Daily Archives: July 4, 2021

US urges Australia to adopt ‘more ambitious climate goals’

Guardian News

Published on Jul 4, 2021

‘We have much to gain together by partnering to develop new green technologies,’ the top US diplomat to Australia, Mike Goldman, says in a video message. The chargé d’affaires at the United States embassy in Canberra adds: ‘As partners, we have a shared obligation to protect our planet by taking the climate crisis head on, just as we’ve taken on every crisis over the past 70 years’

The dark history of the Chinese Exclusion Act – Robert Chang


Published on Jul 1, 2021

Dig into the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which suspended Chinese immigration to the U.S. and blocked Chinese immigrants from citizenship.

NASA satellite ‘squad’ to keep their eyes on storms


Published on Jul 4, 2021

The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS) will “provide near-hourly microwave observations of a storm’s precipitation, temperature, and humidity,” according NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center