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In which year the deaths from heat will increase five times

In which year the deaths from heat will increase five times In severe cases heat stroke, which occurs when body temperature rises above 40C, proves lethally damaging to the brain and other organs. The models used to estimate future heatwave-related deaths included data on future greenhouse gas emissions, population growth, and hypothetical changes governments could introduce to help communities cope with warmer temperatures. Continua a leggere...

Hosepipe ban due to start this weekend cancelled

Hosepipe ban due to start this weekend cancelled UU has warned that it may still need to introduce a ban at a later stage if the dry weather continues. "However, the long-range forecast from the Met Office is one of relatively dry weather into the autumn, so future restrictions are still a possibility if more rain doesn't arrive". Continua a leggere...

How new fuel standards will impact California vehicles

How new fuel standards will impact California vehicles The administration's proposal asserts that "attempting to solve climate change, even in part" is "fundamentally different" from the Clean Air Act's "original goal of addressing smog-related air quality problems". Schwarzenegger added that he's "sick and exhausted of these fake conservatives who believe in states' rights to make their own policies - as long as state policy is to pollute more". Continua a leggere...

1st Crewed Flights of Private Space Taxis Slip to 2019

1st Crewed Flights of Private Space Taxis Slip to 2019 Although the first crewed flight of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft was supposed to take place either at the end of 2018 or early next year, Boeing won't be ready to fly the first passengers on its state-of-the-art "space taxi" until mid-2019. Continua a leggere...

Trump EPA to Roll Back Back Obama-Era Gas Mileage Standards

Trump EPA to Roll Back Back Obama-Era Gas Mileage Standards Cars drive past a California emissions testing site in Oceanside, California, U.S. on September 29, 2015. "There's some tension between calling for ever-increasing fuel efficiency standards on the one hand and the effect it has on highway safety on the other hand", assistant administrator in the EPA's air office Bill Wehrum told reporters. Continua a leggere...

Come vedere Marte, che stasera è alla distanza minima dalla Terra

Come vedere Marte, che stasera è alla distanza minima dalla Terra Dopo averlo visto in congiunzione con la Luna nella bellissima notte dell' eclissi totale più lunga del secolo , Marte torna a dare spettacolo nel cielo notturno questa sera , 31 luglio , quando sarà alla minima distanza dalla Terra . Continua a leggere...

WhatsApp: rilasciato l'aggiornamento per fare le chiamate audio e video di gruppo

WhatsApp: rilasciato l'aggiornamento per fare le chiamate audio e video di gruppo Poco più di un mese fa la direttrice di WhatsApp Mubarik Imam annunciò l'arrivo imminente di importantissime novità per la celebre applicazione di messaggistica istantanea. Per effettuare una videochiamata di gruppo su WhatsApp , basterà selezionare l'apposita icona che rappresenta una videocamera e che si trova in alto a destra in ogni chat . Continua a leggere...

Sanedi calls on industry to move back Earth Overshoot Day

As part of its mission to address the issues of clean and sustainable energy, the South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) will be participating in this year's global Earth Overshoot Day , taking place on August 1, by urging South Africans to check their ecological footprint and be mindful of this where possible. Continua a leggere...

Hubble snaps photos as Mars makes its closest approach to Earth

Hubble snaps photos as Mars makes its closest approach to Earth This animation shows the rotation of Mars over the course of 42 minutes and is based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Stargazers will be able to see the planet at its brightest from Friday night through to Monday night, as Mars comes a "mere" 36 million miles (58 million km) from Earth, according to NASA . Continua a leggere...

Trump Tweets Cohen Taping 'Perhaps Illegal' but Denies Own Wrongdoing

Trump Tweets Cohen Taping 'Perhaps Illegal' but Denies Own Wrongdoing The Justice Department, as part of its investigation into Cohen, is working to determine if he was involved in paying off women making claims about Trump, and whether that violated any campaign finance laws. Trump also took aim at Cohen for hiring Lanny Davis, a high-profile lawyer perhaps best known for working for Bill and Hillary Clinton . Nunberg's conclusions on Sunday stand in contrast to... Continua a leggere...

Tutti con gli occhi all'insù: Marte sarà vicinissimo

A partire dal tramonto sarà possibile osservare Marte , che sorgerà verso sud-est , pochi gradi al di sotto della Luna , nella costellazione del Capricorno . L'astronoma ha spiegato che la posizione è particolarmente favorevole ad essere immortalata perché "durante l'opposizione il pianeta rosso è completamente illuminato dal Sole e alla distanza minore dalla Terra ". Continua a leggere...

Red Planet Mars Comes Closer to Earth Like Never Before Today

Red Planet Mars Comes Closer to Earth Like Never Before Today The nearest point to Earth in Mars´ elliptical orbit came at around 1100 GMT on Tuesday, NASA said. On July 27, Mars was at opposition, meaning that the Sun and the Red Planet came opposite to each other, keeping the Earth in the middle. Continua a leggere...

Coles has given up on charging for reuseable plastic bags

Should Coles stick to their original plan and charge for their reusable bags? Much like a flimsy single-use plastic bag, you could say Coles has crumpled under pressure, with disastrous environmental consequences. It is also selling plastic-lined cases to store them in. Woolworths surveyed 12,500 customers in May about the phasing out of single-use bags and found that 75 per cent support... Continua a leggere...

Eclissi lunare: tutti aspettano lo spettacolo

Eclissi lunare: tutti aspettano lo spettacolo Innanzitutto ti servono un treppiedi e un telecomando per lo scatto remoto (se la telecamera non è già predisposta per l'autoscatto). Come ricorda il sito dell'INAF, in questo tratto dell'orbita i corpi si muovono più lentamente (il moto è descritto dalla II legge di Keplero), perciò si prolunga il tempo di transito nel cono d'ombra proiettato dalla Terra . Continua a leggere...

Climate change `increased odds´ of northern European…

Climate change `increased odds´ of northern European… They examined temperatures at weather stations in northern Europe, including in Finland, Denmark, the Irish Republic, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. "This is something that society can and should prepare for - but equally there is no doubt that we can and should constrain the increasing likelihood of all kinds of extreme weather events by restricting greenhouse gas emissions as sharply as pos... Continua a leggere...

Cristiano Ronaldo, il primo allenamento con la Juve VIDEO

E' scattata l'ora del primo allenamento del marziano. E così, dietro a un Cristiano Ronaldo che fa impazzire e godere la Juve , c'è il caso Higuain da gestire con diplomazia e velocità da parte dei bianconeri. Il Pipita, al centro di numerose voci di mercato che lo vogliono lontano dalla Juventus , si allenerà in attesa di capire se dovrà fare le valigie con destinazione Milano. Continua a leggere...

Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Occurs Tonight

Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Occurs Tonight The event will last more than six hours, and the total eclipse will last as estimated one hour and 42 minutes. It's making its closest approach to Earth in 15 years , just 35.8 million miles away from us. It wasn't visible in the USA, but it could be seen from places like South America, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. The Moon gradually returns to its normal color and brighten... Continua a leggere...

Scientists discover rare dolphin-whale hybrid near Hawaii

Scientists discover rare dolphin-whale hybrid near Hawaii What the researchers discovered was a hybrid of a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin. "We had the photos and suspected it was a hybrid from morphological characteristics intermediate between species", Robin Baird said. There may be similar hybrids out there, he told HuffPost. And, although rare, other dolphin hybrids are known, such as the offspring of a bottlenose dolphin and false ... Continua a leggere...

EPA reverses order allowing polluting diesel truck engines

EPA reverses order allowing polluting diesel truck engines The EPA issued a "no action" memo on July 6 that declared the agency would not enforce a limit of up to 300 gliders per manufacturer. But they're about 25 times cheaper than new trucks, largely because the engines don't have to use the complex emissions control technology of their completely new counterparts. Continua a leggere...

La bufala su WhatsApp delle radiazioni eccessive nella notte del 27 luglio

La bufala su WhatsApp delle radiazioni eccessive nella notte del 27 luglio Televisione Singapore ha annunciato la notizia. Per favore dillo alla tua famiglia e ai tuoi amici. Ieri tutti con il naso all'insù per la strepitosa eclissi lunare, la più lunga del XXI secolo, oggi invece tutti con il naso all'ingiù , fissi sui nostri cellulari per il rischio radiazioni causate da pericolosissimi raggi cosmici . Continua a leggere...


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