Tag Archives: climate change

New study aims to calculate role of terrestrial carbon in emissions from rivers and streams

Credit: public domain CC0 The interplay between the terrestrial carbon cycle and carbon dioxide emissions from streams and rivers into the atmosphere is the focus of a new study led by the Yale School of the Environment to calculate the amount of the global budget for carbon emissions. The study …

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Noosa’s research looks at the rise of eco-anxiety

An eco-anxiety research project from Central Queensland University in Noosa County aims to understand why people aged 18 to 35 suffer from ongoing feelings of hopelessness and hopelessness about the future due to change climate, and how they can overcome their concerns through action. Recent statistics show that 75% of …

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Celebrate Women Atmospheric Scientists on International Women’s Day

Now people celebrate the entire month of March as Women’s History Month, in addition to International Women’s Day on March 8. Of course, a day or a month is really not enough to share all the accomplishments and accomplishments of women today, let alone those who have blazed the trails …

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Is there good news about climate change? This scientist has it.

The world’s leading authority on climate breakdown issued its most serious warning yet to world leaders last week. UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls the report of the International Panel on Climate Change “an atlas of human suffering and a damning indictment of failing climate leadership”, as people around the world …

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Solidarity and resupply visit of HMS Protector to Ukrainian base in Antarctica — MercoPress

HMS Protector in solidarity and resupply visit to Ukrainian base in Antarctica Monday, March 7, 2022 – 09:20 UTC The landing party from HMS Protector delivered fresh food to the scientists, made sure they were in good health and reassured them of the UK’s support for Ukraine (Pic …

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Climate inaction brings Italy to court for final judgment

This article is written in collaboration with Benedetta Ferrarini for the column of Rethinking Climate, Sustainable Italy. Rethinking Climate is a youth-led international cooperation non-profit whose mission is to understand how we can better communicate, and therefore understand, the climate crisis and sustainability in its variety of topics. What is …

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Ruminations on science in Katharine Hayhoe’s book Saving Us

By David R. LegatesCP Guest Contributor | Sunday, February 27, 2022 Photo: Unsplash/Dikaseva In Save Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World (One Signal Publishers, 2021) Professor Katherine Hayhoe, climate scientist and Christian, categorizes people according to their beliefs about global warming: the alarmed, …

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Gas torches linked to premature deaths | Rice News | News and Media Relations

HOUSTON – (February 25, 2022) – Recently published research by environmental engineers at Rice University suggests that flaring of natural gas from oil and gas fields in the United States, primarily in North Dakota and Texas, contributed to dozens of premature deaths in 2019. According to Daniel Cohan of Rice’s …

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17 tremors in 30 days are a ‘warning signal’ for Kashmir

Representative photo Srinagar: Over the past 30 days, Kashmir has experienced about 17 tremors, five of which were magnitude 4.0 or greater, ten between 3.0 and 4.0 and two between 2.0 and 3.0. These recurring rattles have forced seismologists to believe that Kashmir should prepare for a major earthquake in …

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The President of Costa Rica participates in the Munich Security Conference:

Photo: Casa Presidential The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, participated virtually this Saturday in the Munich Security Conference. The main focus of the conference was the potential for war in Ukraine. In attendance were US Presidential Climate Envoy John Kerry; COP26 President Alok Sharma; the foreign ministers of Germany, …

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Can a planet have its own mind? : Information Center

February 16, 2022 In a self-proclaimed “thought experiment,” University of Rochester astrophysicist Adam Frank and his colleagues David Grinspoon of the Planetary Science Institute and Sara Walker of Arizona State University use scientific theory and broader questions about how whose life alters a planet, …

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Can a planet have its own mind? Thought experiment — ScienceDaily

The collective activity of life – all microbes, plants and animals – has changed planet Earth. Take, for example, plants: plants “invented” a way to undergo photosynthesis to enhance their own survival, but in doing so they released oxygen that changed the entire function of our planet. This is just …

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High definition subsurface imaging with cosmic ray muons

Voice of editors is a blog from the AGU Publications Department. Many structures, processes, and movements of geophysical materials are hidden in plain sight, so imaging them can be difficult for scientists. A new technique, muography, allows scientists to visualize the internal composition of solid geological structures at high resolution. …

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Green hypocrisy hurts the poorest

About half a century ago, rising energy prices devastated Western economies, helping to make Middle Eastern autocrats incredibly wealthy while sustaining the slowly disintegrating Soviet empire. Today, the world is once again reeling from soaring energy prices; but this time the wound is self-inflicted – a product of misguided policies …

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Dr. Josefino C. Comiso: the Filipino polar explorer

The melting of the Arctic sea ice has been an undeniable sign of climate change for the past thirty years. The phenomenon has a severe impact on the Arctic region to the south given the interconnected system of the Earth. It has caused faster global warming, sea level rise and …

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Rare earths reveal new information about CO2 emissions from volcanoes

In a document published in the journal Geology, the scientists explain that over geological time, variations in atmospheric CO2 depended mainly on volcanic emissions, which are difficult to estimate because they are not directly related to the volume of magmas that erupted. Indeed, some volcanoes have exceptionally large emissions of …

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Five Duke professors named AAAS Fellows for 2021

Five members of the Duke faculty have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. They are part of the 564 new members elected for their efforts in favor of the advancement of science or its applications in the service of society. “Becoming an AAAS Fellow …

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We Are Hostages to Militarism – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Are our “Departments of Defense” really defending us? Absolutely not! Their very title is a lie. The military-industrial complex sells itself by pretending to defend civilians. It justifies enormous and prohibitive budgets by this claim; but it is a fraud. For the military-industrial complex, the only objective is money and …

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We’ve exceeded the safe planetary limit for synthetic chemicals, scientists warn

From sea to land to sky, earth systems are contaminated with man-made substances, and scientists warn that this has already pushed the integrity of our planet to the brink. Today, there are approximately 350,000 man-made chemicals on the market, including plastics, pesticides, industrial chemicals, cosmetic chemicals, antibiotics and other drugs. …

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Field Notes: Walking in a World | Lifestyles

LIZA FIELD special for the Roanoke Times “Overcoming anger with peace.” “In other countries, I can go as a tourist, but in India, I come as a pilgrim.” — Martin Luther King Jr., February 1959 As the daylight lengthens and the winter sunset lingers in fierce ruby ​​fire, the ancient …

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Burning Man opposes geothermal project – and more art news – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every day of the week, subscribe to our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines NOTICE OF NEWS NFT. There always seems to be some drama in the NFT space. Quentin Tarantino and Miramax argue over the director’s plan to sell NFTs from …

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Thaidene Nëné makes New York Times list of travelers

Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories is among the destinations listed in 52 Places, the New York Times 2022 compilation of world attractions to see. Each year, the newspaper selects 52 places considered to be the most attractive to potential travelers. This task has been complicated since …

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Karnataka hopes to roar again after tiger census – the New Indian Express

Express news service National wildlife agencies have hinted that Karnataka may regain its top spot among the tiger states, overtaking Madhya Pradesh. Currently, with 524 tigers, Karnataka is only two behind the MP, and since the last census in 2018, some tiger areas in the state are seeing phenomenal growth …

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Why air pollution is the greatest danger to public health in the world

One of the greatest plagues of our time is air pollution, due not only to its impact on climate change but also on public and individual health due to increasing morbidity and mortality rates. . Many pollutants have become major contributors to disease in humans. Among them are particles (PM), …

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Carbon capture can be part of the climate solution

Imagine a group of campers carelessly polluting the forest, leaving beer cans, plastic wrap, and propane tanks strewn about the understory. An ecologist arrives at their campsite and explains how they are harming the forest ecosystem. Campers decide to stop polluting, but never clean up the mess. This is analogous …

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Norwegian researchers build a floating “ocean laboratory”

Posted on December 19, 2021 at 2:50 PM by Gemini News Right next to the small island of Munkholmen, outside the city of Trondheim, the first of two observation buoys is now installed to collect data from the fjord. With a diameter of five meters and yellow in color, the …

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Caterpillar and butterfly – The Ukiah Daily Journal

A caterpillar is a eating machine, focused exclusively on consumption, much like a capitalist enterprise. But unlike a business, a caterpillar is a living organism, part of a larger process. At some point, it stops consuming, forms a protective chrysalis and completely dissolves, giving way to the emergence of a …

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UNESCO: PM unveils announcement certificate for BRGBO biosphere reserve

The Prime Minister, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, proceeded this morning to the unveiling of the announcement certificate and the commemorative plaque of the new and enlarged “Black River Gorges Biosphere Reserve – Bel Ombre (BRGBO)” in the part of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere (MAB) Program. The event took place …

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European supermarkets say Brazilian beef is off the menu

A group of European supermarkets have said they will stop transporting beef imported from Brazil after a new report from Mighty Earth and Repórter Brasil linked it to deforestation in the Amazon and other critical biospheres. Sainsbury’s in the UK, Lidl in the Netherlands and Dutch retailer Alhold Delhaize were …

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Tom’s dreaming agri-hub | Noosa today

By Phil Jarratt Councilor Tom Wegener has been a dreamer his entire life, but sometimes he dreams so big he can barely contain himself. For 18 months, he has dreamed big of turnips and men in white coats, Olympic athletes and coaches in restaurants that ask only for Noosa products. …

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The science everyone needs to know about climate change

By Betsy Weatherhead I am an atmospheric scientist who has worked on global climate science and assessments for most of my career. Here are some things you should know. What drives climate change The main focus of the negotiations is carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that is released when fossil …

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Giant panda spotted gorging on meat in Chinese nature reserve

Do pandas eat meat? New footage from China shows a person munching on flesh. Among other things, pandas are famous for their diet. The giant, round panda, native to south-central China, is a folivore, although belonging to the order of carnivores. Bamboo shoots and leaves make up 99% of their …

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ACROSS programs in India extended for another five years to observe Earth’s climate science

Climate change has made everyone’s mind bend a bit, to think more about how they can specifically help restore balance in the environment. Whether individuals or respective governments do their best to resuscitate the best of our nature, we must seize our present to secure our future, curb our polluting …

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How La Niña and climate change can enable our current parade of atmospheric rivers.

La Niña plays a role in allowing our current parade of atmospheric rivers across the Pacific and there could be a link to climate change as well. Faron Anslow, head of climate analysis and monitoring at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, explains, “The global source of almost all atmospheric rivers …

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Nature says pay me now or pay me later

In the grand scheme of things, where do we stand as humans? Are we destined to become a small point on the timeline of the universe? Five mass extinction events have occurred over the eons. We shouldn’t fool ourselves into thinking that another extinction cannot happen. So why are we …

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Jacobs Engineering: Understanding the Main Findings of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has started publishing its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)on the drivers and potential impacts of climate change and the ways in which human societies may respond. The report highlights the scale of the challenge we face in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the …

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UW research suggests more complicated connection between plankton and clouds than originally thought The Badger Herald

While humans bear much of the responsibility for climate change, one entity much smaller than humans has more impact on the environmental crisis than most realize – marine plankton. For years, scientists have understood that plankton has an impact on cloud formation. According to a item of Daily science, marine …

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Biosphere 2 to add life to LEO

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – Recently, the National Science Foundation awarded Biosphere 2’s Landscape Evolution Observatory with a $ 3.5 million grant to study the growth of life in certain landscapes, in particular those affected by fires or volcanic eruptions. The Landscape Evolution Observatory or LEO is the world’s largest laboratory …

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Hydrate or Die: Has Venus Ever Been Inhabitable?

Title: Has Venus ever been habitable? Constraints of an interior-atmosphere-redox couple Evolution model Authors: Joshua Krissansen-Totton, Jonathan J. Fortney, Francis Nimmo Institution of the first author: University of California, Santa Cruz Status: Published in the Planetary Science Journal [open access] Where did the water go? (And was that there to …

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The Gabonese experience on the future of climate finance

Today, at a time when climate change has become unmistakably apparent, more businesses and governments are committing to become carbon neutral, net zero and carbon positive. The African Conservation Development Group (ACDG) is one of the companies working to preserve and market the Gabonese rainforest. With their current 50-year logging …

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Climate change will kill national sovereignty as we know it

REUTERS As WE collectively rush into the era of climate change, international relations as we have known them for almost four centuries will change beyond recognition. This change is probably inevitable, and maybe even necessary. But it will also cause new conflicts, and therefore wars and suffering. Since the Peace …

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How can we share our divided world

Human ingenuity has created an integrated global economy, weapons of mass destruction and threats to the biosphere on which we rely. Yet human nature remains that of an instinctively tribal primate. This contradiction becomes more prominent than before, as the interdependence deepens and the rivalry between the superpowers intensifies. This …

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Ancient Groundwater – Our Time Press

Why the water you drink can be thousands of years old As surface water recedes in the western United States, people are drilling deeper wells and tapping into older groundwater that can take thousands of years to replenish naturally. Marissa gruneAlain seltzerKevin M. BefusSome of North America’s groundwater is so …

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Protesters plan to block an intersection in Vancouver today

The activists plan to “lock themselves in a facility, risking arrest” for their grand finale of the October rebellion. A group of protesters calling on the BC government to take urgent action on the climate emergency will hold its “grand finale” by blocking one of Vancouver’s main thoroughfares before Halloween …

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Ecomondo: EU missions to tackle the greatest challenges of our…

After last year’s suspension of the Ecomondo green tech exhibition in Rimini, this year the popular fair has again attracted many exhibitors and visitors from all over the world. Under strict Covid-19 regulations, attendees were able to dive deep into the world of sustainable waste management, from the latest recycling …

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CUK Botany Department Holds Conference on “Rethinking the – Reader of Kashmir”

Reconstruction – Step by step towards the environment, sustainability and ecosystem services ” Ganderbal: Department of Botany, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) hosted an online guest lecture on “Rethinking Rebuilding-Stepping Towards Environment, Sustainability & Ecosystem Services” by Professor Mohammad Latif Khan, Director of Academic Affairs, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya.In his …

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COP26: How the UK started the climate crisis

Last month, the journal Nature published an article calculate what it means. “To account for a 50% probability of limiting warming to 1.5 ° C … by 2050, we find that almost 60% of petroleum and fossil methane, and 90% of coal must remain not extracted “, conclude the authors. …

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Our atmosphere is changing. And it makes the earth darker

New research reveals climate change is making Earth less reflective, according to article published iin the review Geophysical research letters. “The reflectance of the Earth is a fundamental climatic parameter that we measured from the Big Bear Solar Observatory between 1998 and 2017 by observing the brightness of the earth …

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A visual and scientific history of water from

image: Water cover seen Following Credit: MIT PRESS Water is so pervasive in our lives that it’s easy to take it for granted. The average American uses ninety gallons of water a day; almost all the liquids we come across are primarily water – milk, for example, contains 87 percent …

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Top 10 largest forests in the world: full list here

Forests are said to be the lungs of planet Earth and cover nearly 31% of the land mass or its surface. Yet this is not enough. The United Nations has repeatedly reminded us that due to climate change and human interference, forests have fallen under the status of danger. However, …

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Trace the points that led to the Amazon tipping point

Scientifically, it is indisputable that the Amazon is on the way to ceasing to become a tropical forest. The “lungs of the earth” which store some 200 billion tonnes of carbon now emit more carbon than they capture, accelerating climate change which is further damaging the forest. Mysterious forest soils …

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Evaluate the impact and scope of biogeochemical cycles

Biogeochemical cycles describe the flow of elements in earth systems. They are strongly influenced by biological and anthropogenic activity and, in turn, influence other aspects of earth systems and the human environment. Biogeochemical cycles: ecological factors and environmental impact, a book published by AGU, shows how biogeochemical cycles have developed …

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Howe Sound becomes the last UNESCO biosphere region in Canada

The tl ‘kThe a7tsem / Howe Sound area is known for its indigenous culture, biodiversity and distinct geography and has been named a UNESCO Biosphere Region. According to International Coordinating Council for the Man and the Biosphere Program, jurisdictions around the world face the profound impacts of habitat loss and …

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Exhibitions link art to research

Artistic collaborations between flying foxes and humans, live sound streams from the Amazon rainforest, and stories from the traditional keepers of K’gari (Fraser Island) are among the various works currently on display in two new exhibitions at USC Art. Gallery. Sites of Connection features work by Leah Barclay, Bloom Collective, …

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Earth system models simulate climate change

The climate is changing and we need to know what changes to expect and how long to expect them. Models of the Earth system, which simulate all relevant components of the Earth system, are the primary means of anticipating future changes in our climate. Over the past century, our knowledge …

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Us and our house | Cyprus Mail

Earth is the only planet we know where we can live By Roberto Sciffo The blue planet, planet Earth, is unique to our solar system and, given our current state of technological advancement, it is the only planet we know of where we can live. The “big picture effect” is …

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NASA monitors water to help growers grow

Every day – up to thirty times a day, in fact – one of Mark Mason’s employees at Nature’s Reward Farms in Monterey County, Calif., Brings him the results of a soil test for discussion. Mason oversees the fertilizer and irrigation of the 5,000-acre farm along California’s central coast, nicknamed …

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[OPINION] The relatively unsung hero of the battle against climate change

We are fighting a battle against climate change, and its outcome will decide whether or not we will be in more danger. The battle ensued tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) humanity released into the atmosphere since the industrial revolution. Since 1880, data from NASA shows that human-induced climate change has …

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Melting glaciers trigger movement of the earth’s crust

The Earth’s crust is shifting as climate change wreaks havoc on ice caps and glaciers around the world. The continued melting of these Greenland and Antarctic ice caps causes the earth’s crust to deform as water is redistributed into the world’s oceans, causing sea levels to rise. The movement is …

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Letter: Global Peril

Published: 08/23/2021 07:00:17 AM In front of us – suddenly! – massive extinction of species, destruction of terrestrial biodiversity. This is due to human changes in our planet’s earth system: its atmosphere (air), hydrosphere (water), cryosphere (ice and permafrost), lithosphere (rock) and biosphere (life). Most of this destruction has taken …

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Development or survival? Imbalance – Ground views

Photo courtesy of the BBC Sri Lanka’s country declaration to the 21st Conference of the Parties (known as COP21) to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, held in Paris in 2015, said: “We are aware of the big difference in carbon dioxide emitted by biological sources. and …

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U scientists on the IPCC climate report 2021

Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its sixth report on the current state of the climate. One of the main findings states that “it is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and …

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The incredible journey of carbon | U Daily

Adam Thomas article Photos courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Dana Veron August 18, 2021 UD students and professors raise awareness of carbon cycle science Even for students of a graduate level physical meteorology course at the University of Delaware, sometimes the best way to visualize such …

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The definition of ecocide | WilmerHale

The climate crisis, an issue that once took the form of abstract temperature charts and projections, is now a dizzying parade of broken weather records and natural disasters. The time therefore seemed opportune when in June, the editorial group of experts of the Stop Ecocide Foundation (SEF) published his definition …

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Lend us your ears and don’t forget your farm boots

Seeing a play at Willow Wisp Organic Farm in Damascus, Pa. Has a simple but highly recommended dress code: sturdy shoes. At the farm, which recently completed a site-specific climate change play, the Limitless Stage features a courtyard lined with hydrangeas, greenhouses and a field of flowers. For four nights …

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Will God put out the fires?

The deadlock on efforts to reverse global warming needs the scientific community and the religious community to work together. (John Hendricks | Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office via The New York Times) Photo provided shows flames and smoke from the Bootleg fire in southern Oregon, July 14, 2021 Floods swept …

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A cosmic debate | The river reporter

By LIAM MAYO DAMASCUS, PA – The Farm Arts Collective inspired, educated and thrilled with their latest production, “Dream on the Farm”. As noted in the production’s program notes, “Artistic Director Tannis Kowalchuk and the ensemble are committed to presenting a decade-long series of climate change plays that will take …

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China’s 2021 Climate Change Blue Book shows rising trend of extreme weather events in the country

Beijing residents trudge through the pouring rain, experiencing a less busy Monday morning rush hour as many businesses asked their employees to work from home or cancel the clock. Photo: GT/Li Hao The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) held a press conference on Wednesday during which it rolled out the China …

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North Devon Biosphere Launches Nature Restoration Declaration

The North Devon Biosphere has launched an ambitious new nature recovery plan as a contribution to tackling the ecological emergency here in North Devon, aligning with the government’s 25-year environmental plan and l Prime Minister’s pledge to protect 30% of UK land by 2030.. Join the individuals, organizations, councils and …

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Even Noah would be amazed

A feature-length BBC News television report from July 16, 2021, titled “Catastrophic flooding across Western Europe as politicians blame climate change”, showed the devastation caused by the massive and rapid flooding in the region. Western Europe at the confluence of the borders of Germany, Belgium, France and Luxembourg during the …

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Positive nature by 2030: a major global goal for nature

The dangerous and the aggravation the decline in biodiversity is well documented – we know we are destroying natural systems faster than they can replenish themselves. Yet we depend entirely on nature for human health, well-being and prosperity. The recent ‘Dasgupta Review’ on the Global Biodiversity Economy – commissioned by …

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Mooney Goes Wild Monday June 28, 2021

Derek Mooney and his guests explore the natural world in all its forms. Malar scratches Derek, Richard and Niall discuss why hawks and other animals seem to wear “eye makeup”. The distinctive markings known as the malar stripes are believed to enhance the hunting ability of predators such as hawks …

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Adopt the circular economy in cooling technologies

It is essential to move towards the opportunities of the circular economy with the practice of the three “Rs”: reuse, reduce, recycle The need for thermal comfort will be inevitable in the coming weeks, as the mercury is expected to burn the last 40 degrees Celsius in the main towns …

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Hydrospace Technology: Collaboration Expands Global to Meet Growing Needs

Hydrospatial could be described as the part of the geospatial knowledge infrastructure that deals with the hydrosphere, and hydrospatial technologies support navigation, economic development, stability, security and defense, resilience and scientific research. . Here, Mark Smits, Director of Woolpert’s Geospatial Program and Senior Partner, highlights the trends and developments he …

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Space agencies learn how to farm on Mars and the Moon

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is one of the space agencies working on automated agricultural and AI techniques for the coming era of interplanetary human colonies. DLR Whether it is from continent to continent or from coast to coast, people have always traveled widely with plants. Traveling far from Earth …

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