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Meteorologist Kait Parker Shuts Down Breitbart's Climate Change Denial

With actual science.<p>Kait Parker, a meteorologist with the Weather Channel, was shocked to see her coverage in a report about how climate change isn't happening. But that's what happened recently when Breitbart embedded one of her videos in an article that claimed that Earth was actually cooling, …

Miami celebrations at Castro's death shock those in Havana

MIAMI (AP) — For more than a decade, Maria Vazquez's store had a special gift basket to celebrate Fidel Castro's death.<p>For $24.99, it includes a …

Cuba

5 Commitments That Will Get You Through These Next 4 Years

Recently, I cast my vote for the first female president of the United States. At 57 years of age, I was alive to bear witness to the night we voted to shatter that glass ceiling by electing Hillary Clinton as our next leader. I voted for Hillary because I believed in her, I believed in her agenda …

You're Never Too Old for a Career Breakthrough, Massive New Study Shows

A huge new study shows that, when it comes to creative breakthroughs, age is irrelevant.<p>"People under 35 are the people who make change happen. People over 45 basically die in terms of new ideas," Sun Microsystems co-founder-turned-successful VC Vinod Khosla told a conference a few years back, …

Research

Trump in the White House: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky speaks in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 12, 2015. (Photo: Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina)<p>On November 8, 2016, Donald …

Political Science

LAPD will not help deport immigrants under Trump, chief says

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Monday that he has no plans to change the LAPD's stance on immigration enforcement, despite President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to toughen federal immigration laws and deport millions of people upon taking office.<p>For decades, the LAPD has distanced …

Immigration

27 Bad Habits You Picked Up At 15 That You Should Drop Before 35

The time has come to live the life you deserve.

How To Meditate Like a Pro: Beginners’ Guide to Meditation

5Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>Let me guess. You keep hearing about this “meditation” thing but don’t know where to start.<p>Say no more.<p>With this mini-guide, …

Meditation

Joe Biden becomes visibly uncomfortable at the mention of Anthony Weiner's name

Speaking to CNN's Michael Smerconish, the vice president had been commenting on the latest wrinkle in Hillary Clinton's long-playing email headache. FBI director James Comey lit a match on the election earlier Friday when he announced the agency was revisiting its inquiry into Clinton's State …

Anthony Weiner

Military powering down fossil fuels

National security and renewable energy are linked. By switching to clean energy, the Department of Defense is improving the nation’s energy security …

Bank Of America Touts Going Green But Funnels Billions Into Fossil Fuels

The bank is backing the company building the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.<p><b>NEW YORK ―</b> Bank of America said Monday it will power 100 percent of its operations with clean energy in the next <b></b>four years, making it the latest big bank promising to aggressively shrink <b></b>its carbon footprint.<p>But until …

Release: Paris Agreement Ratification Means No New Fossil Fuels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br>October 5, 2016Contact:<br>David Turnbull, david [at] priceofoil [dot] org<b>Paris Agreement Ratification Means No New Fossil Fuels</b> <i><br>To</i> …

Fossil Fuels

Study: Fossil Fuels Falling Out Of Favor As Americans Embrace Renewables [Infographic]

A new study from Pew Research has revealed that Americans are deeply divided on the causes and cures of climate change, as well as their nation’s environmental policy. Despite the deep-rooted division, however, the vast majority of Americans are unified when it comes to the issue of renewable …

NOAA finds cows driving methane rise, not fossil fuels

The Environmental Protection Agency may have overlooked the real culprits in its recent crackdown on methane emissions from fossil fuels: rice …

Fossil Fuels

Inside the Minds of Solar Consumers: What Makes Them Buy and What Makes Them Walk Away

With over 1 million residential solar systems in the U.S., photovoltaics are entering mainstream. But how do installers sell the next 10 million …

Is this small Central American nation ready to be the next superpower?

Could a small, tropical country with no military ever be considered a superpower?<p>It seems unlikely… actually, it seems impossible. But maybe that's …

Solve Talks at Google: The Green Dream — Powering the World with Clean Energy

Clean Energy

President Obama to screen DiCaprio movie at White House SXSL (South by South Lawn) festival

In a move you can file under ‘things that would never happen if Donald Trump was president,’ Barack Obama is to screen Leonardo DiCaprio’s new film …

Support for renewable energy up, trust in political action down | John Connor

The scare campaign heydays are over. Support for action on climate change has rebounded to 2008 levels as frustration at the lack of political leadership grows<p>If we were to try to repair the lost public trust in our political system, you may think that climate change and energy seem the most …

A conservative intellectual explains why the GOP has fallen to Donald Trump

Samuel Goldman is one of America’s most thoughtful conservatives. A professor of political theory at George Washington University and the executive director of its Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom, he spends his days pondering the ideas that define American politics.<p>Recently, Goldman has come …

Science Says This Old-School Style of Note-Taking Will Supercharge Your Brain

Writing notes by hand might translate into a quick climb up the corporate ladder because of how it forces the brain to process information.<p>Laptops and other devices mean you don't have to write your business notes by hand anymore, or even type them out at all. Defaulting to tech-based note-taking …

Chileans protest against Pinochet-era private pension scheme

<b>Hundreds of thousands of people across Chile have taken part in protests against the country's controversial privatised pension plan.</b><p>The scheme was launched in 1981, during the military government of General Augusto Pinochet.<p>Protesters say some 10 million people who joined have now been left with …

Time is now to take the next step on climate change

<b>To the editor:</b> In The Times editorial, the term "business-friendly Democrats" was used as if they were the enemy. ("Don't punt on climate change policy," Editorial, Aug. 8)<p>In my way of thinking, it is refreshing that there are some Democrats who actually think business does provide investment, …

Climate

U.S. states agreed to keep Exxon climate-deception probe secret: here's why

As far back as the 1970s, Exxon conducted research that confirmed the occurrence of climate change—and that burning fossil fuels is a major …

Climate Guru Tells Calif. Governor Not To Close Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

On Thursday,a letter to Governor Jerry Brown of California, about how nuclear energy was essential to fighting global warming, was sent by Dr. James Hansen and the leading climate scientists in the world, plus a long list of environmentalists.<p>The letter was prompted by a recent announcement by …

Nuclear Energy

12 Vegan Breakfast Ideas To Start Your Day Off Right

Because plant power doesn't have to be boring.<p><i>Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.</i>

These 2-ingredient frozen desserts are the coolest thing to happen to summer

Sure, you have an arsenal of nice cream recipes saved on Pinterest and love a good watermelon pizza. But what about those hot summer nights when you …