The University of Saskatchewan’s Colin Whitfield says that rising beaver populations over the past 100 years means more beaver dams to create shallow ponds. These ponds, however, causes methane to be released from shallow standing waters. Whitfield says that there is 200 times more methane from beaver ponds today than there was around 1900.
As it turns out, #illridewithyou was an even emptier gesture than I first thought. The incident that so inspired all those smug leftists worldwide didn’t actually happen. John Hayward explains:
He added that he wished “they’d spoken to me first,” so he could tell them not to set a bad precedent by caving into hackers’ threats. He explained that this could eventually lead to self-censorship if the media did not want to offend “somebody whose sensibilities probably need to be offended.”
“A lawsuit filed today by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana on behalf of South Bend Common Council President and 6th District Council member Oliver Davis challenges a recently-passed city ordinance that regulates both publicly controlled and privately maintained social media, Internet and electronic communications of council members, saying the ordinance violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
First it was beavers. Now climate scientists are criticizing squirrels for their contribution to global warming.
California communities suffering from extreme drought could soon get help from an unlikely source — unmanned aerial vehicles, a.k.a. drones.
For just the second time in nearly six years, the Obama administration has prosecuted a power company for the deaths of federally protected birds from wind turbines, which kill hundreds of thousands of birds every year.
While millions of Americans began their holiday travels last Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency had an early Christmas gift for the coal industry: a new regulation on coal ash from power plants.
The store that has been selling controversial t-shirts for the past week was vandalized Friday evening.
Don’t be waiting for the NY Times coverage – two cops dead in their city following a “kill some cops” video filmed in their city? Nothing to see here…
America and the West are subjected nonstop to a barrage of hate speech from the intelligentsia. Hate speech leads to hate crimes, here as everywhere. Few people have faced up to the extent of the hate crimes and hate speech against the West. The murder of the two New York City policemen Saturday is only the tip of the iceberg.
President Raúl Castro declared victory for the Cuban Revolution on Saturday in a wide-ranging speech, thanking President Obama for “a new chapter” while also reaffirming that restored relations with the United States did not mean the end of Communist rule in Cuba.
North Korea experienced a massive Internet outage Monday, and some researchers and web watchers speculated that the country’s online connections could be under cyberattack.
Democrats and liberal readers make up about 8 percent of the poll respondents.
Just 15 percent of active-duty Military Times readers approve of Obama, down from 35 percent in 2009 and 28 percent just last year.
The Christmas season offers some of the greatest television ever made, from touching commercials to holiday episodes of your favorite shows to seasonal specials. There is always something available for families to gather and watch this time of year.