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Coal and Oil Prevented US Blackouts this Winter

Coal and Oil Prevented US Blackouts this Winter by John Constable / Today, 08:05 New data and analysis from the US government shows that during the recent Bomb Cyclone storm of late December 2017 and early January this year, the electricity system of the eastern half of the country avoided blackouts only because of […]

STUDY: Climate Change Will Not Make Us NICER – ‘Researchers found a ‘robust’ connection between enjoying a balmy hometown temperature in childhood and being more agreeable as an adult’

Via: By MANDA KOLSON HURLEY 03.20.1807:00 AM CLIMATE CHANGE WILL NOT MAKE US NICER This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In 1748, the French philosopher Montesquieu published The Spirit of the Laws, a survey of political systems that argued for the separation of powers and citizens’ […]

Obama EPA Administrators Spent Eight Times More Than Pruitt on International Travel Elizabeth Harrington Gina McCarthy and Lisa Jackson spent roughly eight times more than Scott Pruitt has on international travel. Internal EPA documents provided to the Washington Free Beacon reveal Obama administration EPA administrators jet setting cost taxpayers roughly $1 million. The EPA has spent $124,000 for Pruitt and his security detail to travel to […]

48,000 Brits dead after worst winter in 42 years 48,000 Brits dead after worst winter in 42 years THE UK is being hit by its worst winter death toll in 42 years, a new search says. By Hayley Coyle / Published 7th April 2018 1K inRead invented by Teads WINTER DEATHS: One Brit dies after three minutes from the cold After a brief […]