Science

Greta Thunberg: Teen tells UK politicians ‘hearken to local weather scientists’

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Greta Thunberg sparked a global motion combating in opposition to local weather change A teenage local weather change activist has urged British politicians to “hearken to the scientists” on local weather change. Greta Thunberg, 16, advised BBC Radio four’s Immediately programme that she didn’t count on to alter their minds single-handedly, saying: “We have to do this collectively.” The Swedish teenager, who impressed the

Extinction Rebel: How may ministers win over the protesters?

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Protests by Extinction Rebel’s seemingly inexhaustible military of activists made loads of headlines final week. They are saying politicians are out of contact with local weather actuality. However what do they need, and may ministers realistically make it occur? Let’s contemplate XR’s three core demands: for the federal government to “inform the reality about local weather change”; to create a residents’ meeting to supervise progress; and

Rise in electrical group automobile schemes in Wales

Picture caption In Corwen, the electrical automobile is a crimson Nissan Leaf known as Neli New group electrical automobile schemes are being arrange round Wales, in an try to present individuals higher transport hyperlinks in rural areas. They’ve a automobile in a central location which individuals can guide and use in the event that they wish to get someplace when buses, trains or taxis aren’t accessible or would value an

Extinction Insurrection: Prices over local weather change practice protest

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption Two activists climbed on to a practice at Canary Wharf whereas one other glued his hand to the window Three folks have been charged over an Extinction Insurrection protest the place activists climbed on prime of a practice. A person glued himself to the aspect of a Docklands Mild Railway (DLR) service in Canary Wharf whereas a person and lady needed to be faraway

Proof of rabbits in UK in Roman instances, say lecturers

Picture copyright College of Exeter Picture caption A bone from a rabbit discovered at Fishbourne Roman Palace Rabbits have been hopping across the UK for the reason that Roman interval, specialists have been capable of scientifically show for the primary time. Assessments on a rabbit bone, discovered at Fishbourne Roman Palace in West Sussex, have proven the animal was alive in 1AD. The 1.6in (4cm) piece of a tibia bone

Extinction Revolt London activists glue themselves to DLR practice

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Two activists climbed on to a practice at Canary Wharf whereas one other glued his hand to the window Local weather change activists climbed on a practice and glued themselves to the carriage within the third day of protests aiming to “shut down London”. Extinction Revolt protesters have been blocking visitors at Marble Arch, Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Sq. and Oxford Circus since Monday. Wednesday’s

Mild air pollution not bettering, says CPRE

Picture copyright CPRE Only one in 50 folks in England experiences nights which are free from mild air pollution, in keeping with the outcomes of a survey. The work, carried out for the Marketing campaign to Defend Rural England (CPRE), suggests the state of affairs has not improved because it raised the difficulty 12 years in the past. The group says everybody ought to be capable to witness the glory

Extinction Insurrection: what do they need – and is it real looking?

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Extinction Insurrection’s makes an attempt to clog the guts of London and different cities throughout the UK have undoubtedly pushed the problem of local weather change up the information agenda. However amid the die-ins – the place protestors faux to be useless – bridge swarmings and arrests, there hasn’t been an excessive amount of consideration of the group’s precise plans to sort out rising temperatures. As

Extinction Insurrection London protest: Arrests high 120

Picture copyright DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Photographs Picture caption Police have arrested dozens of people that had camped out on Waterloo Bridge Greater than 120 local weather change activists have been arrested for blocking roads in central London, amid protests geared toward shutting down the capital. A second day of disruption is underneath manner after Extinction Insurrection campaigners camped in a single day at Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Sq. and Oxford Circus. Police

Microplastics present in ‘pristine’ Pyrenees mountains

Picture copyright Strathclyde College Picture caption Researchers discovered the secluded space within the Pyrenees mountains was lined with airborne microplastics Scientists have discovered secluded area within the Pyrenees mountains – beforehand thought of pristine wilderness – is roofed with airborne microplastics. A workforce from Strathclyde and Toulouse universities spent 5 months within the space, which straddles France and Spain. They estimate that every day a mean of 365 tiny plastic