Bitcoin energy use 'bigger than most countries'

Could the cryptocurrency's huge electricity consumption also sink it?

bbcnews
yesterday ~7 min

Brunt Ice Shelf: Big iceberg calves near UK Antarctic base

An ice block approaching the size of London splits from the White Continent, close to Halley station.

bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2021 ~4 min

Climate change: Carbon emission promises 'put Earth on red alert'

Nations' current carbon-cutting plans will not keep global temperature rise below 1.5C, the UN says.

bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2021 ~5 min

Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads

Protected land reserved for Brazil's indigenous communities is being traded on the social network.

bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2021 ~8 min

National Trust to plant blossom trees around UK

The National Trust is planning to plant dozens of blossoming trees at different sites around the UK.

bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2021 ~4 min

AI advance could make robots better at exploring

A computer program that can solve 1980s platform games could help improve robot intelligence.

bbcnews
Feb. 25, 2021 ~4 min

Mary Anning: Fossil hunter celebrated with Jurassic 50p coins

The 19th Century fossil hunter's achievements were often overlooked during her own lifetime.

bbcnews
Feb. 25, 2021 ~2 min

How 30,000 elephant 'selfies' will help in conservation

Researchers are developing new technology to help reduce human-elephant conflicts.

bbcnews
Feb. 25, 2021 ~2 min

Rare bird: 'Half-male, half-female' cardinal snapped in Pennsylvania

Jamie Hill said taking the stunning photos of the northern cardinal was "once in a lifetime".

bbcnews
Feb. 24, 2021 ~3 min

Budget 2021: Chancellor must 'make finance green', say campaigners

Campaigners call for Chancellor Rishi Sunak to make system changes including a carbon emissions tax.

bbcnews
Feb. 24, 2021 ~4 min

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