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Scientists Deliver ‘No Climate Emergency’ Petition To UN Climate Summit

Leaders of the Clintel Group of world scientists and professionals will attend the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25), which starts in Madrid today (2 December) and runs for twelve long days. (The Climate Summit was shifted suddenly to Spain after…

Greta’s Yacht Back To Europe Is A Planet Destroyer

Yes, dear readers, as it turns out, the 45-foot yacht Greta chose to carry her back across the Atlantic is a planet destroyer. At least, that’s how global warming alarmists will see it. Checking the product specifications provided by the…

Global Warming, Mental Illness, And Greta Thunberg

After traveling across the United States and parts of Canada, Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist, has set sail back to Europe. This time, she’s hitching a ride with an Australian couple sailing around the world in a 48-foot catamaran…

Greta Getting Flak For Taking ‘Plastic Yacht’ Back To Europe

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg eschews jet travel based on her opposition to greenhouse-gas emissions, but her return trip to Europe isn’t entirely carbon-neutral. Twelve weeks after sailing into New York City, Greta hitched a ride back to Europe Wednesday…

Voyager 2 sends back insights on interstellar space

Voyager 2 left the realm of the sun’s influence a year ago today, becoming the 2nd craft ever to do so. This week, the journal Nature Astronomy published 5 new papers describing what Voyager 2 has been seeing on its journey into the unknown.

Feeding The Fat Green Pigs

In the era before coal, oil, and electricity, the environment suffered greatly. Whales were slaughtered for lamp oil. Forests were cleared for firewood, mine props, building materials, roofing shingles, and sailing masts. London (“The Big Smoke”) and Pittsburgh (“The Smoky…

Getting an ‘eel’ for the water: The physics of undulatory human swimming

(University of Tsukuba) A team of researchers led by the University of Tsukuba captured the 3D motion of an athlete performing undulatory swimming. They find that the vortex wakes created led to jet flows that contribute to the propulsion. This research has implication for energy efficient eel-like sailing.

Controlling methane is a fast and critical way to slow global warming, say experts – EurekAlert

IMAGE: James McSpiritt, an optomechanical engineer in Princeton University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, adjusts an eddy covariance tower, a stationary device used to measure air pollution. The device allowed… view more  In independent studies, two Princeton University research teams…

Controlling methane is a fast and critical way to slow global warming, say Princeton experts – Princeton University

In independent studies, two Princeton University research teams recently identified surprisingly large sources of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, being leaked into the atmosphere. Pound for pound, methane causes a far greater warming effect in the atmosphere than does carbon…

Greta Thunberg to Congress: “Listen to the scientists” on global warming – Axios

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, who arrived in the U.S. last month after sailing across the Atlantic Ocean in a carbon neutral ship, offered a 2018 report on the implications of climate change in lieu of an opening statement…