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Coal comeback? Trump plan would breathe new life into aging power plants – USA TODAY

CLOSE President Donald Trump continues to dismantle Obama administration efforts to combat coal, gas and oil emissions even as world leaders are set to gather in Poland to fine tune the 2015 landmark global climate deal reached in Paris. (Nov….

The evolution of puppy dog eyes

Dogs have evolved new muscles around the eyes to better communicate with humans. New research comparing the anatomy and behavior of dogs and wolves suggests dogs’ facial anatomy has changed over thousands of years specifically to allow them to better communicate with humans.

Joe Biden’s ‘Clean Energy Revolution’ An American Calamity

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain on most of…

This Trump administration official urged scientists to ‘systematically sidestep’ climate change, emails reveal – USA TODAY

Associated Press Published 7:59 a.m. ET June 14, 2019 | Updated 8:07 a.m. ET June 14, 2019 CLOSE Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg blasted world leaders at a U.N. climate conference for being irresponsible when it came to global warming….

Democrat 2020 Contenders Push Job-Killing Eco-Schemes

Vocal activists increasingly drive Democrat Party positions across the public policy spectrum. Print, television, social and click-bait media generally support them, while permitting little debate on liberal proposals or their potential ramifications. Even semi-moderate Joe Biden has been pressured into…

World Cultural Council has announced the winners of the 2019 Albert Einstein World Award of Science

(Consejo Cultural Mundial) The winner of the 2019 Albert Einstein World Award of Science is Dr. Zhong Lin Wang, Chair and Regents Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. The 2019 Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts will be presented to Portuguese independent film producer, Paulo Branco.

US astronomers speak on SpaceX Starlink satellites

The American Astronomical Society – chief organization for US astronomers – said it is in conversations with SpaceX about the impending launch of 12,000 Starlink satellites. The astronomers worry the satellites will interfere with their work of understanding the universe.

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #23

Latest Posts 2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #23 State of the climate: Heat across Earth’s surface and oceans mark early 2019 Climate Change vs Cosmological Catastrophe Effects of Global Warming 2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change…

What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch?

Not all trash ends up at the dump. A river, sewer or beach can’t catch everything the rain washes away, either. In fact, Earth’s largest landfill isn’t on land at all. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch stretches across a swath…