African Rhinos May Be Extinct In 10 Years, Experts Warn
Poaching of African rhinos has increased for the sixth year in a row.
Trans-Pacific Partnership could undermine climate regulations, top economist warns
Nobel economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz argues that the TPP could open up governments to corporate lawsuits over climate rules.
Climate fuelled disasters forcing more than 20 million people a year from their homes
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Climate change is displacing 20 million people each year, Oxfam study shows
Internal displacements due to climate-related extreme weather events are soaring, with those in poorer countries more at risk.
How can the seabed warn us about climate change?
Deep in the ocean, chemicals that line the seabed provide crucial information that can help scientists predict climate change.
People Should Be Allowed to Sue Facebook If It Violates Law on Face Recognition Privacy
Ten years ago, Illinois enacted a law that imposes important protections against companies collecting and storing our biometric information — including using facial recognition— without our knowledge and consent. The law is called the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Although facial recognition was relatively crude when it was passed, the wisdom of Illinois’ decision has been borne out over the last decade, as facial recognition and other…
Drug-Resistant Infections Could Kill 10 Million People Annually by 2050
A new U.N. report highlights the danger posed by widespread antibiotic misuse in humans, livestock and agriculture
What's That Symptom? Experts Warn of Self-Diagnosis Via the Web
Many people prone to leap to worst-case conclusions when investigating own ailments, study finds.
Experts Warn 5G Could Interfere With Weather Forecasts
Experts and officials have warned that interference from 5G wireless radios could seriously compromise the ability to forecast weather, including the prediction of extreme weather events like hurricanes. The forecasts of NOAA could be reduced in accuracy by up to 30%.
Top Experts Warn Against 'Malicious Use' of AI
Technology experts warn that artificial intelligence (AI) could be deployed by dictators, criminals and terrorists to manipulate elections and use drones in terrorist attacks,.
How African Farmers Face a Warming Climate
Science, technology, health, development, population growth, and conflict all play a role in adapting to climate change.
Experts warn people should 'be careful' when using 'FaceApp'
A Russian app caled FaceApp is raising privacy concerns among experts who say that it can access all your pictures and has ownership of to modify, adapt and publish any images you post.
Climate adaptation could reduce violent conflict. Here's why
Climate change is recognized as a likely catalyst in conflicts across the world - which is why climate adaptation could help bring peace as well as stability.
What If the Courts Could Save the Climate?
Juliana v. United States is a long shot, but it may not be as far-fetched as it seems.
No safe way to suntan, experts warn
There is no safe or healthy way to get a tan from sunlight, new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) warns.
New Yorkers Could Face 10 Cent Tax on Plastic Bags
NEW YORK—On a rainy Tuesday evening, Councilmember Andy King was at the entrance for the 2 and 5-line subway station on 233rd street in the Bronx, handing out tote bags for free.
How climate change could harm your health
Heat stroke, asthma, mental illnesses, and other problems may grow worse with rising temperatures.
Cryptocurrency mining could become the new face of energy storage. Here’s how
The process of mining cryptocurrencies currently relies on energy from polluting sources. Using excess power from renewable sources instead could convert waste to value and reduce financial risks.
Experts Warn Against DIY Dentistry
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — It seems that you can turn to the Internet to learn how to do just about anything Sometimes learning from the web can save you money, but there is one new ‘do it yourself’ trend that might do more harm than good. It’s ‘do-it-yourself dentistry.’ YouTube videos show viewers how to straighten teeth with elastic bands or wires, but experts call it a prescription for disaster. “I have seen more than one instance where harm has been done,” said Dr.…
The secret to fighting climate climate could be in your back garden
The role ponds play in the carbon cycle is often overlooked - but research has shown how they can act as carbon sinks, helping the environment.