A UN-led plan to tackle climate change by radically improving the way heat-trapping atmospheric pollutants are measured all over the planet, is being given serious consideration by governments and the international scientific community, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.
A minister in Rishi Sunak’s government who has been a fierce opponent of climate action received £10,000 from the chair of the UK’s main climate science denial group last month. Wycombe MP Steve Baker stepped down as a trustee of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) in September, when then
Smart voice assistants are a popular way for people to get quick answers or play their favorite music. That same technology could make the laboratory safer for scientists and technicians who handle potentially infectious samples. Researchers now report a small, voice-activated device that can extract and pretreat bacterial DNA, helping
After 12 years of Republican control in the state, the election of Gov. Josh Shapiro represents a sea change. By Jon Hurdle On Christmas Day 2022, part of a natural gas processing plant in Washington County, Pennsylvania caught fire, igniting a vapor cloud and prompting a response by the local
The Biden administration’s move protects the world’s most abundant sockeye salmon run and a vital commercial fishery. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, said the veto “sets a dangerous precedent.” By Max Graham The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday a move to protect one of the world’s largest salmon runs—in