Net zero strategy shows UK will miss 2030 emissions cuts target
The UK government has said it is still on track to meet its international climate commitments under the Paris agreement, as analysis of its energy plans suggested more drastic policies would be needed to make the required carbon cuts. Ministers…
Meteor shower guide: Next up, the Lyrids
Your meteor shower guide for 2023. There are some good ones! Next up … the Lyrids in April. And then, the Eta Aquariids in May.
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Vanuatu Island Poised To Take Specious Climate Claims To The Hague
According to Axios, the United Nations (UN) is poised to approve a resolution from the small island nation of Vanuatu to bring a case for climate change-related damages before the International Court of Criminal Justice in (ICCJ) the Hague. Such…
Food prices are expected to rise more, and cost may be too heavy to bear for many
Climate crisis may undo last century’s achievement in curbing extreme hunger
Thorpe votes with Coalition on Indigenous land council inquiry – as it happened
From 10h ago The independent senator, Lidia Thorpe, has voted with the Coalition for a motion to inquire into Indigenous bodies including land councils. The motion was defeated 30 votes to 29. In January Guardian Australia revealed that Thorpe put…
Participating in Group Sports Can Offset High Stress and Contribute to Academic Competence During Challenges
A new study found that having an active sporting hobby offset stress and contributed to academic competence even during the COVID-19 lockdowns. The effect was calculated during the so-called two weeks to flatten the curve, and the researchers believe the observed effect was robust enough to be applicable in future periods of societal disruption. Researchers […]
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Climate Doomsayers Are Always Wrong — But Cling To Their Anti-Human Faith
What does it take to avert the end of the world? For most of human history, this has been a question for religion. And the answer has usually been that human beings must repent of their sins. They must surrender…
What is a neutron star? How do they form?
A neutron star is born from a supernova explosion. They contain a couple of times the mass of our sun, squeezed into a sphere the size of a city on Earth.
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Inventing The Apocalypse: Climate Doomsday Predictions Haven’t Aged Well
We have been told nearly every year for the past 50-plus years that we have only ten years to live. If you figure that one out, you’re good, as Groucho Marx would say. On March 20, the New York Times…
‘Rewilding’ Parts of the Planet Could Have Big Climate Benefits – InsideClimate News
Restoring populations of land and marine animals in targeted “rewilding” zones would speed up biological carbon pumps that remove carbon dioxide from the air and sequester the greenhouse gas where it doesn’t harm the climate, new research shows. An international…