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Global warming calls for lifestyle changes – World – Chinadaily.com.cn – China Daily

Photo taken on July 21, 2022 shows a cracked lake bottom of Lewisville lake in the Colony, Texas, the United States. [Photo/Xinhua] Few people these days can reasonably deny that the globe is already experiencing many of the negative effects…

Va. Ratepayers On The Hook For $9.8 BILLION Offshore Wind Boondoggle

The State Corporation Commission (SCC), which regulates public utilities, recently approved a new Dominion Energy-backed $9.8 billion offshore wind farm, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project (CVOW), 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Unsurprisingly, Virginia ratepayers will pay…

CBS Sunday Morning Trots Out The Weather Witches: Floods, Heat, And Fires, Oh My!

Most people watch morning television news shows to get the weather, traffic, and other news they need to know to get started with their day. They don’t want climate-change fearmongering. This is especially true on Sunday mornings when most Americans…

‘Transformational’ Therapy Seems to Be a Cure For Hemophilia

A transformational therapy is changing the lives of patients with hemophilia B. Hemophilia is a mostly inherited genetic disorder that impairs the body’s ability to make blood clots, which naturally slows bleeding. British doctors are giving patients a dead virus that’s been re-engineered to produce a protein known as factor IX, which is the vital […]

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Diabetes Might Be Cured Using Healthy Stool Samples, Say Researchers at UCSD

Experiments found microscopic organisms transplanted into mice stopped the progression of diabetes—and the technique could end the need for painful insulin injections for human patients in the future. It involves engineering E.coli bacteria from stool samples, which also has the potential to treat a range of gut conditions— from obesity to irritable bowel syndrome. Residing […]

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Tigers in Nepal Come Back From Brink of Extinction With Historic 190 Percent Increase

July 29 was Global Tiger Day—and Nepal had some roaring-good news, reporting that their wild tiger population is 40 percent higher compared to data from just 2015. In fact, Nepal has nearly tripled the number of tigers in the wild, according to results of the National Tiger and Prey Survey released last week. The historic […]

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Rare Singing Hummingbird Unexpectedly Rediscovered in Colombia Cloaked in Iridescent Blue and Green

A hummingbird species was rediscovered in Colombia after scientists had recorded no documented sightings for over 13 years. It was only the third time that a sighting of the Santa Marta sabrewing had been documented since it was first described by science in 1946. The rare sabrewing was included on a list of the ‘top […]

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Fact check: Global warming caused by human activity, not solar winds or weakened magnetic field – USA TODAY

The claim: Global warming is occurring because of solar winds and changes in Earth’s magnetic field Solar winds consist of charged particles emitted by the sun. Earth’s magnetic field – generated by churning, molten iron in the planet’s core – prevents most of…

Common Weed May Be ‘Super Plant’ That Holds Key to Drought-Resistant Crops

A drought-proof weed may hold the key to feeding the world, according to new research. The common plant known as purslane, harbors important clues about how to create valuable drought-resistant crops. Yale scientists describe how Portulaca oleracea integrates two distinct metabolic pathways to create a novel type of photosynthesis that enables the weed to endure […]

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Intended Consequences: Energy And Climate Policies Fueling Inflation

In the last year, people around the world have suffered huge rises in the cost of energy. Petrol, diesel, domestic electricity, and natural gas prices are now past the point that many people can afford. [bold, links added] The problem is…

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