Older people like me need to start protesting for our planet | Bill McKibben
The brutal truth is that last week’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report didn’t have the effect it should have had, or that its authors clearly intended. Produced by thousands of scientists who synthesized the work of tens of thousands…
Planet-observing is fun and easy: Top tips here
Get our top tips for planet-observing, from the innermost and elusive Mercury out to faint blue Neptune and everything in between.
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The moon occults Venus on March 24: See our photo gallery
Part of the world was treated to the sight of the moon occulting Venus on March 24, 2023. See beautiful photos as the moon occults Venus here.
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Seemingly ambitious Defra hedgerow targets actually due to typo
The UK environment secretary, Thérèse Coffey, has disappointed campaigners after revealing that an ambitious hedgerow plan for England was in fact a typographical error. At the end of January, environment groups were delighted when Coffey revealed the government’s Environmental Improvement…
Mercury â near Jupiter â after sunset in late March
Mercury is visible in the evening sky. Look in the sunset direction, as the sky is darkening. The planet reaches its greatest elongation on April 11, 2023.
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The Big and Little Dipper: How to find them
How to find the Big and Little Dipper in the nighttime sky. From the Northern Hemisphere the Big Dipper is high in the sky on spring evenings.
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Meet the New Population-Control Movement – The Atlantic
Scolding regular people for contributing to climate change is out of fashion. But scolding people for making new people is, apparently, totally fine. Many climate activists say the worst thing an individual can do, from an emissions perspective, is have…
Newly Discovered Enzyme Turns Air Into Electricity, Promising a New Clean Source of Energy
Imagine being able to draw moisture from the air through your fingertips and create an electrical current as a result—that’s pure comic book superhero stuff right? Not so, since researchers have been able to use a bacterial enzyme that conducts hydrogen to create electricity, literally out of thin air. The discovery promises to open up […]
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Why climate doomerism is wrong – Vox.com
We environmentalists spend our lives thinking about ways the world will end. There’s nowhere that I see doomer culture more vocal than on my home turf. With leading activists like Roger Hallam, co-founder of the popular climate protest movement Extinction…
On the equinox, equal day and night?
Day and night are mostly equal on the equinox. There’s a bit more daylight because the sun is a disk, not a point, and Earthâs atmosphere refracts sunlight.
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