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Fossil Fuel Subsidies Five Times Greater Than Climate Finance
Here in Doha for the UN climate negotiations, we’ve released new analysis that shows that fossil fuel subsidies in rich countries are, on average, five times greater than those same countries’ pledges towards climate finance—support to developing countries to address climate change and its impacts. Sometimes pictures speak louder than words, so here’s a graphic that lays it out:
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Study: Native Americans Barely Impacted Landscape for 14,000 Years. Europeans Came and Changed Everything
There's a theory going around that Native Americans actively managed the land the lived on, using controlled burns to clear forests. It turns out that theory is wrong. New research shows that Native Americans barely altered the landscape at all. It was the Europeans who did that, as ZME Science reported.