World's largest asteroid impacts found in central Australia

A 400 kilometer-wide impact zone from a huge meteorite that broke in two moments before it slammed into the Earth has been found in Central Australia From Australian National University: A 400 kilometre-wide impact zone from a huge meteorite that broke in two moments before it slammed into the Earth has been found in Central…

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Don't believe in global warming at the state level? FEMA will yank your Federal disaster money

From Inside Climate News: The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making it tougher for governors to deny man-made climate change. Starting next year, the agency will approve disaster preparedness funds only for states whose governors approve hazard mitigation plans that address climate change. This may put several Republican governors who maintain the earth isn’t warming…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #173

The Week That Was: 2015-03-21 (March 21, 2015) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Certainty: The quote [below] from logician Bertrand Russell is part of his extensive writings in praise of science and its capability to…