It marks a big break with the climate policy under the Trump administration as Mr Biden makes good on his campaign pledge to tackle climate change.
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The incident saw thousands of tonnes of peat washed into an internationally protected salmon spawning river.
Summit aims for clean-up of shipping industry
Dr John Ascher of the National University of Singapore said by establishing a reliable baseline we can characterise bee declines and “distinguish areas less suitable for bees from areas where bees should thrive but have been reduced by threats such as pesticides, loss of natural habitat, and overgrazing”.
“It should be said, the survey we carried out at the beginning of this year was not dedicated to blues. This was an accidental finding. We were actually looking for right whales, but the team saw blue whales when they were doing their transects,” explained co-researcher Jennifer Jackson from the British Antarctic Survey, which led
With the international climate talks that were due to be held in Glasgow this year delayed until November 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, young people have decided to create their own.
“When you put it in the context of the scale of the climate and nature emergencies that we face, and indeed the scale of the job emergencies that we face, then it’s nowhere near ambitious enough, it’s not urgent enough, it’s not bold enough,” she told BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme.
“Low-Earth orbit for over 50 years was the domain of governments. Now, we’ve seen commercial companies, SpaceX being the first, take astronauts to the space station, with Boeing set to follow, hopefully sometime next year,” commented former Nasa astronaut Leroy Chiao.
The UK has today announced that, from spring, it will have five million doses of the Moderna vaccine, enough to vaccinate 2.5 million people. It has already outlined plans that prioritise the oldest people for immunisation.
A Hampshire GP is laying claim to land on Mars by using high-powered lasers to “terraform” the red planet. Phil Davies has been trying for more than a decade to highlight the “terrible plight” of the 43-year-old Outer Space Treaty. He now leads a global campaign to own part of the planet, in a bid
SpaceX has signed contracts with Nasa valued in excess of $3bn to develop, test and fly an astronaut taxi service. As part of this relationship, the company ran a demonstration mission in May in which astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken were taken to the station and then returned safely to Earth.
Nasa and SpaceX were due to send four astronauts to the International Space Station late on Saturday – but then the weather changed their plans. Crew-1 is currently scheduled to blast off on Sunday but their most recent launch, in May 2020, was delayed several days by bad weather. With lives at stake in a
Once Esa and the European Commission are satisfied the financing and the technical wherewithal is in place to fully implement these missions, they will be given a Sentinel designation – just as the six existing programmes have: Sentinel-1, -2, -3, -4, -5 and -6.
The 363 species’ genomes, including 267 sequenced for the first time, are catalogued in the journal Nature.