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Vote for the winners | Opinion | dailyitem.com – Sunbury Daily Item

When I was growing up, I was excited on Election Day. “Who’d you vote for?” I’d ask my dad. He always answered: “The winner.” On primary election day, May 17, I’m voting for the winners too. Who? Candidates who take…

Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

Plants Have Been Grown in Lunar Soil For The First Time Ever

Food has been grown in soil collected from the moon for the first time, paving the way for human migration across the solar system. Pioneers would be able to cultivate crops on other worlds—mirroring the plot of The Martian. In the film, Matt Damon’s stranded astronaut character grows potatoes on the Red Planet to survive. […]

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What grasshoppers feed on

Anyone walking past a meadow on a mild summer evening is often exposed to an impressive concert. It is the grasshoppers, bush crickets and crickets that create a Mediterranean atmosphere with their chirping. The songs are usually those of males trying to attract females to mate with them. But they can also be rival songs when two males get too close to each other.

A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

Scientists have, for the first time, grown plants in soil from the Moon. They used soil collected during the Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions. In their experiment, the researchers wanted to know if plants would grow in lunar soil and, if so, how the plants would respond to the unfamiliar environment, even down to the level of gene expression.

California’s Headlong Plunge Into Green-Induced Self-Destruction

With supply shortages on everything from silicon chips for cars and household appliances to food, including baby food, this summer promises an exceptionally miserable shortage—electricity in California, and other things elsewhere in the country. California energy officials warned that the…

Climate change takes hold in North Carolina’s ghost forests – The Washington Post

As sea levels rise and storms become more intense, scientists are racing to study the rapid loss of trees and marshland along the Outer Banks Today at 10:00 a.m. EDT Loading… “Ghost forests” are found throughout the Alligator River National…

Warming Trend Weakening Over Last 40 Years, Says German Expert

Dear ladies and gentlemen, During the energy crisis that has become visible in Germany and Europe over the past few months, things have gotten quieter about the supposedly imminent climate emergency. On the one hand, energy prices and security of…

France’s unprecedented drought shows climate change is ‘spiralling out of control’ – FRANCE 24 English

Issued on: 11/05/2022 – 17:17 As global warming accelerates, the spectre of drought haunts France’s once verdant farmland. Even now, before the start of summer, 15 administrative départements have had to restrict water use while farmers warn that the current situation will have an adverse impact on…

Poll: Voters More Concerned About Gas Prices Than Climate Change

More voters are concerned about rising energy costs than climate change, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released Monday. Eighty-two percent of likely U.S. voters are “concerned” about rising energy and gasoline prices, including 60 percent who are “very concerned.” [bold,…

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