Nasa is seeking a new “planetary protection officer” tasked with defending the earth from alien life.
More specifically, the job’s main concern is avoiding “biological contamination in human and robotic space exploration.” Dr. Steve Maran is Senior Advisor at the American Astronomical Society…
(Photo: Aurora of Earth from aboard the International Space Station Credit: ESA/Getty)
4 August 2017
Published on Dec 9, 2015
Climate change threatens much of life on Earth, with the extinction rate at roughly 100 times normal. Rising sea levels are already displacing entire communities, and could threaten hundreds of millions of people in the near future. What will it take to unf**k the climate? Action. Now.
Published on Oct 1, 2016
Environmentalist Bill McKibben talks what it’ll take to truly slow down climate change.
“Politicians follow if movements make it necessary for them to follow. So that’s our job.”
The New York Times
Published on Sep 8, 2016
In an exclusive interview on his legacy, President Obama speaks to The Times’s Mark Landler and Coral Davenport on climate change while visiting Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
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Published on Aug 3, 2017
Investigative economist James S. Henry and TRNN’s Paul Jay discuss Bill Browder’s accusations of corruption and murder against Vladimir Putin; Henry says Trump’s dubious Russia connections are more about Russian oligarch’s investments and secret loans than election manipulation
Published on Aug 6, 2017
Odenda Lumbumba of Kenya Land Alliance says that Kenya’s drought is not just the result of climate change – it’s also the result of failed public policy