VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. Whether a person is aware of climate change or not — and how much they worry about it — depends on a range of factors, including what country...Show More Summary
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. -- A caravan of SUVs was snaking through the sand dunes that stretch for miles along the coast of Provincetown at the northern tip of Cape Cod. In one of the vehicles, James Husson-Cote, a local tour guide, pointed to a dip in the sand where a cluster of tenacious scrub oaks and pines had taken root. Show More Summary
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VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. In an effort to combat the rising threat posed by climate change, President Barack Obama is slated to introduce sweeping changes to cut...Show More Summary
VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. The icebreaker that's key to Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic is heading back north after authorities broke a dramatic blockade on Friday by environmentalists in Oregon. Show More Summary
We are at a generational, if not an historical, tipping point for our nation and the world. Our economy and institutional power structures have been built on the exploitation of people and the environment. Addressing the climate crisis...Show More Summary
There are two schools of thought regarding how to make anything go viral. In The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell emphasizes the importance of the messenger. In contrast, Jonah Berger’s Contagious: Why Things Catch On proclaims that a properly structured message makes the messenger inconsequential. Which approach is correct? As with most [...]
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) gave a powerful statement of support on Thursday for the historic nuclear agreement reached between the world powers and Iran. A strong supporter of Israel and a rising star in the Congressional leadership,...Show More Summary
Members of the Climate Action Coalition in Portland, OR, together with Greenpeace activists made history on July 30 when they forced the MSV Fennica, Shell Oil's Arctic icebreaker, to stand down, delaying its departure by approximately...Show More Summary
VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. Washington DC is sinking: It's not just a metaphor for a dysfunctional government anymore. Scientists have known for a while that sea levels are going up faster along the US mid-Atlantic coast than globally. Show More Summary
Some things just make sense and this is one of them. It’s no wonder it took me years to process. If your goal is to own a steady dog that holds his point or, in the case of a flusher, sits until you command a retrieve, then this tip might...Show More Summary
At this point, Tiger Woods should probably be open to ANY suggestions that might help his golf game... which is why he was all ears when our photog threw out a tip about an inspirational movie that seems up his…
I wish! Seriously. People who run, jog, or work out at the gym know all too well how the default Apple earbuds suck for these activities. They don’t fit comfortably. They are more prone to falling out. The cable gets annoying. WhileShow More Summary
Interested in a new marketing outlet? How about a social network that drives sales with an average order value of $123.50? I hope that I have your attention at this point! Good. In case you didn’t guess it already (or the title of this post didn’t give it away) I am of course talking about Pinterest.
The arrival of Netflix has been a tipping point for Australian television with a faster uptake of the services than some may have planned for.
US Air Force Directed Energy Research Lab Chief Engineer Dr. Kelly Hammett claims that directed energy technology for missile defense is reaching a decisive point for future applications.
Dreaming of someone death is scary enough, but finding […] The post Can your dreams predict death? New evidence, surprising result. appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.
VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. Rapid temperature spikes of as much as 16 degrees Celsius may have been more to blame for the extinction of wooly mammoths, giant sloths, and other megafauna around 11,000 years ago than overhunting by humans, a new study in the journal Science suggests. Show More Summary
VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. Hillary Clinton rolled out the first installment of her climate change plan Sunday, proposing to add half a billion solar panels by the...Show More Summary
This little hack is so easy and simple, yet it can make a big difference in the quality of your stay. Try it! The post 10-second tip: an easy travel hack for your hotel room. appeared first on Points and Pixie Dust.