Why is Europeâs great hydrogen plan not so green?
Green hydrogen is not the “holy grail of the energy transition”. A huge lobby linked to fossil fuels is pushing the hydrogen agenda, a new report says
Severe weather outbreak expected Friday in the Midwest
The Central U.S. is preparing for another severe weather outbreak with the potential for significant tornadoes and damaging wind. Read more here.
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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…
Icy rain from Saturnâs rings is heating the planet
A new discovery shows an icy rain from Saturn’s rings affects the planet’s atmosphere. This insight could help lead to the discovery of rings around exoplanets.
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Postponing state pension age decision ‘not exactly a sign of strength’, Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Tories – UK politics live
From 2h ago Jacob Rees-Mogg, the former business secretary, has said that the government’s announcement about postponing the decision about accelerating the rise in the state pension age to 68 is “not exactly a sign of strength”. Speaking in the…
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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‘Beginning of a new era’: Pacific islanders hail UN vote on climate justice
A group of Pacific Island students who were instrumental in pushing a UN resolution that should make it easier to hold polluting countries legally accountable for failure to act on the climate crisis have greeted its adoption as historic. “Young…
Climate justice takes centrestage at UN, top European court in historic firsts
UN General Assembly passes resolution calling world’s highest court to opine on state responsibilities towards climate protection; European Court hears case filed by over 2,000 senior women against Swiss government
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…
United Nations adopts landmark resolution on climate justice
A UN resolution was adopted on Wednesday that should make it easier to hold polluting countries legally accountable for failing to tackle the climate emergency, in a vote which was hailed as a historic victory for climate justice. The UN…