Science, Tech, Health http://feed.informer.com/digests/JYH20OVN9I/feeder Science, Tech, Health Respective post owners and feed distributors Mon, 13 Jul 2020 14:36:28 +1000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, August 8, 2020, #261 https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/geoengineering-watch-global-alert-news-august-8-2020-261/ Geoengineering Watch urn:uuid:eadce8fe-d4f5-ecc8-2a9b-2adca4a38552 Sun, 09 Aug 2020 06:37:46 +1000 <a href="https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/geoengineering-watch-global-alert-news-august-8-2020-261/"><img align="left" hspace="5" width="240" height="240" src="https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/iijuk.png" class="alignleft tfe wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/iijuk.png 300w, https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/iijuk-150x150.png 150w, https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/iijuk-200x200.png 200w" sizes="(max-width: 240px) 100vw, 240px" /></a>Dane&#160;Wigington GeoengineeringWatch.org Economies are collapsing, conflicts are erupting and governments are implementing increasingly dire protocols. Changes and challenges formerly unimaginable to most are rapidly accelerating. Unfortunately, the background of&#160;biosphere collapse is being completely overlooked, even though this factor is directly connected to what societies are being subjected to.&#160;The latest installment of Global Alert News is NASA Goes Woke: Bye Bye ‘Eskimo Nebula’ & ‘Siamese Twins Galaxy’ – NASA will ‘address systemic discrimination & inequality’ in ‘terminology for cosmic objects’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/08/nasa-goes-woke-bye-bye-eskimo-nebula-siamese-twins-galaxy-nasa-will-address-systemic-discrimination-inequality-in-terminology-for-cosmic-objects/ urn:uuid:44c13cb6-9a2b-5814-ce7e-318d5e49a0a2 Sun, 09 Aug 2020 01:08:28 +1000 Climate Depot Special Report As we work to identify &#38; address systemic discrimination &#38; inequality in all aspects of the scientific community, we are reexamining the use of unofficial terminology for cosmic objects which can be not only insensitive, but actively harmful. Read more: https://t.co/ZNicp5g0Wh pic.twitter.com/jDup6JOGBd &#8212; NASA (@NASA) August 5, 2020 I suppose naming [&#8230;] Gallup Poll: Americans Once Again Rank ‘Climate Change’ Dead Last As Least Important ‘Problem’ at 1% https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/07/gallup-poll-americans-once-again-rank-climate-change-dead-last-as-least-important-problem-at-1/ urn:uuid:dc11504b-2df6-2799-b104-6c3ba59638f3 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 05:04:22 +1000 https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/06/poll-plurality-of-americans-call-coronavirus-most-important-u-s-problem-climate-change-among-least/ By HANNAH BLEAU A plurality of Americans considers the Chinese coronavirus the most important problem facing the country, while climate change — an issue central to the Democrat Party’s agenda — remains among the lowest in importance, garnering just one percent, a Gallup survey released this week found. The Gallup poll, taken July 1-23, among U.S. [&#8230;] EU’s ‘Climate Funding’ Con Revealed https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/07/eus-climate-funding-con-revealed/ urn:uuid:dddb1303-0f62-9a3d-2ffb-3a7fa5ae2601 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 04:40:24 +1000 https://mailchi.mp/1b9c1254afd0/eus-climate-funding-con-revealed-178130?e=f4e33fdd1e GWPF Samizdat 7 August 2020 EU&#8217;s &#8216;Climate Funding&#8217; Con Revealed British Government Delays Carbon Neutral Homes Until 2050 To Boost Housebuilding 1) Half Of The EU’s ‘Climate Budget’ Will Be Handouts To Farmers, Critics Warn Deutsche Press Agentur, 6 August 2020 2) Excellent News: British Government Delays Net Zero Homes Until 2050 To Boost Housebuilding [&#8230;] Analysis: Why Falling Birth Rates Aren’t Something to Celebrate – ‘Each child born today grows up to make resources less scarce, on average, by contributing to innovation & the global economy’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/07/analysis-why-falling-birth-rates-arent-something-to-celebrate-each-child-born-today-grows-up-to-make-resources-less-scarce-on-average-by-contributing-to-innovation-the-global-economy/ urn:uuid:941cd096-e317-e7b3-cd06-e7993402e5d1 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 04:37:25 +1000 Overpopulation alarmists see a population decrease as an urgent necessity primarily because they believe that population growth leads to resource depletion. But new research has found just the opposite. https://t.co/CkEG4pA0GF &#8212; HumanProgress.org (@HumanProgress) August 6, 2020 https://humanprogress.org/article.php?p=1878 By Chelsea Follett &#8211; April 21, 2019 Traditionally, Easter is a celebration of new life and fertility, replete [&#8230;] Lomborg slams NYT for ‘deplorable fact-checking’ of his new book ‘False Alarm’ – ‘A stunningly long list of false and deceptive claims from New York Times’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/07/lomborg-slams-nyt-for-deplorable-fact-checking-of-his-new-book-false-alarm-a-stunningly-long-list-of-false-and-deceptive-claims-from-new-york-times/ urn:uuid:2b7d5f7c-882a-e648-c908-64200fc0b460 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 04:23:02 +1000 New York Times and Stiglitz claim UN finds cost of unmitigated climate change much higher than what I say False. The world&#39;s only Nobel climate economist and I say 3.6%. UN says 2.6%. Even lower. Oops One of many #FalseClaimsToPreserveAlarmismhttps://t.co/mHDY7qJFXE pic.twitter.com/vKU9BsLpy1 &#8212; Bjorn Lomborg (@BjornLomborg) August 2, 2020 https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1289950584783564800.html Bjorn Lomborg     Aug 2nd 2020, 4 [&#8230;] Lomborg rips NYT’s latest ‘badly reported’ sea level rise article as ‘absurdly unrealistic’ – ‘253 million people will *NOT* be at risk in 2100’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/07/lomborg-rips-nyts-latest-badly-reported-sea-level-rise-article-as-absurdly-unrealistic-253-million-people-will-not-be-at-risk-in-2100/ urn:uuid:45cc7d16-0d9b-efef-e750-c1cb159c4129 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 04:15:47 +1000 Bjorn Lomborg reacts to New York Times hyping of new study on sea level. Rising Seas Could Menace Millions Beyond Shorelines, Study Finds Everyone ran this story, but badly reported 253 million people will *not* be at risk in 2100 Study assumes we rip out all coastal defenses — absurdly unrealistic With realistic assumptions, numbers [&#8230;] Warmist Mag: Climate ‘Realism’ Is the New ‘Climate Denial’ – Rips Naomi Seibt for fighting Greta Thunberg’s alarmism https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/07/warmist-mag-climate-realism-is-the-new-climate-denial-rips-naomi-seibt-for-fighting-greta-thunbergs-alarmism/ urn:uuid:22ee010c-ed7b-8b8a-40c1-d40ae8f56a98 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 04:02:47 +1000 Congratulations to @SeibtNaomi and @HeartlandInst for continuing to drive climate bedwetters batsh*t crazy.https://t.co/wZj04EOFl9 &#8212; Steve Milloy (@JunkScience) August 6, 2020 &#160; https://newrepublic.com/article/158797/climate-change-alarmism-greta-thunberg-naomi-seibt Climate skeptic Naomi Seibt at Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2020. Going by headlines and poll results, climate change awareness has never been higher. While social media provides fertile ground for propaganda techniques, smear campaigns, fake [&#8230;] ‘The Office’ Actor Rainn Wilson’s ‘An Idiot’s Guide to Climate Change’ Features Greta Thunberg https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/07/the-office-actor-rainn-wilsons-an-idiots-guide-to-climate-change-features-greta-thunberg/ urn:uuid:cd8bcaa5-8966-9f3b-f74d-28402489c2d8 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 03:57:01 +1000 Doesn&#39;t matter what the story says, I didn&#39;t even read it, but I absolutely loved the headline, viz: &#34;Rainn Wilson To Host Docuseries ‘An Idiot’s Guide To Climate Change’; Greta Thunberg Among Guests&#34; Nailed it &#8230; w. &#8212; Willis Eschenbach (@WEschenbach) August 6, 2020 https://www.greenmatters.com/p/rainn-wilson-idiots-guide-climate-change BY SOPHIE HIRSH On The Office, Rainn Wilson’s Dwight Schrute lets out [&#8230;] New Documentary Film, ‘Juice,’ Challenges Elitism Of Anti-Growth Environmentalism https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/07/new-documentary-film-juice-challenges-elitism-of-anti-growth-environmentalism/ urn:uuid:e2c75178-f4c4-b2dd-acbf-be5cbfd23f49 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 03:40:15 +1000 https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2020/08/07/new-documentary-film-juice-challenges-elitism-of-anti-growth-environmentalism/#788900e5669b By Michael Shellenberger The root cause of climate change, say many activist leaders, is economic growth. “How dare you!” Greta Thunberg told the United Nations last September “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth!” And yet it was economic [&#8230;] Covid-19 news: Coronavirus cases may be levelling off in England https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237475-covid-19-news-coronavirus-cases-may-be-levelling-off-in-england/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:28e4e55d-088f-8b19-bd43-27c1c95c8895 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 03:10:39 +1000 The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic China’s Geopolitical Priorities Become Clear: Oil, Not Wind https://climatechangedispatch.com/china-geopolitical-priorities-become-clear-oil-not-wind/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:64e4b3ef-c43a-bbe4-a996-1f789010827a Sat, 08 Aug 2020 01:36:59 +1000 China’s offshore wind installations for 2019 and its plans for the end of the decade are catching headlines. Less well reported, in the United Kingdom at least, is the vastly more significant evidence that China is acting firmly to reduce the Western influence in the Persian Gulf and thus secure Middle Eastern oil supplies on [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. The Australian Press Council Is A Hive Of Climate Zealots https://climatechangedispatch.com/the-australian-press-council-is-a-hive-of-climate-zealots/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:327dc5c3-a663-be8f-e703-b92585e0d1b2 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 00:31:47 +1000 As a result of an activist campaign, the Australian Press Council took exception to my article in The Australian on November 22, 2019. They claimed that my statement that there &#8220;are no carbon emissions. If there were, we could not see because most carbon is black. Such terms are deliberately misleading, as are many claims&#8221; [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. Physicists have a massive problem as Higgs boson refuses to misbehave https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251285-physicists-have-a-massive-problem-as-higgs-boson-refuses-to-misbehave/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:6ed4c928-b24a-b220-8113-3825cf76c053 Sat, 08 Aug 2020 00:00:17 +1000 Physicists at CERN hope seeing the Higgs boson do something unexpected could reveal why different particles vary in mass, but so far it is behaving exactly as predicted Green Ignoramuses Now Want Sterile Energy https://climatechangedispatch.com/green-ignoramuses-now-want-sterile-energy/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:1a6b26b0-1832-22dd-596d-dfd4622a7f43 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 23:57:08 +1000 Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef (pictured) is once again the excuse for extending Green control of all land and waters. The current scare concerns the quality of water draining into the Coral Sea. The Greens&#8217; hidden agenda is to eliminate coastal agriculture, mining, and commercial fishing. They would surrender the land to kangaroos, cassowaries, lantana, cane [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. Poll: Most Americans Rank Climate Change As Least Important Issue https://climatechangedispatch.com/poll-most-americans-rank-climate-change-as-least-important-issue/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:b8246471-8856-bc19-3eef-c7fde9c7a144 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 22:24:25 +1000 A plurality of Americans considers the Chinese coronavirus the most important problem facing the country, while climate change — an issue central to the Democrat Party’s agenda — remains among the lowest in importance, garnering just one percent, a Gallup survey released this week found. The Gallup poll, taken July 1-23, among U.S. 1,007 adults, asked [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. Gallup Poll: Most Americans Rank Climate Change As Least Important Issue https://climatechangedispatch.com/poll-most-americans-rank-climate-change-as-least-important-issue/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:66c7ad51-c378-161a-972d-0c158ff0c6c4 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 22:24:25 +1000 A plurality of Americans considers the Chinese coronavirus the most important problem facing the country, while climate change — an issue central to the Democrat Party’s agenda — remains among the lowest in importance, garnering just one percent, a Gallup survey released this week found. The Gallup poll, taken July 1-23, among U.S. 1,007 adults, asked [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. How covid-19 spawned a plastic pandemic – and what we can do about it https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251045-how-covid-19-spawned-a-plastic-pandemic-and-what-we-can-do-about-it/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:5250f8fb-2ba9-cb00-9dc5-2e281d1fc8de Fri, 07 Aug 2020 22:00:48 +1000 Hygiene fears and the demand for masks have unleashed a plastic pollution pandemic, while industry lobbyists are pushing to roll back bans on single-use plastics Court Rules Dakota Access Pipeline Won’t Have To Be Drained https://climatechangedispatch.com/court-rules-dakota-access-pipeline-wont-be-drained/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:4fc20426-b2d6-6ff5-5bd2-380cb2f57437 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:40:04 +1000 A federal court ruled Wednesday that the Dakota Access Pipeline won’t have to be drained of oil, as a lower court had ordered, but the three-year-old pipeline may still have to undertake an environmental review to stay in operation. The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruling, which fell on the [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. Emperor Penguins Thrive As Alarmist Biologists Push For ‘Vulnerable’ Listing https://climatechangedispatch.com/emperor-penguins-thrive-as-alarmist-biologists-push-for-vulnerable-listing/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:5ee20f75-b1e2-fce6-b60a-0b86e66750f4 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:31:49 +1000 Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes fosteri) populations in 2019 were found to have grown by up to 10% since 2009 – to as many as 282,150 breeding pairs (up from about 256,500) out of a total population of over 600,000 birds (Fretwell et al. 2012; Fretwell and Trathan 2020; Trathan et al. 2020) – despite a loss [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. An AI can make selfies look like they’re not selfies https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251262-an-ai-can-make-selfies-look-like-theyre-not-selfies/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:74cc7304-1655-1a98-5236-166ed6eb2358 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:00:19 +1000 Computer software can now edit selfie photos so it doesn’t appear the person in the image is holding the camera in their outstretched arm Covid-19 lockdowns will have little lasting impact on global warming https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251313-covid-19-lockdowns-will-have-little-lasting-impact-on-global-warming/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:15825c84-dd6c-bf15-64b5-b55d0a4d873b Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:00:19 +1000 Global lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus will have a negligible impact on global warming, researchers have found. If measures stay in place until 2021, global temperatures will only be 0.01°C lower than expected by 2030 Obesity may cause cancer simply because larger organs have more cells https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251240-obesity-may-cause-cancer-simply-because-larger-organs-have-more-cells/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:dea57956-64a5-9bd6-a710-8a47391bd3bf Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:00:30 +1000 We’ve just discovered that people who are obese have larger organs and thus more cells that might mutate, which could explain their higher risk of getting some cancers New Study: Rising CO2 Drives Post-1980s Greening…Which Cools The Earth And Offsets 29% Of Human Emissions https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/06/new-study-rising-co2-drives-post-1980s-greeningwhich-cools-the-earth-and-offsets-29-of-human-emissions/ urn:uuid:d146e59b-6d90-17c7-6257-1896c002b79b Fri, 07 Aug 2020 05:16:00 +1000 https://notrickszone.com/2020/08/06/new-study-rising-co2-drives-post-1980s-greening-which-cools-the-earth-and-offsets-29-of-human-emissions/?utm_source=feedly&#38;utm_medium=rss&#38;utm_campaign=new-study-rising-co2-drives-post-1980s-greening-which-cools-the-earth-and-offsets-29-of-human-emissions By Kenneth Richard About 70% of the Earth’s post-1980s vegetative greening trend has been driven by CO2 fertilization. More greening has offset or reversed 29% of recent anthropogenic CO2 emissions. Greening also has a net cooling effect on surface temperatures. Earlier this year we highlighted a study (Haverd et al., 2020) asserting rising CO2 [&#8230;] Kamala Harris, Ocasio-Cortez Push ‘Climate Equity Act’ To Be Scored Based On How Much They Impact Black People https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/06/kamala-harris-ocasio-cortez-push-climate-equity-act-to-be-scored-based-on-how-much-they-impact-black-people/ urn:uuid:0f62b232-a534-e511-17b1-1a66202d4221 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 05:11:31 +1000 https://dailycaller.com/2020/08/06/kamala-harris-ocasio-cortez-climate-equity-act/ Sen. Kamala Harris of California and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York are teaming up on a proposal requiring lawmakers who introduce climate bills to consider the impact such legislation will have on black people and poor communities. The two Democrats introduced the Climate Equity Act Thursday that would, if passed, require Congress to [&#8230;] We just figured out why shaving soft hair blunts steel razor blades https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251202-we-just-figured-out-why-shaving-soft-hair-blunts-steel-razor-blades/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:47c0693c-6296-c12b-4da3-9eacbb01497b Fri, 07 Aug 2020 05:00:52 +1000 Cutting soft materials like hair can blunt even the sharpest blades surprisingly quickly, and now we know why – offering clues to designing longer-lasting razors Maps of the sun’s corona could help us predict dangerous solar storms https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251150-maps-of-the-suns-corona-could-help-us-predict-dangerous-solar-storms/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:82b792a1-ff97-cc7a-87c6-e4a1dbfdb34a Fri, 07 Aug 2020 05:00:01 +1000 The tenuous outermost layer of the sun, called the corona, is invisible most of the time, but its magnetic fields have been mapped for the first time Bill Gates: ‘Climate Change’ Deaths Will Match COVID-19’s In 40 Years – Claims COVID’s ‘misery’ will ‘happen regularly’ if climate change is not stopped https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/06/bill-gates-climate-change-deaths-will-match-covid-19s-in-40-years-claims-covids-misery-will-happen-regularly-if-climate-change-is-not-stopped/ urn:uuid:f724704f-1972-2480-561a-5fcdeaae7ce8 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:36:22 +1000 https://www.foxnews.com/media/bill-gates-coronavirus-pandemic-climate-change Bill Gates claims pandemic&#8217;s &#8216;misery&#8217; will &#8216;happen regularly&#8217; if climate change is not stopped Microsoft co-founder says climate change death toll will match that of COVID-19 in 40 years. By Sam Dorman &#124; Fox News Billionaire Bill Gates wants the United States to treat climate change with the &#8220;same sense of urgency&#8221; with which it has responded to COVID-19, [&#8230;] How the Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Forces Average Americans To Subsidize Rich Californians https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/06/how-the-electric-vehicle-tax-credit-forces-average-americans-to-subsidize-rich-californians/ urn:uuid:a7d694d3-a372-7435-4182-4b6ecbdfee64 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:20:36 +1000 https://www.dailysignal.com/2020/08/06/how-the-electric-vehicle-tax-credit-forces-average-americans-to-subsidize-rich-californians/?utm_source=feedly&#38;utm_medium=rss&#38;utm_campaign=how-the-electric-vehicle-tax-credit-forces-average-americans-to-subsidize-rich-californians By Donald van der Vaart / Dominic Coletti Congress in 2008 passed the Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit to make electric vehicles more affordable, thereby encouraging their use. Yet, a 2019 watchdog report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration showed the electric vehicle tax credit is rife with fraud and abuse, and [&#8230;] ‘Going Green’ further slaughters the economy: ‘A blizzard of added regulations are the recipe for economic downturn’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/06/going-green-further-slaughters-the-economy-a-blizzard-of-added-regulations-are-the-recipe-for-economic-downturn/ urn:uuid:6a0f5ac7-4fd4-627f-83cf-da9535a5ee58 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:16:16 +1000 https://www.cfact.org/2020/08/05/going-green-good-for-the-economy/ By Peter Murphy  Massive increases in government spending, subsidies and further economic control with a blizzard of added regulations are the recipe for economic downturn. History shows this time and again. History also shows the opposite is true; restraining government spending growth and reducing regulations and taxes on the private sector spurs economic growth and [&#8230;] Biden Touts Electric Corvettes While Firing Up Traditional Car https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/06/biden-touts-electric-corvettes-while-firing-up-traditional-car/ urn:uuid:45344c35-eda7-e808-54a9-5d0fad75f3a6 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 03:56:20 +1000 https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/05/biden-late-life-crisis-touts-electric-corvettes-while-firing-up-classic-car-engine/ Presidential candidate Joe Biden (D) released a video on Wednesday featuring himself revving a hunter green Corvette Stingray — an American classic — while promising to move the country to electric vehicles. “I like to drive. I used to think I was a pretty good driver,” Biden said in the video showing the presidential [&#8230;] Defying Joe Biden, Four Unions Reach Deal To Build Keystone XL https://climatechangedispatch.com/defying-joe-biden-four-unions-reach-deal-to-build-keystone-xl/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:29c73be0-d84c-a766-7a33-8178f1f327f6 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 03:55:29 +1000 TC Energy, the Canadian company responsible for the Keystone XL pipeline, announced a deal with four unions on Wednesday for the project’s construction — defying former Vice President Joe Biden’s promise to cancel it. The Keystone XL pipeline would run from Canada’s oil sands in Alberta across the border and into Nebraska. From there, the oil [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. Kamala, AOC Want Climate Bills Based On Their Impact To Blacks https://climatechangedispatch.com/kamala-aoc-want-climate-bills-based-on-their-impact-to-blacks/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:45d76b61-82c2-fbed-b649-b1d2ccb5c316 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 03:54:04 +1000 Sen. Kamala Harris of California and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York are teaming up on a proposal requiring lawmakers who introduce climate bills to consider the impact such legislation will have on black people and poor communities. The two Democrats introduced the Climate Equity Act Thursday that would if passed, require Congress to score [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. 50% Of The EU’s ‘Climate Budget’ Will be Given To Farmers, Critics Warn https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/06/50-of-the-eus-climate-budget-will-be-given-to-farmers-critics-warn/ urn:uuid:c30a5b85-28d6-f616-269d-46e64eb6160e Fri, 07 Aug 2020 03:53:38 +1000 http://www.thegwpf.com/e300-billion-of-the-eus-climate-budget-will-go-to-farming-subsidies-critics-warn/ 50% of the spending that the EU counts under its climate umbrella isn’t actually to be spent on reducing CO2 emissions: instead, it is funding the EU’s Common Agriculture Policy. When then-defence minister for Germany Ursula von der Leyen ran for the European Union’s top job last year, she pitched herself as a climate [&#8230;] Wind Power failure: on average every 3 days, there is a 500MW fail https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/06/wind-power-failure-on-average-every-3-days-there-is-a-500mw-fail/ urn:uuid:99d5f87b-f07d-43bc-1c2a-714602b0c12f Fri, 07 Aug 2020 03:51:23 +1000 http://joannenova.com.au/2020/08/wind-power-failure-100-times-a-year-we-get-a-500mw-outage/ By Jo Nova On average, every 3 days, wind farms generating as much as one coal fired unit, fail on the Australian grid TonyfromOz exposes a failure rate so common it’s hidden in plain view. Wind “Farm” intermittency is even worse than we thought. On average, every three days within a one hour period [&#8230;] Super-bright fluorescent solids can be 3D printed in any shape https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251234-super-bright-fluorescent-solids-can-be-3d-printed-in-any-shape/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:30442bc9-db8e-77a0-9a52-ab791f48efb6 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 02:00:40 +1000 There’s a cheap new way to make fluorescent dyes into solid materials that glow, and it could be used to 3D print objects that guide light into solar cells Bizarre fossil with an incredibly long neck was a marine hunter https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251211-bizarre-fossil-with-an-incredibly-long-neck-was-a-marine-hunter/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:7d8cefab-d229-529e-4dbd-eeb395605a49 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 02:00:30 +1000 Tanystropheus had a neck three times the length of its body, and a new analysis of its skull suggests it lived in the sea, where it ambushed prey Fruit flies have special neurons that sense the wind to aid navigation https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251253-fruit-flies-have-special-neurons-that-sense-the-wind-to-aid-navigation/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:c01f3eae-6b91-42f4-1b67-314b4fca730f Fri, 07 Aug 2020 01:39:46 +1000 Neurons have been discovered in the brains of fruit flies that are used for working out which way to fly based on the wind. The finding could be used to help robots navigate Bill Gates: Climate Change Deaths Will Match COVID-19’s In 40 Years https://climatechangedispatch.com/bill-gates-climate-change-deaths-match-covid-19-40-years/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:449b72db-8aff-8c33-caef-b303c28f3288 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 01:27:39 +1000 Billionaire Bill Gates wants the United States to treat climate change with the &#8220;same sense of urgency&#8221; with which it has responded to COVID-19, arguing that the impacts of the former will be much worse without corrective action. &#8220;If you want to understand the kind of damage that climate change will inflict, look at COVID-19 and [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. The High Costs And Low Benefits Of Electric Cars https://climatechangedispatch.com/high-costs-low-benefits-electric-cars/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:e6d51264-dd83-b49d-5e63-2e723f98e0d9 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 01:02:26 +1000 The rush to decarbonize every nation in the world in one or maybe two decades reflects the “I want it all NOW!” philosophy imbued through modern education systems. Current and recent former students – and their teachers – demand a perfect world (since they can envision one) and exhibit zero patience (hence the nationwide riots [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. Record Crops Discredit Latest Alarmist Drivel From Denver Channel https://climatechangedispatch.com/record-crops-discredit-latest-alarmist-drivel-from-denver-channel/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:735f9e8e-9d9a-e8f9-de0f-35475a1a59b4 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 22:41:41 +1000 Among the top Google News results from today for “climate change,” the Denver Channel published an article asserting climate change is devastating crop production. The Denver Channel is either inexcusably unaware of on-point United Nations&#8217; crop data, or The Denver Channel is deliberately telling falsehoods. Objective data show consistent, steady growth in global crop yields, [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. In-ear nerve-stimulating device helps people learning a new language https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251189-in-ear-nerve-stimulating-device-helps-people-learning-a-new-language/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:3b045bf5-e4f9-fea5-a594-d4a87bc97cf9 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:00:04 +1000 An in-ear device that stimulates the vagus nerve helps non-native speakers learn speech sounds from Mandarin Chinese more rapidly and more effectively BBC: Satellites find new colonies of Emperor penguins in Antarctica – ‘It’s good news because there are now more penguins than we thought’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/05/bbc-satellites-find-new-colonies-of-emperor-penguins-in-antarctica-its-good-news-because-there-are-now-more-penguins-than-we-thought/ urn:uuid:1e0adadc-2157-8575-ed65-5f2b58e596f6 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 05:13:30 +1000 https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-53549299 By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent Satellite observations have found a raft of new Emperor penguin breeding sites in the Antarctic. The locations were identified from the way the birds&#8217; poo, or guano, had stained large patches of sea-ice. The discovery lifts the global Emperor population by 5-10%, to perhaps as many as 278,500 [&#8230;] Watch: Andrew Revkin interviews Michael Shellenberger on CSPAN about his climate conversion & new book ‘Apocalypse Never’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/08/05/watch-andrew-revkin-interviews-michael-shellenberger-on-cspan-about-his-climate-conversion-new-book-apocalypse-never/ urn:uuid:75fe0e31-c948-ea77-e477-2d4f224ec390 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 05:03:36 +1000 https://www.c-span.org/video/?473859-1/after-words-michael-shellenberger Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, offered his thoughts on what he calls “apocalyptic” environmentalism and provided some solutions on how to address environmental issues of today and into the future. He was interviewed by Andrew Revkin, author and Columbia University’s diirector of the Earth Institute Initiative on Communication and Sustainability. &#160; Deep-sea microbes survive on less energy than we thought possible https://www.newscientist.com/article/2251074-deep-sea-microbes-survive-on-less-energy-than-we-thought-possible/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:566465c3-8386-4dd1-e2f4-0a8b76353978 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 05:00:26 +1000 We thought we understood life’s minimal energy requirements – but microbes beneath the sea floor survive on hundreds of times less energy than we considered possible What Hiroshima teaches us about coronavirus and the future of humanity https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24732940-100-what-hiroshima-teaches-us-about-coronavirus-and-the-future-of-humanity/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:b6663eb5-818b-c4bc-365e-7a6506057741 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 +1000 The nuclear bomb told us we are the greatest threat to our own survival – and the covid-19 pandemic shows the lessons still to learn, say Anders Sandberg and Thomas Moynihan Nutrition memes forget that there is no such thing as a 'healthy food' https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24732940-200-nutrition-memes-forget-that-there-is-no-such-thing-as-a-healthy-food/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:8db65fa0-be18-5f88-741e-3bc656b31e45 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:00:00 +1000 Shareable online graphics give easy to understand breakdowns of the nutritional content of food, but they may be misleading, says James Wong Comrade de Blasio Declares Isaias A ‘Result Of Global Warming’ https://climatechangedispatch.com/comrade-de-blasio-declares-isaias-a-result-of-global-warming/ Climate Change Dispatch urn:uuid:01b02d7a-7160-8be0-1ba6-04c5bf08679a Thu, 06 Aug 2020 03:13:09 +1000 This is a perfect illustration of what a moron sounds like when they are a.) feckless and b.) use fact-free talking points. Data shows we are not having more hurricanes, they are not more intense and have been around long before we settled North America. In fact, Isaias is only the fourth tropical storm to [&#8230;]<br/> <br/> To read full article, please click on article title. Covid-19 news: UK border rules ‘accelerated’ pandemic, say MPs https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237475-covid-19-news-uk-border-rules-accelerated-pandemic-say-mps/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:007800a8-0d66-fea1-60f4-350263a992c8 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 03:10:39 +1000 The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic Covid-19 news: NHS unable to use 50 million masks due to safety fears https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237475-covid-19-news-nhs-unable-to-use-50-million-masks-due-to-safety-fears/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:aab619ea-ce05-ed31-805e-6901adaacdee Thu, 06 Aug 2020 03:10:39 +1000 The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic