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Abortion Drugs Fundamental to Ancient Economies, Argues Historian

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/05/2022 - 8:01pm in

Ancient and medieval herbal abortifacients were effective and important to those economies.

California Attorney General Rob Bonta Launches Investigation into Role Played by Fossil Fuel and Petrochemicals Companies in Causing Global Plastics Pollution Crisis

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 01/05/2022 - 11:55pm in

California AG Rob Bonta launches investigation into the plastics industry’s half-century campaign to promote recycling myths.

Various Covid Updates

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 23/04/2022 - 8:34pm in

Some Covid news, not encouraging but not yet alarming.

Book Review: An Urgent Plea for Mental Health Care Reform

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 16/04/2022 - 8:20pm in

In “Healing,” psychiatrist and former NIMH head Thomas Insel argues for a more nuanced plan to fight mental illness.

Thawing Permafrost Is Roiling the Arctic Landscape, Driven by a Hidden World of Changes Beneath the Surface as the Climate Warms

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 13/04/2022 - 7:36pm in

Not only is permafrost releasing methane, but when it melts, it removes a key support, leading to collapsing soil and loss of lake drainage.

IPCC Adaptation Report: It’s Later Than You Think

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 08/04/2022 - 7:55pm in

“It’s now or never, if we want to limit global warming to 1.5C,” IPCC Working Group III co-chair Jim Skea announced.

Arctic Greening Won’t Save the Climate – Here’s Why

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 31/03/2022 - 2:28am in

Why arctic greening is yet another feel-good idea that does not pan out in practice.

Under the Sea, a Hidden Climate Variable: Thawing Permafrost

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 30/03/2022 - 9:00pm in

Carefully mapping the changing topology of the Arctic Ocean floor, scientists are racing to study submarine permafrost.

How This Month Produced a Mind-Boggling Warm-Up in Eastern Antarctica (and the Arctic)

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/03/2022 - 12:55am in

Why part of Antarctica suffered wildly out of band warmth.

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