In the next 12 years, 1 out of 3 American workers are at risk of losing their jobs to new technologies—and unlike with previous waves of automation, this time new jobs will not appear quickly enough in large enough numbers to make up for it.
An environmental challenge, dubbed #Trashtag, which encourages people to pick up trash from beaches, parks, and roadsides, and other public spaces, has gone viral.
Byron Román kickstarted the trend as he uploaded a photo of himself outdoors, surrounded by litter, alongside another photo of all the area tidied up.
Scientists at Cornell have found a way to convert carbon dioxide into electricity using a cheap aluminum catalyst. This could help produce green energy from a wasted byproduct of burning dirty fuels.