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"It's official, Chicago Is colder than parts of the arctic, Yukon, and Mars. Ok, this is quite a misleading headline. As the story goes on the explain... the temperature in Chicago plunged to -22° (F) by 6 a.m. on Wednesday. By comparison, it's 13° - or 35° warmer - in Murmansk, Russia, which is north of the Arctic Circle. It...

"the New York Times reports on an entirely different threat to ocean ecosystems - noise. Increasing ship traffic, sonar and seismic air gun blasts now planned for offshore drilling may be disrupting migration, reproduction and even the chatter of the seas' creatures. It's a particular concern because as part of the Trump administration's plans to...

"I don't know if you caught up on the story from a week or so ago - about a group of large fossil fuel and plastics companies coming together to pump $1bn dollars into stopping plastic waste getting into the sea? Anyway it transpires many of those same companies are investing billions in new plants to produce plastic. It highlights...