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Sudan’s ousted PM returns home as world opinion grows against coup

From UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the US and European powers, several leaders are demanding the restoration of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s government. Top General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan’s declaration of a state of emergency and dissolution of the government provoked an international backlash. (AFP) Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and his wife have been […]

Health

Managing Western US Water Resources in a Low-to-No-Snow Future

With mountain snowpacks shrinking in the western US, new Berkeley Lab study analyzes when a low-to-no-snow future might arrive and implications for water management. Mountain snowpacks around the world are on the decline, and if the planet continues to warm, climate models forecast that snowpacks could shrink dramatically and possibly even disappear altogether on certain […]

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AMOS’ compact hyperspectral instrument “ELOIS” to onboard a microsatellite soon

AMOS and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a contract to build and qualify a first flight model of an advanced compact hyperspectral imager designed by AMOS and called ELOIS. Thanks to the financial support of the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO), this co-funded project will deliver the payload to be integrated on an […]

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The Carbon Takeback: Affordable Policy That Could Stop Fossil Fuels From Causing Global Warming

Stop fossil fuels from causing global warming within a generation… The Carbon Takeback Obligation could do just that. Imagine a single policy, imposed on one industry, which would, if enforced consistently, stop fossil fuels causing global warming within a generation. The Carbon Takeback Obligation could do just that. It requires fossil fuel extractors and importers to dispose safely and permanently […]

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Sierra Leone capital names ‘Chief Heat Officer’ in African first

Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown has named a chief heat officer to fight the effects of extreme temperatures, in a first for Africa. On Friday, Chief Heat Officer Eugenia Kargbo told AFP that her dedicated role, which involves planning for dangerous heatwaves, is the first such position on the continent. “Extreme heatwaves are affecting our health, […]

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Erdogan: Turkey open to normalisation if Armenia solves issues with Baku

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the situation is more favorable than ever before for lasting peace and progress towards normalisation in the region. Erdogan said the environment in Karabakh is more favourable “than ever before” for lasting peace and progress towards “the longed for normalisation.” (AA) Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said if […]

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Germany’s minority politicians either leave politics or face death threats

With a left-wing coalition set to form the next government in Germany, ethnic and religious minority politicians remain in the crosshairs of far-right extremists Sarah-Lee Heinrich has been a rising star in the left-wing Green’s youth party. On October 9, the party named the 20-year-old as its official spokesperson and what happened next was a […]

Technology

NASA Mars Rover and Helicopter models to go on national tour

Catch Mars mania as a traveling exhibit visits more than a dozen towns across the U.S. with lifelike models of NASA’s Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter. While NASA’s Perseverance rover and Ingenuity Mars Helicopter are hard at work exploring Mars hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, their “twin” models will be visiting museums as […]