During his last interview with Charlie Rose before his untimely death in 1996, Carl Sagan warned of the dangers of lack of education and the potential for tyranny.
Monkeypox has gotten a lot of coverage in the last few weeks due to its outbreak. Now medical experts are attributing the heightened spread of the illness to two gay sex orgies in Belgium and Spain. From the Associated Press: A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of the rare… Read More Monkeypox Spread Linked To European Gay Sex Raves
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) think they have found a potential solution to help remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere: cat litter. On Saturday, The Wall Street Journal reported that a team of scientists headed by Professor Desirée Plata discovered the clay material zeolite successfully absorbed methane and converted it into carbon… Read More Scientists: Cat Litter Could Be Remedy For Climate Change
A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) study published in the journal Science Advances reveals global storm activity increasing and decreasing simultaneously that is linked to pollution levels on a regionalized basis, in which researchers examined hurricane activity. PHOTO CREDIT: Image by WikiImages from Pixabay
Comet Leonard is on a path through space that will be visible for the next two weeks. This video gives some ideas on how to do so. PHOTO CREDIT: By University of Hertfordshire Observatory – C/2021 A1 (Leonard), CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=112881915
One hundred years ago millions of people around the world were starving from the record heat and drought. But Tony Heller reveals the hot weather of 1921 has been erased by government agencies.
A tourist infected with monkeypox returning from Nigeria traveled to Atlanta and then on to their home in Dallas. According to STAT, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are monitoring 200 people who were exposed to the passenger. NBC affiliate 11Alive in Atlanta explains. PHOTO CREDIT: Human infection with monkeypox-like virus in 4 year-old… Read More CDC Is Monitoring 200 People Exposed to Monkeypox
Last week Reason wrote about a scientific study published in the journal Global Environmental Change that has some bad news. Essentially, the manuscript bluntly states the West must choose between having high standards of living or prevent climate change but cannot have both. From the scientist’s press release: “Lead author Jefim Vogel, PhD researcher at… Read More UK Study: You Cannot Have Capitalism and Stop Climate Change
Another way to weaponize science. Lady Gaga, Robert DeNiro, Michael B. Jordan and other celebrities urge people to patronize businesses to buy the Well-Health Safety Seal. It is a way to cajole businesses to get the organization’s stamp of approval in order to re-open. The group behind this reportedly has ties to the Chinese Communist… Read More Celebrities Extorting American Businesses
Climatologist Judith Curry weighed in on her blog yesterday expressing her frustrations with the politicization of science. Most of what Dr. Curry says is very true and, in an ideal world, it would be best to let scientists research free from political interference. Unfortunately, it is difficult for people not to let their values or… Read More Climatologist: Science and Politics Shouldn’t Mix