So how many are there and how long would it take to catalog them> Continue reading Most Earth species ‘still unknown’: Brazil expert
“One of the most important and threatening risks of climate change is sea-level rise (SLR). The mechanisms are well understood, and the direction of changes in sea-level is highly certain – it is rising and the rate of rise will accelerate.” Continue reading Peter Gleick: Sea-level rise will be exponential
“About 39 percent of L.A.’s power now comes from coal-fired plants.” Continue reading Los Angeles Will Be Off Coal by 2025, Says Mayor
So says Dave “Nuremberg-trials-for-skeptics” Roberts. Continue reading Enviro consultants lobby for coal export terminals; Attacked as ‘planet-f**king money-grubbing sellouts’
Students are free to pick from what the nannies make available to eat. Continue reading New Food Nanny Concept: ‘Libertarian Paternalism’
Note climate is not listed. We are proud to have helped make climate a litmus test. Continue reading Salon: Which issues divide the GOP?
Nonsense. 350 pregnancies over 6 years. Gestation is complex. Much of the data are self-reported. The result is clinically insignificant anyway — e.g., 2.9 day longer average gestation in treated group. Continue reading Magical Supplement: Prenatal DHA reduces early preterm birth, low birth weight
“Mesoscale atmospheric modeling looking at the mass effects of kinetic energy absorption by wind turbines suggests that the power capacity of large-scale wind farms may have been significantly overestimated.” Continue reading Study: Scientists have overestimated capacity of wind farms to generate power
“The new rule would allow authorities to confiscate guns of “unruly” people during an extreme weather event such as the April 2011 tornadoes or any other emergency.” Continue reading City Wants Power to ‘Disarm Individuals’ During Crisis
“This has to be bad news for environmental activists everywhere: a massive international study, conducted in 33 countries over 17 years, shows that people just don’t care a lot about the environment.” Continue reading Study uncovers massive global yawn over global warming
Why is this a hot — but diversionary — news item? Continue reading Cats are the #1 bird killer?
You might be surprised at the answer. Continue reading How much gasoline is saved annually by public transportation?