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A Flame Nebula Ablaze With Color is Called ‘Orion’s Fireplace’ and Captured in Stunning New Images

There’s an adage in astronomy about how there’s always something new to find in the constellation of Orion—well, astronomers just found his fireplace. In a new series of images, the aptly-named “Flame Nebula” located in Orion appears like a raging inferno, as radiation released by young stars causes clouds of gases and dust to glow. […]

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‘Lithium Triangle’: Latin America Is The Middle East Of Rare Earth Mining

Gabriel Boric’s recent win in Chile’s presidential election should be a wake-up call for the United States and its allies. Chile and several of its neighbors make Latin America the new Middle East, given their substantial share of the mining…

Energy

Here’s how to solve the UK energy crisis for the long term – store more power

Soaring energy bills rooted in a global gas supply crunch have focused minds on the age-old problem: how can we better store power? Attention has turned to the closure of the Rough gas storage facility in the North Sea in…

Cambridge peer-reviewed study suggests ‘authoritarianism’ might be necessary to fight climate change – Fox News

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A study published in a peer-reviewed academic journal suggests that “authoritarianism” could be necessary to fight against climate change. The study, published in Cambridge University’s American Political Science Review and first reported…

Mining of Lithium, Key to the Climate Fight, Faces New Scrutiny in Chile

SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA, Chile — Plans to expand lithium mining in Chile, the world’s second largest producer, hit political roadblocks this week, raising new questions about supplies of a metal that is in high demand as the world transitions…

Astronomers Uncover the Largest Group of Rogue Planets Yet

Rogue planets are elusive cosmic objects that have masses comparable to those of the planets in our Solar System but do not orbit a star, instead roaming freely on their own. Not many were known until now, but a team of astronomers, using data from several European Southern Observatory (ESO) telescopes and other facilities, have […]

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Global Warming Impacts Antarctic Glaciers and Wildfires – Modern Diplomacy

This year saw another steady stream of UN-backed reports reinforcing a stark message: man-made climate change is an urgent and even existential threat to life on Earth. Will the international community’s efforts to tackle the crisis, as seen at the…

2021 Year in Review: Climate action, or blah, blah, blah? – UN News

Heading into uncharted territory To avoid catastrophic climate change, global temperatures rises need to be kept to a maximum of 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels, but the odds of the world getting hotter in the next five years continue to…

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