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Standup Comedy Classes For Men at Risk of Suicide Wins NHS Funding

The UK’s public health services are officially prescribing stand-up comedy classes to men at risk of suicide from mental trauma or depression—after a pilot program proved outrageously successful. While stand-up is one of the hardest, and scariest things most people could think to do, humor is also one of the most innate ways human beings […]

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Some Antarctic ice shelves have GROWN in the last 20 years despite global warming – Daily Mail

Parts of Antarctica have actually gained ice during the last 20 years, new research reveals, despite the continent suffering significant loss due to global warming. Researchers say that sea ice, pushed against ice shelves by a change in regional wind…

Global warming made South Africa’s recent floods twice as likely, study says – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, May 13 (Reuters) – Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. Flash…

Global warming made South Africa’s recent floods twice as likely, study says – Reuters.com

JOHANNESBURG, May 13 (Reuters) – Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. Flash…

BBC Climate Protest Coverage Slammed As ‘Activism’ Not Journalism

Political commentator Darren Grimes has slammed the work of climate editor Justin Rowlatt and suggested his stance on the group’s mission compromises his impartiality – a concession that, given he is part of a public broadcaster, is in the eyes…

EXCLUSIVE U.N. climate czar Carney in new bid to get private equity onboard – sources – Reuters

Bank of England governor Mark Carney speaks during a news conference at the Bank of England in London, December 1, 2015.REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Companies To meet with executives on Wednesday Blackstone,…

Deadly ‘wet-bulb temperatures’ are being stoked by climate change and heat waves – NBC News

Parts of India and Pakistan have been sweltering for weeks under a record-breaking heat wave, exposing more than a billion people to dangerously hot conditions with little relief in sight. While temperatures in the region cooled slightly this week, blistering…

A softer U.S. climate goal? Kerry points to 1.8 degrees – E&E News

For much of last year, climate envoy John Kerry had one number on his mind: 1.5 degrees Celsius. That’s the amount of warming scientists say the world must not surpass if it hopes to prevent dangerous and irreversible climate impacts….

Climate Change Will Boost Viral Outbreaks – Scientific American

Over the next 50 years, climate change could drive more than 15,000 new cases of mammals transmitting viruses to other mammals, according to a study published in Nature. It’s one of the first to predict how global warming will shift…

New Hydrogen Fuel Cells Use Cheap Iron Instead of Costly Platinum for Green Vehicles

Researchers have developed a hydrogen fuel cell that uses iron instead of rare and costly platinum, enabling greater use of the technology. Hydrogen fuel cells convert hydrogen to electricity with water vapor as the only by-product, making them an attractive green alternative for portable power, particularly for vehicles. However, their widespread use has been hampered […]

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