Senate Democrats and a single Republican have garnered 50 votes on a resolution to rescind the FCC’s controversial decision to end net neutrality. The Attorneys General of 22 states have also officially filed a lawsuit suing the FCC over the ruling.
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The Czech Republic has published its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next three decades. Fuel consumption, personal transport, and electricity generation are all major targets.
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While some view universal basic income (UBI) as the answer to automation-caused job loss, others believe it’s little more than an idealist fantasy. The debate could reach a new level in 2018, which some experts believe will be the year UBI finally reaches mainstream politics.
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Researchers discovered that the 2016 heatwaves in Australia and Alaska’s oceans were made 50 times more likely to happen thanks to climate change.
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The junk littered in low-Earth orbit can cause dangerous collisions, the likes of which have even threatened the crew aboard the International Space Station. To combat the issue, Chinese scientists have designed orbital laser stations that could destroy or divert the debris.
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