A place to discuss issues around climate change and global warming.
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Feb 29th, 2008
Are wind and solar energy already competitive with fossil fuels?
We constantly hear how solar and wind energy is already cheaper than fossil fuels. A few months ago, Bloomberg Business declared that wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies....
Hundreds of rare cider apples preserved in West Country
Hundreds of varieties of rare cider apples are being planted across England after being donated to the National Trust by a collector. The Netherton Late Blower, Slack-ma-Girdle and Billy Down Pippin are among the National Cider Collection grown...
Jan 24th, 2016 by Locutus
We Don't Need No Stinking Giant Fans
because we don't. We Don't Need No Stinking Giant Fans - Small Dead Animals The entire rationale for wind turbines is to stop global warming by reducing...
Jan 24th, 2016 by SLM
Three dead sperm whales found on Lincolnshire beach
Three dead sperm whales found washed up on a beach in Lincolnshire are "believed to be from the same pod" as a whale which died at Hunstanton, Norfolk. HM Coastguard said two of the whales were found on a beach near Skegness at about 20:30 GMT on...
Jan 24th, 2016 by B00Mer
The World’s Most Powerful Climate Change Supercomputer Powers Up
The World’s Most Powerful Climate Change Supercomputer Powers Up www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSbRLm9slhA NWSC is the result of a partnership between the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, the State of Wyoming, the University of Wyoming… ...
Cambridgeshire plesiosaur 'sea monster' could be 'new species'
A Jurassic "sea monster" found in Cambridgeshire could prove to be a new species of plesiosaur, scientists said. Oxford archaeologists discovered the 165 million-year-old reptile bones at Must Farm quarry near Whittlesey. Carl Harrison and his team...
Jan 19th, 2016 by Ludlow
Saudi Arabian Doom
US Officers Killed in Yemeni Missile Attack Saudi Coalition The Yemeni army and popular forces' missile attack on a Saudi-led command center in Ma'rib killed over 120 mercenaries, including the Saudi, UAE and US officers. "The...
Giant worms discovered on remote UK island
It sounds like the stuff of nightmares – giant earthworms that, if left alone, keep growing and growing to the size of a baby snake. But this is no bad dream – scientists working on the Isle of Rum, off the coast of Scotland, have found the biggest...
Rare 'hair ice' discovered in UK woodland
National park rangers have found a rare form of ice covering dozens of pieces of dead wood in woodland near Callander. The "hair ice" is a highly unusual type of frost that needs a very particular set of conditions to form. Suzanne Humphris, a...
whole lotta shakin
Vancouver is threatened with a quake. Fox Creek fracking operation closed indefinitely after earthquake Tags: SCIENCE/HEALTH/CLIMATE/NATURE
Make Room at the Periodic Table: Four New Elements Have Been Born | The American Spectator
Jan 7th, 2016 by Twila
Koko the gorilla is the voice of Nature at COP21
Koko, the gorilla that can talk with humans, was recently informed of what was at stake during the world's climate-related summit. Edited for brevity and continuity, this is how she responded. (via Noé)
Understanding E = mc2
'Renewables' are not shackled by lack of innovation, they are shackled by the math. Perhaps the way to understand the significance of Einstein’s equation is to compare it to another equation, the formula for kinetic energy: ...
Jan 3rd, 2016 by petros
Ascension Island to become marine reserve
The British government is to create a marine reserve almost as big as the UK in the Atlantic waters of Ascension Island, which is part of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. Just over half of the protected...
A giant squid was seen in shallow coastal waters off Japan. An incredibly rare video shows a giant squid swimming along the marina at Japan's Toyama Bay on Christmas Eve. A fearless diver swam in close proximity and captured this incredible video...
This Incredible Injectable Material Could Fix Broken Bones
Wouldnt it be great if we didnt have to wait months for broken bones to heal, trapped in bulky casts for what seems like forever? Perhaps were steadily creeping towards such an ideal future, with promising developments in materials science. A team...
World's lakes are warming surprisingly quickly due to climate change
World's lakes are warming surprisingly quickly due to climate change Lakes around the world are warming surprisingly quickly due to climate change, threatening the global water supply. And lakes in Canada are some of the fastest-warming in the world, a...
Fossil hunters flock to Jurassic Coast after cliff fall
A landslide on a Dorset beach has attracted dozens of fossil hunters in search of relics. Some 200 enthusiasts combed the beach in the village of Charmouth, on the fossil-rich Jurassic Coast, collecting scores of ammonite fossils. The...
What Canada agreed to in Paris
What Canada agreed to in Paris On Saturday, the governments of 195 countries signed on to a new climate deal called the Paris Agreement....
New contagious form of cancer discovered
cool Contagious cancers may not be as rare as thought, say scientists who have discovered a second transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils - small dog-sized ferocious carnivores found in the Australian island state of Tasmania. Transmissible...
Is crumb rubber Toxic Turf?
Dec. 27, 2015 Instead of dirt, on as many as 12,000 athletic fields across the country, is a synthetic material called black crumb rubber. For years, many athletes, parents and environmental groups have raised questions about potential links between...
British couple clone their dead Dog for $275,000
A couple has forked out $275,000 to be the first in Britain to clone their dead dog. Laura Jacques and Richard Remde were devastated when their Boxer, Dylan, died of a heart attack in June, aged eight. They enlisted the help of South Korean biotech...
Dec 24th, 2015 by CDNBear
"Bizarre": SEE what's REALLY in the Paris climate agreement
"Bizarre": SEE what's REALLY in the Paris climate agreement I forced myself to read the agreement that came out of the Paris COP21 global warming conference, so I could report the details to you. www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDd5Z0S0e64 One thing I...