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Trump’s climate expert is wrong: The world’s plants don’t need more CO2

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Plants on Earth have flourished for hundreds of millions of years, yet President Donald Trump’s pick to lead his new climate team insists that they need more carbon dioxide to thrive.

Princeton physicist and carbon dioxide-advocate William Happer has been selected to head the brand new Presidential Committee on Climate Security, reports The Washington Post. The atomic scientist — who achieved recognition for his work on atomic collisions and telescope optics, not climate science —…

Trump’s climate expert is wrong: The world’s plants don’t need more CO2

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Plants on Earth have flourished for hundreds of millions of years, yet President Donald Trump’s pick to lead his new climate team insists that they need more carbon dioxide to thrive.

Princeton physicist and carbon dioxide-advocate William Happer has been selected to head the brand new Presidential Committee on Climate Security, reports The Washington Post. The atomic scientist — who achieved recognition for his work on atomic collisions and telescope optics, not climate science —…

Trump’s climate expert is wrong: The world’s plants don’t need more CO2

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Plants on Earth have flourished for hundreds of millions of years, yet President Donald Trump’s pick to lead his new climate team insists that they need more carbon dioxide to thrive.

Princeton physicist and carbon dioxide-advocate William Happer has been selected to head the brand new Presidential Committee on Climate Security, reports The Washington Post. The atomic scientist — who achieved recognition for his work on atomic collisions and telescope optics, not climate science —…

Trump’s climate expert is wrong: The world’s plants don’t need more CO2

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Plants on Earth have flourished for hundreds of millions of years, yet President Donald Trump’s pick to lead his new climate team insists that they need more carbon dioxide to thrive.

Princeton physicist and carbon dioxide-advocate William Happer has been selected to head the brand new Presidential Committee on Climate Security, reports The Washington Post. The atomic scientist — who achieved recognition for his work on atomic collisions and telescope optics, not climate science —…

Earth’s coldest years on record all happened over 90 years ago

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Here’s a statistic: On Earth, 18 of the last 19 years have been the warmest in recorded history.

And as both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Wednesday, the last five years have been the five hottest in history — since quality record-keeping began in the 1880s. It’s an unmistakable, accelerating warming trend.

The globe’s 21st-century heating, however, becomes all the more stark when compared to the coldest years on record. As climate…

Andromeda galaxy will deliver a ‘glancing blow’ to our Milky Way later than expected

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Astronomers have long suspected that the colossal Andromeda galaxy would, in billions years, collide with our humble Milky Way.

The collision was forecast to happen in some 3.9 billion years. But after astronomers analyzed new data captured by the European Space Agency’s star-surveying satellite Gaia, they now put the imminent date at 4.5 billion years — so 600 million years later than initially expected.

The event, detailed in The Astrophysical Journal, is characterized as a “swipe”…

Andromeda galaxy will deliver a ‘glancing blow’ to our Milky Way later than expected

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Astronomers have long suspected that the colossal Andromeda galaxy would, in billions years, collide with our humble Milky Way.

The collision was forecast to happen in some 3.9 billion years. But after astronomers analyzed new data captured by the European Space Agency’s star-surveying satellite Gaia, they now put the imminent date at 4.5 billion years — so 600 million years later than initially expected.

The event, detailed in The Astrophysical Journal, is characterized as a “swipe”…

Earth’s coldest years on record all happened over 90 years ago

TwitterFacebook

Here’s a statistic: On Earth, 18 of the last 19 years have been the warmest in recorded history.

And as both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Wednesday, the last five years have been the five hottest in history — since quality record-keeping began in the 1880s. It’s an unmistakable, accelerating warming trend.

The globe’s 21st-century heating, however, becomes all the more stark when compared to the coldest years on record. As climate…

Want to score a sweet job in data science? Here’s how to learn Oracle on the cheap.

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“Data scientist.” That’s just a fancy term for someone who stares at numbers all day, right? 

Well, not exactly. Data scientists are highly trained professionals who know how to examine numbers, find trends, and interpret them in a meaningful way. This expertise is really valuable in the corporate world when applied to big data — i.e., massive quantities of data accumulated by a company — because it can be used to inform (and reinforce) major business decisions related to customer…

Want to score a sweet job in data science? Here’s how to learn Oracle on the cheap.

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“Data scientist.” That’s just a fancy term for someone who stares at numbers all day, right? 

Well, not exactly. Data scientists are highly trained professionals who know how to examine numbers, find trends, and interpret them in a meaningful way. This expertise is really valuable in the corporate world when applied to big data — i.e., massive quantities of data accumulated by a company — because it can be used to inform (and reinforce) major business decisions related to customer…