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Trump's Syria Strike Was Unconstitutional and Unwise

The military intervention solved nothing, while bypassing Congress, betraying the president’s non-interventionist supporters, and highlighting his hypocrisy.<p>Early the morning of August 21, 2013, six densely populated neighborhoods in Syria “were jolted awake by a series of explosions, followed by …

Middle East

The fossil fuel industry's invisible colonization of academia | Benjamin Franta and Geoffrey Supran

Corporate capture of academic research by the fossil fuel industry is an elephant in the room and a threat to tackling climate change.<p>On February 16, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center hosted a film screening of the “Rational Middle Energy Series.” The university promoted the event as …

Fossil Fuels

A right to repair: why Nebraska farmers are taking on John Deere and Apple

Farmers like fixing their own equipment, but rules imposed by big corporations are making it impossible. Now this small showdown could have a big impact<p>There are corn and soy fields as far as the eye can see around Kyle Schwarting’s home in Ceresco, Nebraska. The 36-year-old farmer lives on a small …

Farming

Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says

<b>Exclusive:</b> State of the Environment report says heritage and economic activity are being affected and the disadvantaged will be worst hit<p>An independent review of the state of Australia’s environment has found the impacts of climate change are increasing and some of the changes could be irreversible.<p>…

Climate Change

Discovery of a Huge, Mysterious Jade Pendant Could Rewrite Maya History

It tells a fascinating story.<p>Researchers have just published a paper on one of the most fascinating and mysterious Maya discoveries in recent years - …

Inside a Photographer’s Sexy and Mysterious Rodeo Show

Alexa King’s photography captures a scintillating Western full of the cinematic trappings of a film-lover.<p>America was made for the cinema. It is the reason why the idea of a Hollywood golden age still lingers and the concept of the Wild West cannot be separated from Western films.<p>Alexa King's …

Whistleblower: ‘I knew people would misuse this.’ They did - to attack climate science | Dana Nuccitelli

Fake news propagates through the conservative media to the halls of Congress where science is under attack<p>This weekend, conservative media outlets launched an attack on climate scientists with a manufactured scandal. The fake news originated from an accusation made by former NOAA scientist John …

Hemp can’t get you high, but it can get high-tech

Don Basile Contributor<p>Don Basile is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with more than 20 years of executive experience in technology, healthcare and telecommunications.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Ethics — the next frontier for artificial intelligence<br>• Tech companies and the global rise of …

13 States Want Transgender Bathroom Policy Blocked

Texas and a dozen other states asked a U.S. judge on Friday to block Obama administration guidance to public schools that transgender students must …

'Ayahuasca is changing global environmental consciousness'

Interview with US scientist Dennis McKenna on powerful Amazon hallucinogen, plant intelligence and environmental crises<p>Ayahuasca, as it has come to be known internationally, is a plant medicine that has been used in the Amazon for centuries for healing and spiritual purposes. Renowned for the often …

Consciousness

Video about using psychedelic drugs to treat anxiety, addiction, and OCD

In the last decade, researchers at Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere have launched new studies investigating whether psychedelic drugs, from …

Phoenix police: Serial killer murdered seven people

Phoenix police say they are looking for a serial killer that is responsible for murdering seven people. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Crime

The Top-Secret Cold War Plan to Keep Soviet Hands Off Middle Eastern Oil

Fearing a Russian invasion, the U.S. and Britain were prepared to ravage the region’s oil industry—and even considered going nuclear.<p>On a cool summer day in London in 1951, an American CIA officer told three British oil executives about a top-secret U.S. government plan. The goal was to ravage the …

CO2 turned into stone in Iceland in climate change breakthrough

Radical new technique promises a cheaper and more secure method of burying CO2 emissions underground instead of storing it as a gas<p>Carbon dioxide has been pumped underground and turned rapidly into stone, demonstrating a radical new way to tackle climate change.<p>The unique project promises a cheaper …

Fossil Fuels

How fracking can contribute to climate change

Leakage of natural gas from drilling and pipework means more methane is entering the atmosphere<p>One of the justifications for fracking is the use of natural gas as a bridging fuel between coal and a low-carbon future. However natural gas is mostly methane, which has strong global warming impacts in …

Eighty years on, Spain may at last be able to confront the ghosts of civil war

The conflict between Republicans and Nationalists that erupted in 1936 was distorted by Franco and largely neglected by later governments. Now a campaign is under way to open the first international museum telling all sides of the story<p>On a sunny morning earlier this month, a small group gathered …

Why we should be mourning the death of the Great Barrier Reef | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 14.10.2016

By now, you've probably heard that at least 90 percent of the Great Barrier Reef has been affected by a global bleaching event. But these "rocks" on …

Richard Linklater: ‘Someone’s living back there, and he’s murdered somebody’

As his lodger, a convicted murderer, is sent back to prison, the director talks about the Texan justice system, the art of storytelling – and why he’ll always be a slacker at heart<p>At the start of Richard Linklater’s 1992 breakthrough movie Slacker, a passenger in a cab monologues away about life …

Why Is the Obama Administration Trying to Keep 11,000 Documents Sealed?

It’s not quite the Panama papers, but one hell of a big pile of carefully guarded secrets may soon be made public.<p>For years now, the federal …

USA uses TPP-like trade-court to kill massive Indian solar project

The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission was on track to deliver deploy 20,000 MW of grid connected solar power by 2022 ("more than the current …

The 7 best backpacks for travelers

It's versatile enough to handle your needs, and basic enough to take anywhere and everywhere.<p>You don't need to trek through the wilderness or across entire continents to be a backpack person — maybe rolling a suitcase through a crowded terminal just isn't your forte. (Though if it is, there are …

Backpacking

All Electric cars Will be Cheaper than Regular Vehicles by 2022

By 2022, it is believed that it will be cheaper to own an electric car than a petrol one. Battery prices are dropping at a good rate, and this will …

Electric Vehicles

NASA’s New Space Telescope Will Study Dark Energy and Earth-Sized Planets

"WFIRST has the potential to open our eyes to the wonders of the universe, much the same way Hubble has.”<p>It's finally official: NASA's next major telescope project will be the innovative Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). The space telescope is projected to launch to the gravitational …

Build Furniture With the Push of a Button on a ShopBot CNC Router

The ShopBot Desktop MAX bridges the gap between enthusiastic hobbyist and small manufacturer.<p>The digital fabrication industry continues to grow, and there's no better time to be a maker. Much has been written about 3D printing, but many DIYers have found more practical uses for CNC routers when it …

The Black Panthers are back -- and never really went away

<b>(CNN) —</b> Beyoncé didn't bring back the Black Panthers when she and an Afro-frizzed dance team donned black leather jackets and berets during Super Bowl 50's halftime show.<p>That's because the Black Panthers never actually left.<p>The Panthers were more than militants; they were pioneers in American pop …

In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame

Just ahead of Valentine's Day, we visited the tomb of a poet who wrote often of love.<p>The 14th century Persian poet Hafez is buried in Shiraz, the city where he lived almost 700 years ago. He remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of romance and other topics that are not obviously embraced …

Most beautiful places in Iran: Photos will dazzle you | CNN Travel

Gardens: plant, sow thyself | James Wong

Our pick of easy self-seeders that will provide harvests for years to come<p>“Low maintenance” and “homegrown veg” still come at the top of the wish lists of most new garden owners. In reality these two features are largely incompatible. Made up mainly of annual crops, most veg beds require a constant …

One statistic shows just how dramatically our energy system is changing

By Chris Mooney<p>, Reporter<p>In mid-2015, when the Environmental Protection Agency released its Clean Power Plan, it made a prediction of sorts. Under the new policy to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the electricity sector, the EPA said, coal use would decline and the use of natural gas and renewables …

France to pave 1000km of roads with solar panels

<b>Over the next five years, France will install some 621 miles (1,000km) of solar roadway using Colas' Wattway solar pavement.</b><p>Solar freakin' roadways! …