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Dramatic shift from wet to dry climate could have caused crop failure in Neo-Assyrian empire The Neo-Assyrian empire was a mighty superpower that dominated the near east for 300 years before its dramatic collapse. Now researchers say they have a novel theory for what was behind its rise and fall: climate change. The empire emerged read more
The holiday, which originally marked the end of World War I, was broadened in the 1950s to honor veterans of all wars. On Nov. 11, 1918, the Allied nations and Germany signed an armistice ending the fighting in the Great War, which had killed more than 15 million people. A year later, King George V read more
I urge you to consider this. As we deal with the short term issues of DC, think about the climate emergency. More than 11000 scientists have endorsed the warning from scientists that we are past the point of no return. What comes next will be great sufferings and deaths beyond imagining. The short document starts read more
Volunteers in 51 countries collected plastic waste and the soft drink manufacturer’s products cropped up the most often Coca-Cola has been named the world’s largest polluter of plastics for the second year in a row, according to an audit conducted by Break Free From Plastic. The environmental justice group asked 72,541 volunteers in 51 countries read more
My husband and I have a Thanksgiving routine. Before the family arrives or the turkey is carved, we gather in the living room. As Christmas music plays in the background, he turns on his laptop, and I mine. That’s when the deal hunt begins. Some people cringe at the thought of shopping on Thanksgiving or read more
California’s biggest, most ruinous wildfire this year, a wind-driven blaze that scorched 120 square miles (310 square kilometers) of Sonoma County wine country and consumed scores of homes, was declared fully contained and extinguished on Thursday, two weeks after erupting. The Kincade fire alone accounts for nearly a third of the 250,000-plus acres (101,000 hectares) read more