How college kids helped divest $50 billion from fossil fuels

Originally posted on Fortune:
This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at By Victor Luckerson Environmentalists hope Monday will come to be viewed as an “economic tipping point” in the battle against climate change. More than 700 investors pledged to divest their holdings from fossil fuel companies, just…

KENYA: Satellite Tracking System Puts Africa On Map of Space-Based Climate Surveillance

Kenya has made a remarkable move of deploying  its first ever satellite tracking system. Thanks to a new satellite tracking system based in Kenya, eastern and southern African states have joined the growing ranks of countries tracking extreme weather and climate change impacts from space. The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) in […]

Here’s A Look At The Finger-Vein Scanner Barclays Is Going To Use On Its Customers

Barclays Bank in the U.K. will begin using a finger vein scanner to identify its customers. The move comes after a wave of hacks on financial institutions that have demonstrated how feeble password and PIN protections have become. The bank will send the small portable device to its customers who want to do their banking […]