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Earth Talk: Dogs, Cats and Climate Change

Dear EarthTalk: Is it really true that our dogs and cats are major contributors to climate change, and if so what can we do about it? — C.S.   Unfortunately, our beloved dogs and cats do produce shockingly high amounts of … Continue reading

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Earth Talk: Geoengineering solutions to address climate woes

Dear EarthTalk: Are there any realistic geoengineering solutions to our climate woes and why haven’t we started employing them yet? — A.M. Geoengineering our way out of the climate crisis is something so drastic that no one really wants to admit … Continue reading

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Earth Talk: Was Hurricane Harvey caused by global warming?

Dear EarthTalk: Was Hurricane Harvey caused by global warming? — T.D. The short answer is no. No single hurricane or weather event can be directly linked to the general phenomena known as climate change. “Climate change does not cause things, because … Continue reading

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Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair 2017

Schedule: October 7, 2017 Main Stage:10:00am – 12:00pm – Rick Farrell Band12:00pm – 2:00pm – Sgt. Peppers (Beatles Tribute Band)2:00pm – 4:00pm – Mad Atoms4:00pm – 6:00pm – Curtis Band South Stage:10:30am-11:30am:  Francesca Jule – Pop12:00pm-1:30pm:  Dietz Brothers – Classic … Continue reading

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Earth Talk: Global Warming and the evolution of wildlife species

Dear EarthTalk: Could global warming really already be a factor in the evolution of wildlife species? — V.D. No doubt the quickly changing climate is already triggering various evolutionary shifts in a wide range of species. And while we can’t be … Continue reading

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Earth Talk: Michael Bloomberg’s Environmentalism

Dear EarthTalk: Since when did Michael Bloomberg become a great environmentalist? –– J.M. Michael Bloomberg was primarily known as a financier and media tycoon long before he became one of the most beloved mayors in New York City history. But … Continue reading

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Earth Talk: Volvo ending their production of gas-powered engines

Dear EarthTalk: Does Volvo’s embrace of electric cars signal the beginning of the end of the gas-powered internal combustion engine? ­– Macy Vigneault, New Orleans, LA     Volvo has announced that it will only sell hybrid and electric cars beginning … Continue reading

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Earth Talk: Green Booze

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest in greener booze? Are there any good organic beers, wines or liquors out there? — MR Perhaps no other industry has responded to the greening of consumer preferences quite like beverage producers. From wine to beer … Continue reading

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Earth Talk: Yellowstone grizzlies off of the endangered species list

Dear EarthTalk: Is the federal government’s decision to take Yellowstone’s grizzlies off of the endangered species list good news or bad news for the iconic bear?   — J.E. It depends who you ask. The majority of environmental and wildlife advocates … Continue reading

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Earth Talk: Reducing Carbon Footprint With Gamification

Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways people are using games to help reduce their carbon footprints? — LM Environmental advocates and organizations are increasingly employing gamification—defined by Merriam-Webster as “the process of adding games or game-like elements to something…so as … Continue reading

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