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…
Melting Antarctic ice predicted to cause rapid slowdown of deep ocean current by 2050
Melting ice around Antarctica will cause a rapid slowdown of a major global deep ocean current by 2050 that could alter the world’s climate for centuries and accelerate sea level rise, according to scientists behind new research. The research suggests…
How wildlife can help curb global warming
A new study shows that protecting wildlife can play a huge role in carbon storage and limiting climate change. Read what animals make a big difference.
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The Artemis program: NASAâs mission to return to the moon
The Artemis program aims to return humans to the moon. NASA will announce the astronauts for the Artemis II mission on April 3, 2023.
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Find Omega Centauri, using Spica as a guide
Omega Centauri is the largest globular star cluster visible to the eye alone. In the spring, the star Spica can lead you to the giant globular cluster.
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Indian rocket launch completes OneWeb satellite constellation
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched 36 satellites for the OneWeb internet constellation on March 26, 2023.
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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…
Want to sequester carbon? Save wild animals – Grist
As the world increasingly turns toward natural climate solutions like reforestation and grassland restoration to sequester carbon, it may be overlooking a crucial ally: animals. Protecting existing populations and restoring others to their natural habitats often improves the natural capture…
Restoring just nine groups of animals could help combat global warming – New Scientist
As a top predator, grey wolves can make an important contribution to carbon removal from the atmosphere Tim Fitzharris/Minden Pictures/Alamy Restoring the populations of a few important groups of animals could help capture huge amounts of carbon from the air…