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Extinction Rebellion Cofounder Calls Holocaust ‘Just Another F*ckery’

The British co-founder of Extinction Rebellion sparked outrage in Germany today by referring to the Holocaust as ‘just another f***ery in human history’. Roger Hallam compared the murder of six million Jewish people at the hands of the Nazis to other…

Noise pollution is a major threat to many different kinds of animals, study finds

We know noise pollution is bad for humans, increasing our risk of health problems like stress, heart disease and tinnitus, plus cognitive impairment in kids. We also know it harms many other animals, like songbirds, dolphins and whales. According to…

Mysterious comet debris may spark 'unicorn meteor storm'

If the idea of shooting stars too innumerable to count sounds like a brilliant experience worth staying up for, losing a bit of shut-eye on the evening of Nov. 21 may just be worth the price of admission. Renowned meteor…

NASA just found plumes of water vapor bursting from Jupiter's moon

When it comes to candidates for alien life in our solar neighborhood, Europa is the apple of every scientist’s eye. The moon — one of 79 whirling around Jupiter — has already offered a few tantalizing hints. Earlier this year,…

Venus and Jupiter getting closer!

The two brightest planets visible from Earth – Venus and Jupiter – are both in the west after sunset now as seen from around the globe. They are exceedingly bright! Very noticeable, if you look. Photos from the EarthSky Community here.

New report: The impact of energy booms on local workers

(IZA World of Labor) A new IZA World of Labor report publishing today finds energy booms create a broad set of benefits for local workers in the short term including lower unemployment and higher wages. But there are externalities to consider and the long term picture is less clear.

We’re living through Earth’s second-hottest year, NOAA finds – Washington Post

Global land and ocean temperature departures from average during October 2019. (NOAA) Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and the environment. November 19 at 8:15 PM This year is increasingly likely to be the planet’s second-…

Why not bring a shelter dog home for the holidays?

As your family gathers together for the holidays this season, do you have space for one more? Some animal shelters are hoping that people will open their homes for a week or two to give homeless dogs a temporary break…