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Study shows where global renewable energy investments have greatest benefits

New study finds that the amount of climate and health benefits achieved from renewable energy depends on the country where it is installed. Countries with higher carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and more air pollution, such as India, China, and areas in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe, achieve greater climate and health benefits per megawatt (MW) of renewable energy installed than those operating in areas such as North America, Brazil, and parts of Europe.

Why you shouldn't yell at your dog

You love your dog, but he probably drives you bonkers at times. Maybe he’s developed a taste for socks or won’t stop jumping up on your friends. The methods you use to train him can make a big impact on…

Why do we eat more when we're with our friends and family?

Anyone who’s left the family dinner table uncomfortably full may be all too familiar with this phenomenon, even if they can’t exactly name it. New research, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that eating more when you’re…

People the world over prefer distractions over their own thoughts

If you’re reading this, it’s safe to assume you arrived by internet. Maybe you caught the headline as it raced by on Twitter. Or you might be taking a break from watching a very mediocre movie on Netflix. It doesn’t…

One of the world’s thickest mountain glaciers is melting due to global warming – USA TODAY

One of the world’s thickest mountain glaciers is finally succumbing to global warming, a new analysis reports. The Taku Glacier, located north of Juneau, Alaska, has started to retreat as temperatures rise, said Mauri Pelto, a glaciologist at Nichols College…

One of the world’s thickest mountain glaciers is melting because of global warming – USA TODAY

One of the world’s thickest mountain glaciers is finally succumbing to global warming, a new analysis reports. The Taku Glacier north of Juneau, Alaska, has started to retreat as temperatures rise, said Mauri Pelto, a glaciologist at Nichols College in…

Yankees Hire Climate Activist To Excite Fans About Global Warming

Allen Hershkowitz hopes to make climate change a regular feature on the sports pages of American media whether fans like it or not. And the new environmental science adviser for the New York Yankees hopes to convince people to embrace…

New Zealand zero carbon Bill shows bipartisan leadership

Historic moment for New Zealand as the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinta Ardern calls near unanimous support for a Zero Carbon bill as acting on the biggest challenge of our time. “I continue to stand by the statement that #ClimateChange…

How exercise can make you happier

A swimmer runs with relish toward the Atlantic Ocean in Devon, England, in July 1926. (Photo: Fox Photos/Getty Images) The human body is meant to move. We’re all athletes at heart, fine-tuned by natural selection to run across savannas, leap…