• Scientists say Antarctic shelf close to calving huge iceberg
Scientists say Antarctic shelf close to calving huge iceberg

Researchers with Project MIDAS, working out of Swansea University and Aberystwyth University in Wales and studying the shelf by satellites and through other techniques, have released a new update showing that the crack grew a stunning 11 miles in the space of just one week between May 25 and May 31.

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  • Trump says US to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay
Trump says US to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay

But make no mistake: if President Trump won't lead, the American people will", he said . "For the exclusive benefits of other countries, leaving American workers, who I love, and tax payers to observe the cost in terms of job loss, low wages, shattered factories and vastly diminish economic production".

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  • CEOs' urgent plea: Don't pull out of Paris accord
CEOs' urgent plea: Don't pull out of Paris accord

Abandoning the pact would isolate the US from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions in almost 200 nations. But other top Trump advisers, including his daughter Ivanka and Gary Cohn, the head of the president's National Economic Council, are said...

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  • Trump will announce decision on climate agreement Thursday
Trump will announce decision on climate agreement Thursday

For many who may not be familiar, the Paris climate agreement was established in 2015 during a conference in the French city. That's why I'm so concerned about President Trump's plan to withdraw the United States from The Paris Agreement .

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  • NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year
NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

Congdon says protecting the probe's scientific instruments from getting fried is "quite an engineering feat". "This is the first time NASA has named a spacecraft for a living individual", Science Mission Directorate associate administration Thomas Zurbuchen explained.

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  • Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate agreement
Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump will follow through on a campaign pledge to pull the United States out of a global pact to fight climate change , a source briefed on the decision told Reuters , a move that should rally his support base at home while deepening a rift with USA allies.

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  • May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away
May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

People on Twitter were left feeling very confused, since the colours represent the value of the money and not what can be bought with it, though some expressed their keenness to make the most of her misunderstanding of the classic board game and challenged her to a game.

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  • Trump says will announce decision on Paris climate deal soon
Trump says will announce decision on Paris climate deal soon

The comments came after media reports said Trump would withdraw from the global agreement to curb emissions. Here's a quick primer on what that means. He also pledged $3 billion to help poorer countries like China and India to reduce their emissions. What did the USA agree to? Carbon equivalent refers to all greenhouse gases that contribu...

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  • A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role
A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role

Trump on Wednesday declared that abandoning the Paris climate agreement would be a victory for the American economy. In anticipation of a US withdrawal, European officials said China and the European Union will seek on June 2 to bolster the agreement by recommitting themselves to full implementation of the accord.

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  • Despite Trump, cleaner energy growth expected to carry on
Despite Trump, cleaner energy growth expected to carry on

China generates about 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources, compared to about 13 percent in the U.S. Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel indicated after that meeting that the US was no longer a reliable partner to Germany.

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  • In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact
In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact

Trump is to make the announcement from the Rose Garden Thursday afternoon. A withdrawal had been on the cards, but there was hope among those backing the deal that Trump would change his mind at the last minutes. " Climate change is not a fairy tale". Climate change is unstoppable. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatcha...

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  • BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services resume
BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services resume

Passengers were asked to contact BA to locate their luggage after many were forced to leave Heathrow airport without claiming their bags. Shares in IAG , which also owns carriers Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling, fell as much as 4.5 per cent in early deals on Tuesday, the first day of London trading after the holiday weekend.

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  • President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country
President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

The president also defended his son-in-law after reports emerged that Kushner, who carries the title "senior adviser", considered setting up a secret line of communication between the incoming administration and the Russian government, primarily to discuss a resolution to the crisis in Syria.

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  • CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds
CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds

The US secret service , responsible for presidential security, has opened an inquiry into the posting of Griffin posing with the severed-head replica, a spokesman in Los Angeles said . I moved the line and then I crossed it. The reaction to Griffin's video apology shows Americans are divided about this. I went way too far . However...

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  • Google confirms details of upcoming ad-blocker in Chrome
Google confirms details of upcoming ad-blocker in Chrome

This is created to give publishers at least half a year to prepare and prune their advertising prior to its debut in a consumer build of the browser, which is planned for sometime next year. The Wall Street Journal reported the Chrome ad blocker possibility in April. Soon, they'll also have a notable company in their corner: Google.

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  • China will continue with climate pact even if US pulls out
China will continue with climate pact even if US pulls out

Trump himself kept everyone in suspense on the question of staying or leaving, saying he was still listening to “a lot of people both ways” but promising a decision “very soon.”. They include Apple, Google and Walmart. Despite high-ranking officials in his administration (namely former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, who is now secretary of state) enc...

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  • Trump withdraws from Paris climate deal, but says he'll begin new negotiations
Trump withdraws from Paris climate deal, but says he'll begin new negotiations

President Donald Trump is applauded as he announces that the USA will withdraw from the Paris climate change accord during a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , Thursday, June 1, 2017 . BP is among eight oil companies that together produce hydrocarbons that generate as much climate-damaging pollution as the entir...

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  • AMD claims major Ryzen OEM wins, dates Vega's unveiling
AMD claims major Ryzen OEM wins, dates Vega's unveiling

Intel's upcoming Skylake-X chips will sell more cores per dollar than any previous Intel HEDT line-up, but it seems pretty safe to bet AMD will take a chainsaw to Intel's overall price stack. In addition, AMD announced cutting-edge high-performance motherboard designs from ASRock, ASUS, GIGABYTE and MSI, built upon the X399 chipset. The entire Th...

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  • Call me on my mobile, says Donald Trump in breach of protocol
Call me on my mobile, says Donald Trump in breach of protocol

The National Archives has instructed the White House that it needs to keep a record of everything Mr Trump posts, even if he then goes on to the delete the posts. "Last night for five blessed hours, Donald Trump made America truly great", Samantha Bee said on Wednesday's episode of TBS's "Full Frontal" right before playing clips from medi...

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  • LIGO detects gravitational waves for a third time
LIGO detects gravitational waves for a third time

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory ( LIGO ) made the detection January 4, 2017, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened. Chirp describes the rapid increase in the frequency and amplitude of the gravitational wave that occurs just before the black holes merge. For just the third time ever, scientist...

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