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April 14, 2021: Eight supporters allowed to attend top-flight games in Sweden Shopping centres and animal parks have many more visitorsFootball clubs in Sweden are trying to come to terms with rules that allow only eight supporters at top-flight games while shopping centres and animal parks are can host many more people.The Swedish...
April 14, 2021: The U.S. plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically in the next decade. Scientists say it's crucial that the U.S. succeed. Still, many of the positive effects won't arrive for decades.
April 10, 2021: Scientists said Thursday that solar winds, the million-mile-per-hour stream of charged particles blasted from the sun, are stripping away Mars' atmosphere -- turning it from a once possibly inhabitable planet to a barren wasteland. Vladamir Duthiers spoke with CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood about the develop...
April 8, 2021: Pope Francis delivered a historic speech to the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill. Rep. Debbie Dingel joined CBSN to describe what it was like inside the House chambers.
April 7, 2021: Concentrations are 50% above pre-industrial levels despite dip in emissions during pandemicConcentrations of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have hit record highs, despite a dip in emissions due to the pandemic, scientists said.The latest measurements from the long-running recording station at Mauna...
April 5, 2021: NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s Sherrilyn Ifill and former FBI profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole on warning signs of violence and creating a climate that encourages people to speak up about possible danger.
April 2, 2021: The Jalisco cartel’s violence has taken a horrific toll on the state and experts say it poses a threat to Mexico’s governmentIt was mid-spring when residents of the wasteland behind Guadalajara’s international airport noticed a dog roaming their community with a strange object in its mouth: a human forearm.Sea...
March 27, 2021: This NASA video shows the greenhouse gas circulating around the globe over a span of one year.
March 23, 2021: Chef Matt Lambert is winning rave reviews for his Manhattan restaurant The Musket Room and calls dining at his restaurant “a special experience.”
March 23, 2021: Google searches around these questions spiked after a Tiktok video falsely claimed Mars got its color after humans destroyed it in a nuclear war.
March 17, 2021: Climate 101 is a Mashable series that answers provoking and salient questions about Earth’s warming climate.  The potent greenhouse gas methane continues to increase in Earth's atmosphere, and it shows no sign of slowing down. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) graph below paints a...
March 16, 2021: PNNL scientists are developing unique properties of a solvent known as EEMPA to capture CO2 from flue gas emitted by fossil fuels, but that allow it to sidestep the energetically expensive demands incurred by traditional solvents. They also have found a way to sequester the CO2 when they capture it.
March 15, 2021: Scientists think they've spied an alien world that lost its atmosphere — then conjured itself a new one.
March 4, 2021: Gliese 486 b is an interesting candidate when it comes to studying exoplanet atmospheres.
March 3, 2021: For the first time in history, astronomers have detected what they've deemed a space
February 25, 2021: The fireball that lit up the sky across the Prairies on Monday morning was a small piece of a comet that burned up in the atmosphere, researchers at the University of Alberta say.
February 20, 2021: Talk about a unique satellite image. A crucial NASA satellite orbiting Mars, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, spotted the car-sized Perseverance rover parachuting through the Martian atmosphere on Thursday, en route to a successful, though dramatic, landing. The space agency released the shot on Friday. Every
February 12, 2021: As the China National Space Administration's Tianwen-1 mission entered Mars' orbit on Wednesday, it shared video footage of the feat back to Earth, which was shared with the world two days later on Friday.  While cameras on spacecraft don't typically take selfies, there's something fun about seeing Tianwen-1 ta...
January 8, 2021: EUVST telescope will study how solar winds emanate from the sun, creating ‘space weather’Nasa has approved a large contribution to Japan’s Extreme Ultraviolet High-Throughput Spectroscopic Telescope (EUVST) mission. Continue reading...
January 5, 2021: At high altitudes, carbon dioxide releases energy into space, making the atmosphere contractIn all the discussions about climate change, one thing is often overlooked – the upper atmosphere of Earth is actually cooling while the lower atmosphere grows warmer, and this strange paradox is a clear fingerprint of gree...
December 12, 2020: NASA enthusiastically recommends that you check out the sky.  The peak of the brilliant annual Geminids meteor shower is happening on Dec. 13 and 14, the space agency advised on Friday. This natural light show is created when the leftover trail of dust and bits from an asteroid or rocky comet (called 3200 Phaet...
December 10, 2020: The worst pandemic in a century won't make a dent in humanity's accelerating carbon problem.  In 2020, civilization emitted an estimated 34 billion tonnes (or 37.5 billion tons) of heat-trapping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to an annual analysis released Thursday by the Global Carbon Project, a...
December 1, 2020: New technologies to remove CO2 at source or from the atmosphere are in rapid development. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies can be used in conjunction with bioenergy, the burning of biomass for energy, to create a carbon negative solution.
November 18, 2020: The 2020 election is expected to usher in a major shift in immigration enforcement — particularly in suburban Atlanta, where newly elected sheriffs are pledging to limit how they cooperate with ICE.
November 11, 2020: Cassava, a root crop that feeds more than 1 billion people around the world, could benefit from rising atmospheric CO2 levels.