The US government’s stopgap funding expires on January 19 and negotiations on a budget have stalled. What happens next?
A single study has been hailed for narrowing the range of possible climate change scenarios, but figuring out how the world will warm is more complicated than headlines suggest Headlines this week proclaimed the worst-case scenarios for climate change were “debunked” and “not credible”. As you might expect, things aren’t that simple. The stories were sparked by […]
Zum ersten Mal seit 39 Jahren hat ein Deutscher die Abfahrt in Kitzbühel gewonnen. “Ich tue es noch gar nicht glauben”, sagte Thomas Dreßen nach dem Erfolg. Der Deutsche Thomas Dreßen hat die Abfahrt im Hahnenkammrennen in Kitzbühel gewonnen. Er ist damit der erste Deutsche seit 39 Jahren, der diese Disziplin für sich entschieden hat. […]
North Korea will send 22 athletes to compete in three sports at the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February. “The Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 are hopefully opening the door to a brighter future on the Korean peninsula, and inviting the world to join in a celebration of hope.” The ‘Olympic Korean Peninsula Declaration’ […]
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will see 22 North Korean athletes cross the border with South Korea to compete and march together under a unification flag at the opening ceremony. In the most symbolic agreement approved Saturday, 12 North Korean women’s hockey players will join their neighbors in […]
Serviceplan-Chef Florian Haller fordert eine philosophische Debatte über den Umgang mit Spuren im Netz. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Serviceplan-Chef Florian Haller fordert eine philosophische Debatte über den Umgang mit Spuren im Netz. Dieses Interview erschien zuerst in der gedruckten Ausgabe des WIRED Magazins im November 2017 und ist Teil der Rubrik „Digitale Republik“. […]
Most Senate Democrats oppose the short-term spending bill because it does not address immigration. With mere hours before the government runs out of funding congressional leaders were still negotiating over a short-term spending bill that would appease at least a dozen Democrats. The Senate scheduled a procedural vote for 10 p.m. and House members — who had passed a […]
Republican lawmakers criticizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump’s ties with Russia found themselves on Friday with an unusual – and perhaps unwelcome – ally. 4 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers criticizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump’s ties with Russia found themselves on Friday […]
Two new studies offer tantalizing progress on an enduring problem. But the difference between “very bad” and “extremely bad” is pretty important, so climate scientists aren’t throwing up their hands any time soon—as two new studies published this week show. There are several basic strategies available for calculating the climate’s sensitivity. These range from studying […]
Thousands have protested against a decision by the Bulgarian government to allow construction in a national park.