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Tim Madigan: When climate change hits home – St. Paul Pioneer Press

In the last few years, I’ve taken a deep dive into the issue of climate change, reading scores of news accounts, scholarly articles and books on the topic. What I learned frankly terrified me. What was true and what was…

The surprising story of ‘warming stripes’ – The New York Times

June 21 is Show Your Stripes Day. Stripes, as in warming stripes, a popular way to visualize global warming trends over the last 150 years. You’ll find warming stripes on face masks (see my Twitter profile), on scarves (Blackrock’s chief…

Climate Change, Fossil-Fuel Pollution, and Children’s Health | NEJM – nejm.org

1. Tollefson J. Scientists raise alarm over “dangerously fast” growth in atmospheric methane. Nature 2022 February 08 (Epub ahead of print). 2. Global Carbon Project. Global carbon budget. 2022 (https://www.globalcarbonproject.org/carbonbudget/index.htm). Google Scholar 3. Climate Action Tracker. Temperatures: addressing global warming….

Rivian Truck Raffle: You Get the Keys NOW! Tickets Support Fight Against Climate Change. – CleanTechnica

By Mike Tidwell This summer you could win the super-hard-to-find Rivian electric truck in a Rivian truck raffle! You’ll be the first in your neighborhood to drive one. Or you could win a custom-built Tesla. It’s all part of a…

Roads are Lasting Twice as Long Thanks to Recycled Tire Rubber

Rubber from used tyres acts like sunscreen for roads and halves the rate of sun damage when mixed with bitumen, new research has found. Engineers at RMIT University in Australia have discovered a bitumen blend that is both UV-resistant and withstands traffic loads, with the potential to save governments millions on road maintenance annually. Unlike […]

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By focusing only on ‘resilience,’ Florida’s governor ignores climate change’s deadly heat – Louisana Illuminator

Florida tends to be a pretty lively place. Just look at all our crowded beaches, highways, stadia, hockey rinks, racetracks, bars, restaurants, casinos, and, sometimes, hospital ERs. You may be surprised to hear that we’ve also got lots of amazing…

By focusing only on ‘resilience,’ Florida’s governor ignores climate change’s deadly heat – Florida Phoenix

Florida tends to be a pretty lively place. Just look at all our crowded beaches, highways, stadia, hockey rinks, racetracks, bars, restaurants, casinos, and, sometimes, hospital ERs. You may be surprised to hear that we’ve also got lots of amazing…

What is black carbon, and what does it mean for climate change? – Landscape News

Antarctica, the vast and frozen continent that holds much of the world’s freshwater, appears to the imagination as an unchanging giant. Indeed, most of this remote territory remains free of human habitation and landscape changes.  But even here, human pollution can…

Piece of Ancient Graffiti Reveals New Clues About the Day Pompeii Was Destroyed

Pompeii has captured the world’s attention for years, and few sites have revealed more about the life and luxuries of the Roman Empire than it has. Recent clues—scrawled onto walls by ne’er-do-wells, and others uncovered in the ash, are changing the record about exactly when the city met its unfortunate end at the hands of […]

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Global Warming has Devastating Effects on Sleep, Study Finds – Sleepopolis

Side view o man sleeping on floor near open fridge at night Trying to sleep during a heatwave or just in a hot room, can be uncomfortable and insomnia-inducing. But a new study reveals that people around the world are…

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