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May 23, 2019

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England

 Plastic straws will still be made available for people with disabilities. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next […]
May 23, 2019

Make May The Older Americans Contribute Month

Volunteers from the Washington Trails Association huddle with employees from Procter & Gamble as they get ready to move a 500-pound granite stone during an Earth […]
May 23, 2019

Global sea levels could rise 6 feet by year 2100, twice as high as previous estimates

A new study on polar ice sheet melt warns that global sea levels could rise by almost six feet by the year 2100, an estimate twice […]
May 23, 2019

Poll: Majority of Arizonans, even Republicans, believe in climate change

PHOENIX – Regardless of political affiliation or age, a majority of Arizonans believe climate change is occurring, according to a poll released Tuesday. The OH Predictive […]
May 23, 2019

Global Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Previously Predicted, According to New Study

Global sea levels could rise by over 6 feet by 2100––twice as much as had previously been predicted––threatening major cities and potentially flooding hundreds of millions […]
May 23, 2019

Climate change could raise sea levels by 7 feet by 2100, shocking study reveals

Ocean levels are rising due to climate change and the long-held view is that sea levels would rise nearly three feet by the year 2100. A startling new study has […]
May 23, 2019

Will Kāpiti declare a climate change emergency?

Kāpiti Coast District Council councillors will be considering a motion to declare a climate change emergency for the district. The motion, before tomorrow’s council meeting, is […]
May 23, 2019

In Iceland, global warming no longer a joke – president

“The common joke in Iceland is to say that … global warming is something we should cheer for – but it’s no longer funny.” PLAYA DEL […]
May 23, 2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a ‘Climate Crisis’?

How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last […]
May 23, 2019

SCIENTISTS’ STARTLING IDEA TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE: MORE CO2

Greenhouses gases like carbon dioxide are wreaking havoc on Earth’s climate. But in a surprising twist, scientists from Stanford University are arguing that more carbon could keep climate change […]
May 23, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez says growing cauliflower in community gardens is ‘colonial’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Most controversial statements Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has been known for her strong opinions. Here’s a look back at a few of her most […]
May 23, 2019

New methane capture method could reduce global warming by one-sixth

Renewable energy plant from methane gas. Photo: Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images Emerging tech to suck CO2 from the air is getting lots […]
May 23, 2019

The Koch Brothers’ Kama Sutra

The Kama Sutra is an ancient text on eroticism and sensual fulfillment. This particular version describes arousing positions inspired by the conservative oil-baron brothers Charles and David […]
May 21, 2019

Lebanese president Aoun launches Bird-themed postage stamps

Lebanese President Michel Aoun launched three bird-themed stamps to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, and to promote the awareness campaign, he launched to protect certain migratory […]
May 16, 2019

Exxon predicted in 1982 exactly how high global carbon emissions would be today

SUN SETS ON THE BAO STEEL MILL IN BAOTOU, INNER MONGOLIA, CHINA. BAOTOU, A ONE-INDUSTRY TOWN, IS ALSO NOTORIOUS AS A BIG POLLUTER, MOSTLY FROM THE […]
May 16, 2019

‘Record-setting’ doesn’t do our CO2 levels justice. This chart does.

Humans are saturating the atmosphere with CO 2. There’s more carbon in the atmosphere now than there was before the dawn of mankind. We’re officially living on […]
May 16, 2019

Has the politics of climate change finally reached a tipping point?

 David Attenborough’s Our Planet documentary has helped shift the debate about climate. Photograph: David Reid/Silverback/Netflix People increasingly see the environmental crisis as a national priority. This […]
May 16, 2019

This may be the worst thing to come from Trump’s presidency

(CNN)In the midst of World War II, Franklin Roosevelt had the foresight to see that advancements in American science were critical to Allied victories in World […]
May 11, 2019

Kinbasket Reservoir near record low levels last week

Reservoir behind Mica Dam, one of dams constructed under terms of the Columbia River Treaty. (Bonneville Power Ad) Earlier this month the Kinbasket Reservoir reached a […]
May 11, 2019

Critical thinking is a 21st-century essential — here’s how to help kids learn it

If we want children to thrive in our complicated world, we need to teach them how to think, says educator Brian Oshiro. And we can do […]