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Carbon trading gets a green light from the U.N., and Brazil hopes to earn billions
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Hundreds of billions of dollars could change hands in coming years through a global market in greenhouse emissions. 1
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At the Glasgow meeting, loud protests erupted over "zombie credits." 1
These are carbon credits that some nations earned years ago through an emissions trading system established by the 1997 Kyoto Protocol on climate. 1
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"You're not reducing anything. 1
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NASA to Launch a Telescope Bigger and More Powerful Than Hubble | KQED
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The telescope made thousands of observations with its 2.4-meter telescope, delivering jaw-dropping revelations about the size, age, expansion, and evolution of the universe. 1
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The James Webb telescope mirror is much larger than Hubble's at 6.5-meters and can collect over five times the amount of light, enabling it to probe distances and scales of the universe where Hubble sees only darkness. 1
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This Bizarre Hell Planet Might Be the Most Brutal Ever Discovered
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Researchers have discovered a planet that's five times bigger than Jupiter and orbits so closely to its sun that its daytime heat shreds molecules apart into atoms - which makes it one of the most metal planets to ever exist (besides the ones actually made of metal , of course). 1
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New technology could enable humans to travel at 7 million MPH
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In fact, it is the fastest thing that exists, and a law of the universe is that nothing can move faster than light. 1
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An "incident" with the James Webb Space Telescope has occurred
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"Technicians were preparing to attach Webb to the launch vehicle adapter, which is used to integrate the observatory with the upper stage of the Ariane 5 rocket," NASA said in a blog post. 1"A sudden, unplanned release of a clamp band-which secures Webb to the launch vehicle adapter-caused a vibration throughout the observatory." 1
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Scientists Discover Gigantic New World that Defies Previous Planetary Understanding
Scientists have discovered a new planet - and it's really honkin' big!
Rich Americans Have Higher Carbon Footprints than Other Wealthy People
The richest people are releasing vast amounts of carbon dioxide compared with lower-income people, according to a new report.
Abortion Doesn’t Have To Be an Either-Or Conversation
The language we use to talk about a pregnant person's right to decide whether to continue a pregnancy is full of false binaries: pro-choice versus pro-life, bodily autonomy versus fetal personhood, moral versus immoral.
Look: Scientists just discovered a gigantic planet that shouldn't exist
A massive, odd planet was just discovered orbiting around two bright stars in the southern sky. It's so weird that it's challenging scientists' ideas about how planets form and evolve.
Scientists take astonishing picture of planet they thought couldn't exist
Scientists have revealed an image of a planet around two stars so hot and huge they thought they could not serve as a home to other worlds.