Australia Floats Plan To Keep Corals Cool In A Warming World

WASHINGTON — In a desperate attempt to protect Great Barrier Reef corals from bleaching, Australian researchers have come up with a plan to circulate cool ocean water onto a handful of critical reef sites. To be clear, no one is proposing this as a solution to what’s threatening Earth’s largest living structure, which has been hammered in […]

The NCAA Will Keep Events Out Of North Carolina Unless HB2 Is Repealed

The NCAA will not hold any of its college sports championship events in North Carolina for at least the next five years if the state’s legislature fails to repeal an anti-transgender law it passed last year, the NCAA said Thursday. Last year, the NCAA moved seven championship events ― including men’s NCAA Tournament games ― […]

D.C. Soccer Club Takes Drastic Measure To Keep Megan Rapinoe From ‘Hijacking’ Game

The Washington Spirit women’s soccer club played the “The Star-Spangled Banner” before players came out on the field Wednesday for a match against the Seattle Reign ― and said they did it so U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe wouldn’t be able to “hijack” the event. The change was made in response to Rapinoe’s actions during a match […]

Coalition Of U.S. States Signed Pact To Keep Exxon Climate Probe Confidential

HOUSTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A pact that 15 U.S. states signed to jointly investigate Exxon Mobil Corp for allegedly misleading the public about climate change sought to keep prosecutors’ deliberations confidential and was broadly written so they could probe other fossil fuel companies. The “Climate Change Coalition Common Interest Agreement” was signed by state […]