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How do countries cover climate change? Depends how rich they are. – Grist

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon Deadly heat waves, violent downpours, wildfires that seem to get more intense every year — the climate crisis leaves no part of the globe untouched. But around…

Near-Earth asteroid 2006 QV89 not a threat for next century

Observations of the near-Earth asteroid 2006 QV89 made on August 11, 2019 with the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) have ruled out any potential future impact threat to the Earth by this asteroid for the next century.

Hen Harrier Day event tomorrow

The weather forecast is good for tomorrow – it’s going to be a bit windy today! 12 midday – 5pm, 11th AugustCarsington Water Visitor CentreAshbourne, Derbyshire Click here to find it on Google maps Join Wild Justice (Chris Packham, Ruth Tingay…

What you should always ask before you buy

There are at least two things in my house that are relatively ancient. There’s the 20-year-old toaster oven with a warped tray and a foggy glass door. It’s dated, is a little icky, has no fancy settings and makes a…

When our Milky Way merged with an ancient dwarf galaxy

Analysis of measurements via the Gaia space telescope – of star positions, brightnesses and distances – has let astronomers probe a merger 10 billion years ago between the primitive Milky Way and a dwarf galaxy called Gaia-Enceladus.

Heatwaves in southern Europe and climate change woes – South EU Summit

Record temperatures across the entire European continent have many concerned about global warming and the effects of climate change. A 2017 European Environment Agency (EEA) reported that “Southern and south-eastern Europe is projected to be a climate change hotspot as…