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Millions of Americans facing 'megadrought' as Colorado river shrinks to alarming low

The south-western United States is almost certain to experience a “megadrought” lasting decades if global warming continues unchecked, researchers …

Potential Trump Science Adviser Says Climate Change Is Great

The new US administration has taken its time in employing a science adviser. Back when Barack Obama was elected in 2008, science adviser John Holdren …

OMG measurements of Greenland give us a glimpse of future sea rise

If you meet a group of climate scientists, and ask them how much sea levels will rise by say the year 2100, you will get a wide range of answers. But, those with most expertise in sea level rise will tell you perhaps 1 meter (a little over three feet). Then, they will immediately say, “but there is …

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Election AV: Donald Trump has been elected. A few questions about what’s next

2016-11-09T08:02:38.000Z<p>By: Alexandra Scaggs, Matthew C Klein, Cardiff Garcia<p>Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. The …

法律學者:釋法配上白皮書更全面 - 東方日報

香港立法會宣誓風波:港府吹風「釋法在即」

中國送給菲律賓的禮物 - 紐約時報中文網

菲律賓總統羅德里戈·杜特蒂(Rodrigo Duterte)的反美言論開始獲得回報了嗎?<p>杜特蒂上月初訪問北京,並宣布他打算放棄與美國的長期聯盟關係,以取悅中國,現在他可能已經取得了初步成果。週日,菲律賓安全官員說,中國已經減少了在南海有爭議的斯卡伯勒淺灘(Scarborough Shoal,中國稱黃岩島—— 譯註)水域的船隻數量,讓菲律賓漁民可以重新在那裡捕魚。<p>此舉可能標誌著中國的一個重要讓步,中國已經對這片戰略水道的絕大部分聲稱了主權。菲律賓和其他國家也對這片海域的礁石和岩石聲稱了主權,它們的漁業和鑽探活動遭到了中國的干擾。<p>自從杜特蒂的前任2013年向一個國際法庭提出海事請求之後,中國就封鎖 …

新界北發展 勢大舉收棕地 - 東方日報

政府計劃二○三○年後集中發展新界北及東大嶼都會,引發爭議,更遭立法會議員朱凱廸批評為只着重經濟發展,忽略了氣候暖化等可能出現天災人禍的應對。發展局局長陳茂波則呼籲,社會勿只作口號式政治爭拗,應切實辯論甚麼該做,指當局初步傾向先發展新界北,必然涉及大規模收回棕地,而在古洞北、粉嶺北新發展區約有千多戶居 …

公屋富戶收緊 料影響數百戶 - 東方日報

王坤:子女搬離 住戶老化<p>房委會資助房屋小組委員會明日開會討論富戶政策,公屋聯會主席王坤表示,收緊富戶政策間接導致住戶當中月入較多的子女離開,變相令公屋住戶老化,因此有關方面一直有所顧慮,他認為今次討論不會有結果。房委會委員黃成智則贊成收緊建議,他表示,公屋戶如擁有物業,不論是否已還清按揭,亦應遷出現 …

建制料周三未如常開會 - 東方日報

中國反腐敗:遼寧鐵嶺市長姜周轉正11天後「墮馬」