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13 Incredible Benefits of Ginger Root Oil

en_US<p>article<p>Ginger root oil is rich in antioxdiants and helps in digestion, and relieving anxiety. Other benefits include relief from nausea, heart …

Alternative Medicine

Ancient bristlecone pine forests are being overwhelmed by climate change

For thousands of years, wind-whipped, twisted bristlecone pines have been clinging to existence on the arid, stony crests of eastern California’s White Mountains, in conditions inhospitable to most other life.<p>Their growth rings provide a year-by-year account of the struggle to survive: It’s a …

Natural History

EPA head met with a mining CEO -- and then pushed forward a controversial mining project

<b>(CNN) —</b> Within hours of meeting with a mining company CEO, the new head of the US Environmental Protection Agency directed his staff to withdraw a plan to protect the watershed of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most valuable wild salmon fisheries on Earth, according to interviews and government …

CNN

Even more ice is about to break off of Antarctica — and it’s what scientists feared most

The giant crack that's been racing across Antarctica Larsen C ice shelf finally met its breaking point between July 10 and 12. The result was an iceberg the size of Delaware and weighing a trillion metric tons.<p>But that's not the end of the story. In fact, it could be the beginning of a more …

Global Warming

I’m a scientist. I’m blowing the whistle on the Trump administration.

<i>Joel Clement was director of the Office of Policy Analysis at the U.S. Interior Department until last week. He is now a senior adviser at the department’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue.</i><p>I am not a member of the deep state. I am not big government.<p>I am a scientist, a policy expert, a civil …

Alaska Natives

Climate Scientist Says He Was Demoted For Speaking Out On Climate Change

A former head policy adviser at the Interior Department is accusing the Trump Administration of reassigning him to a lesser position for speaking out about the dangers of climate change.<p>Joel Clement, a scientist who was director of the Interior Department's Office of Policy Analysis for much of the …

Ryan Zinke

Timeline Of Trump And Russia In Mid-2016: A Series Of Coincidences Or Something More?

The video appeared on YouTube on March 4, three days after the bonanza of primaries and caucuses known as Super Tuesday. New York billionaire Donald Trump had dominated the contests, cementing his improbable rise to Republican front-runner. And a Russian man named Alexander Dugin was providing his …

Government

10 tech gadgets that’ll make your everyday life easier

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Hellonomad<p>A good gadget solves a problem, but solving a problem isn’t the same as making your life easier.<p>A fitness tracker might help you …

Gear & Gadgets

Russians Are Suspects in Nuclear Site Hackings, Sources Say

Hackers working for a foreign government recently breached at least a dozen U.S. power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in Kansas, …

Cybersecurity

Climate change expected to fuel larger forest fires — if it hasn't already

Global warming will likely heighten the risk of large, more difficult to control wildfires scorching the western United States.<p>It’s the main …

Court Blocks E.P.A. Effort to Suspend Obama-Era Methane Rule

WASHINGTON — Dealing a legal blow to the Trump administration, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot suspend an Obama-era rule to restrict methane emissions from new oil and gas wells.<p>The 2-to-1 decision from the United States Court of Appeals for …

California marchers call for impeachment of President Trump

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators hoisting signs and chanting anti-Donald Trump slogans marched through downtown Los Angeles to urge Congress to impeach the president.<p>The Los Angeles march was one of several similar gatherings Sunday across California and the nation. One rally took place in Austin, …

Donald Trump

Bernstein: We are in the midst of a 'malignant presidency'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Journalism legend Carl Bernstein called on the US press Friday to rise to the challenge of the Donald Trump presidency, which he characterized as "malignant."<p>"We're in foreign territory," Bernstein said, speaking on CNN's "New Day." "We have never been in a malignant presidency like this …

Donald Trump

Faking a Time magazine cover is the most Trump thing ever

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a Time magazine cover photo featuring Donald Trump hanging in at least five of his golf clubs. The only problem, according to the Washington Post's David Fahrenthold, is that no such cover exists. As in, Trump (or someone close to him) created the cover out of whole cloth.<p>Writes …

Donald Trump

12 Solar Gadgets You Need in Your Life Right Now

Over the years, the solar industry has been booming like never before. If you look at it closely, people are switching to solar gadgets more easily …

Clean Energy

Perry sees climate denial as evidence of being 'intellectually engaged'

In the Obama administration, the first Energy Secretary was Steven Chu, a Nobel laureate and a physics professor at Berkeley. He was succeeded by …

A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change

Study shows risks have climbed steadily since 1980, and the number of people in danger will grow to 48% by 2100 even if emissions are drastically reduced<p>Nearly a third of the world’s population is now exposed to climatic conditions that produce deadly heatwaves, as the accumulation of greenhouse …

Excessive heat will grip Southwest, parts of California this weekend and into next week

Dangerously hot temperatures will grip the southwestern U.S. and California this weekend into next week, potentially taking out the previous …

In Montreal speech, Obama warns about appeal of authoritarianism

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former President Barack Obama warned Tuesday against the appeal of authoritarian voices around the world -- at several points airing veiled criticism of his successor, President Donald Trump.<p>In a rare post-presidency speech, delivered before the Montreal Chamber of Commerce, …

Barack Obama

A “climate coalition” of states producing 30% of US GDP is seceding economically from Trump

Donald Trump may have decided to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris accord—but America’s states are not willing to abandon the landmark climate agreement just yet.<p>So far, nine states have joined to form the United States Climate Alliance (paywall) to implement the Paris accord’s goal of cutting …

Climate

The Paris Agreement: As Trump Pulls Out, Governors Jump In

Even as President Trump said he would pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the governors of California, Washington, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island have banded together to continue to work toward meeting the targets of the global climate …

JP Morgan Chase

A huge ice crack in Antarctica grew 11 miles in 6 days, and a giant iceberg is coming

On the same day that President Donald Trump is making his big announcement on whether to keep the U.S. in the Paris Agreement on climate change, …

If Trump pulls out of climate deal, US could join Syria and Nicaragua as nonparticipants

If President Trump decides to pull out of the 2015 Paris accord on climate change, the United States could become one of only three nations in a U.N. …

Paolo Gentiloni

Early Collapse of Arctic Sea Ice Is Another Ominous Sign of Rapid Warming

Earth's already-beleaguered northern icecap suffered another blow this month with the early collapse of a barrier that kept some of Arctic's most …

MacTrast Deals: The iKlips miReader 4K Completely Changes the Meaning of “External Drive”

The iKlips miReader 4K will revolutionize that way you transfer and carry data. It performs data transfers at Lightning speed.<p>DESCRIPTION<p>Flash drives …

Images of Change: Rare snow falls at the edge of the Sahara Desert

Our Images of Change gallery features images of different locations on planet Earth, showing change over time periods ranging from centuries to days. …

These Before And After Images Show The Startling Effects Of Climate Change

A NASA photo gallery shows Earth "in a state of flux."<p>WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration and numerous U.S. lawmakers, primarily conservatives, downplay the threat of climate change and take aim at policies to combat it, researchers are documenting undeniable transformations around the globe.<p>A …

7 of the best TV features you should be using

Your new TV likely has a lot features buried in its settings menu that you didn't know exist. Here are the ones you should check out.<p>When you first buy a new television, you might spend the first hour or so digging through the menus, making sure all the settings are properly configured. After that, …

Executive Orders Expected on Climate Rules as Trump Contemplates Paris Agreement Fate

Changing Planet<p>President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order directing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dismantle Obama-era climate rules, including the Clean Power Plan, which sets limits on carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil-fuel fired power plants. …

Clean Technology