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The armadillo in the road looked dead, but this woman stopped to check anyway

Dory tenderly wrapped up the armadillo, comforting her the entire way to the sanctuary. (Photo: Jennifer Dory) Not many people pull over for an armadillo on the side of the road. Especially when they’re on their way somewhere. Like Jennifer…

BBC Alarmism: Climate Change Could Expose More Underwater Wrecks And Ruins

Today’s silly story comes from BBC News (where else?) More ancient monuments and historic ruins will be uncovered as extreme weather caused by climate change gets more frequent, an expert has said. The remains of a shipwreck off the Abergele…

Cheap Renewables Will Price Out Oil on Roads

The days of oil as a fuel for cars, whether petrol or diesel, are numbered − because the economies offered by wind and solar energy and other cheap renewables, combined with electric vehicles, are irresistible, a French bank says. BNP…

Starman's Tesla completes orbit around the sun

The Starman sitting behind the wheel of Elon Musk’s original cherry red Tesla Roadster is most certainly living up to his name. The dummy payload, which caught a ride into space aboard SpaceX’s historic launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket…

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Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Detrimental economic effects of global warming are likely to go beyond those being discussed in policy circles — particularly for wealthier nations, say researchers. Study suggests that 7% of global GDP will disappear by 2100 as a result of business-as-usual carbon emissions — including over 10% of incomes in both Canada and the United States.

EV Tippin Point in Norway

Prior to the introduction of supportive government policies, most battery electric vehicles (BEV) were in Oslo, Norway. In March 2014, one percent of the vehicles on the roads were electric, while 21% of new vehicle sales were plug-in vehicles. Five years later, in March 2019, 58.4% of new vehicle purchases were fully electric