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Does A Tax On Pollution Actually Work?

Does A Tax On Pollution Actually Work?

2016 has been the worst year for carbon emissions in 66 million years, and with Donald Trump as the new president-elect, that may not get better anytime soon. Such extreme pollution, has demanded a solution from world leaders. One proposed idea is called a carbon tax, and is championed by environmentalists, and even some conservatives. …

Climate Change Could End Human Civilization By 2050

So I was reading the headline this morning. I didn’t read the entire article because the headline was self explanatory. And you’ll understand in a moment. I was reading the headline about Donald Trump’s visit to the UK and it said that the, uh, the Prince Prince Charles spent an entire hour alone with Donald …

Can LOTR’s Flat Earth Exist? | Because Space

Can LOTR’s Flat Earth Exist? | Because Space

– This episode of Because Space is brought to you by the Outer Worlds. We’ve all visualized fantastical worlds described in books and on our screens. But how would those descriptions impact the climate and laws of physics in those imaginary places? How would Frodo and his crew trek across Middle Earth if the planet …

What If a Gamma-Ray Burst Hits the Earth?

What If a Gamma-Ray Burst Hits the Earth?

What if I told you that supernovas aren’t the brightest events in the Universe? Gamma-ray bursts are. They shine hundreds of times brighter and only last for several minutes at most. But even a second would be enough for them to mess up all complex life on the planet. Gamma-ray bursts, or GRBs, are the …