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Unparalleled warmth is changing the Arctic and affecting weather in US, Europe

Unparalleled warmth is changing the Arctic and affecting weather in US, Europe

The Arctic is experiencing a multi-year stretch of unparalleled warmth “that is unlike any period on record,” according to the 2018 Arctic Report Card, a peer-reviewed report released Tuesday morning from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an agency within the United States Department of Commerce. The report states that human-caused climate change is transforming…MORE

US undermining ‘last chance’ climate talks, experts charge

US undermining ‘last chance’ climate talks, experts charge

The American delegation came to promote coal. And the kids laughed in their faces. That was the bizarre and symbolic scene that unfolded Monday at the UN COP24 climate talks at a spaceship-shaped conference center in Polish coal country. The nations of the world are meeting here to hash out a “rulebook” to help ensure…MORE

In 200 years, humans reversed a climate trend lasting 50 million years, study says

In 200 years, humans reversed a climate trend lasting 50 million years, study says

What do scientists see when comparing our future climate with the past? In less than 200 years, humans have reversed a multimillion-year cooling trend, new research suggests. If global warming continues unchecked, Earth in 2030 could resemble its former self from 3 million years ago, according to a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings…MORE

Aid for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Aid for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

The civil war in Yemen has brought untold misery and desperation to civilians trapped by the fighting. You can help the charities and non-profits providing humanitarian aid through the Public Good campaign at https://bit.ly/2AYbjBm . The United Nations describes the situation in Yemen as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and reports more than 22 million…MORE

Melting of Greenland’s ice is ‘off the charts,’ study shows

Melting of Greenland’s ice is ‘off the charts,’ study shows

Greenland’s massive ice sheets contain enough water to raise global sea levels by 23 feet, and a new study shows that they are melting at a rate “unprecedented” over centuries — and likely thousands of years. The study, published Thursday in the scientific journal Nature, found that Greenland’s ice loss accelerated rapidly in the past…MORE

This exoplanet is inflated like a balloon

This exoplanet is inflated like a balloon

A newly discovered exoplanet 124 light-years away is just full of hot air, according to a new study. HAT-P-11b, about the size of Neptune and four times larger than Earth, was found in the Cygnus constellation. The planet is considered a “warm Neptune,” with an average temperature of 1,022 degrees Fahrenheit. For reference, Neptune is…MORE

Blogs

DECEMBER 11, 2018

BRETT YOUNG’ first album had a lot of heartbreak songs on it, because that’s where he was emotionally when he was writing and recording it. His second one, “Ticket to L.A.”, is just the opposite – lots of upbeat and happy stuff. Both albums were inspired by the same woman . . . his new…

DECEMBER 10, 2018

Apparently, people are showing their generosity this holiday season by going to Walmart, and paying off layaway items. TYLER PERRY paid off $434,000 worth of layaway at two Walmarts last week and now KID ROCK has joined in. He Tweeted, “Tyler, great idea!  I followed your lead, and paid off the layaway at my local…