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The Washington Times
RICHARD RAHN: Global warming and the return of pseudo-scienceANALYSIS/OPINION: The global warming industry lashes out in defense of its fun
RICHARD RAHN: Global warming and the return of pseudo-science
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: The global warming industry lashes out in defense of its funding This past month, I received an email from a European friend (who has a doctorate in chemistry) saying: “Dear Richard: Now you are a member of this illustrious club!... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
CNCC students head to UC-Boulder to conduct field researchBrett Lindgren has enjoyed science for a long time — and he recalls contemplati
CNCC students head to UC-Boulder to conduct field research
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Brett Lindgren has enjoyed science for a long time — and he recalls contemplating a career in the field as early as fifth grade. “All the kids wanted to be firefighters,” said Lindgren, who graduates from Colorado Northwestern Community College this... Read more
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PhysOrg
Antarctic bryozoans give hints of environmental changes in oceansAntarctic regions are natural laboratories to study biodiversity and the impact
Antarctic bryozoans give hints of environmental changes in oceans
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Antarctic regions are natural laboratories to study biodiversity and the impact of climate change. Credit: Blanca Figuerola, UB-IRBio Antarctic regions are natural laboratories to study biodiversity and the impact of climate change. In Antarctica,... Read more
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The Irish Times
New opportunities exist in context of changing climateSurprisingly the doubters are out there and in considerable numbers unfortunate
New opportunities exist in context of changing climate
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Surprisingly the doubters are out there and in considerable numbers unfortunately. They are happy to believe that humans have nothing to do with the changes we see in the seasons and in the shrinking Arctic Sea ice cover or the melting of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Gwynne Dyer: Climate tipping point could be hereSigns indicate we've reached the threshold scientists fear, heralding abrupt an
Gwynne Dyer: Climate tipping point could be here
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Signs indicate we've reached the threshold scientists fear, heralding abrupt and irreversible change. At 2C over the pre-industrial average, the warming we have already caused will trigger effects we cannot control, including huge releases of carbon... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Gwynne Dyer: Climate tipping point could be hereSigns indicate we've reached the threshold scientists fear, heralding abrupt an
Gwynne Dyer: Climate tipping point could be here
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Signs indicate we've reached the threshold scientists fear, heralding abrupt and irreversible change. At 2C over the pre-industrial average, the warming we have already caused will trigger effects we cannot control, including huge releases of carbon... Read more
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The Courier
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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Western Advocate
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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6d
Daily Liberal
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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6d
PhysOrg
Insulating layer of air above the Greenland ice sheet reduces precipitationThe 40 meter high tower with measuring equipment at Summit. Credit: Max Berkelh
Insulating layer of air above the Greenland ice sheet reduces precipitation
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
The 40 meter high tower with measuring equipment at Summit. Credit: Max Berkelhammer, University of Illinois The Earth's climate has been warming, but even though the Greenland ice sheet is melting rapidly in the coastal regions, there are large... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
A generation before Chernobyl, there was Mayak — The Medina County GazetteMUSLYUMOVO, Russia — At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-ye
A generation before Chernobyl, there was Mayak — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
MUSLYUMOVO, Russia — At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime’s exposure to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
U.S. oil and gas boom having global consequences, scientists suggestA new study in the journal Geophysical Research Letters has revealed that the B
U.S. oil and gas boom having global consequences, scientists suggest
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
A new study in the journal Geophysical Research Letters has revealed that the Bakken Shale formation, a region of intensely increasing recent oil production centered in North Dakota and Montana, accounts for about 2 percent of the entire world's... Read more
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The Daily Comet
U.S. oil and gas boom having global consequences, scientists suggestA new study in the journal Geophysical Research Letters has revealed that the B
U.S. oil and gas boom having global consequences, scientists suggest
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
A new study in the journal Geophysical Research Letters has revealed that the Bakken Shale formation, a region of intensely increasing recent oil production centered in North Dakota and Montana, accounts for about 2 percent of the entire world's... Read more
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The Age
'Everything is melting': the thin blue line that startled climate expertsIn a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in
'Everything is melting': the thin blue line that startled climate experts
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be accurate. Greenland is home to the world's second largest ice mass,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive riverMUSLYUMOVO, Russia (AP) � At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy
Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive river
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
MUSLYUMOVO, Russia (AP) � At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime's exposure to... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
A generation before Chernobyl, there was MayakMUSLYUMOVO, Russia — At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-ye
A generation before Chernobyl, there was Mayak
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
MUSLYUMOVO, Russia — At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime’s exposure to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive riverMUSLYUMOVO, Russia (AP) � At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy
Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive river
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
MUSLYUMOVO, Russia (AP) � At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime's exposure to... Read more
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6d
The Seattle Times
Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive riverMUSLYUMOVO, Russia (AP) — At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy
Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive river
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
MUSLYUMOVO, Russia (AP) — At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime’s exposure to... Read more
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6d
News-Medical-Net
Outbreak of tropical parasitic infection observed for first time in the ArcticAn outbreak of an intestinal parasite common in the tropics, known as Cryptospo
Outbreak of tropical parasitic infection observed for first time in the Arctic
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
An outbreak of an intestinal parasite common in the tropics, known as Cryptosporidium, has been identified for the first time in the Arctic. The discovery was made in Nunavik, Quebec, by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Calling frogs signal change of the seasonNEAR BALLAINE LAKE — Over the blat of engines and hum of tires on nearby Farmer
Alaska Science Forum: Calling frogs signal change of the season
Juneau Empire / Posted 6 days ago
NEAR BALLAINE LAKE — Over the blat of engines and hum of tires on nearby Farmers Loop, Mark Spangler hears the chuckles of the animal he is studying. Male wood frogs in a one-acre pond on the campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks are singing a... Read more
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The Courier
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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The Young Witness
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
17 related stories
6d
Western Advocate
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
17 related stories
6d
Kiama Independent
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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Manning River Times
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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The North West Star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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The Border Mail
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Greenland ice sheet melting has started earlywas initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of star
Greenland ice sheet melting has started early
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate. In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be... Read more
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WA Today
'Everything is melting': the thin blue line that startled climate expertsIn a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in
'Everything is melting': the thin blue line that startled climate experts
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be accurate. In a series of ice collapses, this timelapse captures how Fox... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Everything is melting': the thin blue line that startled climate expertsIn a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in
'Everything is melting': the thin blue line that startled climate experts
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, the thin blue line in the chart below of Greenland's ice melt was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be accurate. Greenland is home to the world's second largest ice mass,... Read more
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CBC.ca
Scientists find possible massive lake in Antarctica, hope to discover what might live in itNew radar images from the South Pole have revealed a feature that could be an e
Scientists find possible massive lake in Antarctica, hope to discover what might live in it
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
New radar images from the South Pole have revealed a feature that could be an enormous, previously unknown lake hidden under kilometres of ice, and isolated from the rest of the planet for millions of years. CBC Radio science columnist Torah Kachur... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hunting wolves near Denali, Yellowstone cuts wolf sightings in halfA wolf is seen just off the road in Denali National Park and Preserve. Credit:
Hunting wolves near Denali, Yellowstone cuts wolf sightings in half
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
A wolf is seen just off the road in Denali National Park and Preserve. Credit: National Park Service Visitors to national parks are half as likely to see wolves in their natural habitat when wolf hunting is permitted just outside park... Read more
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CTV News
Tropical parasite emerges in indigenous communities in Far NorthCanadian researchers have discovered an intestinal parasite known as Cryptospor
Tropical parasite emerges in indigenous communities in Far North
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
Canadian researchers have discovered an intestinal parasite known as Cryptosporidium for the first time in a remote community in the Arctic. The potentially dangerous parasite was found in Nunavik, in Quebec’s far north. A team from the Research... Read more
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Aliran Online
How tiny Iceland survived a financial crisis: Lessons for Malaysiastrengths, writes Blue Lagoon. Our heavy dependence on petroleum and palm oil
How tiny Iceland survived a financial crisis: Lessons for Malaysia
Aliran Online / Posted 7 days ago
strengths, writes Blue Lagoon. Our heavy dependence on petroleum and palm oil as major revenue earners has has hit the Malaysian economy as seen recently when prices, especially of oil, plunged. So we need to further broaden our economic... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea, Japan, China hold talks on Arctic affairs(ATTN: UPDATES with the outcome of the talks in paras 11-12) By Song Sang-ho
S. Korea, Japan, China hold talks on Arctic affairs
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 days ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with the outcome of the talks in paras 11-12) By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, April 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea, Japan and China held their first high-level talks on Arctic affairs in Seoul on Thursday, seeking to expand areas of trilateral... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea, Japan, China hold talks on Arctic affairsBy Song Sang-ho SEOUL, April 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea, Japan and China held
S. Korea, Japan, China hold talks on Arctic affairs
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 days ago
By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, April 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea, Japan and China held their first high-level talks on Arctic affairs in Seoul on Thursday, seeking to expand areas of trilateral cooperation to jointly tackle regional and global challenges... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hypnotic map shows the world's cargo ships sailing Earth's oceansWatch cargo ships sail Earth's oceans: Hypnotic interactive map follows the rou
Hypnotic map shows the world's cargo ships sailing Earth's oceans
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Watch cargo ships sail Earth's oceans: Hypnotic interactive map follows the route of giant vessels over a year Red shows huge tankers, blue represents dry bulk ships, and yellow shows ships carrying manufactured products Different filters can be... Read more
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Vail Daily
‘Then and Now’ uses repeat photography to tell the story of climate change in AlaskaVAIL — Changes to the ecosystem as a result of the effects of global warming ov
‘Then and Now’ uses repeat photography to tell the story of climate change in Alaska
Vail Daily / Posted 8 days ago
VAIL — Changes to the ecosystem as a result of the effects of global warming over time can be difficult to see with the naked eye. “Then & Now: The Changing Artic Landscape” is a multimedia exhibit that allows one to do just that. The exhibit,... Read more
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The Verge
New modifiable drone can help researchers scan the changing Antarctic ice shelfMeasuring how the polar ice caps change over time is crucial to understanding t
New modifiable drone can help researchers scan the changing Antarctic ice shelf
The Verge / Posted 8 days ago
Measuring how the polar ice caps change over time is crucial to understanding the effects of our warming climate — but doing so is no easy task. The process often involves flying radar-outfitted planes through the Arctic and Antarctic to scan the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
MyopiaTV Science Short sightedness in children may have a bright and simple solution
Myopia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
TV Science Short sightedness in children may have a bright and simple solution. As our urban kids spend less time outside, their eyes are growing abnormally from a lack of bright light. In this episode of Catalyst we look into the rise of myopia,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate change and extreme weather linked to high pressure over GreenlandCredit: NASA Greenland is one of the fastest-warming regions of the world, acco
Climate change and extreme weather linked to high pressure over Greenland
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
Credit: NASA Greenland is one of the fastest-warming regions of the world, according to climate change experts at the University of Sheffield. New research, led by Professor Edward Hanna from the University's Department of Geography, has identified... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Binational ContaminationBy Estephania Baez The beaching of marine species on the shores of the Pacific
Binational Contamination
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
By Estephania Baez The beaching of marine species on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, temperatures not consistent with the seasons, and a drought that appears to be never ending are signs emitted by Mother Nature in recent years which experts say... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
The ‘settled’ consensus du joura destination. Second, progressives uniquely discern it. (Barack Obama frequent
The ‘settled’ consensus du jour
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
a destination. Second, progressives uniquely discern it. (Barack Obama frequently declares things to be on or opposed to "the right side of history.") Third, politics should be democratic but peripheral to governance, which is the responsibility... Read more
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Denver Post
Air pollution hurting U.S. plant diversity, CU scientists findshrub land and grassland sites — found nitrogen oxide and ammonia pollution is
Air pollution hurting U.S. plant diversity, CU scientists find
Denver Post / Posted 10 days ago
shrub land and grassland sites — found nitrogen oxide and ammonia pollution is reducing diversity at 24 percent of the sites. While some nitrogen helps plants, and nitrogen is used in fertilizer, too much appears to be deadly. Factories,... Read more
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The News & Observer
The ‘settled’ consensus du jour on climate change | News & Observer April 24, 2016 2:00 PM Now, from the so-called party of
The ‘settled’ consensus du jour on climate change
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
| News & Observer April 24, 2016 2:00 PM Now, from the so-called party of science, aka Democrats, comes a campaign to criminalize debate about... Read more
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Newsmax
ExxonMobil Under Fire Over Climate Changeprogressivism, is becoming explicit. Progressivism's determination to regulate
ExxonMobil Under Fire Over Climate Change
Newsmax / Posted 11 days ago
progressivism, is becoming explicit. Progressivism's determination to regulate thought by regulating speech is apparent in the campaign by 16 states' attorneys general and those of the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands, none Republican,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
George Will: The 'settled' consensus du jourprogressivism, is becoming explicit. Progressivism's determination to regulate
George Will: The 'settled' consensus du jour
The Oklahoman / Posted 11 days ago
progressivism, is becoming explicit. Progressivism's determination to regulate thought by regulating speech is apparent in the campaign by 16 states' attorneys general and those of the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands, none Republican,... Read more
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