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E.U.’s New Digital Czar: ‘Most Powerful Regulator of Big Tech on the Planet’

Margrethe Vestager, whose billion-dollar fines have made her loathed by Silicon Valley, has won new powers that give her unrivaled regulatory reach. President Trump says she “hates the Unite...

E.U.’s New Digital Czar: ‘Most Powerful Regulator of Big Tech on the Planet’

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NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming, Y2K-like software bug. “It’s been an honor ...
22:34, 06/14/2019

Own All Nine Planet of the Apes Movies For $35 On Blu-ray and Digital You don’t need to be a hyper-intelligent simian to know that getting all nine Planet of the Apes films on Blu-ray (including the three most recent ones in 4K) and digital for $35 is a good deal. It’s already backordered at this price though, so don’t...
21:34, 08/19/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
23:00, 06/02/2019

Are digital experiences now more powerful than 'live' events? Our connected world is now in many ways more engaging than 'being there' and this is a huge problem for retail and event organizers as they attempt to justify travel and expense to attend live events and shopping expeditions...
02:34, 09/10/2019

The way we eat is killing the planet — here’s how tech can help As someone who gets way too excited about delicious food, it really pains me to admit that our modern diets are the largest cause of climate change and biodiversity loss in existence. While it’s usually easier to be blissfully ignorant, yesterday at ...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Big tech warned by top regulator: We will break you up if we have to Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons told Bloomberg he's willing to break up the major US tech firms if necessary, the first sign that US regulators might take drastic action against Silicon Valley. "It's not ideal because it's very messy. Bu...
01:51, 08/15/2019

Regulator Wields First IPO Veto on China's New Tech Board China’s market regulator vetoed a proposed share listing, faulting the accounting in an application that had already been approved by the country’s biggest stock exchange....
13:00, 09/02/2019

Australian regulator to get unit specialising in tech companies Australia's antitrust watchdog will be strengthened with a special branch to oversee the market power of U.S. technology giants Facebook and Google under sweeping regulatory reforms proposed by the government on Friday....
07:17, 07/26/2019

Australian regulator to get unit specializing in tech companies Australia's antitrust watchdog will be strengthened with a special branch to oversee the market power of U.S. technology giants Facebook and Google under sweeping regulatory reforms proposed by the government on Friday....
07:51, 07/26/2019

Your guide to the carbon sucking tech we need to save the planet Humans have emitted so much carbon dioxide that we must find ways of sucking it from the air. Can that be done without wrecking the environment in other ways?...
21:00, 08/07/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday, as the regulator probes anti-competitive practice...
00:17, 08/14/2019

How "powerful" Alfa Romeo F1 team handled tech boss turnover The Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team believes its group management strength has enabled it to shrug off its multiple changes of technical chief in recent years...
17:51, 08/28/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On Tuesday, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the ranking member of the committee, responded to the announc...
07:00, 06/20/2019

Facebook, Google didn't plan on being monopolies, but are now too powerful, tech investor says "They've had an inexorable growth beyond anyone's original expectations and as a result, they've become too big and too pervasive in our whole lives," says Greycroft founder Alan Patricof...
02:17, 09/07/2019

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
20:34, 05/28/2019

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europ...
17:51, 07/16/2019

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities...
23:34, 06/21/2019

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
05:00, 06/11/2019

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Re...
19:51, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public chat group on Telegram called “Parade 69”, named for a mass demonstration planned in central Hong K...
10:51, 06/14/2019

UN makes ‘declaration of digital interdependence’, with release of tech report The digital future must be safer and more inclusive, says a new tech report, “the Age of Digital Interdependence”, released on Monday by the UN High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, almost a year after the Panel was launched by Secretary-General A...
22:34, 06/10/2019

Jammy’s digital guitar is a futuristic idea let down by today's tech When I was younger I took my acoustic guitar with me wherever I traveled. It's ridden in the back of a van to the Poconos, taken rides down to the Jersey Shore and even flown to the Grand Canyon and Disney World. But it was always a hassle to br...
16:51, 07/27/2019

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
17:34, 06/10/2019

UNESCO explores digital tech and games for ‘more peaceful and sustainable societies’ UNESCO is promoting social and emotional learning in children and how to use digital technologies to build more peaceful and sustainable societies.Read More...
23:00, 07/22/2019

BAE Audio president Mark Loughman on analog versus digital, abandoned tech, and the NWO There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of BAE Audio. Despite being one of the most prestigious high-end audio gear manufacturers in the US, it doesn’t even have a Wikipedia entry. However, you’ve definitely heard music made using its gear. Everyone...
06:34, 08/09/2019

Singapore sets up inter-agency digital team with aim to create 10,000 tech jobs Employees from Economic Development Board, Enterprise Singapore, and Infocomm Media Development Authority form a new office that aims to drive growth opportunities and serve as a centralised contact point for the local technology industry, for which ...
03:34, 06/27/2019

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it....
00:34, 08/20/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
23:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a co...
00:17, 07/15/2019

Fed says it will develop faster digital banking system. But Wall Street fears tech incursion. The announcement thrusts the Federal Reserve into a fight with some of the country’s biggest banks, who have already developed rival technology and fear that Silicon Valley companies could use the Fed system to push their way further into the banking...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
14:00, 07/09/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programmes; tackling today’s problems with foo...
22:17, 06/10/2019

Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto investors say....
22:00, 06/17/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report here. Until now, healthcare was the only remaining industry ...
23:17, 05/11/2019

J-Tech Digital Wired Ergonomic Vertical USB Mouse with Adjustable Sensitivity (600/1000/1600 DPI), Scroll Endurance, Removable Palm Rest & Thumb Buttons [V628] J-Tech Digital Wired Ergonomic Vertical USB Mouse with Adjustable Sensitivity (600/1000/1600 DPI), Scroll Endurance, Removable Palm Rest & Thumb Buttons [V628]...
21:17, 08/31/2019

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things ...
07:00, 06/05/2019

Asshole Being Considered For Immigration Czar Sure Has a Lot of Demands President Trump has been considering the creation of a bullshit new position, “immigration czar,” to oversee the administration’s wide ranging abuses of migrants across government agencies. He may have found the perfect person for the job in Kris Kob...
00:51, 05/21/2019

Thomas Homan open to border czar job, ‘I will never say never’ Declaring “I love this president,” former acting ICE Director Thomas Homan, President Trump’s reluctant pick for a new “border czar” position, indicated that he’s open to accepting the first-ever job....
21:51, 06/26/2019

Driving digital forward: how get the most out of your digital transformation The concept of digital transformation continues to be a hot topic for enterprises of all sizes and verticals. But the (sometimes painful) reality is that many enterprises have been “digitally transforming” themselves for years and are s...
13:51, 05/10/2019

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s planning to name a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a border czar who’ll report directly to him. Trump tells “Fox & Friends” that Tom Homan wil...
18:34, 06/14/2019

Jiggs Kalra, The Czar Of Indian Cuisine, Dies At 72 Jaspal Inder Singh Kalra, popularly known as Jiggs Kalra, was one of the most notable personalities in the Indian F&B industry. He is survived by his son Zorawar Kalra and daughter-in-law Dildeep......
17:17, 06/04/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing’s technology am...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Jobs czar Ivanka Trump: ‘We’re making it happen’ Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s unofficial job czar, today heralded the new report that unemployment hit a 49-year low by cheering, “We’re making it happen.”...
23:51, 05/03/2019

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a border czar. He’ll be reporting directly to ...
17:17, 06/14/2019

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal crossings....
06:00, 06/15/2019

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
16:51, 06/14/2019

We need a timetable czar to hit stop button on train chaos, says watchdog boss The UK's rail watchdog today repeated demands for a "timetable czar" after it was revealed there is still no single person in charge of overseeing the complex operation — and order a stop if it starts going wrong again....
13:51, 05/13/2019

Ex-Pemex CEO focused on graft, Mexican anti-money laundering czar says The former chief executive of Mexican national oil company Pemex focused on enriching himself though acts of corruption which led to massive losses for the firm, the head the finance ministry's financial intelligence unit said on Tuesday....
20:17, 05/28/2019

Brazil's Vale creates role of safety czar after two deadly dam collapses Brazil's Vale SA, the world's largest iron ore miner, said on Wednesday it had created the new role of executive director for safety and operational excellence, following the burst of a dam in January that killed hundreds, its second such disaster in...
14:17, 06/05/2019

New spy czar: Cyber a bigger threat than illegal immigrants ‘crossing the Rio Grande’ President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy czar believes that digital and cyber attacks are a much bigger threat than illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border....
20:34, 07/29/2019

Tom Homan says he initially declined border czar role, wasn't 'structured right' Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tom Homan indicated on Saturday that Trump's announcement was "kind of premature" and that while he was open to working with President Trump's administration, he initially declined to t...
20:00, 06/15/2019

John Ratcliffe could go from small town mayor to Trump's intelligence czar President Trump announced on Sunday that he had selected John Ratcliffe to replace Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence when the latter steps down from the post next month....
20:00, 07/29/2019

'Pathetic': Immigration czar rips Schumer over call to fire border chief President Trump’s top immigration official brushed aside Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s call to fire a top border official, calling it a “pathetic attempt” to shift blame for the situation to the administration....
15:00, 07/04/2019

Former ICE chief Thomas Homan returning to administration as border czar, Trump reveals President Trump on Friday revealed that former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan is returning to the administration as a “border czar,” as he seeks to combat a migration wave at the southern border....
16:51, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Vale creates role of safety czar after two deadly dam collapses Brazilian mining giant Vale SA said on Wednesday it had created the new role of executive director for safety and operational excellence, following a dam burst in January that killed hundreds, its second such disaster in three years....
16:51, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
02:17, 05/18/2019

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
18:00, 07/01/2019

Don't be such a waster: London's food waste czar Ben Elliot Ben Elliot is our first food waste czar, on a mission to reduce how much we throw away. Charlotte Edwardes and Susannah Butter meet London's top leftovers guy...
09:51, 05/14/2019

Trump Names Tom Homan Border Czar on Fox & Friends, Before Telling Homan The impulsive president wants the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Tom Homan, to serve in the newly created “border czar” position so badly that he announced Homan’s appointment before telling Homan. Or, apparently, Whit...
17:51, 06/15/2019

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmakers for their role as "one of the factors into the...
08:17, 08/28/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
01:34, 05/02/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
12:17, 04/29/2019

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
11:00, 08/06/2019

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 tax act fades away....
08:17, 08/29/2019

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
15:00, 07/17/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
21:17, 06/08/2019

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The m...
07:00, 07/24/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
18:51, 04/28/2019

|NEPIRockcastlenotguiltyoffalsereporting-regulator The property investment and development group has been cleared by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority of false reporting in its 2017 financial statements....
12:00, 05/07/2019

The Planet Needs a New Internet When climate change comes for our coffee and our wine, we’ll moan about it on Twitter, read about it on our favorite websites, and watch diverting videos on YouTube to fill the icy hole in our hearts. We’ll do all this until the websites go dark and ...
17:51, 08/20/2019

If Pluto Is a Planet, So Am I NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine declared Pluto a planet again in a video this week. I’m assuming Bridenstine was half-joking, since there is someone laughing in the background, and I think I see a smirk on his face. But now is as good a time as a...
00:17, 08/29/2019

|TobaccoplayersallowedtoweighinonBAT-Twispmergerapproval-regulator Players in the tobacco industry are allowed to intervene in the merger between British American Tobacco and vaping brand Twisp, the Competition Tribunal has said....
04:17, 05/23/2019

'New economics': the way to save the planet? The science is in: the endless pursuit of economic growth is devouring the foundations of life on Earth, and no country – rich or poor – can expect to escape dire consequences if things go on as they are. So how might the world change course?...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is priced for unit growth that could take a hit in a downturn....
01:51, 08/13/2019

These sneakers won’t kill the planet Green fashion must beget green, because brands are continuing to jump on the sustainability train. Their latest focus? Sneakers. One of the hardest clothing items to make sustainable — because they’re usually made of materials like leather, syn...
14:34, 05/02/2019

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
18:00, 06/19/2019

The hunt for mysterious Planet 9 Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system....
18:51, 06/21/2019

We’re Eating This Planet to Death A new IPCC report is clear: If we can’t figure out how to feed our species more sustainably, climate change will accelerate and make it harder to grow food....
22:00, 08/08/2019

The Amazon: Vital for our planet The rainforest provides the whole of South America with moisture, influences rainfall patterns in the region, stabilizes the world's climate and has the richest biodiversity of any ecosytem on Earth....
18:17, 08/27/2019

Teamgroup 1TB SSD is now the cheapest on the planet Head over to Newegg (rather than Amazon) in order to buy the cheapest 1TB solid state drive in the world. The Team Group L5 3D Lite costs only $76.99, a 21% drop from its non-sale price of $96.99. It comes with free shipping in the US and you won...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Seriously What Planet Is Joe Biden Living On Joe Biden is the current Democratic frontrunner for president. He also happened to be the vice president for eight years under the last Democratic president, Barack Obama, which makes Joe Biden’s apparent belief that the Republicans are just one pres...
05:00, 05/15/2019

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
12:51, 08/17/2019

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash?...
02:34, 04/29/2019

Surfers rally for the planet ahead of G7 Surfers gather in the French town of Guethary to raise awareness for the planet and its oceans ahead of the G7 Summit in neighboring Biarritz.        ...
17:17, 08/23/2019

How to save the planet? Milkmen had the answer all along Laure Cucuron, Managing Director of specialist recycling firm TerraCycle, took to one of the coziest stages on the first day of TNW2019 – the Future Generations track – to tell listeners how companies are thinking about recycling in all the wrong way...
13:17, 05/10/2019

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet...
22:00, 04/28/2019

How to Keep Your Home Cool Without Wrecking the Planet Summertime is officially here, baby. You know what that means: long days, beach tans, and wild ass energy bills. Keeping cool don’t come cheap—not for your pocket and definitely not for the planet.Read more......
18:17, 07/05/2019

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
23:17, 05/10/2019

Ways that fashion threatens the planet A growing body of research exposes the environmental hazards posed by the clothing industryLast week, the government rejected recommendations from the Commons environmental audit committee report on the impact of fast fashion – including a 1p per gar...
11:51, 06/23/2019

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant le...
16:52, 07/06/2019

Planet Zoo is Frontier Developments’ next management sim Frontier Developments has excellent sims with Planet Coaster and Jurassic Park: Evolution, and now it's creating a modern zoo with Planet Zoo.Read More...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Astronomers are hunting for the mysterious Planet Nine Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system. They know it’s out there, such is its size — potentially 10 times bigger than Ear...
00:51, 06/22/2019

Finally we can power the planet on renewables alone – here's how Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’t there...
02:34, 04/29/2019

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a mission run, where you run with others to an older ...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Can fashion keep its cool … and help save the planet? The catwalk world of glamour and luxury hides a business that thrives on wasteful consumerism. Now the climate crisis is forcing a rethinkIn the last days of August, an influx of slender women to midtown Manhattan signals the onset of fashion week, t...
22:17, 08/31/2019

Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24 The following is a true zoo story. Planet Zoo will be holding a closed beta from September 24 to October 8 for people who have preordered it.Read More...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google - RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
15:51, 06/07/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
19:17, 06/07/2019

China Probes Former Securities Regulator for Corruption China’s anticorruption agencies are investigating a former top securities regulator for allegedly violating the law and flouting Communist Party regulations....
00:17, 05/20/2019

Redmi 7A May Have Just Been Spotted on Chinese Regulator's Website A new Xiaomi smartphone featuring Redmi branding has popped up in Chinese regulator TENAA's database with model numbers - M1903C3EE and M1903C3EC. It is believed to be the Redmi 7A....
17:51, 05/17/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
07:17, 05/08/2019

Australia's AMP to comply with additional requirements from regulator Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd on Friday said it would implement additional license conditions dictated by the prudential regulator on its pension fund units....
03:00, 06/14/2019

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
08:34, 05/23/2019

U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday....
02:00, 06/27/2019

Broadband firms must tell customers about best deals-UK regulator British broadband, phone and pay-TV firms must tell customers about their best deals to encourage them to switch away from uncompetitive contracts long after the initial offer period ends, British telecoms regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Maritime Regulator Says Shipping Environmental Efforts 'Set to Go' The maritime industry is moving full steam ahead toward overhauling how ships get their power despite dissent from some vessel owners over the impact to their operations and concerns from shipping customers over how costs will be shared across supply...
18:35, 09/13/2019

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
08:00, 08/04/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
23:51, 05/16/2019

US Aviation Regulator Says Boeing Hasn't Submitted 737 MAX Fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said on Wednesday....
06:34, 05/23/2019

Booking.com 'still duping consumers' despite regulator demands Booking.com is "continuing to mislead consumers" with false claims about the availability of hotel rooms months after regulators demanded the website improve its standards, according to a report....
12:18, 09/21/2019

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler dies...
02:00, 06/07/2019

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
15:00, 07/10/2019

China investigates former head of securities regulator The former head of China's top securities regulator has been put under investigation by the country's anti-corruption watchdog on suspicion of violating laws, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on Sunday....
23:00, 05/19/2019

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
16:00, 05/30/2019

The Mars Rat and Other Unexplained Features on the Martian Planet In September 2012, a photograph snapped by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity caught the attention of Internet sleuths everywhere. This picture appears to show a large rat hiding among some Martian rocks, and after its release it quickly went viral. The ima...
07:17, 07/15/2019

Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we’ve already exceeded 4 of them A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical pollution to climate change, we're veering into the danger zone - so why is he (cautiously) optimistic about the future?...
19:34, 09/13/2019

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected cha...
21:34, 06/18/2019

World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’ It is “crucial” that the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a say in the fight against climate change and ultimately “the future of the planet” according to the UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake....
16:52, 09/21/2019

Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing....
23:51, 06/17/2019

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsIf all of humanity were to vanish from the Earth overnight, say next weekend, ...
16:51, 08/13/2019

A Baby Planet Might Have Smashed Right Into Young Jupiter Jupiter’s core seems off, astronomers think, in a way explainable by an ancient collision with another enormous body, perhaps one 10 times the mass of Earth.Read more......
02:51, 08/16/2019

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
22:34, 05/21/2019

The Planet Is Going Extinct and the People in Power Don't Seem to Care Today, the UN environmental group IPBES released the findings of a global assessment on nature. As you’ve probably guessed by now, it’s not great....
17:34, 05/06/2019

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing ...
07:51, 06/19/2019

'Journey to the Savage Planet' is surprisingly relaxing When I first heard the name 'Journey to the Savage Planet,' I tensed up. I've played tons of space exploration games that put a heavy emphasis on survival. They're brilliantly tense affairs, but I wasn't sure that my sleep-de...
19:17, 06/12/2019

Greens: Save the planet, screw the people When an environmentalist says he or she wants to “save the planet” be sure to ask: “For whom?” Because often it seems like they're not doing it for people at all....
07:17, 09/06/2019

Why 'Martian' Tanya Harrison loves everything about the Red Planet Tanya Harrison has been fascinated by space since she was 5 and now works on rocks and robots on Mars. But her hobby is about as far from space as you can get...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / Flickr) While humans have been enthusiastically o...
06:00, 08/02/2019

Welcome to the US, Greta. With your help we can save the planet and ourselves | Rebecca Solnit Even in such a divided and troubled country, there is hope. Between us we can beat the climate destroyersDear Greta,Thank you for travelling across the Atlantic to north America to help us do the most important work in the world. There are those of u...
18:34, 08/29/2019

Scientists just discovered a planet shaped like a football If you were to make a list of exoplanets that would be worth visiting in person, WASP-121b wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of your list. There are plenty of exoplanets out there that wouldn’t be comfortable for humans, but WASP-121b is ...
00:00, 08/03/2019

This planet is so hot, it's bright magenta pink GJ 504b's color isn’t the only thing that’s peaked scientists' interest about this gas giant. It's oddly far away from its star.       ...
15:51, 08/09/2019

Supercharged geothermal energy could power the planet The next generation of geothermal plants will unlock more of Earth's bountiful, underground energy and could allow the technology to finally fulfil its promise...
02:34, 04/29/2019

Here’s How ‘Green Finance’ Aims to Save the Planet The field that’s become known as green finance could be at a tipping point. After a decade of explosive growth, it’s running into a perhaps surprising roadblock: a shortage of projects that are green enough. That’s set off a scramble to create a wide...
06:51, 09/06/2019

Disney heir on CEO's $66m pay: 'No one on the freaking planet is worth that' Abigail Disney condemns family firm for spouting ‘neoliberal claptrap’ and derides Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: ‘It is possible to say no to money’Abigail Disney has one of the world’s most recognizable names. But this week she became a thorn in her famous f...
15:34, 05/01/2019

This watery planet is the best place to hunt life we've seen so far We've spotted water vapour in the atmosphere of a distant planet twice Earth’s size. It's probably the single best place to hunt for alien life that we know of...
19:51, 09/11/2019

Poop Less For A Cleaner Planet, Says Brazil's President Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Friday that people "poop every other day" as a way to save the environment, after he came under fire for a surge in deforestation of the Amazon since he......
00:00, 08/10/2019

Humans were altering the planet as early as 2000 B.C. According to a new study, the Anthropocene began some 4,000 years earlier than previously thought. Archaeological data suggests humans were responsible for significant land-cover changes as early as 2000 B.C....
20:17, 08/30/2019

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
17:34, 06/13/2019

As the planet heats up, AC will cool you down. But the cost may be too high. Forget Brexit -- when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone could talk about was her Dyson fan pictured in the background....
17:17, 07/26/2019

US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, Danone and others take out full-page ad in New York Times addressed to business leadersThe bosses of some of the world’s biggest companies, including Apple and Amazon, have been told to put the planet before profits – not by...
21:17, 08/25/2019

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between the two organisations....
22:51, 07/03/2019

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
08:34, 06/28/2019

NY financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license The New York State Department of Financial Services announced on Friday that it granted a license to Bakkt Trust Co LLC to operate as a limited liability trust company....
17:51, 08/16/2019

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
17:51, 07/03/2019

Irish regulator near end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
11:51, 08/16/2019

Mondelez, Kraft Heinz Cry Foul Over Regulator's Comments Mondelez International and Kraft Heinz said the federal commodities regulator failed to hold up its end of a deal that settled a 2015 lawsuit related to alleged manipulation of the wheat futures market....
11:51, 08/16/2019

WhatsApp informs Irish regulator of 'serious security vulnerability' Facebook's WhatsApp has informed its lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), of a serious security vulnerability on its platform, the DPC said on Tuesday....
12:34, 05/14/2019

INSIGHT-RPT In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
14:17, 05/08/2019

We Regret to Inform You the UK's Ad Regulator Has Deemed Anyone With 30,000 Followers a Celebrity The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent industry self-regulation group, has officially determined the lower boundary for who counts as an internet “celebrity”: It’s anyone with over 30,000 followers on social media.Read more....
04:00, 07/04/2019

United extends ban on Boeing 737 Max after regulator finds new problem American and Southwest airlines have also cancelled flights until September as planemaker scrambles to find a fixUnited Airlines has become the latest carrier to extend its ban on using the Boeing 737 Max after the US aviation regulator said it had i...
08:00, 06/27/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic airport, saying they are too concentrated among two main airlines....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Telecom Regulator Unlikely To Review 5G Spectrum Prices: Report The sector is under financial stress and operators find the prices are too high to bid and are globally uncompetitive as in the 5G spectrum auction in South Korea....
01:00, 06/29/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina has signed oil block contract -regulator Indonesian state energy firm PT Pertamina has signed a production sharing contract with the government for the country's second-largest crude producing field, said the head of the nation's upstream oil and gas regulator....
11:00, 05/10/2019

INSIGHT-In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
09:51, 05/08/2019

UK's competition regulator to examine Amazon investment in Deliveroo Britain's competition regulator served an initial enforcement order on Amazon and Deliveroo on Friday, seeking to pause the e-commerce giant's investment in the online food delivery company....
08:51, 07/05/2019

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding changes in the way horses are tested for certain medications       ...
01:51, 07/20/2019

Regulator to Oppose TPG, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Merger One of the biggest recent deals in Australia faces collapse after the country’s antitrust regulator said it would block the combination of TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia....
11:34, 05/08/2019

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of controversial facial recognition technology by property companies amid concerns that its use in CCTV sy...
04:17, 08/14/2019

U.S. Bank Regulator Pitches Low-Income Lending Rule Changes A Trump-appointed bank regulator is touring the country trying to sell his plans to modify lower-income lending requirements and overcome resistance from other regulators, banks and community advocates....
03:34, 08/20/2019

Regulator Scrutinizes Trades Before Anadarko Deal Announcement Traders used insider information to turn a profit of about $2.5 million related to the sale of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., according to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday....
00:17, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely....
21:17, 09/15/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane....
18:51, 07/27/2019

U.S. markets regulator proposes new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that vote on their behalf should cast their votes in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
17:51, 08/21/2019

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have cut competition and pushed up prices. The decisio...
16:17, 06/11/2019

French regulator fines Iliad and chairman Lombardini France's AMF stock market regulator said it had fined telecoms group Iliad and Iliad's chairman, Maxime Lombardini, for incorrect financial communication regarding certain deals in 2014....
09:53, 04/29/2019

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegations against its founder and former chief executive, Steve Wynn....
02:00, 05/29/2019

Foot-dragging over ditching Libor could be punished, regulator says Banks could be punished if they don't switch enough contracts from the Libor interest rate benchmark to a Bank of England alternative by the end of 2021, a senior British regulator said on Wednesday....
14:17, 06/19/2019

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
03:51, 05/30/2019

Nuclear regulator permits restarting of reactor 4 at Hunterston B EDF Energy is expected to restart reactor a year after it was shut down over safety concernsBritain’s nuclear watchdog has agreed to allow one of the country’s oldest nuclear reactors to restart, one year after it was shut down to investigate cracks ...
17:17, 08/20/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Chevron's new design for Indonesian gas project to cut output - regulator Indonesia's upstream oil and gas regulator has lowered its peak gas output estimate for the Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) project after operator Chevron Corp cut investment due to a change in the facility's design, a regulatory official said ...
11:00, 09/05/2019

Saudi market regulator in talks with Aramco on IPO rules Saudi Arabia's Capital Market Authority (CMA) is in talks with Saudi Aramco and its advisers about the regulatory requirements for listing on the domestic stock exchange, its chairman Mohammed bin Abdullah Elkuwaiz told Reuters....
16:51, 09/18/2019

Top EU regulator Farkas to head banking lobby group One of Europe's top banking regulators is in talks to head the trade body that leads the investment banking industry's lobbying effort across the EU....
19:17, 08/25/2019

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
15:17, 06/12/2019

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was kil...
22:51, 05/23/2019

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
20:17, 06/06/2019

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
02:34, 04/29/2019

This Football-Shaped Planet Is Leaking Heavy Metal This hot Jupiter is so close to its host star that gravitational forces are squeezing it into a football-like shape. Not only that, its temperatures are so extreme that heavy metal gases are escaping into space from the exoplanet’s atmosphere—a pheno...
11:00, 08/02/2019

Humans Made This Planet Hell. Hopefully We Can Help Some Species Adapt A new UN report paints a dire portrait of Earth's human-made biodiversity crisis. But with new genetic techniques in conservation, perhaps we can help save species before it's too late....
20:00, 05/09/2019

How to suck water from desert air and quench the planet's thirst The global water supply is limited, and shortages will affect over 1.8 billion people by 2025. Fortunately, we've discovered a way to pull water from thin air - even in the desert...
00:34, 08/03/2019

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collisio...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Lonely Planet’s top destination suffers a blow after blasts Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled...
06:17, 05/16/2019

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum hosts Party for the Planet ARTS George Lopez Casino Del Sol Saturday 8 – 11 p.m. Comedian George Lopez will be in Tucson Saturday. The show is at Casino Del Sol’s AVA Ampitheater. MUSIC Lord Huron  Rilato Theatre Saturday  8 p.m. Indie band ‘Lord Huron̵...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
18:51, 05/21/2019

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journa...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick....
13:51, 05/21/2019

Remnants of ancient planet just found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and studied since then, researchers have just found a surprising result buried inside the Wedderburn meteorite — remnants of an ancient planet....
08:17, 09/04/2019

Special report: The new megaprojects changing the face of our planet Across the world, new roads, railways, dams and power lines are encroaching on previously virgin territory – with untold consequences for Earth’s wildlife...
02:34, 04/29/2019

Scientist to politicians: End oil, farm subsidies to save planet Robert Watson chose his favorite accessories to deliver the scientific community’s starkest warning yet over the accelerating demise of Earth's life support systems: a tie with a dodo pattern, and cufflinks engraved with designs of tiny watches....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Should That Minor Planet Be Named Gonggong? Astronomers Want the Public’s Help Astronomers discovered the minor planet 2007 OR10 more than a decade ago. Now they’re asking the public to vote on what to submit as its official name....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Best fitness trackers in UAE for 2019: the top activity bands on the planet Update: We've just put a new entry into our best fitness tracker list. It's the Huawei Band 3 Pro, and you can find out where it has placed by scrolling down in our full ranking.Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and ...
11:34, 07/14/2019

Best fitness tracker 2019: the top 10 activity bands on the planet Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and health with little to no effort. Most of the best and newest devices on the market keep tabs on your workouts, heart rate, stress and everything in-between with pinpoint accuracy. Thi...
12:00, 05/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and what hopes they have for 2019....
18:34, 04/28/2019

First water detected in the atmosphere of a habitable-zone planet Enlarge / An artist's impression of the planet K2-18b and its clouds. (credit: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser) On Wednesday, astronomers announced the first detection of water in the atmosphere of a planet that orbits within the habitable zone of its ho...
00:00, 09/13/2019

Rogue 'forbidden' planet found in 'Neptunian Desert' Researchers have found a "forbidden" planet roughly three times the size of Earth in an area known as the Neptunian Desert, a place where it should not exist....
18:17, 05/29/2019

A Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Spotted in a Place Where It's Not Supposed to Exist An international team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a Neptune-like planet located some 920 light-years from Earth. Dubbed the “Forbidden Planet” by the researchers, this celestial object is locked in a freakishly close orbit with it ho...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Climate Protesters and World Leaders: Same Planet, Different Worlds Friday’s global climate protests put the gap between activists and many of the world leaders preparing to meet in New York City next week into stark focus....
18:35, 09/21/2019

Bill Nye on global warming: ‘The planet is on f–king fire’ Science commentator Bill Nye had some choice words about the need for urgent action to combat global warming. On “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” on Sunday, after the host discussed the Green New Deal, Nye demonstrated an experiment t...
21:00, 05/14/2019

David Attenborough: polluting planet may become as reviled as slavery Naturalist tells MPs radical action needed to tackle crisis but attitude of young people gives him hopeThe attitude of young people towards tackling the environmental crisis is “a source of great hope”, David Attenborough has told MPs, as he predicte...
13:51, 07/09/2019

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Friday in New York, we delve deeper into the subject, a...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Scientists discover water on planet outside solar system Astronomers have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of the exoplanet K2-18b. They say it is the first planet beyond earth that has the potential to support life....
07:51, 09/12/2019

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Water found in atmosphere of planet beyond our solar system Scientists for the first time have detected water in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet orbiting a distant star, evidence that a key ingredient for life exists beyond our solar system, according to a study published on Wednesday....
06:51, 09/12/2019

Why This Earth-Like Planet is a Big Step Forward in the Search for Life If planets were products their price would be tumbling. Little more than a generation ago, we knew of only eight planets in all the universe—the ones within our own solar system. Only two of them, Earth and Mars, were plausibly capable of suppo...
19:17, 09/11/2019

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Scientists Say Octopus Farms Would Be 'Unethical' and Awful for the Planet I still remember the first time I tasted octopus. After an exhausting day reporting the troubles in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria, Gizmodo video producer Raúl Marrero and I headed to a seaside restaurant where I tried ensalada de pulpo as an appet...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Simple Design Changes Could Make YouTube Better for the Planet, Researchers Say YouTube is where preschoolers go for their Baby Shark fix. It’s where beauty bloggers rejoice as they unbox their new favorite lipstick. As it turns out, the website—my 3-year-old niece’s one and only true love—also contributes to climate change in ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Astronomers spot strange, giant planet ‘unlike any other’ Astronomers have spotted a giant exoplanet that they say is unlike any other. Planet HR 5183 b has three times the mass of Jupiter and travels on an incredibly long, egg-shaped path around its star, according to Caltech, which led the research. The p...
09:17, 08/29/2019

'People think we’re from another planet': meet Karachi's female cyclists Teams of women and girls are among numerous cycle groups increasingly to be seen on the streets of the frenetic Pakistan megacityEarly on Sunday morning in Karachi, a group of girls are riding loops around an empty stretch of road outside the colonia...
12:51, 06/26/2019

NASA boss weighs in on Pluto’s planet status One of the internet’s favorite topics of debate, at least when it comes to astronomy, is whether or not Pluto should be considered a planet. Once considered a planet, Pluto has since been “demoted” by the scientific community and is...
23:17, 08/28/2019

Baby Jupiter was likely slammed by planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to know what lies deep beneat...
21:17, 08/15/2019

Planet on 'path to catastrophe' as million species threatened Over a million species of plants and animals are under threat of extinction, according to a major report which says nature is in more trouble now that at any time in human history....
16:34, 05/06/2019

5th Planet Games launches Dawn of the Dragons: Ascension on PC 5th Planet Games has launched its latest free-to-play PC and mobile role-playing game Dawn of the Dragons: Ascension, the sequel to Dawn of the Dragons.Read More...
20:17, 08/27/2019

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in p...
17:34, 06/25/2019

New Planet Discovered In Orbit Of Young Milky Way Star A second planet has been discovered circling Beta Pictoris, a fledgling star in our own galaxy offering astronomers a rare glimpse of a planetary system in the making, according to a study published......
06:00, 08/20/2019

How Martian microbes could survive in the salty puddles of the Red Planet In extraordinarily salty puddles of water resembling ones you might find on Mars, bacteria can survive getting completely dried out, suggesting that the Red Planet may be more habitable than previously thought, according to a new study....
16:51, 06/25/2019

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, a...
08:17, 06/25/2019

Baby Jupiter was smacked by a planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge, and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to k...
22:17, 08/15/2019

"Pluto Is A Planet," Says NASA Administrator, Reigniting Old Debate Pluto lost its status as the ninth planet of our solar system more than 13 years ago, but there are still people who consider it to be one. Notable among these names is NASA Administrator Jim......
15:00, 08/29/2019

Remnants of ancient planet found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and has been studied often since then, researchers only just recently found a surprising result buried inside the Wedderburn meteorite — remnants of an ancient planet and a new mineral n...
23:34, 09/03/2019

Song of one of rarest whales on planet recorded for first time There are only about 30 north Pacific right whales left after hunters nearly wiped out the slow-moving animalsMarine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the north Pacific right whale.Research...
10:17, 06/20/2019

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating impacts of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientist...
03:34, 08/09/2019

NASA chief argues Pluto should still be considered a planet Despite it being over a decade since this decision was made, the topic is still hotly disputed and there are those who think Pluto should be labeled as a planet once more....
12:17, 08/28/2019

The Epic of Gilgamesh Unveiled: Searching For a Way to the Home Planet The Epic of Gilgamesh is regarded as one of mankind’s greatest literary and historical works. Many authors have studied the text in an effort to explain the nature of Gilgamesh’s tyranny and his erratic behavior. ...
16:17, 05/19/2019

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will have to pay £183.39 million ($230 million) to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fo...
11:17, 07/08/2019

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:51, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Fannie, Freddie regulator changes caps on multifamily loans The Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Friday it revised the limits on what Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy for their multifamily business into the end of 2020 in an effort to address a shortage in affordable housing....
20:34, 09/13/2019

Canadian drug price regulator may be flexible on rare diseases Canada's patented drug price regulator, set to gain new powers next year, may be "more forgiving" in setting price caps for drugs that treat rare diseases, the agency's executive director told Reuters, as some advocates warned the country's pricing r...
04:17, 08/14/2019

Brazil regulator approves sale of Petrobras oilfields to PetroReconcavo Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade has approved the purchase by independent oil firm PetroReconcavo of 34 oilfields owned by Petroleo Brasileiro SA , the government's official bulletin showed on Friday....
15:51, 05/31/2019

China securities regulator says trade war impact on markets is controllable The Sino-U.S. trade war is affecting capital markets but the impact is controllable, China's chief securities regulator said on Sunday in an interview with state-run China Central Television....
14:17, 06/02/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
10:34, 08/20/2019

Russian Man Who Tried to Burn Down Offices of Internet Regulator Reportedly Gets Probation Earlier this month, a court in Russia’s Ulyanovsk Region sentenced a man to one and a half years’ probation after he reportedly tried not one, not two, but three times to burn down the regional offices of national internet regulator Roskomnadzor, wit...
09:34, 08/20/2019

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
20:00, 07/05/2019

Danish regulator prepares report for police on Danske overcharging Denmark's financial watchdog has prepared a draft report to send to Danish police over Danske Bank's overcharging of customers, a scandal that led to the dismissal of the bank's former interim chief executive....
17:51, 08/21/2019

Facebook to pay $5bn fine as regulator files Cambridge Analytica complaint Penalty by US government reflects scale of breach, first reported by the ObserverFacebook will pay a record-breaking $5bn penalty in the US for “deceiving” users about their ability to keep personal information private, after a year-long investigatio...
16:17, 07/24/2019

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
09:17, 06/21/2019

Government Wants Fair Trade Regulator To Review Big Four Auditors: Report The Big Four do auditing work for almost 60 per cent of the top 500 companies that trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), according to corporate data tracker NSE Infobase....
08:17, 07/22/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
01:34, 07/18/2019

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
08:17, 05/28/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart-owned Asda Britain's competition regulator has blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Brazil's securities regulator CVM opens investigation into Vale after dam disaster Brazil's securities regulator CVM opened on Monday an investigation into the conduct of mining company Vale SA in relation to the collapse of the Brumadinho dam in January which killed over 240 people....
01:34, 08/20/2019

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
22:17, 08/16/2019

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
22:17, 08/16/2019

Australian regulator moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential regulator said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country's large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance......
12:51, 07/23/2019

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations' aviation agency in a private briefing on...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
22:51, 08/14/2019

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
13:17, 07/05/2019

U.S. markets regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday voted to publish new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that vote on their behalf should cast their votes in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
18:17, 08/21/2019

Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless wireless communication web....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
17:51, 07/02/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
08:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
05:51, 09/04/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
16:51, 07/02/2019

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
08:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
02:51, 06/12/2019

Texas regulator goes after cryptocurrency firm promising 900% returns in 2 weeks Regulators in Texas have filed a cease and desist order against a New York-based cryptocurrency business promising a 900-percent return on investment in just two weeks. Forex and Bitcoin Trader, which was advertising on Craiglist Dallas, reportedly d...
13:00, 08/09/2019

Over 100 London investment firms get EU licences for Brexit hubs -regulator More than one hundred asset managers, trading platforms and investment firms in London have so far obtained licences to run new hubs in the European Union after Brexit, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
20:00, 09/05/2019

Danske Dank reported to police for overcharging customers: regulator Denmark's Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) has reported Danske Bank to the police for overcharging customers, the financial watchdog said on Friday....
14:51, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-RBC, TD Bank to pay C$24.5 mln to settle forex trading charges -regulator Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank have agreed to pay a combined C$24.5 million ($18.5 million) to settle charges of foreign exchange trading malpractices brought against the Canadian banks by a regulator, following a settlement hearing h...
18:51, 08/30/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
15:17, 05/08/2019

ExxonMobil's Cepu block may produce 235,000 bpd, more than estimated capacity - regulator * Crude output from Exxon Mobil Corp's Cepu block may exceed its capacity of 220,000 barrels per day (bpd) this year, to reach 235,000 bpd, upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas told reporters on Thursday...
11:00, 08/08/2019

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
06:17, 08/14/2019

India's Regulator Asks Fliers Not to Carry These Apple Laptops Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the regulatory authority of civil aviation in India, has asked the air passengers in the country to stop carrying select models of 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro......
00:17, 08/27/2019

Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint's Boost Mobile cell service....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster Japan's nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would launch a new investigation into the Fukushima disaster, to look into how radiation leaked from damaged reactor containment vessels and other factors....
12:34, 09/11/2019

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phones when exposing them to water....
07:34, 07/04/2019

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
08:51, 06/06/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Johnson will never be more powerful than he is now As it stands, Boris Johnson is set to become prime minister in a little over a month with nothing other than a catastrophic gaffe likely to stand in his way....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Hubble spots alien planet unlike anything in our solar system Scientists identified the chemical “fingerprint” for GJ 3470 b's atmosphere, an exoplanet that’s a cross between Earth and Neptune. Despite being an oddball, planets like this are likely common around other stars.   ...
00:17, 07/04/2019

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
03:00, 06/05/2019

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up to 16; the bandeau bodycon minidress, is, according to the online retailer Boohoo, “perfect for trans...
23:51, 06/22/2019

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
22:34, 05/23/2019

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with J...
22:00, 05/18/2019

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and ...
13:34, 05/21/2019

'The planet is on fucking fire': Bill Nye is getting angry about climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “S...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
03:00, 07/05/2019

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
22:17, 06/19/2019

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’ Scientists can now access data from within Mount Everest's so-called death zone — the highest part of the mountain that sits over 26,000 feet above sea level where there isn't enough oxygen to sustain human life for very long. ...
02:34, 06/15/2019

It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable | Fiona Harvey The chancellor has warned against cutting UK emissions to net zero. But failing to act will have dire consequencesThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has written to the prime minister to warn against adopting the strict targets on greenhouse gas emission...
01:34, 06/07/2019

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star When astronomers search for exoplanets they rarely know what they’re going to find, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules that would-be planets are expected to follow. Depending on their distance from their host star, any given p...
06:00, 05/30/2019

The biggest breakthrough in agriculture to help feed the planet may come from outer space The No. 1 company on the CNBC Disruptor 50 list for 2019 is Indigo Ag, a start-up that's out to feed the world and help farmers make a good living without harming the planet. The key to its growth is hidden in the stars....
16:17, 05/15/2019

Unilever warns it will sell off brands that hurt the planet or society Marmite and Magnum among vulnerable brands as firm puts focus on sustainable businessUnilever has warned it will sell off brands that do not contribute positively to society, with British favourite Marmite and Magnum ice-cream among the big names tho...
21:51, 07/25/2019

Paper straws won’t save the planet – we need a four-day week | Andre Spicer Working less would massively reduce our carbon footprint, and bring many other benefits besidesWhen the Extinction Rebellion protesters took to the streets, I was doubtful about how effective their tactics would be in creating meaningful change. Fort...
13:34, 06/21/2019

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many...
21:51, 06/30/2019

'Are a cow's farts the worst for the planet?' Children's climate questions answered What are young people most worried about? We put their queries to the expertsEwoenam Tetteh and Faith Otasowie, both 15, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Continue reading......
14:00, 06/29/2019

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides rea...
21:17, 05/21/2019

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
11:51, 06/28/2019

Prince Harry Plans 2 Children ‘Maximum,’ for the Sake of the Planet “We are the one species on this planet that seems to think that this place belongs to us, and only us,” the British royal said in an issue of British Vogue....
18:34, 07/31/2019

Jupiter collided with still-forming planet 4.5B years ago: 'One-in-a-trillion probability' The largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter, may have had a massive collision with a "still-forming planet" approximately 4.5 billion years ago, according to a new study....
20:17, 08/16/2019

Trump-appointed NASA head just declared Pluto a planet again NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine – a politician who’s probably seen one or two episodes of “Cosmos” – has officially declared Pluto a planet again. His reasoning: that’s the way he learned it in high school. My favorite soundbyte of the day that probably w...
03:51, 08/28/2019

First water detected on potentially ‘habitable’ planet For the first time, water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of another planet with temperatures that could support life, a new study said.        ...
01:51, 09/12/2019

It's a scary thought, but Logan Paul just might be the fastest YouTuber on the planet After losing his way in Japan’s Aokigahara forest, the vlogger is back, bigger and richer than everA fearful realisation, but it appears that, in Logan Paul, the world may be in the presence of a genius. Is that genius good or evil? I have yet to dec...
18:51, 07/25/2019

NASA discovers 'extreme' alien planet that's shaped like a football Using NASA's Hubble Telescope, researchers have discovered a football-shaped exoplanet 900 light-years from Earth that is being described as "hotter than hot." ...
19:34, 08/02/2019

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
12:17, 05/31/2019

Kacey Musgraves Says Psychedelic Drugs "Brought Me Closer to Our Planet" Kacey Musgraves isn't afraid to go "down in flames" for being true to herself. The Grammy winner, who has reached new heights with her Golden Hour album, is speaking out about......
22:18, 09/11/2019

Water Vapour Found on Potentially Habitable Planet, Scientists Say In the dim, red light of an alien sun, scientists have found the first evidence for water in the atmosphere of a rocky planet - offering a tantalizing new target in the search for life in the......
09:51, 09/12/2019

NASA’s TESS planet hunter just spotted a trio of new worlds NASA’s TESS — Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — has been scanning the skies for a little over a year now and it’s already returned a massive treasure trove of discoveries. One of its more recent discoveries also happens ...
07:34, 07/31/2019

To save the planet, fossil fuels need to stay underground | Letters Readers give their views on what needs to be done to combat climate disaster and save the planetFiona Harvey is surely right when she says “adaptation alone won’t save us from climate disaster” (Journal, 12 September). She gives an apt metaphor that ...
01:34, 09/16/2019

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
02:34, 04/29/2019

July 2019 Hottest Month On Record For Planet, Says US Agency July 2019 temperatures were the hottest ever recorded globally, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday, confirming earlier observations by the European Union....
21:51, 08/15/2019

Tiny bits of plastic 'transported by air' to remotest parts of planet Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread....
02:17, 08/15/2019

Democrats Decide the Total Collapse of the Planet Isn't Worth a Debate The Democratic National Committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposed 2020 debate on climate change, which sure sounds like a great idea just as things get even more terrifying on that front....
03:17, 08/23/2019

Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth's mass not long after being formed, a monumental crash with apparent lasting effects on the Jovian core, scientists said on Thursday....
18:51, 08/16/2019

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
01:00, 06/21/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
00:51, 05/24/2019

Former head of Australia's Sirtex pleads guilty to insider trading - regulator The former head of Australian liver-cancer treatment firm Sirtex Medical Ltd has pleaded guilty to insider trading, Australia's corporate regulator said on Wednesday....
05:51, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong regulator bans former Goldman banker Leissner for life Hong Kong's financial regulator has banned former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner from re-entering the industry for life for his crimes linked to the multi-billion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB....
12:17, 07/03/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that said it wouldn't be taking any further action over the mat...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Australia regulator accused of harming competition in Vodafone, TPG telco decision Australia's antitrust regulator has hurt competition, not helped it, by blocking a A$15 billion ($10 billion) merger between the third- and fourth-largest telecoms providers, a lawyer for one of the companies told a court on Tuesday....
07:51, 09/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren slams top bank regulator over Wells Fargo mess A top US bank regulator said Wednesday he will help vet Wells Fargo’s next chief executive — even as he got ridiculed by US Sen. Elizabeth Warren for his past oversight of the beleaguered bank. Sen. Warren (D-Mass.) slammed Comptroller of the Currenc...
22:51, 05/15/2019

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:17, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
01:34, 08/20/2019

Enbridge urges Canadian regulator to avoid intervening in pipeline plan Enbridge Inc called on Canada's energy regulator on Wednesday to ignore calls from some of its shippers and avoid intervening in the pipeline company's contentious proposal to revamp contracts on its Mainline network....
02:17, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
02:51, 06/12/2019

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
06:00, 06/13/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
16:34, 05/22/2019

New York state regulator leads probe into payroll advance industry The payroll advance industry is under investigation by New York's financial regulator and other states over whether its companies are charging usurious interest rates and engaging in potential violations of payday lending laws, the regulator said on ...
23:34, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:51, 06/06/2019

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Transat warns of ‘abusive’ bid by Group Mach, files complaint with regulator Transat A.T. Inc. is warning shareholders against an "abusive, coercive, misleading'' move by Montreal real estate developer Group Mach to block the tour operator's sale to Air Canada....
20:34, 08/06/2019

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice....
10:34, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil telecoms regulator Anatel defends market solution for Oi Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel said on Friday it prefers a market solution for carrier Oi SA , which has been struggling to turn around its business since filing for bankruptcy protection in June 2016....
22:17, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
08:51, 06/06/2019

Salmonella Bacteria Found In MDH Sambar Masala Sold In US: Food Regulator After the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected the salmonella bacteria in the MDH brand 'sambar masala', the company is withdrawing at least three lots of the product from the shelves....
19:51, 09/11/2019

US state regulator slaps ‘fraudulent’ ICOs with cease and desist orders A US state regulator is cracking down on two New Jersey-based initial coin offerings (ICO) offering “fraudulent unregistered securities.” The Bureau of Securities issued emergency cease and desist orders as part of “Operation Cryptosweep” – an intern...
12:00, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
01:00, 06/19/2019

German regulator backs push to cut red tape for wind power constructions Germany's energy regulator supports an overhaul of legal procedures and red tape by the economy ministry to reverse a sharp fall in wind turbine constructions that threatens to throw the country's energy transformation off course....
15:17, 09/12/2019

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle Australia's banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws....
12:51, 09/20/2019

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
19:34, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
02:00, 07/18/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
06:34, 05/25/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies        ...
05:51, 07/12/2019

Dutch regulator sees potential privacy breach in Microsoft Windows Microsoft is remotely collecting data from users of Windows Home and Windows Pro, in a potential breach of privacy rules, the Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) said on Tuesday....
17:51, 08/27/2019

Swedish regulator delays Swedbank money-laundering probe report The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the beginning of next year, it said on Friday, pushing back the deadline by several months....
13:17, 08/23/2019

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
18:51, 05/23/2019

New York financial regulator sets up new division to police cryptocurrency businesses The New York State Department of Financial Services has announced the launch of a new division which will absorb the regulator’s current department that oversees cryptocurrency businesses in the state. In a statement released yesterday, financial ser...
12:34, 07/24/2019

U.S. banking regulator approves simpler 'Volcker Rule' ban on proprietary trading A U.S. banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the "Volcker Rule," which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks....
15:51, 08/20/2019

Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London, has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed unfair in a rebuke for tech giants seeking to keep delivery costs low in a rapidly growing sector....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Not so fast: Trump's Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to comments published by the U.S. Fish...
18:17, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 4-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook Inc in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
00:17, 08/15/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
00:51, 05/24/2019

'When They See Us' makes a powerful case to be seen The miscarriage of justice that surrounded the Central Park Five should by now be well known, but the details of the case, as reenacted, provide the inherent power of "When They See Us," a Netflix miniseries that's strongest at the beginning and end ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

The Most Powerful Arab Ruler Isn’t M.B.S. It’s M.B.Z. Prince Mohammed bin Zayed grew the U.A.E.’s power by following America’s lead. He now has an increasingly bellicose agenda of his own. And President Trump seems to be following him....
09:34, 06/02/2019

The most-powerful American cars ever Just like the stock market, the neverending American horsepower war has had its ups and downs over the years, but records keep getting broken and the outlook remains bullish....
00:51, 07/02/2019

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, ...
04:51, 05/07/2019

Monster Mars dust storms may have helped blow Red Planet's water away Huge Mars dust storms like the one that killed NASA's Opportunity rover may have helped to blow some of the Red Planet's ancient water away for good, researchers say....
02:34, 05/09/2019

Mars orbiter captures crazy photo of planet’s North Pole The Mars we often seen in photos from rovers and orbiters is dry, dusty and barren, but there are parts of the planet that, when viewed separately, could trick you into thinking you’re looking at a totally foreign alien land. The latest snapshot capt...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Scientists discover 2nd alien planet around star Beta Pictoris — and it's huge The solar system around a star called Beta Pictoris was already a pretty interesting place, with a large planet scientists have actually seen and a huge amount of rubble flying around....
18:17, 08/23/2019

We ignore poverty and visit ruin on the planet. But I have a plan… | Kevin McKenna If Nicola Sturgeon is serious about making Scotland carbon-neutral, she should read my modest proposalPerhaps there’s a reason why still too few of us pay heed to warnings about how we are killing the planet by cruel and unusual methods. How can you ...
13:51, 05/12/2019

You're probably using disposable wipes wrong. How to avoid harming the planet, the sewers It's not just water lines wet wipes may harming: They're collecting in landfills and waterways and may be cleaning our houses too well, experts say.        ...
19:51, 09/07/2019

If We Want to Stop Climate Change, Now is a Moment of Reckoning for How We Use the Planet, Warns U.N. Report The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when humans used land in new ways to extract wealth and b...
20:34, 08/08/2019

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree. Continue reading......
13:51, 05/17/2019

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures shades of blue on the Red Planet The Mars we know is a dry, dusty, barren place and in just about every image we see of the planet, it’s a pale shade of orange, but there are some areas of the nearby world that have unique and colorful personalities all their own. In a new blo...
06:00, 09/21/2019

Timeline suggests 'giant planet migration' was earlier than previously predicted New research suggests the the reorganization of the solar system's planets, the so-called "giant planet migration," occurred earlier than previously thought....
03:51, 08/13/2019

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered species....
14:17, 06/05/2019

Millions more Americans breathing dirty air as planet warms, study finds Forty-three percent of Americans live in places where they’re breathing unsafe air, according to American Lung AssociationAn increasing number of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of smog or particulate air pollution – both of which are ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Mars 2020 rover cameras get eye exams to hunt life on the Red Planet This Mars 2020 rover camera could be key to finding life on Mars and learning more about the planet – but only if it passes its vision examination by NASA’s team...
09:00, 08/20/2019

While the planet burns, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout | Leah C Stokes I have spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. Ohio just passed the worst legislation yetBowing to the interests of a few deep-pocketed utilities, Ohio has enacted a controversial new law, dubbed HB 6, subsidizing...
17:34, 07/28/2019

Tesla Roadster reaches Mars? An artist envisions an EV colonized red planet Romanian artist Andrei Lacasu's 'Life on Mars' series shows a dusty Tesla Roadster parked on top of a Martian cliff.       ...
14:00, 07/31/2019

Heat Wave Nudged the Planet to Its Hottest June, European Forecasters Say A United States government analysis due this month is expected to reach similar conclusions, though the rankings of record months might differ slightly....
21:34, 07/03/2019

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goa...
02:00, 05/10/2019

NASA discovers potentially habitable planet in nearby solar system NASA and an international team including British scientists have discovered a "promising" solar system which contains a potentially habitable planet where humans could live....
23:34, 08/01/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Johnson and Trump's close ties risk disaster for planet, says Corbyn Labour leader speaks after meeting Blackpool protesters and calling for fracking banBoris Johnson’s close relationship with Donald Trump could be dangerous for the environment with both leaders putting “short-term economic gains” ahead of longer-term...
02:00, 07/31/2019

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any UN talks on the issue involving coal......
06:34, 06/20/2019

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
14:17, 08/25/2019

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasi...
09:17, 06/15/2019

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrolo...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
06:00, 07/05/2019

Planet in triple-star system may be our best chance to find alien life An exoplanet 22.5 light years away that orbits in a system with three stars has the perfect conditions for us to search its atmosphere for signs of alien life...
16:00, 06/28/2019