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News about Climate Change and our Planet


How did animals survive 'Snowball Earth'?

As humans heat up the Earth with greenhouse gases, we’re recreating an ancient climate unlike anything our species has ever seen. This is drawing more attention to the history of Earth’s climates, especially warm periods like the Pliocene Epoch, which…

Why NASA wants to 'touch the sun'

The sun, the very centerpiece of our solar system and the most important source of energy for life on Earth, has a visitor. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has been studying the sun, flying closer than ever before, and making incredible…

Aldebaran is the Bull’s fiery eye

Aldebaran – brightest star in Taurus the Bull – is easy to spot at one tip of a V-shaped pattern of stars. If this star replaced our sun, its surface would extend almost to the orbit of Mercury.

Carbon emissions from volcanic rocks can create global warming — study

(University of Birmingham) Greenhouse gas emissions released directly from the movement of volcanic rocks are capable of creating massive global warming effects — a discovery which could transform the way scientists predict climate change, a new study reveals.

Squid pigments have antimicrobial properties

(FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Ommochromes, the pigments that color the skin of squids and other invertebrates, could be used in the food and health sectors for their antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. This is confirmed by the analyses carried out by researchers from the University of Sonora in Mexico and the Miguel Hernández University in Spain.


The simplest of climate models run decades ago accurately projected global warming – Washington Post

Global average surface temperature change from 1970 through 2019 (so far). (Berkeley Earth) Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and the environment. December 4 at 1:23 PM It’s a common refrain from those who question mainstream…

15 Facts About Bioenergy

Sustainably sourced wood biomass is a vital tool for replacing coal, growing more trees, and helping mitigate global climate change – all while promoting good-paying jobs in rural communities in the Southeastern United States. Here are 15 facts about this…