5 points for 48,500 year old “Zombie Virus” revived by scientists

5 points for 48,500 year old “Zombie Virus” revived by scientists

Zombie Virus: The virus emerged as a result of melting permafrost as the global temperature rises. As global temperatures rise, many glaciers and permafrost are melting, releasing microbes trapped in icy grip for centuries. Among them is a roughly 50,000-year-old “zombie virus” that has been revived. Here are five points about the revived virus: The … Read more

The Great Barrier Reef should be listed as “threatened”, a UN-backed report shows

The Great Barrier Reef should be listed as “threatened”, a UN-backed report shows

CNN — The Great Barrier Reef should be added to the list of World Heritage Sites that are “at risk”, a team of scientists has concluded after a mission to the world’s largest coral reef system. In a new UN-backed report published on Monday, scientists said the reef faces major threats due to the climate … Read more

Renault plans to use geothermal energy and help the heating plant

Renault plans to use geothermal energy and help the heating plant

Renault logo photographed in Bavaria, Germany. The French car giant says it is targeting carbon neutrality in Europe by 2040 and globally by 2050. Igor Golovniov/Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The Renault group works with a French instrument Engie on the development of a geothermal energy project at the carmaker’s plant in Douai, … Read more

Climate protesters briefly brought traffic to a halt at Berlin Airport after they stuck to the runway

Climate protesters briefly brought traffic to a halt at Berlin Airport after they stuck to the runway

Climate protesters briefly halted air traffic at Berlin airport on Thursday after some of them stuck to the runway. Activists from the Letzte Generation group stopped air traffic at Berlin Brandenburg Airport to protest against flight-related emissions. “A plane is not a means of transportation for ordinary people,” Letzte Generation said in a statement. “Most … Read more

Qatar make their World Cup debut in a controversial first-round tournament

Qatar make their World Cup debut in a controversial first-round tournament

Doha, Qatar CNN — There have been 21 editions of the Men’s World Cup since its inauguration in 1930, but Qatar 2022 is set to be a tournament like no other. Since it was announced as the host city almost 12 years ago, it was always destined to become the world cup of firsts. From … Read more

COP27: Summit agrees ‘loss and damage’ climate fund in landmark deal

COP27: Summit agrees ‘loss and damage’ climate fund in landmark deal

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt CNN — Delegates at the UN’s COP27 climate summit agreed to a provision to establish a loss and damage fund in a landmark deal early Sunday morning in Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh. However, the delegation stopped short of approving the entire draft text of the agreement as members from Switzerland requested more time … Read more