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  • Thaw that should chill us

    Thaw that should chill us

    The rapid loss of frozen Arctic soil, known as permafrost, that contains more carbon dioxide than has ever been released by humans, is one of the most alarming causes of global warming that the world will face in coming years.

    June 20, 2020
  • Summer Solstice 2019: What happens in India

    Summer Solstice 2019: What happens in India

    This year, the summer solstice will occur on 21 June 2019 at 11:54 AM, EDT. It marks the beginning of the astronomical summer in the Northern Hemisphere.

    June 19, 2019
  • Vesuvius of despair rumbles

    Vesuvius of despair rumbles

    As the northern hemisphere wends its way into summer, my sense of calm has been broken by the anguished cries of refugees the world over who have been denied their human right to a life free of war or poverty. Maybe it’s my advanced age and knowing that I will be dead soon that makes …

    June 23, 2018