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The extinction of the dinosaurs

Adapted from an article in the LA Times (July 15, 2016):

A layer of soot deposited after the K/T extinction event may explain why dinosaurs but not everything else died. 282 more words

08. Pluto, Comets, And Space Debris

21st March 1831. Vitriolic.

Sulfuric Acid, oil of vitriol, is the most important industrial chemical with a wide range of uses in steel, fertilizers and plastics.(1)

It was Today in 1831 that Peregrine Phillips ( Jnr) a Bristol vinegar maker was granted a patent for the Contact Process, now the most efficient process for the manufacturing of Sulfuric Acid. 372 more words

March

A Plan B for Global Warming: Solar Radiation Management

Sure. We don’t really want to have to resort to a Plan B, or a Plan C, or anything past the initial Plan when it comes to global warming. 562 more words

All Of It

Be Kind to Fish! Dispose of ALL Spent Pickle Responsibly.

The sad truth is that the  “safe” “organic” “natural” or “food grade” products sold as jewelry pickle are only all of those things BEFORE you use them.  1,733 more words

Safety

Global Disasters/ Significant Events - December 27, 2015

Powerful storm system brings tornadoes and flooding, killing at least 8 in Dallas, Texas

Death toll from a week of severe weather in the southern United States has now climbed to at least 26, with hundreds of homes destroyed or damaged by tornadoes, and flooding. 461 more words

News Alert

Planning Commission Betrays Communities Seeking Environmental Justice with Weak Ordinance

Mobile, Alabama’s grassroots environmental justice fight isn’t about “jobs versus the environment”. It is about an inclusive municipal planning process versus well-oiled advertising campaigns, cronyism, and misinformation coming straight outta Houston. 2,443 more words

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