Polar Bears Facing Extinction Much Faster Than Previously Realized, Study Finds

Extinction may be closing in on polar bears faster than previously believed according to new research by the US Geological Survey.  The USGS, along with UC Santa Cruz, followed nine polar bears over a three-year period for their research. Biologists ascertained that the animals have much higher metabolisms than previously understood.  Their need for prey […]

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President Trump Claims Polar Ice Caps are at Record Levels

President Trump asserted during an interview with British television that the polar ice caps are at record levels.  Many scientists and environmentalists actually believe the ice caps are melting at an alarming rate. During an interview with British broadcaster Piers Morgan, the president was asked whether he believes in climate change.  “Do you think it […]

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Thomas Fire, Burning for More Than a Month Finally Contained Authorities Say

The largest fire in California’s modern history is now 100% contained the US Forest Service said yesterday.  The Thomas Fire, as it was named, started on December 4 and has been burning since.  According to authorities, 281,900 acres have been consumed, more than the size of the cities of Dallas and Miami combined. The cause […]

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New York City’s Mayor Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change, Looks to Divest $5B From Fossil Fuels

New York City has announced that it will divest $5 billion from fossil fuels and bring lawsuits against the world’s largest oil companies for their contribution to global warming.  “New York City is standing up for future generations by becoming the first major US city to divest our pension funds from fossil fuels,” New York’s […]

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