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SOS EPA: IT IS TIME TO STAND UP TO KEYSTONE XL PETITION!!
Science & Tech  (tags: EPA, Keystone XL Pipeline, climate, climate-change, climatechange, environment, energy, destruction, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, politics, environment, health, humans, interesting, investigatio )

Robert
- 329 days ago - other98.com
Tar Sands Oil from Canada is so carbon-intensive that NASA climate scientist James Hansen has said that extracting all of it would be Game Over" for the climate ― and the KXL pipeline will largely determine whether or not that happens.
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 179 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
1957-Roger Ravelle and Hans Suess "Discover Global Warming"
Science & Tech  (tags: Hans Suess, Roger Revelle, oceanography, chemistry, geochemistry, global warming effects, technology, science, investigation, environment, scientists )

Betsy
- 169 days ago - aip.org
Before scientists would take greenhouse effect warming seriously, they had to get past a counter-argument. It seemed certain that the immense mass of the oceans would absorb the excess carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
Earth Is in the Early Stages of a Sixth Mass Extinction, Says the Journal Science - Via News.Com.Au
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Mass Extinction, Environment, Animals, Habitat destruction, Bio-diversity, Humans, Activism, Government, Industry, Sustainability risk, World News )

Victoria
- 214 days ago - news.com.au
EARTH'S sixth great extinction event has already begun and humans ARE the cause. Now responsible scientists are calling for urgent action from general populations, government and industry to stop this within the tipping point of 100 years.
Fox 'Fair and Balanced' Debate: Global Warming Happens in 'Fantasy World' of Scientists (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, Fox News, humans, science, scientists, research, world, environment, study )

Carrie
- 158 days ago - rawstory.com
A Fox News on Wednesday brought on someone who had a "really long business card" to explain why scientists were living in a fantasy world if they thought the world was experiencing any negative impacts from climate change.
Is It Time We Start Saying the E Word? By Pakalolo
Science & Tech  (tags: extinction, the 6th mass extinction, earth, sea life, dinasaurs, co2, methane, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 274 days ago - dailykos.com
There has been five mass extinctions in our planets history due to either asteroid impacts, climate change caused by volcanism and the shifting of tectonic plates. The sixth mass extinction is being fueled by you and me.
Creationists Complain Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos' Isn't Giving Them Airtime
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computers, concept, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Kit
- 344 days ago - talkingpointsmemo.com
Creationists are accusing astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" of being scientifically unbalanced because it doesn't represent their beliefs.
The Only Existing Self-Portrait Of Leonardo Davinci Is Disappearing
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, world, Da Vinci portrait, environment, study )

Carrie
- 271 days ago - newscientist.com
Da Vinci is disappearing. This once-vibrant red chalk drawing by the master - widely believed to be a self-portrait - has faded into a dull watermark blotted by dark marks.
JON STEWART EXPLAINS THE CLIMATE CHANGE CRISIS TO IGNORANT REPUBLICANS: VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: humor, satire, climate-change, Jon Stewart, GOP, science, scientists, research, study, environment, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 159 days ago - towleroad.com
As hundreds of thousands protest climate change inaction on the streets of New York City, the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology struggles to understand the basic physics of sea level change and bases policy on...
See Just How Warm Winter Will Be in Your Hometown, Thanks to Climate Change ~ INTERACTIVE MAP
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, climate change, weather, humans, climate, research, scientists, news, interesting, habitat, animals )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - takepart.com
In coming decades, could frigid Buffalo, New York, experience winters as mild as Charlotte, North CarolinaâEUR(TM)s? And will Coeur dâEUR(TM)Alene, IdahoâEUR(TM)s January be as warm as Victorville, CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s?
20 Things You Didn't Know About... Animal Senses
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, concept, discovery, environment, research, science, study )

Kit
- 305 days ago - discovermagazine.com
From super-sniffers to electricity detectors, animals have an array of impressive sensory capabilities.
U.S. Navy Wants to Fuel Ships Using Seawater
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, energy, investigation, NewTechnology, science, technology, US NAVY )

Kit
- 305 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
Scientists have spent nearly a decade laboring to turn the ocean into fuel. The breakthrough, demonstrated in a proof-of-concept test, was made possible by a specialized catalytic converter that transforms carbon dioxide and hydrogen from seawater[....]
Scientists Trace Ebola Outbreak to a Tree Where Children Play
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, Ebola Outbreak, children, fruit bats, research, study, news, humans, environment, investigation, interesting )

Carrie
- 61 days ago - washingtonpost.com
According to research published Tuesday by the Robert Koch-Institute, fruit bats are almost certainly to blame for the current Ebola outbreak, which has claimed 7,800 lives so far.
The Sixth Extinction Is Here -- And It's Our Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: science, history, life, earth, biodeversity losses, study, environment, interesting, humans, research )

Carrie
- 217 days ago - recode.net
The Earth appears to be in the early stages of the Sixth Extinction, the latest in a series of mass biodiversity losses that have punctuated the history of life on the planet, according to a paper published in Science this week.
 

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