Corals survived massive Caribbean climate change – likely to do so again

From the SMITHSONIAN TROPICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE Half of all coral species in the Caribbean went extinct between 1 and 2 million years ago, probably due to drastic environmental changes. Which ones survived? Scientists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) think one group of survivors, corals in the genus Orbicella, will continue to adapt…

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Study: UHI in Hong Kong accounts for most 'warming' since 1970

From the INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES How much warmer has Hong Kong’s urban area become during the past 4 decades? Characterizing the urban temperature trend using seasonal unit root analysis: Hong Kong from 1970 to 2015 Scientists from Macao Polytechnic Institute are pioneers in exploring urban temperature in Hong Kong using…

President Obama Blames the Internet for the Rise of Trump – Technology Needs "More Control"

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart – President Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel have jointly blamed the disruptive influence of the Internet for their political losses, and have demanded more government control of emerging technology. Obama and Angela Merkel Blame Internet and Social Media for Disrupting Globalism President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela…