As California burns, many fear the future of extreme fire has arrived

Experts say the states increasingly ferocious wildfires are not an aberration they are the new reality Roger Gray has lived in his suburban subdivision in a quiet California city for 30 years. On Thursday, it was struck by a jaw-dropping geophysical phenomenon. Gray had defied orders to evacuate Redding, in…

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Godfather of GMOs Wants Consumers to Be Less Afraid of His Food

Three decades ago, Robert T. Fraley helped invent the genetically modified seeds that have become a $17 billion global industry and ushered in a new era of agricultural productivity. So it’s little surprise that this longtime Source: International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications * sugar beet, potato, apple,…

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‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it Were doomed, says research has used factual data to challenge policymakers conventional wisdom. In 1972, he criticised out-of-town shopping centres more than 20 years before…

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