Rachel Minter

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Regenerative Organic Agriculture and Climate Change

We are at the most critical moment in the history of our species, as man-made changes to the climate threaten humanity's security on Earth. But there …

Ice Core Data Help Solve a Global Warming Mystery

Scientists can study Earth’s climate as far back as 800,000 years by drilling core samples from deep underneath the ice sheets of Greenland and …

Climate Change

3 Ways To Up Your Game Against Global Warming

A slew of scary, doom-portending articles have been spreading like wild fire across the internet lately – NASA recently proclaimed that the day after …

Global warming: it's a point of no return in West Antarctica. What happens next?

Last Monday, we hosted a Nasa conference on the state of the West Antarctic ice sheet, which, it could be said, provoked something of a reaction. "This Is What a Holy Shit Moment for Global Warming Looks Like," ran a headline in <i>Mother Jones</i> magazine.<p>We announced that we had collected enough …

Climate Change Could Sink Statue of Liberty, Report Warns

Treasured American landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island could succumb to the consequences of climate change, according to a new …

Climate Change

Your Breakfast Is Under Assault From Climate Change

<i>Updated at 9:18 a.m., May 21</i><p>Cereal lovers of the world may want to start stocking up now, because the far-reaching impacts of climate change could …

Climate

The Bible Calls for Moral Action on Climate Change

Some of the most inspiring words in the entire Bible are found in the opening pages of Genesis. Here we are told that humans were created in God’s …

Faith

The budget shows we're now flying blind on climate change

The word “climate” was conspicuously absent from Joe Hockey’s first budget speech as treasurer. It’s not hard to guess why – the full budget sets out …

Climate Change

Why Those Tiny Microbeads In Soap May Pose Problem For Great Lakes

From the shoreline at North Avenue Beach in Chicago, the blue water of Lake Michigan stretches as far as the eye can see. But beneath that pristine image, there's a barely visible threat, says Jennifer Caddick of the Alliance for the Great Lakes: microbeads.<p>These tiny bits of plastic, small …

Beyond wearables: electronic implants could cure disease

Stanford University has developed tiny electronic implants which can be embedded deep within the body and powered wirelessly, potentially paving the way for 'electroceuticals' to cure depression, heart failure and Parkinson's<p>Electronic implants could provide instantaneous cures for diseases which …