The Lexington Herald-Leader is staying “vigilant” after several of its windows were shattered Sunday morning, Editor Peter Baniak said Monday. Police believe the damage is consistent with small-caliber bullet fire. No one was hurt in...Show More Summary
A roundup of the news that caught my eye today.
Scientists have known that microbes living in the ground can play a major role in producing atmospheric carbon that can accelerate climate change, but now researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that soil microbes...Show More Summary
Of course these financially compromised scientists who get paid to say man-made climate is a fact are going to make dire predictions. Man made climate change is a billion dollar
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday it was right not to gloss over differences with the United States on climate issues and added that a G7 debate at the weekend had shown it would be tough to make the Paris climate agreement successful. Show More Summary
Investor appetite for cleantech remains strong following the Paris climate agreement. But experts at the World Bank's Innovate4Climate conference in Barcelona, Spain said that funding levels are still not high enough to reach globalShow More Summary
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Leading economists have concluded that in an effort to meet the world's agreed-upon climate goals in the most cost-effective way possible while still fostering growth, countries must set a strong carbon price, with an aim to reach $40...Show More Summary
The Global Challenges Foundation asked ComRes to conduct a survey of the world's attitudes to global risks and found that a majority of people are concerned with the possibility of catastrophic risk from climate change. Global Attitudes...Show More Summary
German leader Angela Merkel was right to confront Donald Trump over the need to tackle climate change, her spokesman has said. A day after she had suggested that Germany and Europe could no longer rely on the US under the leadership of Mr Trump, there was a doubling down on the German Chancellor’s comments.
100 Things To Do About The Climate 100 Practical Ways to Reverse Climate Change; You know some of them—use renewable energy, eat less meat—but others will surprise you. Simon Worrall, May 28, 2017 (National Geographic) “…Drawdown: The...Show More Summary
By John Irish and Crispian Balmer TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide. Show More Summary
If you thought Ivanka and Jared Kushner were the best hope for preserving United States’ participation in the Paris climate agreement, sorry. There’s been lots of talk that President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law would emerge as primary advocates for maintaining the U.S. Show More Summary
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(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) Nature Geoscience study analyzes global satellite observations, shows vegetation alters climate and weather patterns by as much as 30 percent. The researchers used a new...Show More Summary
Recent grads and millennials are entering a job climate where long-term position stability is weak. Most young people will spend only a few years in their first position and are likely to work for several different organizations before retirement. Show More Summary
Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows.
A new Columbia Engineering study, led by Pierre Gentine, associate professor of earth and environmental engineering, analyzes global satellite observations and shows that vegetation alters climate and weather patterns by as much as 30 percent. Show More Summary
OSLO (Reuters) - Heat trapped by dark-colored roads and buildings will more than double cities' costs for tackling global warming this century by driving up energy demand to keep citizens cool and by aggravating pollution, scientists said on Monday.