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Guest blog – FC and hunts by Jack Riggall

Mark ♦ February 28, 2019 ♦ Leave Your Comment Jack Riggall is an independent hunt monitor and anti-hunting campaigner. Fox hunting, in the last few years, seems to be an activity of increasing interest to the media as well as…

Warm seas scatter fish

(University of California – Santa Barbara) Fish provide a vital source of protein for over half the world’s population, with over 56 million people employed by or subsisting on fisheries. But climate change is beginning to disrupt the complex, interconnected systems that underpin this major source of food.

New Santer Study: 97% Consensus Is Now 99.99997%!

A new paper in Nature Climate Change by Santer et al. (paywalled) claims that the 40-year record of global tropospheric temperatures agrees with climate model simulations of anthropogenic global warming so well that there is less than a 1 in…

What’s in the Green New Deal? Four key issues to understand

Posted on 27 February 2019 by dana1981 In the few weeks since it was introduced as a non-binding resolution before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the Green New Deal (GND) Resolution has generated more discussion and coverage of climate change…

If you want to feel happier, just spend 20 minutes in a park

Nature soothes our stressed-out souls. We instinctively know that nature is the best prescription, but new research reveals how little time we need to set aside to reap the benefits. The best part is that you don’t have to hit…

After a horrific road accident, this leopard cub is learning to walk again

She’s starting to bounce back the way only a baby leopard can. (Photo: Wildlife SOS India) When the leopard cub arrived at Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center, she was suffering in more ways than one. She had been hit by a…

Heatwaves: global warming threatens more than 100,000 Slovenes / All the news / Homepage – Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso

Image: Metod Blejec/Pod črto Longer uninterrupted heat periods in Slovenia will be increasingly frequent and intense. The country does not have an integrated strategy to combat climate change yet (This article was originally published by Pod črto ) Maintenance work on…

Electric Vehicles Can Lower Electricity Prices

Regular readers of this column are well aware of the wonderful benefits of EV ownership. However, electric vehicles can also have a positive impact on the electric grid, serving as the perfect complement to renewable energy sources. Jeff McMahon, writing in Forbes, notes that a growing body of evidence supports the idea that the spread of EVs is good news for electric ratepayers

Tweets tell scientists how quickly we normalize unusual weather

What kinds of weather do people find remarkable, when does that change, and what does that say about the public’s perception of climate change? A study examined those questions through the lens of more than 2 billion US Twitter posts.

What’s Green? What’s New? What’s the Deal? – The New York Times

It’s hard to believe, but worth recalling, that during the presidential debates in 2016, not a single question about climate change was put to Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. That, of course, was before a plague of hurricanes, droughts and…