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Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen

Game of Thrones was about the horror of fossil fuels all along

White Walkers threatening to destroy human world, accompanied by ongoing climate change ("winter is coming"), is an allegorical take on fossil fuels.
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence can take your job, so political leaders need to start doing theirs

AI should be an election issue, because there is virtually no job that won’t be affected by AI-driven automation.
Birds fly over the Quito Glacier on Greenwich Island, Antarctica

Climate change is accelerating, says another UN report. Here’s why

A new UN report says climate change is occurring at an increasing rate and its consequences are affecting people on every continent.
Electric cars in China

China is soaring ahead in the electric vehicle race

New energy vehicles accounted for just over 4% of all 28.1 million automobiles sold in China last year. That’s a higher rate than the US and Europe.
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The idea that all climate goals will be realised by 2030 is clearly fanciful

Our choices can make the difference since new study shows pursuit of some goals appears to stir up far fewer conflicts than pursuing others.
Low hanging stratocumulus clouds | Flickr

Study shows climate change has a new victim — a type of cloud

A supercomputer simulation study at Caltech shows that at current rate of emissions, low lying clouds that cool the planet will go extinct.
Bramble Cay melomys | Government of Queensland

Climate change claims its first mammal, an Aussie rodent ‘not attractive enough to be saved’

The cause of extinction of Australia's Bramble Cay melomys has been identified as anthropogenic, or human-induced, climate change.
The Bramble Cay melomys

Human-caused climate change causes first extinction of a mammal

Australian researchers concluded that human-induced climate change was 'the root cause of the loss of the Bramble Cay melomys'.
Climate Change

How global media goes wrong on coverage of climate change

Climate change is the single most important story for planet Earth, but the media either ignores it or downplays the crisis.

Humans are changing Earth in many different ways at once

A recent study says climate change is killing off Earth’s little creatures, a fact that has chilling implications for global biodiversity.

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PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah

Is RSS wary of Modi-Shah? A quiet ‘support’ to Raj Thackeray in Maharashtra signals so

BJP emerging as single-largest party in 2019 won’t be enough for Modi because many, including some in RSS, see a ‘threat’ in his return.
CJI Gogoi

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.


Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.