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Climate change: UK has ‘one shot’ at success at Glasgow COP26

Climate change: UK has ‘one shot’ at success at Glasgow COP26

Science
If the Glasgow climate conference fails to deliver, it could mark the end of the global approach to tackling the problem.COP26 in November will see around 200 world leaders meet to agree a new, long term deal on rising temperatures. But according to Claire O'Neill, the president of COP26, the UK has "one shot" at making it a success.She told a BBC documentary that if Glasgow fails, people will question the whole UN approach. BBC World Service Discovery - 2020: A year to save the Planet? Five things we've learned from Madrid climate talks COP26 marks a critical moment for the UN in the long running effort to find a global solution to climate change. As part of the Paris climate deal, agreed in 2015, countries are meant to update t...
Territorial conflicts suppress female chimpanzees’ reproductive success

Territorial conflicts suppress female chimpanzees’ reproductive success

Science
Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Outside of humans, chimpanzees are one of the only species known to cooperate with unrelated individuals to achieve a common goal, like defending territory from mutual rivals. What motivated chimps to work together? At least one possibility, new research suggests, is that conflict has a negative impact on wild female chimpanzees' reproductive success. Scientists linked between-group competition and reproductive success after analyzing decades-long studies of four neighboring chimpanzee communities. "We developed a new index of neighbor pressure that reflects the danger of intrusion by neighboring groups into one's territory," Sylvain Lemoine, researcher with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, said in a news release. "We show that high neighbor pressur...
Tyler Herro, Kendrick Nunn credit Heat’s culture for their success

Tyler Herro, Kendrick Nunn credit Heat’s culture for their success

Sports
MIAMI, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Tyler Herro and Kendrick Nunn are the latest byproducts of the Miami Heat culture, a tradition of hard work and discipline the franchise is known for throughout the NBA. That culture entails putting in work to get better while maintaining humility. The Heat structure stands strongest when players sacrifice personal accolades and ego to play for a single goal: winning a championship. It's a contagion brewing in the American Airlines Arena locker room, infecting everyone from the highest paid players to those temporarily added to the roster. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said the team is purposely constructed with players who have similar work ethics and team-first attitudes. "That has been by design," Spoelstra said. "We want to get a bunch of likeminded players who wa...
SpaceX enjoys test-fire success – months after launchpad explosion

SpaceX enjoys test-fire success – months after launchpad explosion

Technology
SpaceX has finally successfully completed a static test fire of its Crew Dragon spacecraft, following an explosive failure earlier this year.The Crew Dragon is intended to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, but "a series of engine tests" in Cape Canaveral, Florida, earlier this year threatened those ambitions. "The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand," was the company's statement at the time, after a leaked video appeared to show the spacecraft exploding in flames. Image: SpaceX's Dragon capsule appeared to explode in a video. Pic: @Astronut099 A subsequent joint investigation between SpaceX and NASA revealed that a titanium fire was the probable cause of the...

The Secret Behind Amazon and Mercadolibre's Success

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Let s say its March 2009 You ve been lucky enough to keep your job during the Great Recession and you ve saved up 10 000 to invest Predicting the growing importance of e commerce you choose to split it evenly between two first movers in the trend Amazon NASDAQ AMZN Latest Articles in