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Commentary: Republican responses to climate change and COVID-19 are disastrous – Austin American-Statesman

For decades, Republican politicians followed the lead of their benefactors in the oil, gas and coal industries by denying that global warming was occurring, despite mounting scientific evidence otherwise. Instead, they attacked the science and scientists.                                                                  Then, as glaciers melted, sea…

New Study: 56% Of Young People Think ‘Humanity Is Doomed’

A growing number of young people are combating “climate anxiety,” and a majority think “humanity is doomed,” according to a study published in Lancet Planetary Health Tuesday. According to the study, which authors claim is the most comprehensive study in the world…

Climate Change Concerns Make Many Around the World Willing to Alter How They Live and Work – Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project

Mud-covered cars stand piled up near Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler in western Germany on July 22, days after deadly floods caused major damage in the region. (Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images) This analysis focuses on attitudes toward global climate change around the…

Climate change: Animals ‘shape-shifting’ in response to global warming crisis, study says – Sky News

Larger ears, bulkier beaks and longer wings – climate change is causing numerous species to “shape-shift” and adapt to the world’s warming temperatures, a study claims. Sara Ryding, the study author and researcher at Deakin University in Australia, says several…

Opinion | Hamilton’s council must lead on global warming action – TheSpec.com

Climate change is an emergency in more than name only. It needs to be not only a priority but the priority. Cities can start by drastically reducing fossil fuel use in their own vehicles and their own buildings. They need…

How Meditation Can Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study from Michigan State University—the largest of its kind to-date—found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. The research tested how open monitoring meditation—or, meditation that focuses awareness on feelings, thoughts or sensations as they unfold in one’s mind […]

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Back When The ACLU Actually Stood Up For Civil Rights, Rather Than Shilling for Totalitarianism

September 7, 2021, 4:39 pm This article by Glenn Greenwald on the ACLU’s response to COVID is simply remarkable.  I won’t even try to excerpt it.  Suffice it to say that barely a decade ago, the ACLU actually was concerned…

OPINION | ART HOBSON: Blockbuster UN report details looming threat from global warming – Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

As wildfires consume northwestern forests, hurricanes batter our coast, rising seas threaten Miami, drought bakes California, extreme rain destroys Tennessee cities and extreme heat hits Seattle, Americans are finally awakening to the reality of global warming. It’s been a long…

‘Don’t give up hope’: Iowa State climate scientist finds optimism in latest global report he helped author – Ames Tribune

The future of life everywhere is full of uncertainty — because what that future will look like will largely depend on humanity’s choices in the years ahead — but an Iowa State University climate scientist has faith that people can solve the problems at…

‘Everybody’s scared’: The first mention in Australian media of global warming could only gesture to the future – Sydney Morning Herald

Nobody in 1971 imagined the world’s oceans acidifying and 8.8 million tons of plastic every year killing off millions of marine animals. Microplastic even in sea life in the Mariana Trench? Inconceivable. In 1970 mega fires (those devouring more than…

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