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Here’s your answer when someone asks ‘How can it be so cold if there’s global warming?’ – FOX 59 Indianapolis

The first significant cold snap of the season hits and somebody wonders what happened to global warming. × Here’s your answer when someone asks ‘How can it be so cold if there’s global warming?’ The first significant cold snap of the…

How should billionaires spend their money to fight climate change? – Vox.com

Whether you like it or not, billionaire philanthropy exists. And if it’s going to keep existing, then we’d probably do well to figure out how donors’ resources can most effectively tackle our world’s biggest problems. That includes our most urgent…

At 2022 World Cup, the global game will meet global warming – The Washington Post

(Do the words “existential threat” mean anything to you? I have been inspired by the 16-year-old Swede, Greta Thunberg; it’s time to get up, get out and shout about something other than College Football Playoff rankings.) Qatar is hot, baby….

What ailments does medical marijuana help?

People talk a lot these days about medical marijuana. On the most recent count, 33 states plus Washington, D.C., have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana. Cannabis as a health treatment is lauded for illnesses ranging from cancer to migraines,…

What you don’t know about these cute animals could harm you (video)

(American Chemical Society) Don’t let their cuteness fool you — these animals are not to be messed with. This week on Reactions we break down the chemistry behind what makes these adorable critters deadly: https://youtu.be/fb0FLuYMh84.

Italy becomes first country to require students to learn about climate change – Axios

All public schools in Italy will require students to learn about climate change and sustainable development starting the next academic year, the Washington Post reports. The big picture: Italy is the first country in the world to mandate curriculum on…

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Earth sizzles through October as another month ranks as the warmest on record – Washington Post

Global average surface temperature departures from average during October, when compared to 1981-2010 levels. (Copernicus Climate Change Service) Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and the environment. November 5 at 11:50 AM October was the warmest…

Why Chuck Schumer Is Completely Wrong About Electric Cars

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer has proposed a law requiring every car in America to be electric by 2040. Sorry, Senator — “not gonna happen,” to use President George H.W. Bush’s iconic phrase. And anyway, it wouldn’t begin to make…

Trump Admin Begins Official Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

The Trump administration announced on Monday that it was officially withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord, with the withdrawal officially set to be completed one year from now. “President Trump made the decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement because…