Ellen DeGeneres Makes History with 20th People’s Choice Award: ‘Thank You All Very Much. I Love You’ – PEOPLE.com

Ellen DeGeneres hit a record-breaking total of 20 People’s Choice Awards at the annual awards show on Wednesday in Los Angeles. “Tonight her People’s Choice Award total hits 20? I don’t know how that’s possible,” Justin Timberlake, who presented DeGeneres with the honor, said after showing a montage of DeGeneres’ previous wins, dating back to her […]

A Dog’s Purpose Star Josh Gad ‘Shaken and Sad’ After Seeing Video – as Industry Watchdog Launches Investigation – PEOPLE.com

Josh Gad, who voices a character in the upcoming film A Dog’s Purpose, has said he’s ‘shaken and sad’ after seeing a controversial video that surfaced on Wednesday showing a trainer appearing to force one of the film’s animals into turbulent waters. The American Humane Association, which is responsible for the safety of animals on film and […]

Climate science bedeviled by ‘tipping points’ – Phys.Org

Climate science bedeviled by ‘tipping points’ – Phys.Org

Concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere today are higher than any time in the last three million years, and are increasing more rapidly than at any point in the last 66 million years Of the many things that keep climate scientists awake at night, tipping points may be the scariest. To start with, these thresholds […]

Primates facing ‘extinction crisis’ – BBC News

Media captionVictoria Gill explains the threat to primates, with the help of some lemurs The world’s primates face an “extinction crisis” with 60% of species now threatened with extinction, according to research. A global study, involving more than 30 scientists, assessed the conservation status of more than 500 individual species. This also revealed that 75% […]

World temperatures hit new high in 2016 for third year in a row – Yahoo News

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday. The data, supported by findings from […]