Hawking warns Trump’s decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement could lead to irreversible climate change, turn Earth into a hothouse planet like Venus.
On April 18, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, recorded that carbon levels in the atmosphere have exceeded the 410 ppm threshold for the first time in history. Last year, when the earth’s atmospheric CO2 levels were at 400 ppm, scientists predicted that the next milestone of 410 ppm was coming.
How did dinosaurs really die? Researchers reconstruct how formation of tiny droplets of sulfuric acid high up in the air after the well-known impact of a large asteroid and blocking the sunlight for several years and cooling down the earth, ended the reign of the dinosaurs.
In a speech at the Oxford University Union, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking says humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth because of the usual suspects such as climate change, nuclear war and artificial intelligence. Our best chance for survival is to leave earth and find another planet to live on.
Have you ever wondered where the foam in the ocean comes from? Or why the sea can look clear on some days and green, brown, or even pink on others? And how fish get the ingredients to make those omega-fatty acids that we’re told are so good for us? Well, the single word answer to all of these questions is: “plankton”.
Human-machine superintelligence can now solve the world's most dire problems like climate change and geopolitical conflict. The combination of human and computer intelligence might be just what is needed to take on these "wicked" problems.
Researchers say humans should eat less meat to conserve planet's ecosystem and biodiversity. Consuming meat accounts for single largest habitat loss.
The result acquired from a countless researches on climate change by NASA and NOAA confirms 2014 was the Earth's hottest year on record surpassing 2010.
Rio Tinto, one of Australia's largest coal producers, has found an alternate means to combat climate change, and that is - initiation of clean-coal technologies. The mining giant said that developing the technology was a challenge tougher than the first moon landing.