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CO2 warming effects felt just a decade after being emitted

Rohde/Wikimedia Commons It takes just 10 years for a single emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) to have its maximum warming effects on the ... concurrently with the change in temperature. However, some o... read more

Climate Change and Confirmation Bias

and what they thought about the risks of climate change. The group uses a theory of cultural commitments devised by University of California, Berkeley, political scientist Aaron Wildavsky that “holds ... read more

Steroids: The skinny on getting big from an expert and a former user

"They all activate specific receptor sites and as a result of activating them, it causes a particular change," Dr Daniel Hackett, lecturer in Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Sydney, e... read more

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GMOs, Journalism, and False Balance

I replied that GMO coverage in the media today is where climate change reporting was from the ... Notice that the two opposing sides are 1) consumer groups versus 2) industry (e.g., Monsanto). And tha... read more

Are We Stuck With ‘Blah, Blah, Blah, … Bang’?

Until a majority of us feel personally threatened by specific and significant negative impacts of climate change ... reason can ever dominate deeper human traits, including tribalism and what might be ... read more

A Revised Dugan Family Retirement Investing Plan - 2019 Sure Isn't 2017!

After nine years or so of easy monetary policy, a policy specifically aimed at “goosing up” stock prices so as to create a wealth effect to generate more consumer ... can be imprecise, as in our missi... read more

Revealed: the child victims of pesticide poisoning in India

Endosulfan is the pesticide of choice for farmers in rural India trying to control insects threatening cashew nut and other crops - but the chemical can have devastating health impacts A panorama ... ... read more

Reducing US coal emissions through biomass and carbon capture would boost employment

A new study appearing November 1 in the journal Joule has run the numbers associated with the impacts of ... negative emissions," explains co-author Sabine Fuss, of the Mercator Research Institute on ... read more

Bayer-Monsanto merger could harm EU food sector

"All competition law is founded on whether the consumer is getting a good deal," he explains. "A huge amount of market ... The commissioner's focus will therefore be on any negative effects on prices, ... read more

Some Conservatives Recognize the Risks of Using Emergency Powers to Build Trump's Wall

That brings us to the final scenario, which would undoubtedly be the worst ... climate change, or other liberal goals. They might even conclude that letting Trump have his "emergency" wall is a worthw... read more

Can CRISPR Feed the World?

In addition, globalization has meant that diseases can spread faster and farther, and the warmer temperatures from climate change can attract pests ... they trigger a cascade of effects to fight off t... read more

President Appears to Seek a Warming Legacy

Both at home and overseas, there are signs that the White House — after seven years of charges that it was failing to accept and act on science pointing to dangerous human-caused climate change — is . ... read more

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