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Floating dairy farm debuts in the Netherlands

In a town where abandoned indoor water parks are transformed into mushroom farms, an urban agriculture project involving a floating dairy farm doesn’t seem like a stretch. Simply named Floating Farm, the multi-level agricultural hub is now operational in the…

These Australian ants are bucking the 'insect apocalypse' trend

Some insects don’t seem to have gotten the memo about end of the world. Despite increasingly stark scientific warnings about the state of bug-kind — including a recent report suggesting 40 percent of the world’s insect populations are in steep…

Correcting historic sea surface temperature measurements

Why did the oceans warm and cool at such different rates in the early 20th century? New research points to an answer both as mundane as a decimal point truncation and as complicated as global politics. Part history, part climate science, this research corrects decades of data and suggests that ocean warming occurred in a much more homogenous way.


FRANCE: Energy minister resigns over lavish lobster dinners

France’s energy minister resigned after revelations he ordered a costly refurbishment of his private residence and splurged on lavish dinners using tax-payers’ money, as Emmanuel Macron moved to avoid a repeat of last year’s drawn-out saga over a disgraced bodyguard.


CAMPAIGN 2020: Klobuchar says her climate pitch can win the Midwest

When it comes to climate change, Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she has a secret weapon none of her Democratic rivals can match — the ability to talk to the middle of the country about the threat of a warming planet.