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Lights, Camera, Climate – Sierra Magazine

In the spring of 2002, multiple movie studios were bidding hard over the right to make an action movie with an unusual adversary: climate change. For Fox, which snagged the deal, the haggling was worth it—when the film was released…

New Shipping Material Made From Popcorn Can Replace Styrofoam ‘Peanuts’

In a stroke of scientific genius, a German researcher enjoying a box of popcorn in a dark movie theater realized that the overpriced, butter-soaked concession had the exact same size and consistency as Styrofoam packing peanuts. Considering Styrofoam is made from polystyrene, which requires fossil fuel extraction and takes centuries to break down into yet […]

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Being Woke Stinks: NYTimes Says Take Fewer Showers To Save The Environment!

The New York Times recently argued that abandoning the bathtub and ditching social hygiene can save the planet. Unfortunately, that’s no joke. The deranged Times story was headlined “See Fewer People. Take Fewer Showers.” Times “breaking news” reporter Maria Cramer…

Where’s my horse-sized rabbit?

(Kyoto University) Why don’t we see rabbits rivaling the sizes of horses? Researchers led by Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute investigated the fossil record and evolutionary history to report that larger herbivore competitors were one evolutionary constraint limiting rabbits’ size.

Global warming: Myanmar, Greenland and green cars – Workers World

Greenland is the largest island in the world which is not a continent. Only it and Antarctica are covered by ice sheets. With 58,000 people, 89% of whom are Inuit, it remains a “semiautonomous region” under Danish rule whose main…

Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change Commitments – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is nearing agreements with Japan, Korea and Canada to bolster carbon emission reduction targets in all four countries ahead of a closely watched summit of global leaders on Earth Day, April 22. But in the…

Have we lost the battle on climate change? – Newsday

I pay moderate attention to my carbon footprint. You probably do, too. It just seems like the right thing to do. I recycle. I drive a Prius. My house has solar panels. My yard is xeriscaped. I support green energy….

MITCHELL: Joe Biden and the ‘settled science’ of man-made global warming – North State Journal

Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden listens to Miguel Cardona speak after introducing him as his nominee for Secretary of Education, at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) As part of Joe Biden’s far-reaching planned…

Biden’s Regs Will Bring California’s Disastrous Green Schemes To All

On Saturday, President-elect Joe Biden introduced his climate team at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden’s would-be energy secretary, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, talked about U.S. investment of trillions for “electric cars, solar panels, wind turbines, and energy-efficient…

Picture a Scientist brings the struggles of women in science to screen

(SciComm Services) With major funding from the Heising-Simons Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the film Picture a Scientist is breaking new ground by virtually launching in theaters across North America on June 12th. The independent documentary follows a groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Picture a Scientist will show through June 26 in select theaters nationwide, which are each providing exclusive links to the full film online.