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A fight is brewing over Myanmar’s seat at the United Nations

A fight is brewing over Myanmar’s seat at the United Nations

The fight for control of Myanmar has now officially arrived at the United Nations. In a letter seen by CNN, Myanmar’s UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun has told the international body that he still represents Myanmar, after making an impassioned speech last week rejecting the country’s military takeover. Meanwhile, a deputy ambassador to the UN…MORE

The slowing down of ocean currents could have a devastating effect on our climate

The slowing down of ocean currents could have a devastating effect on our climate

Remember the movie, “The Day After Tomorrow,” in which a catastrophic series of global disasters strike after climate change causes the world’s ocean currents to stop? Well, new research reveals Earth’s major ocean currents are slowing down, and though the consequences will not be as immediate or dramatic as in the Hollywood fiction, there are…MORE

Astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover conducted a Sunday spacewalk

Astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover conducted a Sunday spacewalk

It was a nice day for a spacewalk. Astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover Jr. began their spacewalk outside of the International Space Station at 6:12 a.m. ET and ended at 1:16 p.m. on Sunday. The spacewalk assisted with a continuation of upgrades for the space station orbiting Earth. The activity lasted for seven hours…MORE

New climate pledges ‘far short’ of meeting Paris Agreement goals, UN warns

New climate pledges ‘far short’ of meeting Paris Agreement goals, UN warns

The planet is on “red alert” because governments are failing to meet their climate change goals, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Friday. He described 2021 as a “make or break year” following the release of a UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) report analyzing the updated climate action plans submitted by 75…MORE

Must-watch videos of the week

A dog owner demonstrates her love, dolphins show off, and the internet uses its powers for good. These are the must-watch videos of the week. Protected pupper Sid the dog fell into a frozen pool and was stuck underneath a sheet of ice. His owner, Jennie Tatum, did not hesitate to plunge into the pool…MORE