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Climate: No let up in global warming heat wave across U.S.

Temperature records shattered in Alaska for April and year-to-date

Staff Report

After a few blistering months, the average temperature across the U.S. cooled down slightly in April in many parts of the country, with the month ending up as the 18th-warmest April on record. 337 more words

Climate And Weather

Climate change leads to increased kidney disease

Yet another impact of climate change has emerged: Increased rates of kidney ailments.

From the American Society of Nephrology via Newswise:

Climate change may be accelerating rates of chronic kidney disease caused by dehydration and heat stress, according to research appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).

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Health

Bentley introduces Apple Watch App

Bentley owners are used to being in control. Whether they’re behind the wheel on a drive through The Continent, or signing off a multi-million pound deal from the back seat, the sense of being in total control gives them the confidence to make the bold decisions they have to make. 230 more words

Bentley

Flying Guinea Pigs

An article in United Airlines on-board magazine said, “ will be the first U.S. airline to use renewable biofuel on regularly scheduled passenger flights.”

Not many people may be aware that United Airlines is using biofuels, with the objective of taking biofuels from “demonstration flights to commercial deployment.” 636 more words

Energy

Farmer invents air conditioner powered cold storage units

Typically, air conditioners are not seen as a way to keep food cold enough to safely eat. But a new technology lets air conditioners provide safe and inexpensive cold food storage.   77 more words

Media

Putting India on the social investment map

Two unrelated events in Mumbai, in the recent past, highlighted the promise and challenge involved in India attracting capital from Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) funds. 72 more words

Policy

economic crack ... or crackpots

Joanne Nova reports on the *’economic crack being smoked in lefty circles’:

[…] Is that motivated recall or motivated analysis?

The researchers report on “motivated recall” but use some pretty “motivated analysis” to misunderstand their data.

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Environment