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Climate change will double hay fever allergies in Europe over the next 50 years

Handkerchiefs at the ready, Europe: the prevalence of hay fever is going to rise rapidly over the next 50 years because of climate change. Moreover, it’s likely to extend the hay fever season, while also making symptoms more severe. 415 more words

Does Turning Water into Toxic Sludge Make Sense?

Did you know, in Clarion County, PA there are twenty four active hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) wells? Did you know that of those 24 wells, 51 violations were issued? 1,001 more words

'Blunt discrimination' by police and 'crisis levels' of racism: A senior U.N. official reflects on America

Nations as well as individuals can profit from learning how others view them. Jaweed Kaleem in the LA Times reports on what the U.N.’s special rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association saw in his visit to the US: 813 more words

Daily Life

Cashing In On the 22nd Century's Hottest Real Estate

According to the New York Times, last month was the hottest month ever.  The climate is a-changin’.  Extrapolating from the last couple decades of data, … 931 more words

Saving Antarctica to Save the Earth

Today, at work, as part of a series of talks on leadership, I heard a talk by a polar adventurer and environmentalist. Sir Robert Swan, OBE… 548 more words

Thanks to climate change, this 13-deck cruise ship is attempting to sail the Northwest Passage

It took three years of planning—and lots of melting ice—but the Crystal Serenity cruise ship has finally begun a pioneering journey that will take it through the Arctic region’s Northwest Passage. 310 more words