‘I warned the FBI about this guy Osama bin Laden’: the people who predicted disasters, from the 2008 crash to Covid
‘Thinking I could have stopped it is something I have to deal with’ Ali Soufan on 9/11 In October 2000, Ali Soufan, a 29-year-old Lebanese-American FBI agent, was driving across Brooklyn Bridge when his pager beeped. More than 7,000 miles…
This Arctic US Air Base Has Its Eyes on Russia. But Climate is a Bigger Threat – InsideClimate News
THULE AIR BASE, Greenland—On the last Saturday in September, ice had already begun to spread across the Arctic waters at the dock, closing the port for months to come. The temperature was 24 degrees Fahrenheit. Snow swept across the airport…
Cures and Prevention For Some of the Worst Diseases Come From a Surprising Ally â Our Sewers
If it still holds that the enemy of my enemy is my friend, then a virus that kills bacteria might be a good place to start developing medicines. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) creating “superbugs” is the largest threat to individual health on Earth. As many as 60% of the strains of common bacteria that live in […]
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UK must quit climate-harming energy charter treaty, experts say
Experts have urged the UK to leave the controversial energy charter treaty (ECT), a secret court system that enables fossil fuel companies to sue governments for huge sums over policies that could affect future profits. The European Commission said this…
A new space junk catalog for moon missions
With more moon missions in the works, scientists are creating a space junk catalog to track debris between Earth and the moon.
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Perfectly Preserved Insects and Plants Point to Warm Greenland Future – Scientific American
Sixty years ago, at the height of the Cold War, U.S. military scientists achieved a major feat. They extracted a mile-long slender cylinder of ancient ice from the heart of the Greenland ice sheet—the first ice core ever to be…
SpaceX launching competitorâs satellites Thursday
SpaceX will launch a set of communications satellites for rival OneWeb on Thursday, December 8, 2022. Find out how to watch the livestream here.
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How to limit global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius – The Hill
Many climate scientists and policymakers believe that the 2015 Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) is unattainable. This is not surprising given that the global average temperature is already 1.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Climate modelers project that it…
Taming global warming through rewinding – Tatsat Chronicle
Every trick that has occurred to environmentalists, forest departments, governments and even the judiciary has been tried to regreen the surface of the earth and check environmental deterioration — be it planting more trees or curbing forest fires or cordoning…
First Wild Bison in 6,000 Years Born in the UK After Small Herd was Brought to Kent–Rangers Didn’t Know One was Pregnant
The first wild bison to be born in the UK in almost 6,000 years has been announced just months after a small herd was brought to Kent in England. The Wilder Blean project near Canterbury only released the bison into the wild in July—and organizers got the surprise of a lifetime, because one of the […]
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