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Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster. (Just Don’t Call It Climate Change.) – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disasters worsened by climate change. But states that qualify must first explain why they need…

Ancient stardust in meteorite is older than Earth

Grains of stardust – particles left behind by star explosions – in an Australian meteorite are now the oldest known material on Earth. A new study suggests this stardust came to be long before our sun ever existed.

Want to know what climate change will do in your back yard? There’s a dataset for that

(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) The 7-terabyte dataset, the largest of its kind, helps envision climate-change scenarios at scales as small as 1 kilometer. A new review validates and describes the dataset.

Global warming is a hoax – The Daily Telegram

Global warming/cooling has been the battle cry of liberal icons like Al Gore for quite some time now. Back in the ’70s, they were warning us that we were about to enter an “ice age” and there was speculation about…

4 Activist Girls Trying To Save The World From Climate Change – NPR

LA Johnson/NPR LA Johnson/NPR A teenage girl, Greta Thunberg, has become the world-famous face of the climate strike movement. But she’s far from alone: Thunberg has helped rally and inspire others — especially girls. NPR talked to four teenage climate…

Should you be refilling that plastic water bottle?

At some point, you’ve probably looked at that empty water bottle in the backseat of the car and wondered if it’s got just a little more life in it. After all, if you’re going to use plastic, why not make…

Why we're happier when we're older

It seems that the more candles you blow out on your cake, the happier your life can be. It’s known as the paradox of aging — so many things supposedly worsen with age, yet older people often have a better…

Why we need time alone and time with other people to thrive

There are times when you just want to be alone. You need the quiet and the inner reflection of your own company. But like a diet that’s too heavy on one food group, you need to mix up your “social…

Ok, Boomer: NBC Blames Climate Change For Generation Gap

On Thursday, NBC’s Today show devoted a full segment to examining the popular “Ok, Boomer” meme on social media by talking to a group of teenagers and senior citizens about the generation gap. Amid other reasons for the divide, correspondents…