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Five ‘Fun’ Board Games About Real Disasters to Remind You We’re Completely Doomed

There are plenty of horror board games and tabletop RPGs that thrive on fantasy, whether it’s helping a ghost solve its own gruesome murder in Mysterium, or helping to stop (or aid) the rise of evil gods with Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game. But of course, the biggest horrors are the ones humans actually […]

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Trump Will Almost Certainly Break His Promise to Read the Pope’s 192-Page Letter On Climate Change

As part of his international, interfaith tour that began in Saudi Arabia, President Trump met with Pope Francis Wednesday at the Vatican to discuss peace, religion, and surprisingly, climate change. As is custom for presidents, Trump and Pope Francis exchanged gifts. Trump gave the pope a first-edition series of…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Flat Earthers Won’t Believe This News on Antarctica’s Climate

The Arctic is the fastest-warming place on our overheated planet, but so far, its polar opposite has managed to stay pretty cool. Why is Antarctica warming so slowly compared with the Arctic? The answer is complicated, but a new study suggests we’re overlooking a basic reality of geometry.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Report: Staffers Frantically Stopped Trump Twitter Meltdown Over Old Global Warming Hoax

Politico published an article discussing how erratically Trump consumes news and how easy it is to slip him bullshit that he will then regurgitate on Twitter if left unattended like a four-year-old:Just days earlier, K.T. McFarland, the deputy national security adviser, had given Trump a printout …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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Report: Staffers Frantically Stopped Trump Twitter Meltdown Over Old Global Warming Hoax

Politico published an article discussing how erratically Trump consumes news and how easy it is to slip him bullshit that he will then regurgitate on Twitter if left unattended like a four-year-old:Just days earlier, K.T. McFarland, the deputy national security adviser, had given Trump a printout …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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President Trump Deletes Every Old Press Release, But The Internet Never Forgets

Yesterday, journalists discovered that the Trump regime had deleted the president’s infamous press release from 2015 that called for a ban on all Muslims traveling to the United States. But it wasn’t just the Muslim ban. Every single press release from before January 1, 2017 has been erased from donaldjtrump.com.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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EPA Sacks Advisors Overseeing Scientific Integrity But It’s Fine, Everything’s Fine

On Monday, the Washington Post reports that EPA head Scott Pruitt was behind the dismissal of half of the members of the agency’s Board of Science Counselors. The 18-member board oversees the rigor and integrity of the scientific research guiding policy decisions coming out of the EPA, from climate change to air…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Farms Could Be Changing the Climate in Ways You’d Never Expect

Back on a crisp January day in 2016, I slipped around on a frozen lake in Wisconsin to ask a bunch of portly men in grey hoodies and trucker hats how the fishing had been compared to when they were kids. Secretly, I wanted to know what they thought about the changing climate. The men […]

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‘An Embarrassment’: Scientists React to the NYT’s Climate Change Column

Bret Stephens unleashed a Category 6 hurricane on Twitter last week, when he penned a column for the New York Times espousing opinions on climate change that can best be described as… controversial. While acknowledging that human-caused global warming is a settled matter, Stephens argued that the risk climate…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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How to Talk Across the Aisle When You’re Marching For Science (Or Climate Change)

The March for Science brought historic numbers of scientists to the streets to stand up for evidence-based reasoning, but whether it actually helped heal the partisan divide on issues like climate change is far less certain. A cursory look at the post-March media coverage suggests we’re as trapped as ever in our…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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EPA Officially Removes Its Climate Change Sub-site

Well, it took 100 days but the EPA has finally removed the climate change section of its website. An agency spokesman explained that the information that has been collected on the page over the last 20 years posed a problem because it contradicted the administration’s denial of man-made climate change.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change 

It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s no data to support a campus rape epidemic) that will supposedly “diversify”…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Women Artists Are Bringing the Reality of Climate Change Into Your Living Room

This week falls in between two of the largest planned protests for the environmental movement in recent history: last Saturday’s Earth Day March for Science and this coming Saturday’s People’s Climate March. Being a part of the resistance against an administration of climate change deniers can be a frustrating and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Trump’s Plan to Screw Over National Monuments Is Mirrored By This Government Flickr Page 

On Wednesday, President Trump signed an executive order that opened up a review of 25 national monuments, potentially setting the stage for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to resize or even revoke their protected status. Trump decried former president Obama’s designations as a “federal land grab,” while…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Why the Scariest Response to Climate Change Is Finally Being Taken Seriously

We’re not doing such a great job solving the whole climate change problem, which is why some experts think it’s time to study more radical tactics. The notion of geoengineering—hacking the climate to cool the planet—is controversial, awe-inspiring, and to many, terrifying. And yet, despite their own grave concerns…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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