Category: Environment

Landmark court ruling on climate change

South Africa (GU) – Department of Environmental Affairs told to assess effects of proposed coal-fired power station The Department of Environmental Affairs erred in granting authorisation for the proposed Thabametsi coal-fired power station in Limpopo without first having established what impact…

Ultracool Dwarf and the Seven Planets

(ESO) – Temperate Earth-sized Worlds Found in Extraordinarily Rich Planetary System, Astronomers have found a system of seven Earth-sized planets just 40 light-years away. Using ground and space telescopes, including ESO’s Very Large Telescope, the planets were all detected as they…