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It Could Be Decades Before Emissions Cuts Slow Global Warming, Scientists Warn

Slashing greenhouse gas emissions would probably not yield visible results until mid-century, researchers have said, cautioning that humanity must manage its expectations in the fight against global warming. Even under optimistic scenarios in which carbon pollution falls sharply, climate change will continue for decades, they reported Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. "We need

Face Masks And Latex Gloves Have Become A New Environmental Problem

The Covid-19 pandemic may have given the planet a temporary, though not long-lasting, breather when it comes to air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, but it’s also given Earth a new environmental scourge: latex gloves on beaches and sewers filled with face masks. A number of organizations have raised concerns that oceans, rivers, and sewers are becoming increasingly swamped with disp

35 Pics Showing The Other Side Of The George Floyd Protests That The Mainstream Media Is Reluctant To Share

Protests have erupted all over the US over the death of George Floyd. Cities are imposing curfews and states are activating National Guard members to calm down the demonstrators but they continue to express pain and anger with chants, signs and outbreaks of violence. And while many questions, like what's going to happen to the police officers involved in the incident, are still unanswered, one

Coca-Cola And Carlsberg Introduce Plant-Based Bottles That Degrade In A Year

Disposal of plastic bottles is a huge contributor to the global climate crisis. In a world that is currently making 300 million tons of plastic from fossil fuels annually, we are desperate to have alternatives, and the Dutch company Avantium might have a solution for us. With the backing of major companies such as Coca-Cola, Carlsberg, and Danone, it is developing a plant-based plastic that could

Cafe In Germany Gives Customers Hats With Pool Noodles To Keep Them Apart

European countries are starting to slowly come alive again. One of them is Germany, where previous restrictions enforced by the state-wide lockdown measures are being relaxed. This is unsurprising as Germany’s been regarded as one of the countries that has dealt with the pandemic extremely well. As of 14 May 2020, 174,948 cases had been reported with 7,928 deaths and approximately 150,300 recove

This Exoplanet Disappeared From Hubble Observations. Now, We Finally Know Why

In 2004 and 2006, the Hubble Space Telescope captured something incredible. There seemed to be a planet orbiting a star called Fomalhaut 25 light-years away, and it was directly detectable in visible light: extremely rare for exoplanets, which are usually too small and faint to be seen. The object, formally named Fomalhaut b or Dagon, was announced in 2008, and confirmed in 2012, thought to be

The Queen Of England Gives A Speech In A Green Dress And The Photoshoppers Know What To Do (20 Pics) Interview With Artist

The Queen of the United Kingdom appeared on TV with a rare televised speech on April 5th. She delivered a message of hope amid the current crisis, thanking the front-line medical workers. And while the historic address was enough to make headlines, something else glued the internet memesters to the screens. It was the Queen’s dress. That bright shade of turquoise green… did someone say "gre

A Guy From Brooklyn Sees A Girl Dancing On A Roof, Sends Her A Drone With His Number On It

Almost all of us have been quarantined for the past couple of weeks. For single people, it’s a real date stopper. Well, this guy found a perfect solution for that. Jeremy Cohen noticed a girl dancing on the roof of a building next to his own house in Brooklyn. When she saw him, he waved and she waved back. Jeremy then sent a drone her way and that’s how this romantic story started. Bored P

Supermarket In Denmark Comes Up With A Brilliant Pricing Trick To Stop Hand Sanitizer Hoarding

While the whole Internet is laughing and creating memes about people hoarding toilet paper from supermarkets all over the world, there are a couple of other things particularly hard to buy these days. Masks and respirators and single-use medicinal gloves are among them but let’s not forget an item that’s been significantly more popular than usual as well. Well, yes, of course, it’s hand sani

15 Pics Of Late Kobe Bryant And His Daughter ‘Gigi’ Showing Their Close Bond

On Sunday, shocking news emerged that a helicopter carrying basketball legend Kobe Bryant had crashed into a hill in southern California. While the identities of all nine of the passengers whose lives were lost in the crash are not public, it was confirmed that among them was the athlete’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant. The passengers were thought to be on the way to Bryant’s y

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