Today we are sharing lots of interesting stuff in the news- from rising seas, to how to quiet a baby quickly, to less errors in hospitals to goofy things Conservatives running for office have said about climate change.
For those who STILL don't believe the Earth's climate has warmed at a faster-than-normal rate (exacerbated by greenhouse gases), I (Rob) could spend hours telling you all of the changes. However, the first story in the news today is about how rising sea levels are causing the disappearance of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. - Rob and Tom
THE SLOW DISAPPEARANCE OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS "Most of the 1,000 or so Marshall Islands, spread out over 29 narrow coral atolls in the South Pacific, are less than six feet above sea level -- and few are more than a mile wide. For the Marshallese, the destructive power of the rising seas is already an inescapable part of daily life." [NYT] http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/12/02/world/The-Marshall-Islands-Are-Disappearing.html?ncid=newsltushpmg00000003&_r=0
THE MAGICAL HOLD THAT WILL STOP A BABY FROM CRYING For all your holiday newborn needs. [HuffPost] http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/calm-any-crying-baby-robert-hamilton_565e6b72e4b072e9d1c40aa4?ncid=newsltushpmg00000003
FEWER HOSPITAL ERRORS SINCE OBAMACARE "Hospitals have cut down on deadly medical errors, saving around 87,000 lives since 2010, according to a new government report." [HuffPost] http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/patient-safety-obamacare_565dcb8ce4b072e9d1c34a57?utm_hp_ref=whats-working&ncid=newsltushpmg00000003
2016 Republicans Comments About Climate Change
As world leaders hash out how to stop climate change in Paris, here's where 2016 GOP candidates stand. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/2016-republicans-climate-change_5654fd44e4b072e9d1c11291?ncid=newsltushpmg00000003