Tag Archives: global warming

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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Seismic Study Reveals Main Reason Patagonia Is Rising With Melting Glaciers

The ice fields that stretch for hundreds of kilometers atop the Andes Mountains in Chile and Argentina are melting at some of the fastest rates on the planet. The ground that was under this ice also shifts and rises as these glaciers disappear. Geologists have discovered a link between recent …

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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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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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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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The highest glacier on Mount Everest will soon disappear, it has lost 2000 years of ice in just 3 decades!

The third pole of this planet called the Tibetan Plateau has long been claimed to be important for water availability in Asia. Ten major rivers, including the tumultuous Brahmaputra and many others, derive their energy and existence from the Tibetan Plateau and act as a lifeline insurer for a third …

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It used to be their world, now it’s yours – Red Bluff Daily News

Here’s something readers probably won’t find in another Red Bluff Daily News column: Andrew Knoll is best known for his contributions to Precambrian paleontology and biogeochemistry. He discovered microfossil records of early life around the world and was among the first to apply the principles of taphonomy and paleoecology to …

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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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LAUNCH OF THE MARDI GRAS 2022 THEME “OUR WORLD IS OUR FUTURE” – Island Echo

The New Carnival Company’s annual Mardi Gras Parade will return to the streets of Ryde on Saturday 9th July after a 2 year absence due to the pandemic. The 2022 launch event, held at Quay Arts on January 25, brought together more than 50 people, including councillors, teachers, artists and …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Conserve natural resources | Cashmere amount

Conserve natural resources We must take care of natural assets and it is the responsibility of every citizen to preserve natural resources Posted on Dec 26 2021 | Author MANSOOR SHAFI God has granted us paradise in the form of a biosphere supporting the life of flora and fauna. In …

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Carbon capture can be part of the climate solution

[ad_1] 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 …

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My turn: the Earth is alive

[ad_1] Posted: 12/8/2021 6:00:44 AM Modified: 08/12/2021 06h00: 16 AM As I drove north to Hanover the morning before Thanksgiving, I saw the moon set over a brilliant, crystal-clear blue sky. The view was so beautiful and unexpected. It filled me with gratitude for the gifts the natural world gives …

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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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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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Reduction of CO2 emissions from cement with carbonatable material

[ad_1] Cut carbon dioxide from cement (CO2) emissions remained a challenge, despite widespread efforts to reduce CO emissions2 and save the planet from the worst climate change scenarios predicted by the scientific community. New research has highlighted a potential path to efficient carbon capture and use with an innovative approach …

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Our atmosphere is changing. And it makes the earth darker

[ad_1] 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 …

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Trace the points that led to the Amazon tipping point

[ad_1] 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 …

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Evaluate the impact and scope of biogeochemical cycles

[ad_1] 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 …

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Us and our house | Cyprus Mail

[ad_1] 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” …

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Melting glaciers trigger movement of the earth’s crust

[ad_1] 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 …

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Letter: Global Peril

[ad_1] 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 …

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U scientists on the IPCC climate report 2021

[ad_1] 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 …

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The definition of ecocide | WilmerHale

[ad_1] 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 …

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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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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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Even Noah would be amazed

[ad_1] 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 …

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Positive nature by 2030: a major global goal for nature

[ad_1] 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 …

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Adopt the circular economy in cooling technologies

[ad_1] 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 …

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Despite the pandemic, atmospheric carbon levels hit a new peak

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AFP) – An atmospheric research station in Hawaii has recorded its highest concentrations of carbon dioxide since precise measurements began 63 years ago, a government agency said on Monday, adding that the coronavirus pandemic was due to hardly had an impact on the increasing levels of greenhouse gases. …

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5 satellite images that show how our planet is changing

[ad_1] Satellite images can provide vital information on how our planet is changing and responding to global warming. They can measure changes in sea level up to a milliliter or the temperature of the land and the ocean, so scientists can do a “health check.” Below are 5 eye-opening satellite …

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Melting glaciers have shifted the Earth’s axis

[ad_1] Melting glaciers have shifted the Earth’s axis In the 1990s, the Earth’s axis underwent a major change. It is normal for the Earth’s axis to move a few centimeters each year. But, in the 1990s, the direction of the polar drift suddenly changed and the pace of the drift …

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US dairies’ methane emissions down

[ad_1] Dairy and livestock trends in the United States indicate a decline in methane emissions. While greenhouse gas has been used by climate change activists to crush animal agriculture, science points to a different trend. Methane as a greenhouse gas has long been the Achilles heel of campaigners to tackle …

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Opinion: ESG metrics are based on sand, not granite

[ad_1] It now seems likely that ESG-based asset allocation will develop a place in the ecology of global financial markets. Properly executed, it can add to the range of choices available to investors. This certainly fits the current Zeitgeist of “stakeholders”. ESG (environment, society and governance) featured prominently at Berkshire …

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Climate change is causing the Earth’s axis to shift

[ad_1] A study published in Geophysical Research Letters of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) indicates that due to the significant melting of glaciers due to the increase in global temperature, the axis of rotation of our planet is moving more than d habit since the 1990s. Rising sea levels, heat …

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Climate crisis tipped Earth’s rotation, study finds

[ad_1] PA Images A study found that the ongoing climate crisis has caused the Earth’s axis to shift. This change is believed to be the result of the planet’s glaciers melting due to global warming, demonstrating the devastating impact humans continue to have on Earth. Previously, only natural factors such …

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Reed College | Reed Magazine

[ad_1] The Environmental Studies program currently offers more than two dozen courses. Here is a small sample. April 9, 2021 Bio 303 – Leaves with landscapes This field course examines the structure, function, diversity and underlying ecology of the forests of the Pacific Northwest. Students go into the forest to …

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The UN confirms the ocean is fucked up

[ad_1] The ocean is not doing well. The seas, which contain approximately 332,519,000 cubic miles of water, heat, rise, acidify and lose oxygen. And a new comprehensive UN climate special report, released Wednesday, presents an encyclopedic review of how the Earth’s oceans and ice caps have been altered as the …

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What is the hydrosphere and where is it?

Our Earth is truly a “Water World”. What is the hydrosphere? According to the definition as used in physical geography, the hydrosphere is the collective mass of water found on, above, and below the Earth’s surface. It includes both the world’s marine and freshwater resources and encompasses oceans, rivers, lakes, …

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