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Clocks in Europe are running late because of the Kosovo conflict

For weeks, digital clocks in Europe have been lagging behind. The unexpected source of the problem: Kosovo and Serbia, whose power grid operators …

Geopolitics

How mould and damp in your home affects your body can damage your health

It can be a worrying and expensive problem that many of us have to deal with from time to time: damp or mould in our houses.<p>It's never a pleasant …

Cleaning

Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

Wildlife

Openings in Antarctic sea ice influence global climate

Heat escaping through openings in sea ice influences sea and atmospheric temperatures and wind patterns around the globe – even rainfall around the …

Do you live in a flood risk area and what to do if you are hit by a flood?

Flooding is a major problem for the island nation of the UK, and it's a problem that is only likely to get worse.<p>A vicious combination of extreme storms, intense downpours and rising sea levels are all forecast to hit the UK as it faces the next century.<p>Seven of our 10 wettest years have occurred …

Conservatives admit they don't know how much school breakfasts pledge will cost

The Conservative Party has reportedly admitted it has no idea how much money it will cost to provide free school breakfasts to every primary school …

Education

Climate change doubled the likelihood of the NSW heatwave – let’s be clear, this is not natural

Rapid warming trend sees heat records in Australia outnumber cold records by 12 to one over the past decade<p>The heatwave that engulfed southeastern Australia at the end of last week has seen heat records continue to tumble.<p>On Saturday 11 February, as New South Wales suffered through the heatwave’s …

Climate Change

Fake news tries to blame human-caused global warming on El Niño

Climate scientists and real science journalists pushed back, holding the post-truth crowd accountable<p>Human carbon pollution is heating the Earth incredibly fast. On top of that long-term human-caused global warming trend, there are fluctuations caused by various natural factors. One of these is the …

Global Warming

The things people ask about the scientific consensus on climate change

It’s been almost a month since the paper I co-authored on the synthesis of research into the scientific consensus on climate change was published. …

Corrected - Half Australia's Great Barrier Reef northern coral dead or dying - scientists | Reuters

(Corrects headline, bullet point and first paragraph to show 50 percent of northern coral is dead or dying, not entire reef)<p>Oliver Lanyon, Senior Ranger in the Great Barrier Reef region for the Queenlsand Parks and Wildlife Service, takes photographs and notes during an inspection of the reef's …

You Don't Have To Go Vegan To Eat Way More Sustainably

Eating meat is wreaking havoc on our planet. Going cold turkey isn't the only way to do something about it.<p>We’ve known for some time now that eating meat is putting a massive strain on our planet.<p>But if you want to take steps to reduce the carbon footprint of your dinner, it’s not necessary to …

Elon Musk says we're paying 'too much attention' to this climate change variable

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett<p>Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter on Wednesday to point out some worrisome news that the Arctic ice cap is much, much …