"pristine" fresh air in a unique location

The Southern Ocean, an area south of 40 degrees latitude, has been identified as one place on Earth where the air has not been contaminated. The air of it is free of aerosols resulting from human activities.

The post-lockdown could determine Earth's future

Governments will spend about $9 trillion globally over the next few months to bail out their floundering economies. Exactly how that money is spent can make or break the planet’s future.

California passes landmark rule for zero-emission trucks

California, U.S. has passed a landmark rule requiring all truck manufacturers to sell more electric trucks starting in 2024. This rule comes amid efforts to reverse climate change’s effects in America.

Britain hits a new record going two months coal-free

For the first time in over a hundred years, Britain has gone for a record two months without using coal energy. This new milestone is due in part to the coronavirus pandemic and investment in renewable energy. 

Siberia hits record 38 degrees C

On June 20, the town of Verkhoyansk reported a temperature of 38 degrees Celsius, or 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, which is the record for highest Arctic temperature.

More evidence of a link between air pollution and early death

The new research builds on a 2017 study that showed that long-term exposure to PM2.5 pollution and ozone increases the risk of premature death among the elderly in the U.S.

The South Pole Is Warming Three Times Faster

A recent study found that, in the last three decades, the region has warmed at three times the global rate, with an increase of 0.61°C per decade.

Pluto May Have Liquid Ocean Beneath Icy Crust

The accretion of new material during Pluto's formation may have generated enough heat to create a liquid ocean that has persisted beneath an icy crust to the present day.

Learning to Live Sustainably on the Red Planet: Habitat Mars

Groups like Mars Habitat are dedicated to conducting simulated missions in analog environments. The lessons learned will not only prepare people to live and work in space but foster ideas for sustainable living here on Earth.

A brand new magnetar found, it's only 240 years old

Magnetars generate the absolute most powerful magnetic fields the cosmos has ever seen – and astronomers have recently spotted a newborn. It appears to be the youngest- ever magnetar ever detected.

For The First Time Climate Change Is A Reason For Displacement

According to the United Nations annual report, more than 1% of humanity were forced to flee their homes last year. Of these displacements, 24.9 million were caused by disasters, caused by climate change.

Japan supercomputer is world's fastest

Fugaku was jointly developed by Riken and the firm Fujitsu and has a speed of roughly 415.53 petaflops—2.8 times faster than the second-ranked US Summit supercomputer's 148.6 petaflops.

New Record-Crushing Battery Lasts 1.9 Million Km in Electric Cars

Chinese company CATL says it has new battery technology that lasts up to 2 million kilometers and 16 years—and it’s ready to manufacture the batteries on demand. The battery could power a car for 50 trips around the world.

The World's First Large-Scale Quantum Computer To Be

An ambitious plan to build a quantum computer the size of a soccer field could soon become a reality. A startup founded by the researchers behind the idea has just come out of stealth with $4.5 million in funding.