Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: science

Why does our skin wrinkle in water?

Mark Changizi’s study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

‘Drop fossil fuels,’ over 400 scientists tell PR firm handling UN...

“It’s an almost comical conflict of interest that Big Oil’s spin doctors are also in charge of communications for the UN climate talks.”

House committee investigates the role of PR firms in spreading climate...

There is a long history of PR firms creating and spreading climate disinformation in order to block climate policy and promote fossil fuel interests.

Greenland ice melt will raise global sea levels at least 10...

The scientists worry severe melting events, like the melting seen in 2012, could push eventual sea level rise closer to 30 inches.

With the Supreme Court’s EPA ruling, can Trump’s damage to the...

Trump’s appointments reveal the frightening far-reaching power of a corrupt president.

How the American Legislative Exchange Council turns disinformation into law

State lawmakers introduced nearly 2,900 bills based on ALEC templates from 2010 through 2018. More than 600 of them became law.

Our bodies, societies and planet are inflamed for the same reasons

Raj Patel and Rupa Marya coauthored the book Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice to highlight the connections between health and structural injustice.

Let’s get to the heart of the matter with biolabs and...

How can we justify slaughtering cows to repair our hearts, when the consumption of cows is what weakens our hearts?

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives...

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

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The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.