New research reveals which sectors of the global economy fuelled the emissions decline during COVID-19. We have a narrow window of time to make the change permanent.
Una nueva investigación analiza los sectores económicos responsables de la caída global de emisiones debida a la COVID-19. Tenemos una pequeño margen de tiempo para hacer el cambio permanente.
Le 11 mai 2020, à Saint-Malo, marquage d’une piste cyclable.
De tout récents travaux du Global Carbon Project montrent dans le détail les effets de la pandémie et du confinement sur l’économie mondiale.
Babies around the world love ‘baby-talk’ and it can help them learn language too.
New research shows that babies around the world love baby talk — and when adults baby talk to them it is good for their language development.
Rosa Gutierrez Lopez from El Salvador has been living in sanctuary in a church for a year due to a deportation order.
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About 48% of Latino US citizens fear deportation for themselves, their loved ones or their communities. That's up from 41% in 2007.
Families recovered from the Great Depression much more quickly than the Great Recession.
While the Great Depression reduced inequality and closed the racial wealth gap, the Great Recession of 2009 did the opposite.
Advanced degrees pay off in the job market.
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A new survey shows that people with advanced degrees make more money starting out on the same jobs as those with just bachelor's degrees. But there's more to the story, two sociologists note.
Paper ballots – the key to reconstructing what happened in Iowa.
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With electronic voting and vote-counting machines susceptible to hacking, paper ballots ensure recounts are possible – and accurate.
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Bagaimana paus, yang hanya memakan makhluk kecil, mampu berevolusi menjadi makhluk terbesar di dunia? Dan mengapa mereka tidak bertambah besar?
African Americans take on greater debt than whites to earn an advanced degree. Does the payoff make it worth it?
African American students are taking on significantly more debt than white students to earn advanced degrees. Is it worth it?
Humans are barraged by digital media 24/7. Is it a problem?
Most of us spend hours each day glued to some type of screen for work or play. But is that a bad thing? Has anyone got the data to figure it out? Now is the time for 'The Human Screenome Project.'
How did whales that feed on tiny prey evolve into the largest creatures on Earth? And why don't they get even bigger?
Coal emissions are falling, but gas and coal use are strongly rising around the world.
Carbon emissions will hit a record high for the second year in a row, but there is a small silver lining: the rate of emissions growth has slowed dramatically.
Des cartes évolutives proposent une analyse détaillée des services que la nature rend à l’humanité.
Delivering DNA to immune cells is the trickiest part of developing new gene-based therapies.
Researchers are trying to boost the power of our immune system by genetically altering our white blood cells and transforming them into super-soldiers to fight cancer.
A helicopter drops water while battling the Saddle Ridge Fire in Porter Ranch, Calif., on Oct. 11, 2019.
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As climate change intensifies the risk of wildfires in California, insurers are dropping coverage for many homeowners.
Le 25 juillet, marqué par un record de chaleur dans la capitale, les Parisiens se réfugiaient autour des quelques ilôts de fraîcheur de la ville, comme ici, à Trocadéro. Dans la zone autour de la Tour Eiffel, la mairie entend créer d'ici 2024 un parc de 50 hectares.
Face à la multiplication des risques environnementaux, il est nécessaire d’introduire davantage de nature dans les villes pour tenter de les rendre plus résilientes.
A cultural shift may be underway that reporting sexual harassment won’t necessarily impede a woman’s career advancement.
By chance, a sociologist started an experiment the day sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein became public. As the #MeToo movement gained steam, people's responses changed.
It’s not cows’ fault they fart, but the methane they produce is warming the planet.
Removing human-related methane from the atmosphere could reduce global warming by 15%.
It might seem easy to shut off internet services, but it can be dangerous.
Internet blackouts deprive people of impartial information and crucial connections with loved ones, without delivering improved safety or stability.