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A new climate reality: Less warming, but worse impacts on the planet – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article In the not-so-distant past, scientists predicted that global temperatures would surge dramatically throughout this century, assuming that humans would rely heavily on fossil fuels for decades. But they are revising their forecasts as…

Misinformation Experiment has Potential to ‘Inoculate’ Millions of Social Media Users

Briefly exposing social media users to the tricks behind misinformation boosts awareness of harmful online falsehoods, says new research—and Google is set to deploy an anti-disinformation campaign based on the findings. Short animations placed in YouTube’s Ad slot gave viewers a taste of the strategies behind misinformation, according to the huge online experiment led by […]

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New Rooftop CO2 Ventilators Funnel Fumes into Fertilizer that Makes Spinach Grow 4x Bigger in Roof Gardens

New carbon dioxide ventilators could turn fumes into fertilizer to bring vegetable patches to high rise rooftops, suggests a new study. It wasn’t just suggested, the study included an experiment that found spinach by the new air vents grew four-times larger than the other plants. The breakthrough is a promising development for healthier city life, […]

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The Humble Potato Could Hold the Key to Beating Hospital Superbugs as Well as Crop Diseases

The humble potato, which contains a natural antibiotic that destroys harmful bacteria, could hold the key to beating hospital superbugs in the future, according to research from a multinational team of researchers in Europe. The compound, called solanimycin, combats a host of fungi that wreak havoc on crops. In these recent experiments, it killed Candida […]

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The Climate Scaremongers: The Great Arctic Sea Ice Scam

For years the ‘experts’ have been telling us that the Arctic would soon be ice-free in summer. Al Gore notoriously warned us in 2009 that ‘there is a 75 percent chance that the entire north polar ice cap, during the summer…

Risks of climate change catastrophe needs greater study, researchers warn – Axios

Political leaders and climate activists often say that human-caused climate change presents an existential threat to humanity, or could lead to a global catastrophe, but this is rarely defined. Driving the news: A group of top climate scientists has come…

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