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“I thought it was crazy,” Hélène Seroussi, the study’s co-author and scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, said in a release.
“I didn’t see how we could have that amount of heat and still have ice on top of it,” Seroussi said in a statement.NASA says Seroussi’s study provides more evidence of geothermal activity underneath a portion of the world’s largest ice sheet.
The consensus among experts is that a confluence of natural catastrophes doomed the city, with rising seas levels, subsidence and a series of earthquakes playing a role.
“Now that Google, Facebook, Amazon have become world dominators, the questions of the hour are, can the public be convinced to see Silicon Valley as the wrecking ball that it is? And do we still have the regulatory tools and social cohesion to restrain the monopolists before they smash the foundations of our society?“
Myles Allen, professor of geosystem science at the University of Oxford and one of the study’s authors told The Times: “We haven’t seen that rapid acceleration in warming after 2000 that we see in the models. We haven’t seen that in the observations.”…
SACRAMENTO — California’s attorney general has sued the Trump administration over its plan to construct a wall along the country’s border with Mexico. The suit filed Wednesday by Attorney General Xavier Becerra makes arguments similar to a lawsuit filed by advocacy groups last week arguing the federal government is overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws.Both lawsuits aim to stop the design, planning and construction of the wall.
Lots of celebrities drive Teslas and Nissan Leafs because they think electric vehicles make a strong statement about “green” environmental friendliness. But Mazda—a company that plans to stick with internal combustion engines for the long-haul—wants to remind us all that EVs aren’t necessarily that much greener than those with internal combustion engines (ICEs).
“I have no idea what they are burning,” said Lisa Fasano, a spokeswoman for the air district, which enforces and regulates air quality in the nine-county region. “But we are having poor air quality out here right now. We need to do everything we can to protect our air.”
Ms. Fasano said the inspector patrolled the neighborhood and took pictures. But he reported that there was “no more visible smoke,” Ms. Fasano said. She said fines for “visible emissions” from burning start at $5,000.