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Conservatives are willing to combat climate change — when it’s not called “climate change”

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Conservatives have a knee-jerk reactions to the phrase, so environmentalists are finding ways to reframe the issue<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>March 2, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>The election of Donald Trump as president is catastrophic in many ways, but perhaps one of the worst implications is what it means …

How Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Controlled by Army Chief General Raheel Sharif

How is rapid warming in the Arctic affecting animals adapted to cold? Scientists track muskoxen to find out

<b>(AP)</b><p>A wildlife biologist is using many techniques to find out how animals adapt to the cold<p>Joel Berger<p>February 20, 2017 10:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Our Earth has unimaginable diversity, from seascapes 8,000 meters below the ocean’s surface to landscapes …

Daring plan to encase ship in Arctic ice will provide more accurate weather forecasts

A groundbreaking project to sail a huge research ship into the Arctic, and allow it to become encased in ice so it can monitor the climate, will bring more accurate weather forecasts for Britain.<p>The trapped icebreaker will be carried by slowly flowing ice on a 2,500km journey across the North Pole, …

The misconceptions about CPEC

The misconceptions about CPEC<p>Listen<p>As we know that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an important part of the Chinese massive ‘One Belt …

As Arctic warms, Canada's glaciers playing major role in sea level rise

Canada's glaciers are responding rapidly to a warming Arctic and are a major contributor to sea level rise, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers from the …

A better remedy for climate change: Less government and less pollution

The baking of planet Earth is proceeding without interruption. Last year was the hottest year on record, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — edging out 2015, which had taken the crown from 2014. Of the world's 17 warmest documented years, 16 have come in this …

New Research Shows How 'Atmospheric Rivers' Wreak Havoc Around The Globe

An "atmospheric river" is a colorful term for a sinuous plume of moisture that travels up from the tropics — a single plume can carry more water than the Mississippi River at its mouth. But new research shows that atmospheric rivers are also among the most damaging weather systems around.<p>The …

Khorgos: The New Silk Road's Central Station Comes To Life

The first time I was in the Khorgos / Horgos region — a massive new development area that extends across the border between China and Kazakhstan — was in May of 2015. The Khorgos Gateway dry port had yet to receive its first trains, its giant 41 ton gantry cranes were still six months away from …

Expect to see more emergencies like Oroville Dam in a hotter world | Dana Nuccitelli

Scientists predicted decades ago that climate change would add stress to water management systems like Oroville Dam<p>The evacuation of nearly 200,000 people near Oroville Dam is the kind of event that makes climate change personal. A co-worker of mine was forced out of his home for several days by …

Fish under threat from ocean oxygen depletion, finds study

Oxygen levels in oceans have fallen 2% in 50 years due to climate change, affecting marine habitat and large fish such as tuna and sharks<p>The depletion of oxygen in our oceans threatens future fish stocks and risks altering the habitat and behaviour of marine life, scientists have warned, after a …

Genetically-engineered hens produce birds of a different feather

Rare breeds of chickens could soon come from entirely different types of hens. The University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute with help from US …

India Is World's Largest Arms Importer: SIPRI

India was the world's largest importer of major arms in the last five years and its overseas procurement was far greater than that of China and …

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Petrodollar Collapse and Global Economy Trainwreck

The Petrodollar: Why Does the US Overlook Saudi Arabia’s Crimes?

Saudi Arabia Blackmails Washington, Threatens To Crash The Dollar

UNDERSTANDING PETRODOLLAR: US DOLLAR, OIL PRICES & SAUDI ARABIA (EITS #5)

Secret Saudi Arabia Fed Deal | Petrodollar Recycling Explained

Donald Trump Threatens Petrodollar System, U.S.-Saudi Relations

Trump Left Saudi Arabia Off His Immigration Ban... Here's Why

On August 15, 1971, President Nixon killed the last remnants of the gold standard.<p>It was one of the most significant events in US history—on par with …

OPEC in Vienna: Will the Saudi's Gamble Pay Off?

During Christmas of 1975, as OPEC ministers gathered, the season’s quiet was shattered when <i>Carlos the Jackal</i> kidnapped them all -- including ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran.<p>Never have so many powerful politicians from so many countries fallen into the hands of a terrorist commando. The OPEC …

Saudi Arabia And Iran Are Getting Ready For The Next Epic Battle In The Oil Market

For several months, long time enemies Saudi Arabia and Iran have been caught in an epic battle, and it has been taking oil prices on a roller coaster.<p>Back in December and January, Saudi Arabia let markets perform their magic, drive oil prices to the mid-twenties, undermining Iran’s re-entry to the …

Saudi Arabia expands its anti-Iran strategy beyond the Middle East

RIYADH (Reuters) - Under King Salman, Saudi Arabia is expanding its confrontation with Iran well beyond the Middle East, no longer relying heavily on Western allies to smother Tehran’s ambitions outside the Arab world.<p>Saudi King Salman (C) attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Jeddah, …

Iran could have the upper hand in the OPEC oil war

With Saudi Arabia scuttling any chances of a production freeze in Doha in April, Iran has followed suit by thwarting attempts by Saudi Arabia to introduce a production ceiling on OPEC production in Thursday's meeting held in Vienna.<p>Iran, which is close to its pre-sanction levels of production, had …

Does Iran have the upper hand in OPEC oil war?

Traditional rivals, Saudi Arabia and Iran, continue to fight to prove their supremacy in OPEC. Neither gives up an opportunity to hurt the other, whenever and wherever they can, and oil seems to be their favorite playground.<p>With Saudi Arabia scuttling any chances of a production freeze in Doha in …

Iran declines to take part in hajj over dispute with Saudis

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will not send pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year for the annual hajj, an Iranian official said Thursday, the latest sign of …