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Alright Kiddies — Time To Cut The Cord To The Fossil-Fueled Grid

Anyone can say fossil fuels are evil. But let’s count the protestors living without them? Every kind of motherhood spirit and mass delusion was at the Global Climate Picnic today. It was all things to all people, a day to…

How to discuss climate change with your uncle

Most people know better than to bring up politics, religion or climatology in polite company. It’s a recipe for arguments, or at least for awkwardness. But when families get together, that recipe is often dusted off anyway. And whether it’s…

Dolphins Play Catch with a Pufferfish! | Spy In The Wild | BBC Earth

Who needs a volleyball when a pufferfish will do just fine?Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist Spy In The WildThe Spy Creatures discover that mischief is rife in nature, but perhaps there are…

BMW i3 = #1 Electric Vehicle In Germany In August, Record Performance

The German plug-in electric vehicle market continued on the right track in August, having registered 8,121 units. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) were up +104% year over year (YoY), while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) keep suffering (down 9%). The plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) share was 2.6% in the month, with BEVs alone hitting 1.6%. That kept the 2019 plug-in share at 2.6% (1.7% BEV)

All the lonely people: Where do they all belong?

In “Eleanor Rigby,” John Lennon and Paul McCartney famously asked: All the lonely peopleWhere do they all come from?All the lonely peopleWhere do they all belong? These are good questions. And I’ll add one more: As the baby boomers get…

GUEST COMMENTARY: We need to face it: Global warming is a disaster – Columbia Missourian

The climate is not political. In many ways, global warming is an equal-opportunity catastrophe. In many other ways, global warming disproportionately strikes those among us least responsible for the problem and least able to rebound from its horrors. Now let’s…

A chameleon's colors aren't just beautiful, they're amazingly complex

Chameleons are known for their ability to change color. But amazingly, what we see isn’t a change in pigment. What’s actually going on is a change in millions of microscopic salt crystals just under the chameleon’s skin. These photonic crystals…

This bat-friendly town turned the night red

A sustainable neighborhood in the Dutch town of Nieuwkoop is leaving on the welcome light for bats. And if all goes well, they’ll never even notice it. The groundbreaking initiative, a culmination of more than five years of research on…