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Earth broke the record for the shortest day since atomic clocks were invented
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Earth broke the record for the shortest day since atomic clocks were invented

(CNN) – If you feel like there’s less time in the day, you’re correct. Scientists recorded the shortest day on…
Large explosion behind sun could be seen from Earth this week
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Large explosion behind sun could be seen from Earth this week

A large explosion occurred behind the sun, a team of scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported, adding…
UN report: Global warming is likely to blow past Paris limit
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UN report: Global warming is likely to blow past Paris limit

Earth’s climate is getting so hot that temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming…
World to miss 2020 climate ‘turning point’: analysis
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World to miss 2020 climate ‘turning point’: analysis

  The world is on course to miss its “best chance” of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse…
Hawking’s final book offers brief answers to big questions
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Hawking’s final book offers brief answers to big questions

Stephen Hawking’s final work, which tackles issues from the existence of God to the potential for time travel, was launched…
Global waste to pile up by 70 percent in 2050
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Global waste to pile up by 70 percent in 2050

  Global waste growth will outpace population growth by 2050, with most of the trash being generated in urban areas.…
Earth at risk of becoming ‘hothouse’ if tipping point reached, report warns
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Earth at risk of becoming ‘hothouse’ if tipping point reached, report warns

  Scientists are warning that a domino effect will kick in if global temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial…
Humans will have used up Earth’s resources for 2017 by August 2nd: report
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Humans will have used up Earth’s resources for 2017 by August 2nd: report

It’s almost eight months into 2017, and humanity’s demand for ecological resources has already exceeded what the planet can replenish…
‘We’ll live on Mars in 2027’
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‘We’ll live on Mars in 2027’

The race is on to land a human on Mars. Elon Musk recently announced plans for his company SpaceX to…
Skywatchers can see close, bright Mars looming large this month
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Skywatchers can see close, bright Mars looming large this month

Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in a decade this month, providing sky-watchers with a celestial show from dusk…
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