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November 2020

NASA’s Plutonium Tours U.S. Before Heading To Mars

The plutonium-238 that powers NASA’s rovers on Mars crisscrosses the United States first on a tour of national laboratories.
Department of Energy officials outlined the path and process of manufacturing the Pu-238 for the Perseverance Rover that…

International organizations are leveraging the coronavirus recession to take Green New Deal policies global, despite warnings from Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg that they amount to “surrender.”
Thunberg pilloried Green New Deal policies a…

Donald Trump’s brief withdrawal from the Paris Agreement invalidated the United States’ 2005 climate pledge—which many saw as inadequate—creating an opportunity for Joe Biden to make a more ambitious commitment.
Such a commitment, say two leading…

An intergovernmental panel has gone where most governments fear to tread, linking the increasing risk of pandemics to—among other causes—excessive consumption of meat.
The report calls for transformative change to reduce the “consumption, globalized…