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Trump on Storm: Could Use Some 'Old Fashioned Global Warming'

President Donald Trump is warning Americans affected by the winter storm to "be careful". Referring to the major winter storm that has brought frigid temperatures and snow to large parts of the USA, the President tweeted, "Wouldn't be bad to have a little of that good old fashioned Global Warming right now!" The Weather Channel reports parts of upstate NY got up to 11 inches (28 centimeters) of snow overnight. Consulte Mais Informação

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China sprouts cotton plants on the moon

China sprouts cotton plants on the moon

China is now the third country to establish a presence on the moon after the United States and Russian Federation. While China has insisted its ambitions are purely peaceful, the U.S. The organisms inside have a supply of air, water and nutrients to help them grow. "Chang'e-4 will measure the temperature differences between the day and night on the moon, helping scientists estimate the properties of the lunar soil", she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Super Blood Wolf Moon: Your essential guide to rare lunar event

Super Blood Wolf Moon: Your essential guide to rare lunar event

However, solar eclipses are much more complicated - and not only because they require special protection for your eyes. It is likely to best seen in the western sky. At the end of the umbral eclipse , it will go back to the penumbral eclipse and the moon will gradually become brighter and brighter. In Pennsylvania, the York County Astronomical Society has invited the public to peer through its observatory's telescopes for a close-up look. Consulte Mais Informação

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WWF unveils blockchain-based food provenance platform 'OpenSC'

WWF unveils blockchain-based food provenance platform 'OpenSC'

In an effort to track the environmental and ethical impact of food sources, environmental group World Wildlife Federation ( WWF) Australia has joined hands with BCG Digital Ventures ( BCGDV ) to launch a Blockchain based platform. By implementing blockchain technology into supply chains, it should help to monitor where products are coming from and ensure the entire process is legitimate and legal. Consulte Mais Informação

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Model Bundchen 'surprised' by Brazil minister criticism on environment

Model Bundchen 'surprised' by Brazil minister criticism on environment

Bundchen said Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2019, that she would be happy to promote any actions toward sustainability and that her comments on the environment are based on science. Many fear this will be a key loss in the battle against climate change. But Bolsonaro, a close ally of the agro-business caucus, has garnered the wrath of environmental advocates around the world for his views that the Amazon should be less regulated to make room for agriculture and other industries. Consulte Mais Informação

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Antarctic Ice Sheet Melting Six Times Faster Than 40 Years Ago

Antarctic Ice Sheet Melting Six Times Faster Than 40 Years Ago

Antarctica is melting and shedding ice at an accelerated clip. In the study, glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Netherlands' Utrecht University used aerial photographs, satellite measurements and computer models to determine how fast the ice on southernmost continent and the site of the South Pole has been melting since 1979 in 176 of Antarctica's geologic structural basins, where ice drains into the Southern Ocean. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dem says EPA's Wheeler 'as extreme' as Pruitt

Dem says EPA's Wheeler 'as extreme' as Pruitt

Trump nominated EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler last week to run the agency permanently, seeking a strong advocate for his pro-fossil fuels agenda - a choice that cheered business interests and drawn scorn from environmentalists. Wheeler's confirmation is expected to sail through the Republican-controlled Senate despite Democratic opposition. Wheeler's lobbying clients included coal magnate Bob Murray, who pushed hard on the Trump administration after the 2016 elections to grant a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Saturn’s rings haven’t always been there

Saturn’s rings haven’t always been there

The so-called " Grand Finale " signaled that the end was nigh for the probe and, on September 15, 2017, it burned up in the gas giant's atmosphere, bringing a spectacular 13 years of science in Saturn's orbit to a poignant close. Cassini measurements are telling scientists about the size of the core, the flow of winds in the atmosphere and the mass of the rings. "The questions are what causes the more rapidly rotating part of the atmosphere to go so deep, and what does that tell us about ... Consulte Mais Informação

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'Super Blood Wolf Moon' to get star billing in weekend lunar eclipse

'Super Blood Wolf Moon' to get star billing in weekend lunar eclipse

Since this is the day before Martin Luther King Day, many children will not have school the next day and can stay up to enjoy the celestial spectacle with their families. This moon will be of the "super" variety because it will be closer to earth, making it appear bigger than usual. "During totality, which will last 62 minutes, the moon will appear to glow like an eerie ball - which to the eye, and especially in binoculars and small telescopes - will appear nearly three dimensional", ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Majority of Wild Coffee Species at Risk of Extinction, Study Finds

Majority of Wild Coffee Species at Risk of Extinction, Study Finds

A third species, Coffea liberica , native to west and central Africa, is widely grown for local use in tropical countries, but is not globally traded because of its more bitter taste. Arabica , which has been harvested for millennia in Ethiopia and South Sudan, is without question the most popular, making up roughly 60 to 70 percent of all coffee sales worldwide. Consulte Mais Informação

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Total Lunar Eclipse Expected at the End of AFC Championship Game

Total Lunar Eclipse Expected at the End of AFC Championship Game

But none of that makes it special. All of which is to say that what you're getting is a SUPER BLOOD WOLF MOON , which sounds much cooler than "total lunar eclipse ", just saying. As it takes over, the moon will go dark, though the edges will be fuzzy. Once totality occurs, one of three things could happen, and there's no way to predict which it will be, Sullivan said. Consulte Mais Informação

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