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A NASA graphic depicting a galaxy with a red half-circle superimposed over it to represent the mass of dark matter believed to be found there.

The dark matter hypothesis isn’t perfect, but the alternatives are worse

You may not be a fan of dark matter, the hypothetical particle that makes up the bulk of the mass in the universe. And it’s true that the dark matter hypothesis has its shortcomings — and, of course, we haven’t found any dark matter particles yet. But the truth is that the alternatives are much …

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Amazon’s climate pollution is getting way worse

Amazon’s greenhouse gas emissions ballooned big time last year despite the company’s efforts to sell itself as a leader in climate action. Its carbon dioxide emissions grew an eye-popping 18 percent in 2021 compared to 2020, according to its latest sustainability report. Amazon generated 71.54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent last year, about …

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