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The Looming Energy Gap

The Looming Energy Gap

And now some really bad news. At this point, to seriously tackle global warming, we in essence have to rapidly end our fossil fuel addiction. That means completely changing how we live, at least in the short term. That’s an easy thing to say, but when you drill down into ...

Surviving a Nuclear Attack

Surviving a Nuclear Attack

Common Misconceptions About Nuclear Fallout The immediate effects of a nuclear detonation – tremendous heat, blast force and initial radiation – are relatively localized and limited in area. The bigger concern for most of Canada’s population is the fallout which can be blown many hundreds of miles to fall to ...

Legacy of the Druids

Legacy of the Druids

 The role of first the Druids and then Christian monks in reestablishing civilization. After a catastrophic collapse, not all societies re-emerge as a new civilization. The indigenous North American cultures and the Mayan civilizations, for example, virtually disappeared. A dark age, more often than not, spells death for a civilization. ...

Climate Emergency News

  • Rare plateau found by ARI team could hold clues to plant survival amid climate change 29 January 2023 9:35 pm The Indian Express Scientists at the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) in Pune have found a rare low-altitude basalt plateau in the Western Ghats, an important discovery they believe could hold the clues to how plant species globally survive climate change. Presence of the …
  • Climate change and changing insurance needs 29 January 2023 9:25 pm Livemint The land subsidence at Joshimath has suddenly become the epicentre of climate change discussions. Hundreds of people have lost their homes and livelihoods. There is a looming question—are claims for houses destroyed by subsidence covered under insurance? …
  • LIVE: Hipkins says Auckland floods are a result of climate change 29 January 2023 7:08 pm TVNZ Join 1News for live updates as wild weather continues to sweep across the North Island. What you need to know: A state of emergency has been declared for Auckland and Waitomo. Four people have died in the Auckland floods A severe thunderstorm watch is in …
  • Steel corrosion is a major contributor to climate change 29 January 2023 6:49 pm Earth.com Each year, the United States spends almost a trillion dollars attempting to combat metallic corrosion, an electrochemical reaction which occurs when metals oxidize and begin to rust. Now, a team of researchers led by the Ohio State University (OSU) has …
  • Tackling climate change without halting economic progress 29 January 2023 5:58 pm Cyprus Mail By Andreas Charalambous and Omiros Pissarides The issue of human influence on climate change has been at the centre of public debate since the late 1970s. Amongst the majority of the scientific community, there is no doubt about the correlation between …
  • Climate change: Women farmers cast aside 29 January 2023 5:52 pm Food For Mzansi The men migrate to the city and leave the women behind to feed the family, say some of the Southern African Developing Community (SADC) rural farmers when they describe how they earn a livelihood. It is an echo of the patterns of the past, but for many, a …

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