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November 23, 2016 Climate & Energy

Global Warming Has Caused the Deaths of Over 80,000 Reindeer

By: Nick Marinoff

“Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer / Felt the winters getting hot / He looked around and saw that / His Arctic home had gone to pot…” In the spirit of the upcoming season, heads...

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October 11, 2016 Climate & Energy

The Smoking Gun of Global Warming

By: W. Douglas Smith

How can climate scientists be so sure burning fossil fuels is responsible for global warming? Perhaps the most reliable method is isotopic fractionation, but first of all, what are isotopes? ...

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August 6, 2016 Climate & Energy

Global Warming Will Uncover Toxic Waste in the Arctic

By: Nick Marinoff

Kurt Russell’s alien nemesis isn’t the only “thing” buried under layers of Arctic ice. Water flows through a moulin on the Greenland Ice Sheet. (Photo Credit:...

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July 17, 2016 Food

These 5 Crops Are Accelerating Global Warming

By: Nick Marinoff

A new report from Oxfam America claims that five common foods are major contributors to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Wheat, soy, corn, rice and palm oil can be...

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July 12, 2016 Climate & Energy

How the Catholic Church Aims to Fight Global Warming

By: Nick Marinoff

The Catholic Church is making a grand effort to be more environmental following Pope Francis’ climate encyclical Laudato Si (Praise Be to You), which was published in June of last...

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May 31, 2016 Climate & Energy

What is Global Warming?

By: Texas Tech Climate Science Center

Take a look at this simple video that explains an easy way to look at and understand global warming. The video is narrated by climate scientist, Katharine Hayhoe, and...

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May 23, 2016 Environment

Can Scientists Breed “Super Coral” to Withstand Global Warming?

By: Pierce Nahigyan

In the face of ocean-wide coral bleaching events, scientists in Hawaii are hoping to breed a strain of “super coral” that can withstand the rigors of global warming. “So much...

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May 19, 2016 Opinion

The Stupidest Things Donald Trump Has Said About Global Warming

By: Jedamiah Wolf

After decades of negotiations, thousands of scientific reports and billions of people supporting a transition to a cleaner and greener economy, we are finally beginning to reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

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April 11, 2016 Politics

Actor Emily Deschanel: “Global Warming Is a Serious Problem”

By: TreePeople

Actor Emily DeSchanel. (Photo via TreePeople) Emily Deschanel is best known for her role as Dr. Temperance Brennan on the hit show Bones. In addition to acting...

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April 1, 2016 Climate & Energy

China Just Proposed a $50 Trillion Fix for Global Warming

By: Planet Editor

On Wednesday, the largest electric utility company in the world proposed the largest electricity project in history: A $50 trillion clean energy network that would power the planet. Wildly ambitious?...

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February 17, 2016 Opinion

Will You Torture Your Neighbor to Ignore Global Warming?

By: W. Douglas Smith

How much of our behavior is influenced by authority figures? Can the declarations of perceived authority cause us to act against our personal moral compass, even to extremes? In 1961...

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February 9, 2016 Food

How Much Does Agriculture Contribute to Global Warming?

By: Pierce Nahigyan

How much does agricultural activity contribute to greenhouse gas emissions? It’s an important question, but one whose answer varies depending on the source. In the U.S., for example, the Environmental...

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