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Macroeconomics, Carbon Pricing, and Climate Policy

4 hours ago   |   Harvard

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If we really wanted to save the planet, we would stop building roads

14 hours ago   |   The Big Issue

The UK government does not do joined-up thinking very well. We have declared a climate emergency and committed the country to world-beating climate change policy and at the...
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This one number could change how the US handles climate change

17 hours ago   |   Grist

President Joe Biden's first environment-related executive order , signed on Inauguration Day, contained an abundance of actions intended to bring science back into government...
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EY says it will be 'carbon negative' by the end of the year - here's its 7-point plan for getting there

EY says it will be 'carbon negative' by the end of the year - here's its 7-point plan for getting there

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Accounting giant Ernst & Young announced Monday plans to become carbon negative in 2021, "net zero" in 2025 and cut its total emissions by 40% with seven...
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Billionaire conservative megadonor Charles Koch is backing a group behind a Supreme Court case seeking to keep charitable donations secret

Billionaire conservative megadonor Charles Koch is backing a group behind a Supreme Court case seeking to keep charitable donations secret

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Billionaire Charles Koch hails from one of the most influential families in family. Behind Koch Industries, a conglomerate that produces everything from...
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Climate impact on childhood diet may undermine food security efforts

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Warming temperatures and more variable rainfall are reducing diet diversity among children in many countries - and may even undermine efforts to improve food security
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Nearly 700 million people could be living in extreme drought by 2100

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

Modelling suggests that if climate change continues at current rates, the amount of land in extreme drought could more than double by 2100, while the number of people affected...
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Why projects to adapt to climate change backfire

3 days ago   |   Oxford University

Many internationally-funded projects aimed at combating the impacts of climate change can make things worse - by reinforcing, redistributing or creating new sources of...
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Life on Mars: Red Planet once had climate like Iceland which hints at habitability

Life on Mars: Red Planet once had climate like Iceland which hints at habitability

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

MARS once had a climate which was similar to the freezing island of Iceland, researchers have found after analysing a crater on the Red Planet. The discovery hints the Red...
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What science is coming up in 2021? - podcast

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Ian Sample and producer Madeleine discuss what science, outside of the pandemic, they'll be looking out for in 2021. Joined by Prof Gillian Wright and the Guardian's global...
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SpaceX Starship launch: What time is the SpaceX launch?

SpaceX Starship launch: What time is the SpaceX launch?

SPACEX is gearing up for the launch of the Starship SN9 spacecraft prototype - but what time is the SpaceX launch? Here is everything you need to know about SN9's first... Read more ...

Falcon 9 launch timeline on the Transporter-1 mission

Falcon 9 launch timeline on the Transporter-1 mission

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is set for liftoff from Cape Canaveral on Sunday, heading due south over the Atlantic Ocean on a trajectory hugging the east coast of Florida to... Read more ...

Fearsome Spinosaurus lived like a heron 'Bizarre even by dinosaur standards'

Fearsome Spinosaurus lived like a heron 'Bizarre even by dinosaur standards'

THE SPINOSAURUS was not an aquatic predator but rather plucked its prey out of water from the shoreline like a monstrous heron or stork, palaeontologists have announced in a... Read more ...

Black hole discovery: Galaxies would be STRIPPED of matter in deadly head on...

Black hole discovery: Galaxies would be STRIPPED of matter in deadly head on collision

ASTRONOMERS have created a simulation of a devastating collision between two galaxies, which they claim creates a massive black hole at the centre of the larger cluster... Read more ...

Hubble captures spectacular view of a barred spiral in Sculptor

Hubble captures spectacular view of a barred spiral in Sculptor

About two thirds of spiral galaxies, including the Milky Way, feature a central bar of stars and long arms spiralling loosely around the nucleus. NGC 613, discovered in 1798 by... Read more ...

The case of the missing supermassive black hole

The case of the missing supermassive black hole

A composite image, combining data from the Hubble Space Telescope, the Subaru Telescope and the Chandra X-ray Observatory, shows galaxy cluster Abell 2261 and the hot gas that... Read more ...

Deep sea discovery: Fossils reveal ‘ambush‐predatory' worms ruled ancient...

Deep sea discovery: Fossils reveal ‘ambush‐predatory' worms ruled ancient seafloor

DEEP SEA research has yielded evidence of a terrifying apex ambush predator of the Paleozoic Era, known as the Bobbit worm. Read more ...

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Instagram Redesigns for Shopping

Instagram Redesigns for Shopping

Recently, when I opened Instagram, I noticed that the usual spot for checking notifications is now a Shop tab. The Instagram blog post announcing the redesign said that the... Read more ...

Trying to Lock Down Until COVID is Eradicated Would Be Dangerous Folly

Trying to Lock Down Until COVID is Eradicated Would Be Dangerous Folly

I learned an important thing from working with Jonathan Van Tam, the UK deputy chief medical officer: “Never begin an intervention,” he used to say, “unless you are sure how... Read more ...