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climate change
climate change

80 Percent of Climate Denier Blogs Reference This One Canadian Zoologist

A University of Victoria adjunct prof has become climate deniers’ go-to source on polar bears.
Stephen Leahy
12.1.17
climate change
climate change

Donald Trump’s Grandfather Was Likely a Climate Change Refugee

A new study charts how extreme weather events, like droughts and floods, drove a 19th century wave of German immigration to North America.
Stephen Leahy
11.21.17
Opinion
Opinion

Keurig Coffee Machines Are Hell Devices That Everyone Should Boycott

Proprietary, unrepairable, disposable coffee machines encapsulate the very worst facets of late capitalism.
Jason Koebler
11.13.17
climate change
climate change

15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

Human impacts on the environment are putting our future at risk, they say.
Stephen Leahy
11.13.17
cop23
cop23

Cities Are Scolding Countries at UN Climate Conference to Cut Emissions

An alliance including New York, Toronto, and London is challenging countries at COP23 to do more.
Stephen Leahy
11.9.17
Dear Future
Dear Future

How We'll Solve Our Plastic Problem

These future technologies will make today’s plastic problem a thing of the past.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.9.17
climate change
climate change

Here Are 27 Ways Heat Waves Can Kill You

Climate change is making heat waves worse.
Stephen Leahy
11.9.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

The US Just Approved ‘Killer’ Lab-Grown Mosquitoes to Help Fight Disease

The Environmental Protection Agency has given the green light to biotech startup MosquitoMate.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.17
420
420

Illegal Weed Can Be Worse for Forests than Logging

Though logging has a greater overall impact, growing pot can be even more destructive on a per-unit-area basis, according to a recent study.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.3.17
politics
politics

There's Now a Whistleblower Hotline for Scientists Working Under the Trump Administration

A political advocacy group, 314, set up the hotline with a law firm to help scientists raise alarms if needed.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.2.17
heatwave
heatwave

Every Other Summer Will Shatter Heat Records Within a Decade

Record-hot summers are now 70 times more likely than they were in the past 40 years.
Stephen Leahy
11.1.17
biodiversity loss
biodiversity loss

The World Spent $14.4 Billion on Conservation, and It Actually Worked

Between 1992-2003, that investment led to a 29 percent decrease in the rate of biodiversity decline.
Stephen Leahy
10.25.17