Climate Change: Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Author: Rebecca Lindsey August 14, 2020 The summary:
In SCIENCE NEWS, an informative article on trans-gender health issues contains many things new to me about the current therapies, and the impact of legislation on trans people. One of the takeaways for me was how legislation, even proposed bills which never make to the floor of a state assembly, impact this community, increasing anxiety … [Read more…]
In the Atlantic, James Fallows reports on the Ancient Rome and Modern American analogies. Now, chapter four: crossing the Rubicon. Schnurer argues that this is more than just a familiar phrase. And he says that a U.S. Rubicon moment is in view—which would be triggered by a possible indictment of Donald Trump. At the end … [Read more…]
Ghent authorities threaten to impound noisy vehicles, as residents protest about engines and exhausts
In today’s Guardian, an article about the recent spate of encounters between small sail boats and Orca’s off the coast of Spain.
Over on spaceweather.com is this interesting recap of the impact of Starfish Prime, a 1962 low orbit nuclear test.
In the Guardian, Yep, it’s bleak, says expert who tested 1970s end-of-the-world prediction, A controversial MIT study from 1972 forecast the collapse of civilization – and Gaya Herrington is here to deliver the bad news
A comment from ARS TECHNICA which I really like: they’ll even claim a draft-dodging, formally-liberal, Aderrall-addicted, twice-divorced, serial-bankruptor, daughter-curious, porn-star-buying, real-estate huckster, C-list scripted ‘reality’ show host, scam university running failed vitamin salesman is the best President they’ve ever had the chance to vote for – and they’ll try to murder members of Congress to … [Read more…]
In a Washington Post obituary, accomplishments and life of Dr. Paul Auerbach, pioneer of wilderness and disaster medicine, are detailed. Even with his extensive training in medical emergencies, Dr. Auerbach was unprepared for the devastation he encountered when he volunteered to travel to Haiti to care for victims of the earthquake that struck the Caribbean … [Read more…]
The Democrat blocking progressive change is beholden to big oil. Surprised? The Guardian – Alex Kotch 20-JUL-2021 Joe Manchin owns millions of dollars in coal stock, founded an energy firm and Exxon lobbyists brag about their access to him. Republicans fund raise on his behalf