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The ozone layer is healing and redirecting wind flows around the globe

The hole in the ozone layer is starting to recover thanks to regulations banning ozone-depleting substances, and this is now leading to changes in Earth’s atmosphere — Read on http://www.newscientist.com/article/2238542-the-ozone-layer-is-healing-and-redirecting-wind-flows-around-the-globe/

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Is the Sun causing global warming? – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Sorry to deniers of global warming – No. The Sun can influence the Earth’s climate, but it isn’t responsible for the warming trend we’ve seen over the past few decades. — Read on climate.nasa.gov/faq/14/is-the-sun-causing-global-warming/

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Coronavirus lives for hours in air particles and days on surfaces, new US study shows

Isn’t it a good job that Australia doesn’t have any particle pollution. And fairies at the bottom of the well. Researchers found the virus was detectable in aerosols for up to three hours, up to four hours on copper and … Continue reading

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If We’re Bailing Out Corporations During the Coronavirus Crisis, They Should Bail Out the Planet

In an ideal world, we’d use this moment to quickly enact a Green New Deal, employing all the suddenly unemployed Americans in building out our renewable-energy system and laying the high-speed rail tracks that would help curtail the need for … Continue reading

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Dutch EV expert debunks Murdoch-pedalled myth about electric car emissions

“If you think you can save the climate WITHOUT electric cars, you’re completely wrong. Unless you find a way to convince everybody to take the bike or (electrified) public transit there is no way we’ll make it without EVs.” — … Continue reading

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Turtle return mega swim after 20 years in captivity

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-07/yoshi-turtle-journey-tracked-37000km-from-cape-town-to-australia/12024088

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North Sea dams could save Europe’s coasts

4 March, 2020 − There is a way to stop Europe’s coastal cities from vanishing below the waves – enclose the North Sea. But there’s a simpler solution. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/north-sea-dams-could-save-europes-coasts/

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Who are the 75 Australian ‘scientists and professionals’ who say there is no climate emergency?

Who are the 75 Australian ‘scientists and professionals’ who say there is no climate emergency? – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) — Read on mobile.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-27/who-are–scientists-professionals-who-say-no-climate-emergency/11734966

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Qantas, Woodside chairman hits out at climate activists hijacking AGMs

How scary is this Burrup LNG our biggest carbon emitter? Except same claim is made for NT Beetaloo? Is it time to call these guys corporate terrorists? <“If taken to production, the Burrup Hub development would become Australia’s largest carbon … Continue reading

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Gerrymanders undermine American democracy – Jared Diamond – The Science Show – ABC Radio National

Serious risk USA soon a dictatorship, what is gerrymander and why is it a worry: A party may receive most votes in a state. But district boundaries mean the less popular party receives more congressional seats. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/gerrymanders-undermine-american-democracy—jared-diamond/11988140

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