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  • It’s time to talk about the menopause… and freedom at last

    An equalling out of sex hormones, a woman’s chance to explore her person-ness, the falling away of vanity

    the Guardian
  • UN kicks off major climate change effort

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls it the defining issue of our time: climate change is moving to the center stage at the United Nations, three years after the Paris agreement went into force.

    phys.org
  • How to talk to kids about climate change without scaring them

    When my 4-year-old daughter discovered the documentary series Blue Planet II, thanks to a relative who shares her love of marine life, I was thrilled that she wanted to watch it instead of animated standbys like The Octonauts and Llama Llama.  I counted it as a parenting victory: My preschooler liked science and exploration and David Attenborough's voice. When things got real and one sea creature ruthlessly ate another, I explained that it was an example of the food chain. Her grimace turned...

    Mashable