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Jack Marley

Jack Marley

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Jack joined The Conversation in 2018 after internships at Mongabay and The Press Association. He has a research background in marine biology and began his media career at university, where he reported on a fossil fuel divestment campaign for his campus paper. Jack covers energy and environment and is interested in climate change, biodiversity and political ecology. He is based in Newcastle.

Fossil fuel ads work on you too – here’s how

Jun 13, 2024 06:11 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

If countries cannot keep fossil fuels in the ground then they should at least keep their ads off the air. Godfathers of climate chaos in the coal, oil and gas industries have used slick advertising campaigns (not to...

Does voting help the climate?

Jun 06, 2024 11:33 am UTC| Politics

The worlds biggest election took place in heat so severe it claimed the lives of several poll workers. Nearly one billion people were eligible to vote in the election that returned Narendra Modi to power in India, but...

Why cheap renewables are stalling

May 16, 2024 04:25 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

Last summer, the northern hemisphere was the hottest it has been for 2,000 years. The warnings of climate scientists are at fever pitch: halt the burning of coal, oil and gas or risk catastrophic warming of at least...

A ‘sponge city’ may be your home in 2050

May 09, 2024 07:04 am UTC| Insights & Views Real Estate

Your home was probably designed for a climate that no longer exists. As long as humanity continues to burn fossil fuel, padding the heat-trapping blanket of gases in Earths atmosphere, the weather will become more...

The weather experiment that really flooded Dubai

Apr 25, 2024 06:03 am UTC| Insights & Views Nature

A reckless experiment in Earths atmosphere caused a desert metropolis to flood. That was the story last week when more than a years worth of rain fell in a day on the Arabian Peninsula, one of the worlds driest regions....

Climate Change Series

Climate change is warping the seasons

Mar 07, 2024 09:24 am UTC| Insights & Views Nature

The seasons arent what they used to be. People who live in Earths middle latitudes are accustomed to a spring, summer, autumn and winter. If youre in the northern hemisphere, you may have noticed plants flowering...

Net zero goal still alive, says IEA – but the world still faces major obstacles to reach it

Sep 29, 2023 09:13 am UTC| Insights & Views

This roundup of stories is adapted from our weekly climate action newsletter, Imagine, written by environment editor Jack Marley. Click here to subscribe. Globally, the rate at which people are installing solar panels...

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Economy

Saudi Arabia to Invest $180B in Green Economy; Saudia Group to Purchase 100 eVTOL Jets

Saudi Arabia is investing over $180 billion to develop a green economy, reinforcing its leadership in renewable energy. In a groundbreaking move, Saudia Group has also signed a deal with Lilium to purchase 100 eVTOL jets,...

Philippine Central Bank Implements New FX Guidelines to Enhance Market Surveillance

The Philippine Central Bank announced new foreign exchange guidelines on July 17 to bolster market surveillance. These changes aim to ensure financial stability by collecting accurate FX transaction data, following the...

IMF Boosts UK Growth Forecast, Signaling Economic Confidence in New Labour Government

The International Monetary Fund has raised its 2024 growth forecast for the United Kingdom from 0.5% to 0.7%, providing a positive outlook for the new Labour government led by Prime Minister Keir Starmer. The IMFs July...

President Joe Biden to Propose 5% Cap on Annual Rent Hikes Amid Housing Crisis

President Joe Biden is set to propose a 5% annual cap on rent increases for large landlords to address soaring housing costs. The announcement will be made during his visit to Nevada on July 16, aiming to curb inflation...

Politics

Donald Trump VP Candidate’s Venmo Exposes Deep Ties to Right-Wing Extremists and Elites

While selecting his vice presidential candidate, Donald Trump made his Venmo account public. The account reveals he has tight contacts with numerous people on the far right, including one behind Project 2025. Senator...

Melania Trump Snubs RNC Campaigning for Husband Donald, Draws Online Ridicule: 'She Has No Interest Even Being There'

It has been claimed that Melania Trump, who served as the first lady of the United States, has no interest in campaigning for her husband at the Republican National Convention. Many who criticize former President Donald...

Marco Rubio Says President Joe Biden Should Resign If He Backs Out of 2024 Race: 'They've Got To Remove Him'

Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, made a proposal on Thursday suggesting that President Joe Biden resign from his position in the event that he decides not to compete for re-election in 2024. According to...

Nancy Pelosi Tells President Joe Biden to Step Aside for 2024, Questions His Chances Against Donald Trump

Nancy Pelosi, the former Speaker of the House, is among the members of Congress advocating for President Joe Biden to withdraw from the 2024 White House contest. Shortly after President Joe Biden sent a letter to...

Science

SpaceX Reveals Cause of Falcon 9 Anomaly After Engine Failure and RUD Incident

SpaceX announced a liquid oxygen leak caused the Falcon 9s second-stage engine failure, resulting in a RUD. Despite the anomaly, the second stage was passivated successfully. SpaceX Identifies Liquid Oxygen Leak as...

SpaceX Moves Starship Booster to Launch Pad for Historic Flight 5 Test Attempt

SpaceX has moved its rocket booster to the launch pad for the fifth Starship test flight, following a series of prelaunch tests. This test, set for next month, includes the unprecedented attempt to catch the first stage...

Study: Alcohol and Energy Drink Mix Impairs Memory and Learning in Rodents

Researchers at an Italian university found that mixing alcohol and energy drinks leads to long-term memory and learning issues in rodents. The study, published in Neuropharmacology, highlights the potential risks to...

SpaceX to Help NASA Deorbit ISS; Starlink Lands Major Comcast Business Partnership

SpaceX will develop the U.S. Deorbit Vehicle so that NASA can safely deorbit the ISS by 2030. Meanwhile, SpaceX Starlink secures a significant partnership with Comcast Business to enhance rural connectivity. NASA Taps...

Technology

SHIB and XRP Outperform Bitcoin in South Korea: Key Metric Reveals Surprising Trend

In South Korea, SHIB and XRP have outpaced Bitcoin, with a key metric revealing surprising trading trends on Upbit. XRP and SHIBs Market Performance This information was supplied by CoinMarketCap, which indicates...

WazirX Hacker Converts SHIB, MATIC, and PEPE to 43,799 ETH; Holds Altcoins Amid ETF Bullish Sentiment

A WazirX hacker converted SHIB, MATIC, and PEPE into 43,799 ETH, holding $12-$15 million in altcoins, eyeing Ethereums ETF rally. WazirX Hackers Conversion Strategy Boosts ETH Holdings According to a report by...

Trump’s Rumored Bitcoin Move: Strategic Reserve Designation Could Shake Markets

Donald Trump may soon announce Bitcoin as a strategic reserve asset, a move that could reshape the global cryptocurrency landscape, according to recent speculation. Porters Disclosure Adds Credibility to Rumors The...

Nokia Reports 18% Decline in Q2 Sales Amid Weak 5G Market

Nokia reported an 18% decline in second-quarter sales, falling to 4.47 billion, the lowest since 2015. The weak 5G market and insufficient investment in mobile network enhancements resulted in disappointing...
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