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How coastal real estate is being impacted by climate change

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C.—The calm ocean view seems to lull Todd Putney into a trance as gentle waves wash over his feet and a rising tide slowly …

Cooking with vegetable oils releases toxic cancer-causing chemicals, say experts

Scientists warn against the dangers of frying food in sunflower oil and corn oil over claims they release toxic chemicals linked to cancer<p>Cooking with vegetable oils releases toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other diseases, according to leading scientists, who are now recommending food be fried …

The military-industrial-propaganda complex: The neo-con think tanks that drive policy and send us to war

Well-funded think tanks push corporate agendas through media “experts” and sustain the neo-conservative apparatus<p>America’s first think tanks developed in the early 1900s and grew out of a desire to improve government and to help government think, according to McGann. The first kind of think tank …

Political Science

This tiny country just outlined a plan to completely stop using oil, coal, and gas

This is welcomed news in a world that - despite recent advances in tackling climate change by the US and China - remains relatively paralyzed in its ability to make substantial changes to how it deals with climate change.<p>Earlier this year, Costa Rica met the entirety of its national power demand …

Renewable Energy

The Zillow And Realtor Listing War

<b>By Issi Romem, BuildZoom Chief Economist</b><i>*** Note (October 6, 2015): an earlier version of this blog post reported figures obtained by comparing</i> …

Real Estate

Monsanto’s Roundup (Glyphosate) Damages DNA, Says World Health Organisation Expert | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Glyphosate is “definitely genotoxic”, says Prof Chris Portier, a co-author of the report by the World Health Organisation’s cancer agency, which</i> …

Activists to Obama: Stop leasing public land to take out oil, gas, coal

A coalition of 400 groups, including environmental activists, faith leaders and labor organizations, is demanding President Barack Obama end fossil fuel leasing on public lands.<p>“This is the next bold ‘ask’ coming from the climate movement,” says Ruth Breech of Rainforest Action Network. “We're …

Fossil Fuels

Texas farmer counts 5 surprising lessons learned from growing his own food

It's been seven years since I began to grow my own food, and the venture has had a profound effect on my life. It has changed my physical endurance, …

Gardening

​The US Owes the World $4 Trillion for Trashing the Climate

The case for climate reparations.<p>In a just world the United States would pay back the $4 trillion dollars it owes, according to new research, for trashing the climate.<p>Global warming wasn't created equal. Rich, industrialized nations have contributed the lion's share of the carbon pollution to our …

Climate

5 Reasons to Hire a Military Spouse

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many years, I have worked closely with military veterans transitioning to a civilian career and the companies looking to hire them. I advocate for veterans’ skills, talents and loyalty and help corporations and entrepreneurs create …

Military

Terrific Video Primer on the Greenhouse Effect

Very quick, one minute animated primer on the radiative properties of gases.<p>Hat tip to atmospheric scientist Andrew Dessler for this.<p>Advertisements

Leave fossil fuels buried to prevent climate change, study urges

New research is first to identify which reserves must not be burned to keep global temperature rise under 2C, including over 90% of US and Australian coal and almost all Canadian tar sands<p>• George Monbiot: Why leaving fossil fuels in the ground is good for everyone<p>Vast amounts of oil in the Middle …

Fossil Fuels

Arctic Reality: If We Want to Limit Global Warming We Cannot Drill for Oil in the Chukchi Sea

Last week, President Obama made the most extensive presidential visit to Alaska ever. He hiked on a glacier, met with Native Alaskans and became the …

Global Warming

Ten Clear Indicators Our Climate is Changing

Few global trends have been as controversial as climate change and the Earth’s warming. The Earth has gone through many shifts in cooling and warming …

Climate Change

Travis County adds more new residents than anywhere else in U.S., but don't blame California

Travis County's as popular as you may think for newcomers. In fact, new data ranks Travis County the No. 1 place in the country for new …

Real Estate

Opinion: Failing to act on climate change is inexcusable

The responses of coal country business leaders and politicians to the Clean Power Plan recently announced by President Barack Obama and the …

Solar Powered Water Distiller Turns Salt Water into Fresh Drinking Water with Only Sunlight Required

A revolutionary ceramic solar-powered still has the ability to combat one of the greatest threats to human life in the developing world, water …

Snorkeling

Linux workstation security checklist

Updated: 2017-12-15<p><i>Status: CURRENT</i><p>Target audience<p>This document is aimed at teams of systems administrators who use Linux workstations to access and …

North Dakota just made it perfectly legal for cops to arm drones with weapons

Just when you think you’ve seen the wildest story about drones (like that kid who strapped a handgun to one), something even crazier always seems to …

Drones

The Biggest Barrier to Wealth Is Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve made millions by trading penny stocks and teaching my students how to do the same, but what a lot of people don’t know about me is that I was a philosophy major in college. My career has obviously taken me in a different direction, …

Stocks

“Standing in the way of progress”: Obama calls out the Koch brothers over their anti-solar hypocrisy

The President accused the libertarian billionaires of selectively wielding their free market ideals<p>The big-spending, libertarian Koch brothers are all about the free market -- until free market-driven innovation directly threatens their interests.<p>The hypocrisy is so transparent, even President …

Middle-class

This Food Boot Camp Is Teaching Urban Teenagers How to Skin Rabbits

Root Camp is a non-profit enterprise that runs cookery courses for teenagers on farms in Devon and Wales. “Cutting up the rabbit helped me get over my fear of blood,” remembers Zenaida, a recent participant.<p>You probably didn't know your arse from your elbow in the kitchen when you were a teenager. …

Cooking

Tips For Selling A Waterfront Property

Shares 568<p>3 Valuable Tips for Selling a Waterfront Property<p>When selling a home, a real estate agent and the seller must be on the same page as one …

Markets live: FTSE bounces back as China injects fresh stimulus after stocks crash in country's 'Black Tuesday'

Beijing slashes its main interest rate by 50 basis points - its fifth cut in nine months - in response to stock market rout<p>For latest markets update, see our wrap here:<p>Global relief rally fizzles out as investors fret China's rate cut won't be enough to revive fortunes<p>22.00<p>US markets suffer …

Digital surveillance 'worse than Orwell', says new UN privacy chief

Joseph Cannataci describes British oversight as ‘a joke’ and says a Geneva convention for the internet is needed<p>The first UN privacy chief has said the world needs a Geneva convention style law for the internet to safeguard data and combat the threat of massive clandestine digital …

Surveillance

Kiribati president says Australia's loyalty to coalmines 'selfish and unjust'

Anote Tong, whose island nation is threatened by rising seas caused by climate change, says Australia has moral obligation to worry about at-risk countries<p>The president of Kiribati has criticised Australia’s commitment to new coalmines on economic grounds as a “very selfish perspective” that …

Climate

Democrats Outsmart Mitch McConnell With Resolution Supporting Pope Francis On Climate Change

A group of liberal Senate Democrats turned the tables on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today by introducing a resolution supporting Pope Francis’ …

20 Homes In San Antonio You Should Buy Just For The Pool

38 Galleria Dr. (Dominion), 5 beds, 5.5 baths, 7,627 sqft, $2,250,000 (Zillow)<p>10 Merrivale Pl. (Dominion), 4 beds, 5.5 baths, 7,676 sqft, $2,500,000 …

Robots are coming for your job: We must fix income inequality, volatile job markets now — or face sustained turmoil

New technologies could launch a new era of affluence — or destroy jobs. We plan now, or risk a brutal transition<p>Global warming in and of itself isn’t a problem. After all, life on earth has survived numerous cycles of cooling and heating. The real problem with global warming is how quickly it …

Natural Gas