Elizabeth Noreen Newton

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Is CrossFit a good workout?

<b>The question:</b> I am hearing so much about CrossFit. It seems to be all the rage among my friends. Should I try it?<p><b>The answer:</b> I enjoy the challenge of a CrossFit workout. That said (and I anticipate angry e-mails about this) CrossFit is not for every "body."<p>CrossFit gyms (which are called "boxes") …

River Thames breaks records for water flows in January

<b>The amount of water flowing through the Thames this January was the highest recorded for that month since records began in 1883.</b><p>Data from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) shows that the rate of water flow has now exceeded 275 cubic metres per second for more than 50 days.<p>The numbers in …

Church of England vows to fight 'great demon' of climate change

The Church of England has said that it will, as a last resort, pull its investments from companies that fail to do enough to fight the "great demon" of climate change and ignore the church's theological, moral and social priorities.<p>Although the church's Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) has …

The 'pause' in global warming is not even a thing

The idea that global warming has "paused" or is currently chillaxing in a comfy chair with the words "hiatus" written on it has been getting a good run in the media of late.<p>Much of this is down to a new study analysing why one single measure of climate change – the temperatures on the surface …

Is Drought Becoming the New Normal for Australia?

The lucky country hasn’t had much luck with its weather of late. Following the warmest winter on record, a summer heatwave where temperatures topped …

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