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Irondale High School Students Push For Action To Address Global Warming – CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Twin Cities high school has a resolution for the New Year: It’s committing to be more green by setting a big goal. Three Irondale High school students asked the administration to commit to 100% clean energy…

This week’s Venus and Neptune conjunction

The Venus-Neptune in conjunction on January 27 was the closest planetary conjunction of 2020. But – because Neptune is so faint – it wasn’t easy to capture. Plus a star near Venus confused people!

Most insects can't recognize individual faces, but these wasps can

You may be forgiven for not having spent much time gazing into the eyes of a wasp. After all, we’re generally more concerned with the stinging bit housed in the insect’s other end. But when you do take a break…

How Radical Enviros Made Africa’s Locust Problem Worse

Two weeks ago a Boeing 737 on final approach to Dire Dawa, Ethiopia, flew into a massive cloud of locusts swarming above the airport. The insects were sucked into the plane’s engines and splattered across the windshield, blinding the pilots to the runway ahead….

Why Australia's surge of highly venomous spiders isn't as bad as it sounds

Rain has recently brought welcome relief to parts of Australia, at least temporarily shrinking historic bushfires that have raged across the continent for months. At the same time, however, the rain may have also brought something much less welcome to…

What is astrophysics?

Observational astronomy and astrophysics work together to further our understanding of the cosmos. Astrophysicists apply the laws of physics and physical theories to interpret the light gathered by observational astronomers.

Limiting Global Warming Will Minimise Climate Costs: Study – Saurenergy

A recent study suggests that if global warming can be restricted to 2 degrees Celcius, the costs of climate damage control will also decrease. A recent study by a group of Postdam scientists has found that the Paris Agreement apart…

New Study In Canada Says EV Owners Will Not Buy ICE Again

A new study by AAA in Canada tells us that EV owners will not buy fossil fuel vehicles again. The new study shows that 96% of its survey respondents say that they would buy or lease another EV the next time they have to get another car

John McClaughry: Opposition to Global Warming Solutions Act – vtdigger.org

Editor’s note: This commentary is by John McClaughry, the vice president of the Ethan Allen Institute. Over the past 50 years I have seen a lot of bills introduced into the Vermont Legislature. Of all the bills over all those…