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Scientists condemn professor’s ‘morally reprehensible’ talk

Image copyright CERN Image caption Cern, home to the Large Hadron Collider, was quick to condemn the talk More than 1,600 scientists have so far signed a statement condemning the remarks of the Italian researcher who stated that physics was “built by men”. Prof Alessandro Strumia presented an analysis to an audience of predominantly young […]

Climate report: Scientists politely urge ‘act now, idiots’

Image copyright Getty Images It’s the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures. Their dramatic report on keeping that rise under 1.5 degrees C states that the world is now completely off track, heading instead towards 3C. Staying below 1.5C will require “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented […]

Scientists condemn professor’s ‘morally reprehensible’ talk

Image copyright CERN Image caption Cern, home to the Large Hadron Collider, was quick to condemn the talk More than 1,600 scientists have so far signed a statement condemning the remarks of the Italian researcher who stated that physics was “built by men”. Prof Alessandro Strumia presented an analysis to an audience of predominantly young […]

Scientists condemn professor’s ‘morally reprehensible’ talk

Image copyright CERN Image caption Cern, home to the Large Hadron Collider, was quick to condemn the talk More than 1,600 scientists have so far signed a statement condemning the remarks of the Italian researcher who stated that physics was “built by men”. Prof Alessandro Strumia presented an analysis to an audience of predominantly young […]

Ukraine builds solar plant near Chernobyl

The area around the plant is now part of an exclusion zone spanning 1,000 square miles (2,600 sq km) Ukraine builds solar plant near Chernobyl

Scientists condemn professor’s ‘morally reprehensible’ talk

Image copyright CERN Image caption Cern, home to the Large Hadron Collider, was quick to condemn the talk More than 1,600 scientists have so far signed a statement condemning the remarks of the Italian researcher who stated that physics was “built by men”. Prof Alessandro Strumia presented an analysis to an audience of predominantly young […]

Vietnam’s children and the fear of climate change

Image caption The threat of climate change exercises the minds of even the youngest in Vietnam One little girl draws a nightmarish picture of people calling for rescue as they drown in rising water. Another sketches a huge snake with sharp teeth to show the power and danger of flooding. These disturbing images are the […]

Fast fashion is harming the planet, MPs say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Does my environmental impact look big in this? Young people’s love of fast fashion is coming under the scrutiny of Britain’s law-makers. MPs say the fashion industry is a major source of the greenhouse gases that are overheating the planet. Discarded clothes are also piling up in landfill sites. […]

Caution urged over use of ‘carbon unicorns’ to limit warming

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A carbon unicorn perhaps? Climate scientists meeting in Korea are being urged to avoid relying on untested technologies as a way of keeping global temperature rise under 1.5C. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will shortly publish a report on how the world might stay below this limit. Early […]

First ‘exomoon’ may have been found

Image copyright Dan Durda Image caption Artwork: There’s nothing like this planet-moon pair in our Solar System Astronomers have announced the possible discovery of the first known moon outside our Solar System. This “exomoon” is not like any in our cosmic neighbourhood: it’s the size of Neptune and orbits a planet the size of Jupiter […]