Doomsday Clock 2020: Will the world move one step closer to annihilation this year?

Scientists gather to judge risk posed to humanity by climate change and threats of nuclear war Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/doomsday-clock-2020-announcement-climate-change-nuclear-war-trump-iran-north-korea-a9297696.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Conrad Duncan

The 2010s were officially the hottest decade on record

It’s official: Last year was the world’s second hottest on record, and 2010-2019 was the hottest decade ever recorded. Why it matters: The findings, published in two separate reports by NOAA and the British weather service the Met Office Wednesday, are in line with those of research group Berkeley Earth, revealed at the start of […]

2019 saw the rise of wind power and the collapse of coal

Scaling up renewable energy has catapulted Britain through a decade of electrical system change Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/wind-power-coal-climate-change-renewable-energy-a9273541.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Grant Wilson, Iain Staffell, Noah Godfrey

Tech that defined the decade

2020 is just around the corner, and another decade will soon come to an end. A lot has happened over the past ten years, and not all of it was pleasant: 3D television came and went, the headphone jack slowly died and the intersection of tech and… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2019/12/31/tech-that-defined-the-decade/ Proactive Computing found this story and […]

New Year celebrations marred by widespread protests and wildfires as world welcomes 2020

Mass unrest in opposition to Narendra Modi’s citizenship law as India rang in new decade Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/new-year-protest-wildfires-australia-hong-kong-2019-2020-a9266136.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Griffin

2019 was a surprisingly good year for animal rights – here are this year's eleven major achievements

We may be facing a big battle, but attitudes are evolving, and the years ahead look promising too Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/animal-rights-new-year-veganism-cruelty-free-peta-a9264191.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Elisa Allen

A picture and its story: Photographers share their experiences capturing news images in 2019

Photojournalists talk behind the scenes capturing some of the most significant events this year Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/photography/photographer-photojournalists-notre-dame-gaza-assange-kim-jong-un-a9261436.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jose Luiz Gonzales

2019 was the year tech workers organized

Toxic workplace culture, terrible pay, union busting, weapons contracts, anti-immigrant work, and political misinformation. Tech workers finally had enough. In 2019, white- and blue-collar workers at big tech firms stood up for what they believed in. Here’s a quick recap. Workplace culture and conditions 1. Google contractors speak up Labor politics goes on behind closed […]