Dec. 21, 2016 came as a shock to the scientific community as protectionist sentiment swept across the world - spurring Trump’s presidential victory and Brexit. Scientists have historically relied on global collaboration to progress their field; sharing knowledge is vital to creating breakthroughs. And so experts hope that this can continue - in spite of major political changes.
The newly-elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called on Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio to tone down his “inflammatory rhetoric” on climate change.
The politician made his remarks after the Oscar-nominee hit out at the “corporate greed” od the oil and gas industry.