Spending on nature must double in two years to limit warming to 1.5°C, states report

As the world heads towards negotiations on the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, nature is still under-financed, the second edition of the State of Finance for Nature reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 2nd, 2022

Study suggests climate played a crucial role in human migration from Africa

About 6 million years ago, in the deep forests of eastern Africa, something spectacular happened. Chimpanzees, our closest relative in the animal kingdom, evolved in one direction, while our earliest ancestors continued in another......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 min. ago

Rich nations need to ditch fossil fuels by 2040: scientists

Rich countries need to stop using coal by 2030 and oil and gas by 2040, with poorer nations following a decade behind, to give the world a chance of limiting warming to 1.5C, climate scientists told the UN Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 min. ago

Spotify says it has no plans to support App Store in-app purchases again on iOS

To avoid paying Apple a cut of its revenue, Spotify removed in-app purchases from the Spotify for iOS app several years ago. A report on Thursday claimed that Spotify was working to reverse that decision, but the company has now confirmed that it.....»»

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Kentucky woman says Apple Watch helped save her – and her baby’s – life

A new report from Fox19 this week shares the story of a Northern Kentucky woman who credits the Apple Watch with helping save her – and her baby’s – life. Veronica Williams says that, while pregnant, she received a high heart rate notification.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News49 min. ago

The real research behind the wild rumors about OpenAI’s Q* project

OpenAI hasn't said what Q* is, but it has revealed plenty of clues. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) On November 22, a few days after OpenAI fired (and then re-hired) CEO Sam Altman, The Information report.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News50 min. ago

Q3, Q4 dealership sales include Ken Ganley, David Rosenberg

Ken Ganley and David Rosenberg were among buyers closing deals across four states......»»

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Rocket Report: The final space shuttle stack; SpaceX may extend booster lifetimes

"God willing, the suborbital tests of the new generation 'bio-capsule' will be completely Iranian." Enlarge / Solid rocket motors are stacked at the California Science Center for an eventual vertical display of space shuttle Ende.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Atlantic Ocean near Bermuda is warmer and more acidic than ever, 40 years of observation show

Decade-long ocean warming that impacts ocean circulation, a decrease in oxygen levels that contributes to changes in salinification and nutrient supply, and ocean acidification are just some of the challenges the world's oceans are facing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 49 min. ago

Stellantis plans layoffs at assembly plants in Mich., Ohio

Plants that build the Jeep Wrangler, Gladiator and Grand Cherokee will move from three shifts of workers to two because the company says it needs to limit sales of those vehicles to meet California emissions rules......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 49 min. ago

Steve Jobs $4.01 check to RadioShack sold for $46,063 at auction

Steve Jobs went shopping at RadioShack in 1976, spending a whopping $4.01 via a signed check — and that check has blown away expectations, hitting $46,063 at auction.A check signed by Steve Jobs (Courtesy: RR Auction)RR Auction held its Fine Autogr.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Climate tipping points are nearer than you think. Our new report warns of catastrophic risk

It's now almost inevitable that 2023 will be the warmest year ever recorded by humans, probably the warmest for at least 125,000 years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 49 min. ago

Molecular fossils study sheds light on feeding strategy shift in ancient life

Paleontologists are getting a glimpse at life over a billion years in the past based on chemical traces in ancient rocks and the genetics of living animals. Research published in Nature Communications combines geology and genetics, showing how change.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 49 min. ago

I’m shocked how good this $180 GPU is

We haven't seen a true budget GPU in a few years, but Intel's Arc A580 fills that gap with compelling 1080p performance at a fantastic price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 49 min. ago

Steve Jobs $4.01 check for RadioShack sold for $46,063 at auction

Steve Jobs went shopping at RadioShack in 1976, spending a whopping $4.01 via a signed check, and that check has just sold for $46,063 at auction.A check signed by Steve Jobs (Courtesy: RR Auction)RR Auction held its Fine Autograph and Artifacts auct.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 21 min. ago

Ex-Apple lawyer guilty of insider trading gets a slap on the wrist, avoids prison

Gene Levoff was in charge of policing insider trading at Apple while he performed the illegal act in the background, but got off easy with four years of probation.Gene Levoff. Source: BloombergIn 2018, Apple's director of corporate law, who is partia.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News19 hr. 21 min. ago

HP misreads room, awkwardly brags about its “less hated” printers

Opinion: HP's printer business practices have infuriated users for years. Enlarge (credit: HP) HP knows people have grown to hate printers. It even knows that people hate HP printers. But based on a new marketing campai.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 21 min. ago

Sexual orientation and earnings appear to be linked, patterns differ for NZ men and women

New Zealand has made substantial progress on promoting LGBTQ+ rights over the past 20 years, including legalizing same-sex civil unions in 2004, legalizing same-sex marriage in 2013, and banning conversion practices in 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 21 min. ago

Focus on people to boost Africa"s climate resilience, says report

Investments in Africa's infrastructure can make people and communities far more resilient to the threats posed by climate change, a new report says......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 21 min. ago

Biases behind transgender athlete bans are deeply rooted

In 2023, 24 states had laws or regulations in place prohibiting transgender students from participating on public school athletic teams consistent with their gender identity. These bans mean that a person whose sex assigned at birth was male but who.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 21 min. ago

Water crisis in South Africa: Damning report finds 46% contamination, 67% of works near to breaking down

A new report by South Africa's Department of Water and Sanitation paints a grim picture of the quality of the country's drinking water, and its water infrastructure. The Blue Drop Audit Report is meant to ensure that water service authorities are he.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 21 min. ago