What is a neutron star? How do they form?
A neutron star is born from a supernova explosion. They contain a couple of times the mass of our sun, squeezed into a sphere the size of a city on Earth.
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Most heat action plans in India are not suited to local contexts: Study
Indian heat action plans do not take humidity, hot nights and duration of continuous heat into consideration; they are poor at identifying and targeting vulnerable groups
Defense Ministry preparing for extreme hot weather as climate change sets in – The Times of Israel
The Defense Ministry said Sunday that it has put together an extreme weather scenario for government ministries so the country can prepare for the possibility of a crisis caused by scorching temperatures during summer heatwaves. The document imagines two “severe”…
Fossil fuel firms should be charged with homicide for climate change deaths, legal experts argue – Euronews
Should fossil fuel companies face homicide charges for their contributions to climate change? That’s the question explored in a paper set to be published in the Harvard Environmental Law Review next year. Oil and gas companies have faced a wave…
Weather-watching on Jupiter and Uranus with Hubble
The Hubble Space Telescope keeps an eye on the planets in space, watching the weather and seasons change on planets such as Jupiter and Uranus.
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A radical climate strategy emerges: charge big oil firms with homicide
Oil companies have come under increasing legal scrutiny and face allegations of defrauding investors, racketeering, and a wave of other lawsuits. But a new paper argues there’s another way to hold big oil accountable for climate damage: trying companies for…
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…
Extreme weather events led to 8 deaths, destroyed almost 390,000 hectares of cropped area in Jan-Feb 2023
Haryana saw most damage to cropped area; Karnataka saw extreme cold events after a gap of over four decades
Asteroid 2023 EY to sweep closer than moon tonight
On March 17, 2023, near-Earth asteroid 2023 EY will sweep closely past Earth, coming within about 62% of the moon’s distance.
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Media Claims Climate Change Threatening Coffee Yields As Harvests Soar
There is no animal or plant in the natural world that can’t be used to promote climate Armageddon and its collectivist Net Zero political solution. On Sunday, the WWF, also known as the World Wildlife Fund, started running a series…