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Ex-Alarmist Disputes So-Called ‘Climate Crisis’ In New Book

Environmentalist Michael Shellenberger got off to a rocky start with his book launch when Forbes deactivated his column apologizing for the “climate scare,” but the magazine may have done him a favor. The backlash prompted a host of feisty contrarian…

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Dry tropical forests may be more at risk than wet rainforests, study says

Dry tropical forests are more vulnerable to the impacts of global heating than had been thought, according to new research, with wildlife and plants at severe risk of harm from human impacts. Some tropical forests are very wet, but others…

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Facebook Oversight Board Asked To Censor Climate Skeptic Posts

Prominent environmentalists and Democratic activists say Facebook is “allowing the spread of climate misinformation to flourish, unchecked” and urging the company’s external oversight board to intervene. Driving the news: A new open letter with signatories including Stacey Abrams, Tom Steyer,…

Facebook Oversight Board Asked To Censor Climate Skeptic Posts

Prominent environmentalists and Democratic activists say Facebook is “allowing the spread of climate misinformation to flourish, unchecked” and urging the company’s external oversight board to intervene. Driving the news: A new open letter with signatories including Stacey Abrams, Tom Steyer,…

Are New Extreme Global Warming Projections Correct? – EcoWatch

By Jeff Berardelli For the past year, some of the most up-to-date computer models from the world’s top climate modeling groups have been “running hot” – projecting that global warming may be even more extreme than earlier thought. Data from…

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Higher concentration of metal in Moon’s craters provides new insights to its origin

There has been considerable debate over how the Moon was formed. The popular hypothesis contends that the Moon was formed by a Mars-sized body colliding with Earth’s upper crust which is poor in metals. But new research suggests the Moon’s subsurface is more metal-rich than previously thought, providing new insights that could challenge our understanding of that process.

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Higher concentration of metal in Moon’s craters provides new insights to its origin

There has been considerable debate over how the Moon was formed. The popular hypothesis contends that the Moon was formed by a Mars-sized body colliding with Earth’s upper crust which is poor in metals. But new research suggests the Moon’s subsurface is more metal-rich than previously thought, providing new insights that could challenge our understanding of that process.

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Higher concentration of metal in Moon’s craters provides new insights to its origin

There has been considerable debate over how the Moon was formed. The popular hypothesis contends that the Moon was formed by a Mars-sized body colliding with Earth’s upper crust which is poor in metals. But new research suggests the Moon’s subsurface is more metal-rich than previously thought, providing new insights that could challenge our understanding of that process.

Recent global warming has wiped out 6,500 years of cooling, study says – USA TODAY

“Before global warming, there was global cooling.” Since the mid-19th century, global warming has climbed about 1 degree Celsius. “Our future climate will largely depend on the influence of human factors.” Over the past 150 years, human-caused global warming has…

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Alarming long-term effects of insecticides weaken ant colonies

Scientists have shown how even low doses of neonicotinoid insecticides, as they may realistically occur in contaminated soils, adversely affect the development of black garden ants (Lasius niger). This study highlights the need to overthink current deployment and management of chemical pest control for more sustainable agriculture.