John Kerry’s Sales Pitch to Save the Planet

NEW DELHI — The lanky figure lugging a green Orvis carry-on was instantly recognizable as he paused on the jetway after his overnight flight from the United States. “Mr. Kerry,” waved a fellow passenger. “Are you here to save the climate?” John

A Tour of China’s Tiangong Space Station

A new outpost for astronauts will soon be finished in orbit: China’s new Tiangong space station, or Heavenly Palace. Tiangong will be able to support three astronauts, or up to six people during crew rotations. The unfinished station has already hosted three

China Pledges to Stop Building Coal-Burning Power Plants Abroad

In a move designed to bolster Beijing’s climate credentials, President Xi Jinping of China said Tuesday that his country would stop building coal-burning power plants overseas, ending its support for construction projects that rely on the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel. “China will

Dozens of Endangered Penguins Found Dead With Bee Stings

More than 60 endangered African penguins were recently found dead, all with multiple bee stings and no other external injuries, according to officials in a coastal city in South Africa where the birds regularly migrate. Sixty-three dead African penguins were found Friday

Taking the ‘Shame Part’ Out of Female Anatomy

In 2019, with Dr. Broadfield’s support, Ms. Draper began research for a paper arguing that pudendum was inappropriate as a medical term and should be removed. “It was a project of fascination,” she said. “I just had to get to the bottom

Biden Administration to Draft Rules on Workplace Heat Dangers

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is opening an effort across federal agencies to address the health impacts from heat, including the first ever labor standard aimed at protecting workers from extreme heat, as part of a growing recognition of the dangers posed

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