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Philosophers claim global warming makes having children immoral – The Irish Times

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports that if we fail to prevent global warming rising by more than 1.5 degrees over pre-industrial world temperature, our children and grandchildren will inherit catastrophic global environmental problems. Actions to date to slow…

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…

Senate Bill Bonanza Seeks To Lower Emissions Without Ruining Economy

There’s more to reducing greenhouse gas emissions than solar, wind and the Green New Deal, as demonstrated Tuesday by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The committee approved 22 energy-related bills at a mass markup hearing, all but one…

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…

Flat Earthers? America’s Apollo Astronauts Are Climate Realists

Fifty years ago, Apollo XI was on its way to the moon. It was one of the greatest scientific achievements in history. America’s pioneers in space were “steely-eyed missile men;” a term they devised that meant no-nonsense, quick-thinking, objective problem…

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.

Lioness Defends Her Cubs from Jasari the Wild Dog | Serengeti: Story Told by John Boyega | BBC Earth

A snoozing lion leaves a litter of lion cubs in danger. As wild dogs approach, a lone lioness protects her cubs. Narrated by John Boyega.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist SerengetiThis pioneering series…

Why We Can’t Forget Eunice Foote’s Climate Science Work – TIME

Eunice Newton Foote rarely gets the credit she’s due. The American scientist, who was born exactly 200 years ago on Wednesday, was the first woman in climate science. It was back in 1856 that Foote theorized that changes in carbon…