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EU Climate Summit Delayed After Activists Storm Venue, Set Fires

An E.U. climate summit was at risk of being delayed or canceled Thursday after Greenpeace activists scaled the planned venue and set off flares before chaining themselves to the building in protest at the “slowness” of global climate action. The…

Dog gear company plays fairy godmother to thousands of animal rescues

For animal rescue groups, Max and Neo is their secret Santa, no matter the time of year. Every Friday, the company ships dozens of donation boxes to rescues throughout the U.S. They contain brightly colored, durable collars and leashes as…

German Christmas markets are the best way to celebrate the happiest season of the year

Rows of stalls make up the Munich Christmas Market in the Marienplatz, or city center. The beautiful New Town Hall, or Neues Rathaus, looms above it. (Photo: MNN) Christmas celebrations take place around the world, but in Germany, Christmas markets…

Christmas Bird Count takes off Dec. 14

The 120th annual Christmas Bird Count or CBC begins Dec. 14, and scientists are relying on more than 70,000 volunteers to help them gather data about birds across the Western Hemisphere. Each year, Audubon mobilizes experienced bird-watchers and amateurs alike…

Climate Nanny Bloomberg Owns Fleet Of Private Jets, Choppers

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, worth an estimated $54 billion, enjoys his own fleet of private jets and helicopters stationed in New Jersey while describing himself as a “global leader” on the environment and climate change. Bloomberg, who has pledged to end…

Why Scientists Never Pay A Price For Their Supremely Bad Forecasts

You can read the full version of this 10-year-old news story on the website of Australia’s Herald Sun newspaper by clicking here. Disastrous global warming didn’t happen five years ago, in 2014. It isn’t happening today, either. Yet Penny Sackett…

Scientists at the California Academy of Sciences describe 71 new species in 2019

(California Academy of Sciences) From geckos to goblin spiders, flowering plants, and Mediterranean ants — spanning five continents and three oceans — these 71 new species described by Academy scientists grow Earth’s tree of life.

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The planet faces a climate emergency – but activists need to strap in for the long haul | Alice Bell

Here we go. A nip in the air, the Christmas lights are up, Black Friday deals are still hanging around, and it is time once again for another international climate conference. The COP, or conference of the parties to give…