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Ahead of COP27, Egypt is highly vulnerable to climate change
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Ahead of COP27, Egypt is highly vulnerable to climate change

This story was made possible with a grant from the Pulitzer Center. Egypt’s first line of defense against climate change is a 22-mile row of shoulder-high, star-shaped concrete blocks piled along the beach outside the ancient Mediterranean port city of Alexandria. The blocks, which counteract erosion, are meant to protect a precious landscape from the...

Climate change: Countries’ carbon emission plans still fall far short of 1.5°C goal
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Climate change: Countries’ carbon emission plans still fall far short of 1.5°C goal

National plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions still fall far short of what is needed to avert catastrophic climate change, the UN Environment Programme warns Environment 27 October 2022 By Madeleine Cuff Countries aren’t cutting emissions fast enough, according to a new report Shutterstock/Junk Culture National plans to cut carbon emissions leave no credible pathway...

8 Microsoft Edge Settings You Should Change to Make It an Even Better Browser
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8 Microsoft Edge Settings You Should Change to Make It an Even Better Browser

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Web browsers love to hide their best settings within ayers upon layers of menus, and Microsoft Edge is no different. That’s not the worst thing in the world, because it’s actually a pretty great browser out of the box—but there is definitely room for improvement. (For one, the default settings force you...

Instagram Carousel: How to Change Photo Order
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Instagram Carousel: How to Change Photo Order

@later.com We love a hack. Comment if you were today years old when you learned this one. #instagramhacks ♬ Wii – Mii Channel – Super Guitar Bros Photo carousels on Instagram are quite possibly one of the photo-sharing app’s greatest features. Similar to real-life photo albums, Instagram carousels tell a story that a single photo...

Emperor penguins join threatened species list, thanks to climate change
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Emperor penguins join threatened species list, thanks to climate change

Climate change has pushed emperor penguins, the largest species of penguin on Earth, onto the threatened species list, which means the iconic Antarctic birds are likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future.  A study published last year highlighted the imminent threats to the survival of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri). It found that up to...

Clippers’ Norman Powell is struggling, but knows that will change
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Clippers’ Norman Powell is struggling, but knows that will change

OKLAHOMA CITY —  Norman Powell is not unused to slow starts, but four weeks after he’d begun his eighth NBA season by publicly declaring his expectations of making his first All-Star team, the Clippers guard entered the Paycom Center’s visiting locker room at halftime Tuesday having made only eight of his 32 shots, and one of...

Climate change: CO2 and methane in our atmosphere reach record levels |
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Climate change: CO2 and methane in our atmosphere reach record levels |

The agency’s yearly Greenhouse Gas Bulletin warns of the biggest year-on-year jump in methane concentrations in 2021 since systematic measurements began nearly 40 years ago. While the reason for the unprecedented increase is still unclear, it seems to be a result of both biological and human-induced processes according to the report. The increase in carbon...

How to Actually Change Someone’s Mind
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How to Actually Change Someone’s Mind

Raise your hand if you’ve recently engaged in an insult-slinging argument that started as an attempt at a civil discussion about some hot-button issue. Many of us have, and with high-stakes elections looming, the already fiery discourse will likely only intensify. Though it might feel satisfying in the moment, calling someone a bleeping—insert your favorite...