Showing posts from November 3, 2017

Newly discovered orangutan species is also the most endangered

nature The first new species of great ape described in more than eight decades faces threats to its habitat. Story here.

Julie Payette dares to be interesting with comments on climate, astrology, and divine intervention

CBC news The governor general speaks up for science over certain beliefs. Story here.

Trump administration releases report finding ‘no convincing alternative explanation’ for climate change

The Washington Post The Trump administration released a  dire scientific report  Friday calling human activity the dominant driver of global warming, a conclusion at odds with White House decisions to withdraw from a key international climate accord, champion fossil fuels and reverse Obama-era climate policies.  Story here. Another disastrous wildfire season in Portugal.  Wikimedia Commons.