The federal government has issued its first “Manifesto on Climate Change,” but it’s still behind on emissions targets

The Albanian government says that despite falling behind on its promised target of cutting emissions by 43 per cent by 2030, Australia is on track to achieve a 40 per cent reduction. the main points: On Thursday, the government presented Australia’s first annual climate change statement An emissions forecast report, part of Australia’s new climate … Read more

Do exoplanet scientists have favorite exoplanets?

Exoplanets have become such a sensation over the past decade and more that scientists have regularly confirmed the existence of new exoplanets thanks to NASA’s Kepler and TESS missions, along with the James Webb Space Telescope recently examining exoplanets’ atmospheres as well. Because of these discoveries, exoplanet science has turned into an exciting field of … Read more

Physicists produce symmetry-protected Majorana edge modes on a quantum computer

Artist’s depiction of Majorana edge modes on a string of superconducting qubits. Credit: Google Quantum AI Physicists at Google Quantum AI have used their quantum computer to study a type of efficient particle that is more resilient to environmental perturbations that can degrade quantum computations. These effective particles, known as Majorana edge patterns, are formed … Read more

ARHGAP35 is a novel factor that has been disrupted in human eye growth patterns

Ma A, Yousoof S, Grigg JR, Flaherty M, Minoche AE, Cowley MJ, et al. Revealing hidden genetic diagnoses in anterior segment disorders. Gene Med. 2020; 22: 1623-1632. Article CAS PubMed PubMed Central Google Scholar Chassaing N, Causse A, Vigouroux A, Delahaye A, Alessandri JL, Boespflug-Tanguy O, et al. Molecular findings and clinical data in a … Read more

When should a wildlife sighting be reported or encountered? – St. George News

The Utah Department of Wildlife Resources advises the public when to report a wildlife encounter or sighting, location and date unspecified | Image courtesy DWR, St. George News Street. George – Utah’s growing population and associated expansion has increased the number of wildlife encounters across the state in recent years. However, not every encounter or … Read more

European Union unveils plans to reduce plastic and packaging waste in Europe | Trash

The European Commission wants to ban small shampoo bottles in hotels and the use of disposable cups in cafes and restaurants, as part of sweeping legal proposals to reduce Europe’s mountains of waste. A draft EU regulation published on Wednesday also proposes mandatory deposit and return schemes for single-use plastic drink bottles and metal cans, … Read more

Ultra-fast stars, TŻOs, super-rugged supernovae, and stellar planets may all share an origin.

Title: Neutron stars colliding with binary companions: the formation of hypervelocity stars, planet pulsars, rugged ultraluminous supernovae and Thorne-Żytkow objects. Authors: Hirai, Ryusuke, Podsiadlowski, and Philip First Author Foundation: School of Physics and Astronomy, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia condition: Published in MNRAS Journal [open access] Picture this: You’re in the binary of a peaceful … Read more

Astronomers say the mysterious bright flash is a jet black hole heading straight for Earth

A3 tidal disturbance graph. Credit: Carl Knox-Osgrave, ARC Center of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Detection, Swinburne University of Technology Earlier this year, astronomers were observing data from the Zwicky Transit Facility, an all-sky survey at California’s Palomar Observatory, when they detected an unusual flash in a part of the sky where no such light had … Read more

Wildlife in Victoria Falls is targeted by bushmeat hunters

Sign up View from Westminster email expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free Westminster email offer Nukuthaba Dlamini for Newsday in Zimbabwe Conservationists said the increased demand for bushmeat during the COVID-19 lockdowns has wiped out the wild animals that once roamed the streets of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe’s main resort. The Victoria Falls … Read more

Plastic ‘usually’ in Ho Chi Minh City leaves piles of waste | Environmental news

Ho Chi Minh City – Kieu Anh Tran heads down a small alley to her workshop in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City. Inside, her team is busy washing used plastic tarpaulins, cutting patterns, and sewing discarded materials into backpacks, totes, and purses. In the southern city and commercial center of Vietnam, there is … Read more