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Caught Green-Handed: The Bloomberg-Ellison Climate Corruption Connection

It came to light last year that a handful of rich left-wing donors led by Michael Bloomberg have collaborated with New York University Law School to recruit, place and pay for lawyers in attorney generals’ offices around the United States….

What is a flavonoid?

Flavonoids are plant-based compounds with powerful antioxidant properties found in many fruits and vegetables like blueberries and grapes. They serve a variety of functions such as protecting blood vessel walls in people who have heart disease or diabetes, alleviating allergies,…

The changing face of planet Earth

The changing face of planet Earth Andrew GliksonEarth and Climate scientistAustralian National University 12-8-2019 Preamble The inhabitants of planet Earth are in the process of destroying the habitability of their world through the perpetration of the largest mass extinction of…

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Alaska records warmest month ever in July with coastline barren of sea ice

A heatwave pulsating through the Arctic helped push Alaska to its warmest month ever recorded in July, with the state’s vast coastline left completely barren of sea ice. Alaska’s average temperature in July was a record 58.1F (14.5C), nearly 1F…

Mega-cloud from Canadian wildfires will help model impacts of nuclear war

(Rutgers University) Extreme wildfires in British Columbia, Canada, pumped so much smoke into the upper atmosphere in August 2017 that an enormous cloud circled most of the Northern Hemisphere — a finding in the journal Science that will help scientists model the climate impacts of nuclear war.

Persistent plume

(University of Colorado at Boulder) Thunderstorms generated by a group of giant wildfires in 2017 injected a small volcano’s worth of aerosol into the stratosphere, creating a smoke plume that lasted for almost nine months. In a new paper in Science, authors led by Pengfei Yu (CIRES, NOAA, Jinan University), explore implications for climate modeling, including models of nuclear winter and geoengineering.

July Was the Hottest Month on Record, New Data Show

“July has re-written climate history, with dozens of new temperature records at local, national, and global level,” said WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas. The findings are particularly significant, the WMO noted, because the previous hottest month, July 2016, occurred during one…