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The color of your clothing can impact wildlife

(Binghamton University) Your choice of clothing could affect the behavioral habits of wildlife around you, according to a study conducted by a team of researchers, including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Manmade substances caused a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005 – New York Post

Ozone-depleting substances (ODS) were responsible for a third of all global warming between 1955 and 2005, according to experts. This is staggering considering the manmade substances were only developed in the 1920s and 30s but began to be phased out…

Opinon: We want to end global warming but we idle our engines. Stop it! – The Mercury News

Many Californians are understandably concerned about global warming, the environment and the future of the planet. So what about our favorite pastime of idling car engines on the side of the road while checking e-mail, texting, staring into space, eating…

Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster. (Just Don’t Call It Climate Change.) – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disasters worsened by climate change. But states that qualify must first explain why they need…

4 Activist Girls Trying To Save The World From Climate Change – NPR

LA Johnson/NPR LA Johnson/NPR A teenage girl, Greta Thunberg, has become the world-famous face of the climate strike movement. But she’s far from alone: Thunberg has helped rally and inspire others — especially girls. NPR talked to four teenage climate…

When is store-bought better than homemade?

Cooking a meal from scratch can be a truly rewarding experience. It can also make you want to toss up your hands in despair, throw the uncooperative dough in the trash (for the third time) and go get take-out instead….

Heads up! Lunar occultation of Mars February 18

Thinking of beefing up your stargazing optics? Now would be a good time. Given clear skies, all of the U.S. (except Alaska and Hawaii) can watch the red planet Mars disappear behind the moon – or reappear, or both – one month from today, on the morning of February 18, 2020.

Should you be refilling that plastic water bottle?

At some point, you’ve probably looked at that empty water bottle in the backseat of the car and wondered if it’s got just a little more life in it. After all, if you’re going to use plastic, why not make…