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Wildfires, once confined to a season, burn earlier, year-round


Click to enlargeHeber-Overgaard Fire District

The first Alaska wildfire of 2016 broke out in late February, followed by a second there just eight days later.

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Politics

Climate: Antarctic ice shelf retreat may be irreversible

ESA satellites offer clues about climate change consequences

Staff Report

An analysis of data from European Space Agency satellites shows that Antarctic ice shelves may be losing their buttressing role as they get thinner and retreat inland. 534 more words

Climate And Weather

Trees make us calmer

I do remember whenever my mother used to apply antiseptic she used to tell me to look outside at the trees and for some reason my pain used to decrease for that very moment. 174 more words

Balance

The renewable energy curse - does corruption turn clean energy into dirty? @GarethMP

Massimo Tavoni and Caterina Gennaioli published a nice paper showing that corruption and violence was higher in the high wind provinces of Italy after the installation of wind generators. 256 more words

Public Choice

Parts of India ban daytime cooking as hundreds die of heat

PATNA, India – With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people. 613 more words

World

The Purr of Peace with Cornbread: Antidote to Worry

Last night at a co-op meeting I listened to a local woodsman talk about global warming. He had slides of data going back about a hundred years, showing the slow, steady temperature increase. 358 more words

Nature

Make a difference this Earth Month - Choose Green Energy

You have the choice!

Energy deregulation gives you the choice to choose more green energy by choosing your supplier – while remaining with your current utility company for delivery, service and billing. 113 more words

Green Energy Solutions