Daily Archives: April 7, 2019

Space tourism could be as close as next year

ABC News (Australia)

Published on Feb 25, 2019

Virgin Galactic has successfully flown to space, and Richard Branson sees no reason the price of commercial flights could not be reduced until they have more demand than they can cope with.

Why does the US have 800 military bases around the world?


Published on May 18, 2015

The US has about 800 military bases in other countries, according to David Vine in his forthcoming book Base Nation. And it costs a lot of money to keep them open. Why are they there in the first place?

Why Do People Still Deny Climate Change?

NowThis World

Published on Nov 30, 2015

Climate Change: What Happens If The World Warms Up By 5°C?

Sky News

Published on Dec 3, 2015

With forests burning, rivers vanishing and continents carved up by toxic oceans, a world where global temperatures have risen by six degrees would be a bleak one – and almost no environment could sustain human life.

Scientists warn 2019 could be the hottest year on record

CBS News

Published on Jan 4, 2019

Scientists are warning that a likely El Niño event coupled with climate change could make 2019 the hottest year on record. Samantha Stevenson, a climate scientist and co-author of a study on the impact of El Niño, joined CBSN to discuss the effects of warming temperatures.

Terrifying proof of global warming | 60 Minutes Australia

60 Minutes Australia

Published on Mar 28, 2019

In 2007, Tara Brown reported from a place where they couldn’t be happier about climate change. Greenland is the world’s largest island, it’s incredibly remote, unbelievably cold and spectacularly beautiful and right now it’s booming. You see, the island’s massive ice cap is melting at an astonishing rate. And while that’s got the scientists terrified, the locals are ecstatic. The big thaw is great news for tourism, fishing and farming. It hasn’t been this warm since the Viking days, and Greenland has never been so green.

Chinese- Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)Published on Dec 23, 2014

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability with Chinese subtitles