A place to discuss issues around climate change and global warming.
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Sep 13th, 2018 by petros
Monsanto owners call weed killer 'safe' after jury orders big payout
Monsanto owners call weed killer 'safe' after jury orders big payout Berlin (AFP) - Monsanto's German owners insisted Saturday that the weed killer Roundup was "safe", rejecting a California jury's decision to order the chemical giant to pay nearly...
Galileo: Funding pledge for UK rival to EU sat-nav system
Funding for the UK's own satellite navigation system to rival the European Union's Galileo project is expected to be announced. It comes after the UK was told it would not be able to access the EU-wide programme after Brexit next March. At...
The killer comet that gave rise to civilization as we know it
The killer comet that gave rise to civilization as we know it Postmedia News Published: August 10, 2018 Updated: August 10, 2018 9:50 AM EDT Ever wondered how our civilization came to be? It was all thanks to a comet that obliterated the earth...
Sep 3rd, 2018 by MHz
MAY CAUSE CANCER: Some drugs containing valsartan recalled
MAY CAUSE CANCER: Some drugs containing valsartan recalled Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: July 10, 2018 Updated: July 10, 2018 12:22 PM EDT (Getty Images) OTTAWA Several heart and high blood pressure drugs that contain...
Aug 19th, 2018 by petros
Cold Atlantic Water Means Less Hurricane Activity As Peak Approaches
But but but "record smashing" heat waves, the globe on fire and multiple sasquatch sightings... We are approaching the latter part of August, which typically means that we are entering the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. According to National...
Aug 16th, 2018 by petros
Green energy survey
Would you allow an oil company to store oil in your driveway or garage with you floating the cost of the storage vessel, oil and up keep? Have you figured out where I'm going with this? Think whirlygigs, solar arrays and EV batteries.
Aug 15th, 2018 by MHz
Bear hybrid in Alaska
They call him Grandpa, he lives in Angoon Alaska. On all fours, top his shoulders to...
The mega-shark three times bigger than Jaws
IT was the mega-shark three times the size of a great white, with each of its 270 teeth as big as a hand. Now, 2.5million years after its extinction, the mighty megalodon is being brought back to life on film. The Meg, starring Brit action man...
Perfectly preserved 40,000 year old horse found in Russian crater
An amazing 40,000 year old horse has been found perfectly preserved in a Siberian crater nicknamed the “Mouth of Hell”. The three month old dark brown foal dating from the Palaeolithic era is described as “unique in the world”. The animal had been...
SpaceX launches U.S. Air Force's X-37B super-secret space shuttle
SpaceX launches U.S. Air Force's X-37B super-secret space shuttle Marcia Dunn, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017 10:14 AM EDT | Updated: Thursday, September 07, 2017 10:27 AM EDT CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. SpaceX has launched...
Conservation group urges Canadians not to spread invasive species
Conservation group urges Canadians not to spread invasive species Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: August 4, 2018 Updated: August 4, 2018 12:09 PM EDT The emerald ash borer beetle is spread by moving firewood, the spotted...
This Parasite Drugs Its Hosts
This Parasite Drugs Its Hosts With the Psychedelic Chemical in Shrooms Imagine emerging into the sun after 17 long years spent lying...
Aug 1st, 2018 by MHz
Don’t call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a ’wholphin’
Dont call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a wholphin Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 31, 2018 Updated: July 31, 2018 2:50 PM EDT This Aug. 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a...
The longest lunar eclipse of the century
A total lunar eclipse occurred tonight 26th/27th of this month; it has been observed in many parts of the world .. the moon appeared red : Blood Moon Eclipse. This is a photo of the moon in total eclipse in the sky of Baghdad; Mars appears below the moon...
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Jul 29th, 2018 by MHz
A water 'lake' declared on Mars
ESA, the European Space Agency radar discovered the evidence of water below the surface of Mars. It means life is present on Mars. So this new discovery affirms the older statement by the...
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GIFFORD-JONES: Fatty liver disease on the rise
GIFFORD-JONES: Fatty liver disease on the rise Dr. W. Gifford-Jones Published: July 21, 2018 Updated: July 21, 2018 7:00 AM EDT (Getty Images) Who hasnt heard of the Mayflower the ship that brought pilgrims to the U.S. in 1620? What is rarely...
A'Mhoine Peninsula, we have a problem
A remote, boggy stretch of land on the north coast of Scotland is set to become the UK's first spaceport. The A'Mhoine Peninsula in Sutherland has been chosen as the most suitable place from which to launch rockets vertically to put satellites in...
Wanted: Any name other than Spacey McSpaceface
GHere's your chance to name the European rover that will go to Mars in 2020. Currently called ExoMars, the six-wheeled robot needs something a bit more engaging and inspiring for when it lands on the Red Planet. Astronaut Tim Peake is leading the...
How the Lovell telescope becomes art
Looming up out of the green Cheshire countryside, listening to Deep Space, the Lovell telescope is an icon of science. And while it listens, the third largest radio telescope in the world becomes - for just a few days every summer - a massive,...
Astronomers spy star that could be chomping a planet
Astronomers spy star that could be chomping a planet Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 18, 2018 Updated: July 18, 2018 5:35 PM EDT This artists illustration depicts the destruction of a young planet, which scientists may...
Nation's botanical treasures to go on display
A potato plant collected by Charles Darwin during his voyage on the Beagle is among botanical treasures to go on display to the public for the first time. The specimen was re-discovered in a cabinet in the herbarium of the Royal Horticultural Society...
Attenborough's "Boaty McBoatface" set for launch
The 10,000-tonne hull of the UK's new polar ship will be put in the River Mersey later - around 12:20 BST. Named after the TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough, the vessel has been assembled at the Cammell Laird yard in Birkenhead and placed on ...
Top 10 deadliest volcanic eruptions caught on camera
Top 10 deadliest volcanic eruptions caught on camera Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: July 11, 2018 Updated: July 11, 2018 8:16 AM EDT Nothing on earth inspires fear and awe like a volcanic eruption. The sight of hot lava and...
Bananas on the brink of extinction?
Bananas on the brink of extinction? Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: July 6, 2018 Updated: July 6, 2018 2:26 PM EDT (Getty Images) Could a tropical disease spell the end of the worlds banana crops? Scientists are racing to...
Lost history of brown bears in Britain revealed
A new study reveals the hidden history of brown bears in Britain, suggesting they still roamed wild 1,500 years ago. The research raises two scenarios. Either "native bears" went extinct around the early Middle Ages, or they disappeared some 3,000...
See the first image of baby planet being formed
See the first image of baby planet being formed Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 2, 2018 Updated: July 2, 2018 2:57 PM EDT BERLIN Astronomers say theyve captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the...
Remains of 2,000-year-old wolf found in Scottish Highlands
The remains of what experts believe to be a 2000-year-old wolf have been unearthed in the Highlands. A digger driver was extracting peat for crofter Duncan MacKay at Rogart in Sutherland when the ancient remains were discovered. The wolf was found...
The 'Baby' that ushered in modern computer age
Seventy years ago was arguably the start of the modern computer age. A machine that took up an entire room at a laboratory in Manchester University ran its first program at 11am on 21 June 1948. The prototype completed the task in 52 minutes, having...