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Prince Charles Flies 16,000 Miles On Private Jets Before Posing With Greta

Prince Charles was last night facing embarrassment after taking a series of private jet flights while lecturing world leaders about climate change. On a trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, the Prince met activist Greta Thunberg…


INSECTS: How climate change feeds Africa locust invasion

Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years. Is this another effect of a changing climate? Yes, researchers say (Climatewire, Jan. 15). An unprecedented food security crisis may be the result.

Acetone plus light creates a green jet fuel additive

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Take biomass-derived acetone — common nail polish remover — use light to upgrade it to higher-mass hydrocarbons, and, voila, you have a domestically generated product that can be blended with conventional jet fuel to fly while providing environmental benefits, creating domestic jobs, securing the nation’s global leadership in bioenergy technologies, and improving U.S. energy security.

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.

Climate Expert Shreds Claims Made By AOC, Thunberg In House Hearing

Michael D. Shellenberger, President of Environmental Progress, ripped the far-left extremist rhetoric parroted by fringe activist Greta Thunberg and socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) during his testimony in front of the House Committee On Science, Space, and Technology on the…

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…

Irrigation alleviates hot extremes

(ETH Zurich) Researchers from ETH Zurich and other universities found evidence that expanding irrigation has dampened anthropogenic warming during hot days, with particularly strong effects over South Asia.

Denmark Researchers Use Seaweed to Power a Car

Each year, 25 million tons of seaweed is harvested, most of which is in Asia and used for human consumption and cosmetics. But what about using it to power our vehicles? Danish scientists recently announced they have used a seaweed fuel to power an automobile, achieving speeds of 50 mph (80 kph), using a biofuel […]

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Oink, Oink! Watchdog Group Cites AOC As ‘Porker Of The Year’

A watchdog group named Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday its “Porker of the Year” for 2019, citing her sponsorship of the costly “Green New Deal” proposal. Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz said the New York Democrat received…

Australia fires live: NSW and Victoria bushfire clean up ahead of deteriorating conditions – latest updates

And for those who missed Shane Fitzsimmons on the issue of hazard reduction burns this morning: News Breakfast (@BreakfastNews) “We are not environmental bastards.”@NSWRFS Commissioner @RFSCommissioner on hazard reduction burning, which he stresses is not the panacea for stopping fires…