Alex Lubben

climate crisis

The Planet Is Probably in Worse Shape Than We Can Even Predict

Scientific estimates could be lowballing how bad the climate crisis will get.
Alex Lubben
5.12.20
elon musk

Elon Musk Is Literally Asking to be Arrested for Reopening His Tesla Factory

"If anyone is arrested, I ask that it only be me."
Alex Lubben
5.12.20
Coronavirus

A 5-Year-Old Has Died From the Mysterious Syndrome Possibly Related to Coronavirus

Gov. Andrew Cuomo talked about it at his daily press conference Friday.
Alex Lubben
5.12.20
environment

The Pandemic Is Bringing Back Single-Use Plastics in a Huge Way

Countries are rolling back their plastic bag bans and restaurants are turning to single-use utensils to reopen in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Alex Lubben
5.12.20
recycling

Stop Throwing Your Gloves and Masks in the Recycling Bin

It's putting recycling-facility workers, who sort trash by hand, at risk.
Alex Lubben
5.7.20
Coronavirus

Kids Are Being Hospitalized in New York with Strange Heart Symptoms That Might Be Related to Coronavirus

Most tested positive for either the coronavirus or for the antibodies. But some tested negative for both.
Alex Lubben
5.6.20
Coronavirus

Cleaner Air Because of Coronavirus Lockdowns Is Saving Thousands of Lives

The virus has killed 130,000 people in Europe, but the drop in air pollution has saved 11,000, according to a new study.
Alex Lubben
5.4.20
Asteroid

Quarantine Got You Bored? Watch This Space Rock Come Pretty Close to Earth.

Any big asteroid that passes within five million miles of Earth is considered “potentially hazardous,” but this one doesn’t pose any threat.
Alex Lubben
4.30.20
Coronavirus

Here's Why Antibody Tests Won't End Coronavirus Lockdowns Anytime Soon

Testing for coronavirus antibodies is extremely unreliable right now. And even if doctors were able to reliably detect antibodies, too much is unknown about how immunity from COVID-19 actually works.
Alex Lubben
4.29.20
Coronavirus

Doctors in the US Are Using This Heartburn Drug to Treat Almost 200 Coronavirus Patients

And they're looking for more.
Alex Lubben
4.29.20
Coronavirus

Can You Get Coronavirus Twice? 116 South Koreans Have Tested Positive After Recovering

It may be that the virus is “reactivating,” and the patients are experiencing something more like a relapse than a second case.
Alex Lubben
4.14.20
Bernie Sanders

The Climate Kids Are Not Alright About Bernie Sanders: ‘I Was Just Full-On Sobbing’

Without him, the youth climate movement lost a true champion.
Alex Lubben
4.13.20
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