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January 17, 2018 Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new studySource: Independent
When comparing environmental, economic and social sustainability, scientists find shale gas extraction ranks seventh out of nine different energy sources
Today NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center released its yearly report on “billion-dollar weather and climate disasters” that affected the US in 2017. Not surprisingly, the numbers were staggering.
Kids these days are more obsessed with perfection than many previous generations were, and this obsession is associated with increased depression and anxiety, according to a new study published in Psychological Bulletin.
December 29, 2017 EARTH MIGHT GO THROUGH A MINI ICE AGE DURING THE NEXT DECADES (STUDY)Source: The Monitor Daily
a team of researchers from Northumbria University discovered that a wave of coldness might soon hit our planet. This means it’s possible that Earth might pass through a mini ice age period, when main rivers could get frozen.
December 18, 2017 What The 2018 Tax Brackets, Standard Deductions, And More Look Like Under Tax ReformSource: Forbes
With tax reform just around the corner (a vote is scheduled on the conference bill this week), many taxpayers are wondering what it means for 2018.
December 7, 2017 Only 15 Cars Earn 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ RatingSource: Consumer Reports
Just 15 new vehicles meet the increased requirements of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and have earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating, the safety group reported Thursday.
December 6, 2017 America’s growing wage gap analyzed at Penn State Wilkes-BarreSource: Dallas Post
America’s wage gap continues to widen, making it harder for families to obtain the American Dream, according to Chuck Collins, an economic inequality expert with the Institute for Policy Studies.
Source: HUFF Post
ir pollution on city streets can wipe out the beneficial health effects of exercise for people aged 60 and older, according to a new study led by scientists at Duke University and Imperial College
November 21, 2017 Added Arctic data shows global warming didn't pauseSource: Phys.org
Missing Arctic temperature data, not Mother Nature, created the seeming slowdown of global warming from 1998 to 2012, according to a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change. Read more at:...
November 16, 2017 Incomes are up. Stocks are soaring. Home prices are back. So why do you feel like you have less money?Source: Dallas Morning News
Incomes are up, the stock market is soaring, and home prices have largely recovered from the mortgage meltdown. But Americans still haven't regained all the wealth they lost and, on the whole, are worse off than in 1998.
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