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15 Climate Change Facts That You'll Know Are True If You're Not An Idiot

Let's not all get swallowed by floods and eviscerated by drought, ya know?

Climate Change

Trader exposes sexist horrors of the Wall Street ‘frat house’

When Maureen Sherry resigned from Bear Stearns after 10 years, she was given a going-away party, a sizable check — and a nondisclosure agreement.<p>“The …

Claim: Climate Change will make Californian Marijuana more potent

Marijuana loves CO2. Original image Wikimedia, author Chmee2 (attribution license)<p><b>Guest essay by Eric Worrall</b><p>The Daily Climate reports that global …

Thawing Arctic carbon threatens 'runaway' global warming

Arctic warming is releasing ancient organic matter that's been deep-frozen for millennia, writes Tim Radford. And now scientists have discovered its …

Climate Change

Powerful magnetic shield will test the limits of physics

The Standard Model of physics, as good as it is, has gaps: it can't really explain dark matter, gravity or the imbalance between matter and antimatter. Thankfully, German researchers have a new tool that could plug some of those holes. They've developed a magnetic shield whose several layers of …

Major college football attendance drops to worst average since 2003

The top tier of college football teams had their worst average attendance this past season since the NCAA began compiling Division I-A -- now FBS -- …

Argentina suspends all professional soccer following player death

The pitch will be silent in Argentina this weekend in honor of Emanuel Ortega, a 21-year-old fourth division soccer player who died after he was pushed into a concrete pillar by an opponent during a game last week.<p>Ortega, a forward for San Martin de Burzaco, was chasing a ball during a game against …

Argentina

Watchdogs warn Wynne’s Hydro One plans would remove oversight

The Wynne government is removing independent oversight of Hydro One's finances and service quality as part of its plan to privatize the massive electricity agency.<p>The legislation to privatize Hydro One would shield the company from all of the province's accountability officers – including the …

Red Sox hold players-only meeting after latest loss

TORONTO — The Boston Red Sox have had no shortage of meetings in the last week, and Saturday was no exception, players huddling behind clubhouse …