Sunday, January 3, 2016

2015: The Year in Science and Technology

VOA: A Look Back at 2015: The Year in Science and Technology

Scientists and technology experts were busy in 2015.

From fighting climate change, to space exploration and developing drones, here is a look back at some of the science stories we covered at VOA Learning English.

Climate change agreement reached

Most recently, representatives from nearly 200 nations gathered in Paris to fight climate change.

Almost every country agreed to limit a rise in global temperatures. They agreed that the world should not get any warmer than 2 degrees Celsius above what it was in the mid-1700s. The agreement says 1.5 degrees is an even better target.

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CSN Editor: Whether you agree with it or not .... an international agreement to combat climate change is the big story for 2015.

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