“‘We Should Be Retreating Already From the Coastline,’ Scientist Suggests After Finding Warm Waters Below Greenland”
Most people who’ve been jabbed by a needle know the drill: First the pierce, then the sharp, searing pain and an urge to pull away, or at least wince. While the exact circuitry behind this nearly universal reaction is not fully understood, scientists may have just found an important piece of the puzzle: a previously unknown sensory organ inside the skin.
Cover crops increasingly used to help survive floods, drought
And the plantings also pull greenhouse gases from the air
Massive layers of ice cover some of the continent’s rich copper deposits. Uncovering those minerals threatens to hasten their demise.
Environmentally conscious consumers aren’t just fretting about what they eat. Some are starting to shun clothes and other products made from animal hides and are opting instead for synthetic and natural alternatives. Collectively these have become known as vegan leather. Even Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. will offer a “fully vegan” car. These alternatives to leather are often cheaper. The question for consumers is: Are they better for the planet?
After years of meetings and shareholder resolutions, some funds are starting to simply divest from coal and oil stocks.
Empress trees mature several times faster than your average oak or pine and absorb about 103 tons of carbon a year per acre.
Dry air from the Sahara that’s carrying enough dust it can be seen from space is preventing thunderstorms over the Atlantic from strengthening into powerful tropical systems.