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In The Climate Debate, It’s Either Fake News, Biased News, Or No News

Take your pick. The Mainstream Media (MSM) are using all three to stifle debate on climate change just like the current presidential election. What has happened to the American news media in this country? I can remember a time when…

In The Climate Debate, It’s Either Fake News, Biased News, Or No News

Take your pick. The Mainstream Media (MSM) are using all three to stifle debate on climate change just like the current presidential election. What has happened to the American news media in this country? I can remember a time when…

Offshore submarine freshwater discovery raises hopes for islands worldwide

(University of Hawaii at Manoa) Twice as much freshwater is stored offshore of Hawai’i Island than previously thought, revealed a University of Hawai’i study with important implications for volcanic islands around the world. An extensive reservoir of freshwater within the submarine southern flank of the Hualālai aquifer was mapped by researchers with Hawai’i EPSCoR ‘Ike Wai project, showing a way in which substantial volumes of freshwater are transported from onshore to offshore submarine aquifers along the coast of Hawai’i Island.

Paris Climate Accord Puts America Last, Which Is Why Biden Loves It

Here we are in the midst of the second wave of a once-in-a-half-century pandemic, with the economy flattened and millions of Americans unemployed, and race riots in the streets of our major cities. And Joe Biden says that one of…

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LOBBYING: EV startups bid for Biden support

A wave of electric vehicle startups is boosting lobbying efforts for clean car policies just as President-elect Joe Biden gears up aggressive plans to decarbonize the nation’s transportation sector.

Dairy cows exposed to heavy metals worsen antibiotic-resistant pathogen crisis

Dairy cows, exposed for a few years to drinking water contaminated with heavy metals, carry more pathogens loaded with antimicrobial-resistance genes able to tolerate and survive various antibiotics. That’s the finding of a team of researchers that conducted a study of two dairy herds in Brazil four years after a dam holding mining waste ruptured, and it spotlights a threat to human health, the researchers contend.

Love waves from the ocean floor

Supercomputer simulations of planetary-scale interactions show how ocean storms and the structure of Earth’s upper layers together generate much of the world’s seismic waves. Decoding the faint but ubiquitous vibrations known as Love waves could yield insights about Earth’s storm history, changing climate and interior.

What Will A Biden-Harris Win Mean For Energy?

…As the 2020 presidential election campaign drew to a close, it became apparent that enthusiasm among Democrats to ban fracking for oil and gas production might cost them the all-important state of gas-rich Pennsylvania and stifle any dreams of putting…

The connectivity of multicomponent fluids in subduction zones

A team of researchers has discovered more about the grain-scale fluid connectivity beneath the earth’s surface, shedding new light on fluid circulation and seismic velocity anomalies in subduction zones.