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Poor and Rich Face Economic Loss as World Warms

Yet another study predicts economic loss as the world gets hotter.  And the richer nations will also feel the pain. By the close of the century, the United States could be more than 10% poorer, thanks to the economic loss…

NASA: Amazon Wildfire Activity Slightly Below Average This Year

Short summary: We have had wildfires for many years now in the Amazon, even in the tropical rainforest – mainly started by humans for forest clearing and ranching. It is not enough to impact significantly on the Paris agreement pledges…

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Tesla solar panels now available to rent

If you’ve been looking to cut your electric bill down by installing solar panels but didn’t want to shell out the often-big price tag Tesla may have the answer – rent them. Tesla describes its solar panels as “low profile design with integrated front skirts and no visible mounting hardware,” according to its website. It’s hoping to offer homeowners a better option with renting the streamlined panels while boosting slow sales. Related: Solar
panels essentially draw their…

Frying oil consumption worsened colon cancer and colitis in mice, study shows

Food scientists have shown that feeding frying oil to mice exaggerated colonic inflammation, enhanced tumor growth and worsened gut leakage, spreading bacteria or toxic bacterial products into the bloodstream.

6 foods more likely than chicken to harbor salmonella

Most of us take precautions in our kitchens against salmonella poisoning from chicken. We wipe up any raw juices on our countertop, wash cutting boards thoroughly and cook chicken all the way through, until it’s no longer pink. This helps…

Bernie Unveils $16 Trillion Climate Change Plan, 100% Renewable Power By 2030

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders introduced a $16.3-trillion plan similar to the Green New Deal on Thursday, which he says will create 20 million jobs. The plan aims to make 100% of energy for U.S. electricity and transportation renewable by…