Tag: nasa

It’s getting hot in here—2019 was the second-hottest year ever recorded

It's 2020 now—good riddance, 2019, and no thanks for turning up the heat! According to NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), last year was the second-hottest ever recorded. Climate change has certainly done a number on our lives, and extreme...

NASA paves the way for the newest tourist destination in space

While the ride won't be cheap, it will surely be a dream-come-true for wealthy tourists and their never-ending thirst for places to explore. A once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunity costing around $35,000 (S$47,800) per night, NASA now allows private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for...

Let’s change this world rather than move to a new planet

Stranded assets is a global phenomenon that refers to assets becoming obsolete or devalued. The term has pervaded environmental discourses: specifically on the use of carbon-intensive fossil fuels, which will eventually be stranded and the concept of ‘stranded assets’ is quickly gaining attention from global...