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Delta faces a class action lawsuit over its climate commitments

Photo by Camilo Freedman / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images Delta Air Lines misled customers with its sustainability claims, a new class action lawsuit alleges. The suit was filed in California yesterday and seeks damages for any resident who’s been on a Delta flight since it made a big climate commitment back...

Wed May 31, 2023 20:55
How to watch the first ESA Mars Express ‘live’ stream

The ESA will be streaming images on YouTube from the Mars Express spacecraft on June 2nd, 2023. | Image: European Space Agency On June 2nd, 2023, the European Space Agency will be livestreaming images from the Mars Express, a spacecraft that first launched twenty years ago, per the agency’s announcement on Wednesday. The...

Wed May 31, 2023 20:34
Twitter just closed the book on academic research

The twitter’s logo is pictured on screen reflected by mirrors in Mulhouse, eastern France on May 30, 2023. | Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP via Getty Images Twitter was once a mainstay of academic research — a way to take the pulse of the internet. But as new owner Elon Musk has attempted to monetize the service, researchers...

Wed May 31, 2023 16:22
The FDA will apparently let Elon Musk put a computer in a human’s brain

Screenshot by Sean Hollister / The Verge Elon Musk’s brain-computer interface company Neuralink says it has received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to launch its first in-human clinical study. If this is true, it means that actual humans could be getting a device from Neuralink implanted in their heads. The...

Fri May 26, 2023 02:36
The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season forecast is ‘near-normal’ — but there’s a wild card

Typhoon Mawar on May 24th, 2023. | Image: NASA Earth Observatory image by Allison Nussbaum After a few years of heightened risk, the Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up to look pretty average for 2023. That’s thanks to an unusually long-lasting weather pattern called La Niña finally ending, with its counterpart, El Niño,...

Thu May 25, 2023 21:34
A fake climate change theory is going viral on TikTok after Joe Rogan talked about it

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A made-up global warming theory discussed in the Joe Rogan Experience podcast is spreading on TikTok despite the platform’s new policy against climate disinformation, a new report shared exclusively with The Verge finds. Seven TikTok videos promoting the so-called “Adam and Eve”...

Wed May 24, 2023 19:03

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