A photo that perfectly illustrates the warming caused by the climate crisis

https://mashable.com/article/greenland-melted-sea-ice-dogs-sledding-photo/? And https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/18/photograph-melting-greenland-sea-ice-fjord-dogs-water? This remarkable Greenland photo highlights extreme Arctic melting A big melting event in Greenland. IMAGE: STEFFEN M. OLSEN BY MARK KAUFMAN2 DAYS AGO The melting Arctic is on dramatic display.At mid-June, Arctic sea ice is now at a record low for this time of year, and melted ice is especially notable both in and … Continue reading A photo that perfectly illustrates the warming caused by the climate crisis

How well do you recycle plastic?

This highly informative article, unfortunately, just shows how difficult it is to determine whether something is eligible to be recycled. Almost every product that includes plastic that could be recycled also contains materials that cannot be recycled. Bottom line? Avoid plastic if at all possible and don't plan on reusing them indefinitely. If you must … Continue reading How well do you recycle plastic?

The worldwide search for a cure for cancer may become Balkanized to exclude the Chinese

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-06-13/the-u-s-is-purging-chinese-americans-from-top-cancer-research The U.S. Is Purging Chinese Cancer Researchers From Top Institutions The NIH and the FBI are targeting ethnic Chinese scientists, including U.S. citizens, searching for a cancer cure. Here’s the first account of what happened to Xifeng Wu. By Peter Waldman June 13, 2019, 4:00 AM EDT The dossier on cancer researcher Xifeng Wu … Continue reading The worldwide search for a cure for cancer may become Balkanized to exclude the Chinese

A security warning for all devices using iOS

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/06/16/apple-iphone-ipad-security-warning-ios-12-iphone-xs-max-xr/#766883593641 Jun 16, 2019, 07:10pm Warning Issued For Apple's 1.4 Billion iPad And iPhone Users Gordon Kelly Senior Contributor Consumer TechI write about technology's biggest companies With Apple’s (admittedly ugly) iPhone 11 now coming togetherquickly and recent iOS 12 releases looking rock solid, the company has been on something of a roll. But that just changed. Apple's iPhone … Continue reading A security warning for all devices using iOS

Midwest farmers have largely given up on planting a corn crop this year

This year's corn crop shortfall is a direct consequence of the climate crisis. The floods that have left fields unable to be planted are because of the extreme storms that are now common because of changes in the jet stream, temperatures, and water load of storms. This pattern is not apt to change soon. With … Continue reading Midwest farmers have largely given up on planting a corn crop this year

Why the Guardian UK is taking on the issue of how the US is handling its plastics waste crisis

I've found the Guardian UK's coverage of the climate crisis and other environmental issues to be absolutely top drawer. This series will be worth following https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/17/united-states-of-plastic-series-about-america-waste-crisis? Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal global inequality … Continue reading Why the Guardian UK is taking on the issue of how the US is handling its plastics waste crisis

Apple Watch will soon be able to alert you to sound that could damage your hearing

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/14/apple-watch-noise-check-protects-your-hearing.html TECH Here’s how the Apple Watch will soon help protect your hearing PUBLISHED SAT, JUN 15 2019  10:00 AM EDT Todd Haselton@ROBOTODD KEY POINTS Apple’s watchOS 6 update includes a new feature called Noise. It can notify you if you’re in an area that’s too loud for an extended period of time that could be … Continue reading Apple Watch will soon be able to alert you to sound that could damage your hearing