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Climate change: Scientists test radical ways to fix Earth’s climate

Climate change: Scientists test radical ways to fix Earth’s climate

Science
Scientists in Cambridge plan to set up a research centre to develop new ways to repair the Earth's climate.It will investigate radical approaches such as refreezing the Earth's poles and removing CO2 from the atmosphere.The centre is being created because of fears that current approaches will not on their own stop dangerous and irreversible damage to the planet. The initiative is the first of its kind in the world and could lead to dramatic reductions in carbon emissions.The initiative is co-ordinated by the government's former chief scientific adviser, Prof Sir David King."What we do over the next 10 years will determine the future of humanity for the next 10,000 years. There is no major centre in the world that would be focused...
Cavs and coach Larry Drew agree to part ways

Cavs and coach Larry Drew agree to part ways

Sports
April 11 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers and head coach Larry Drew agreed Thursday to part ways, a day following the end of the regular season. The Cavaliers released a statement thanking Drew for his efforts taking over as head coach early into the season. "We have great respect and appreciation for Larry and the job that he did as the head coach of the Cavaliers for nearly the entire 2018-19 campaign. He brought professionalism, class and steady leadership both this past season and prior four years," Cavs general manager Koby Altman said in a statement. "Larry and I had a productive discussion about this past season, the future of the franchise and the search process that we will shortly launch regarding the head coaching role. "Larry respectfully declined to participate in the search...
Defense Department developing ways to counter Russia, China threats

Defense Department developing ways to counter Russia, China threats

Business
April 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department is developing technology, including submarine-launched nuclear-tipped cruise missiles, to counter increasing threats from Russia and China, Pentagon officials told a Senate subcommittee. High-level officials appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee's strategic forces subcommittee Wednesday to describe the importance of increased defense spending in the Pentagon's budget request for next year. In March, the Defense Department requested $ 718.3 billion in a strategy that "fully recognizes that future wars will be waged not just in the air, on the land, and at sea, but also in space and cyberspace, increasing the complexity of warfare. It modernizes capabilities across all warfighting domains to enhance lethality." Although the spendin...