more fishes than insects?

(Stockholm University) Mosquito nets designed to prevent malaria transmission are used for fishing which may devastate tropical coastal ecosystems, according to a new scientific study. The researchers found that most of the fish caught using mosquito nets were smaller than a finger and potentially collect hundreds of individuals.

What ailments does medical marijuana help?

People talk a lot these days about medical marijuana. On the most recent count, 33 states plus Washington, D.C., have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana. Cannabis as a health treatment is lauded for illnesses ranging from cancer to migraines,…

A Sleaze Storm Spewing From Tom Steyer’s Clean, Green Campaign

Greenie billionaire Tom Steyer, who inexplicably got himself a perch on the last Democratic debate podium despite no real support, has been involved in a rapid-fire series of sleaze scandals. His latest is open bribery, even if, as the Associated…

Climategate: Ten Years Later

This month marks the tenth anniversary of “Climategate” – the release of thousands of emails to and from climate scientists who had been (and still are) collaborating and colluding to create a man-made climate crisis that exists in their minds…

Hey, AOC, California Wildfires Look Like Dereliction Of Duty Not Climate Change

Once again California is burning. We have been here before. Why are we back? “This is what climate change looks like” tweeted liberal Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sharing images of a burning state and showing support for her Green New Deal, the…