Alex Lubben

climate

Good Day. It's 69 Degrees in the Antarctic.

“We have never seen anything like this.”
Alex Lubben
2.14.20
coronavirus

Coronavirus Is Shutting Down So Many Factories That Oil Demand Is Tanking

Workers at factories that make iPhones were reportedly told to get back to work earlier this week, but only 10% of them did.
Alex Lubben
2.14.20
australia fires

Kangaroos and Koalas Are Dying in Australia's Hellfires. Wild Brumbies and Feral Cats Are Taking Over.

Invasive species, coupled with the fires, could lead to “ecosystem collapse.”
Alex Lubben
2.5.20
coronavirus

Coronavirus Is Officially a Global Health Emergency

That means it's on the same level as Ebola and Zika.
Alex Lubben
1.31.20
Space

A Hypersonic Shockwave: What Would Happen If These 2 Satellites Collide

They're hurtling toward each other at 33,000 mph. The good news is they aren't a threat to Earth — just other satellites.
Alex Lubben
1.30.20
coronavirus

No One Really Knows How Many People Are Infected With Coronavirus

Cases could be 70 times more prevalent than what's been confirmed.
Alex Lubben
1.28.20
climate change

Scientists Deliver, Once Again, a Horrifying Report About How Hot Earth Is Getting

“These are big numbers for our planet," one NASA scientist told VICE News.
Alex Lubben
1.16.20
police

St. Louis’ Top Prosecutor Is Using the Ku Klux Klan Act Against the City’s Police Union

The 149-year-old law is meant to weaken the Klan.
Alex Lubben
1.15.20
Australia

Australia’s Wildfires Just Put a Smoke Halo All the Way Around the Planet

“It’s just one, continuous long line of smoke, and that to me is very unusual,” one NASA scientist told VICE News.
Alex Lubben
1.14.20
climate change

'5 Hiroshima Bombs of Heat, Every Second': The World's Oceans Absorbed Record-Level Heat Last Year

It's a stark assessment of ocean temperatures, the best measure for how much the world has heated.
Alex Lubben
1.14.20
conflict zones

This Map Shows You Where Violence Could Break Out Because There's Not Enough Water

It’s the first predictive model that includes environmental factors, and the Middle East is very vulnerable.
Alex Lubben
1.12.20
Puerto Rico

This Is What Puerto Rico Looks Like After 2 Devastating Earthquakes

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake was the most powerful to hit the island in more than 100 years.
Alex Lubben
1.8.20
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