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Senate Bill Bonanza Seeks To Lower Emissions Without Ruining Economy

There’s more to reducing greenhouse gas emissions than solar, wind and the Green New Deal, as demonstrated Tuesday by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The committee approved 22 energy-related bills at a mass markup hearing, all but one…

Climate Expert: NASA Global Temp Trends Based On Sheer Guesswork, Made-Up Data

Whenever NASA GISS announces how recent global temperatures are much hotter than, for example, 100 years ago, just how statistically reliable are such statements? Most will agree, based mainly on sundry observations, that today is indeed warmer than it was…

Mimicry in biscuits

I like a digestive biscuit. When we were up in Scotland in June I was sent off to an unfamiliar supermarket with a list. I struggled to find everything on the list and was delighted to stumble across a familiar…

Pets are good for your health, and we have the studies to prove it

If you have pets you already know the joy and love they bring to your life. Now science is confirming just how good they really are for you — both mentally and physically. How do they help? One theory is…

Pokémon-like card game can help teach ecology: UBC research

(University of British Columbia) Playing a Pokémon-like card game about ecology and biodiversity can result in broader knowledge of species and a better understanding of ecosystems than traditional teaching methods, like slideshows, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.