Friday September 18-th, 2020

BP sets net zero targets for 2050 and plans reorganization to deliver BP sets net zero targets for 2050 and plans reorganization to deliver

While Looney struck a confident tone, he faces an enormous task. Investor groups welcomed the company's 2050 targets, which put BP ahead of rivals Royal Dutch Shell , Total, Equinor and all of the U.S. "The magnitude and radical nature of this shi...

Hundreds more homes face flooding as ‘perfect storm’ Dennis approaches Hundreds more homes face flooding as ‘perfect storm’ Dennis approaches

Over the weekend, wind gusts will widely exceed 50mph, the Met Office said, with gusts of over 60mph possible in coastal areas and exposed locations. A landslip which has shut the Kilmarnock-Carlisle railway line near Holywood, north of Dumfries, s...

Melting of Antarctic ice sheet under 2@C warming Melting of Antarctic ice sheet under 2@C warming

This gap, formed at the ice level, coincides with the period when the sea levels are very high. Now, a terrifying piece of news surfaced when a new worldwide study led by UNSW Sydney shows that we're headed in that direction again. Thomas, Michael I....

Watch Astronaut Christina Koch Reunite With Her Dog After a Year Apart Watch Astronaut Christina Koch Reunite With Her Dog After a Year Apart

Koch shared a video on Twitter of the moment she walked through her front door and LBD pounced to shower her with kisses. But perhaps one of Koch's most most important contributions was that she herself was the subject of study while in space.

Former TERI chief RK Pachauri dies, aged 79 Former TERI chief RK Pachauri dies, aged 79

During his tenure, the IPCC and former U.S. vice-president Al Gore were jointly awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for their work on pressing countries to take action over global warming. The FIR in the case was registered on alleged charges of sexu...

Space Station Resupply Mission Set for Liftoff Today at Wallops Space Station Resupply Mission Set for Liftoff Today at Wallops

There's about 75-hundred pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware aboard the spacecraft. The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the first delay on Thursday was due to bad weather after the Sunday launch was aborted at the last minute due to s...

The mice encounter, Photos News & Top Stories The mice encounter, Photos News & Top Stories

I'm obviously just taking photos of the mice , you know, as you do.' And he's like 'Ah, sorry mate, I thought you'd had a heart attack, ' " Rowley says. Another notable entry, Matching Outfits , shows a stunning freeze frame of a female jaguar and ...

Harvey Weinstein closing arguments start Harvey Weinstein closing arguments start

The continued communication, coupled with some incomplete and inconsistent testimony from Weinstein's other accusers, could sway the jury toward an acquittal, legal experts say. The first, whom the Guardian is not naming because of a lack of clarity ...

Canada readies Alberta aid package as Frontier deadline nears Canada readies Alberta aid package as Frontier deadline nears

The federal cabinet has until the end of the month to decide on the $20.6-billion megaproject proposed near Wood Buffalo National Park in northeastern Alberta. Nixon said on Thursday that he had positive encounters with his federal counterpart and th...

Scientists discover a turtle the size of a auto! Scientists discover a turtle the size of a auto!

Today, the northern tip of South America is quite arid and covered in desert sands, but some 5 to 10 million years ago, during the Miocene epoch, the region was humid and swampy. The turtle had an estimated body mass of 1,145 kg - nearly one hundred ...

Asteroid larger than Burj Khalifa will skirt Earth on Saturday Asteroid larger than Burj Khalifa will skirt Earth on Saturday

Though asteroid 2020 BX12 is considered a "potentially hazardous" near-Earth object (NEO) because of its size and minimum orbit intersection distance of 188,000 miles from Earth, it "poses no danger at this time and is now receding from Earth", Areci...

Dog absolutely loses it when her astronaut owner returns from space Dog absolutely loses it when her astronaut owner returns from space

The astronaut posted a sweet video on her Twitter of the moment when she was greeted by her dog after returning home. So grab a tissue and watch the "dog and owner reunion video" light years ahead of any others. "I'm not sure who was more excited...

Scientists discover evidence of new ancient human species Scientists discover evidence of new ancient human species

And there's plenty of evidence from other parts of the world that early humans had sex with other hominins, like Neanderthals. Evidence of the 'ghost population' appeared when scientists studied genomes from west African populations and discovere...

Astronaut Christina Koch discusses her record-long spaceflight Astronaut Christina Koch discusses her record-long spaceflight

Being in space for long periods of time can affect the human body in many different ways. An electrical engineer who also has a degree in physics, she said she was "lucky" to have adapted to life back on earth without any issues. The Livingston res...

Woman Charged For Feeding Deer Inside Her House In Colorado Woman Charged For Feeding Deer Inside Her House In Colorado

That's where she laid out sliced bananas, a halved apple, bread pieces and carrot sticks on a table for them. It's not just the deer - it's also what may follow them there. "Turning your yard into a virtual zoo by feeding deer and elk is not safe f...

NASA is hiring its next class of astronauts NASA is hiring its next class of astronauts

Representatives from the two syndicates, as well as from Northrop Grumman together with NASA , came on a panel on January 30, during the 23 Yearly Commercial Space Transportation conference to feature all the methods that private syndicates are targ...

New, Unknown Virus Was Discovered in Brazil

Scientists with France's Aix Marseille University and also Brazil's Federal University of Minas Gerais figured out that greater than 90 percent of the Yarvirus' genetics had actually never ever been recognized in various other infections.

Shell shocker: Prehsitoric armoured turtle shell found weighing more than a tonne Shell shocker: Prehsitoric armoured turtle shell found weighing more than a tonne

Colombian and Venezuelan paleontologists work together during the excavation of the giant turtle Stupendemys geographicus in northern Venezuela. Stupendemys was unearthed at an animal graveyard known as the La Venta archaeological site in the T...

Is the Russian spacecraft Kosmos 2542 stalking a USA spy satellite? Is the Russian spacecraft Kosmos 2542 stalking a USA spy satellite?

General John Raymond said in a statement to CNBC . The Air Force and Space Force operate a constellation of satellites in space, including more than a dozen Global Positioning System satellites. Russian Federation launched this satellite on 25 N...

Former TERI chief R.K. Pachauri dies at 79

In a statement, his family said Pachauri underwent a major heart surgery before succumbing to his deteriorating health on Thursday. Pachauri underwent open coronary heart surgical procedure on this hospital. But before this episode, he had a distingu...

Global carbon emissions 'flatline' in 2019 Global carbon emissions 'flatline' in 2019

Other factors helping to stem emissions growth past year included milder weather in several countries, as well as sluggish economic growth in some emerging markets , according to the IEA. The Asian economies can do the same, with a little help from ...

Pine Island Glacier spawn PIGlets | Today's Image Pine Island Glacier spawn PIGlets | Today's Image

Just two days ago, those cracks finally cut a chunk of the glacier away and released a giant jigsaw puzzle of fresh icebergs into the nearby Amundsen Sea. Thanks to satellite images , two large rifts in the glacier were spotted past year and scien...

Greta Thunberg, BBCS link for series Greta Thunberg, BBCS link for series

The project was announced at BBC's event in Liverpool, showcasing the upcoming projects from the studios. Throughout the yet-to-be named series, a chorus of experts will lay out the science behind the goal to limit global temperature rise to 1....

New Spacecraft Seeks to Capture First Pictures of the Sun’s Poles New Spacecraft Seeks to Capture First Pictures of the Sun’s Poles

That shield depends on the one that ESA's BepiColombo mission to Mercury utilizes since the shuttle finds a good pace a million kilometers of the sun, simply inside the circle of Mercury and not as close as Parker Solar Probe. Solar Orbiter's head-...

FTW Explains: Don't fall for the #BroomChallenge hoax FTW Explains: Don't fall for the #BroomChallenge hoax

This is one viral challenge that'll sweep you off your feet. What's going on, and why are people so amazed that a broom can stand on its end? While the challenge itself is harmless the hoax needed a clarification, just like the NASA satellite ima...

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