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A Joe Biden victory could push Scott Morrison – and the world – on climate change

I’m a deeply superstitious person, so I can barely bring myself to utter the words “if Joe Biden wins the American presidency next week”, but for the purposes of where we are going this weekend, I need to utter those…

New study reveals United States a top source of plastic pollution in coastal environments

The United States ranks as high as third among countries contributing to coastal plastic pollution when taking into account its scrap plastic exports as well as the latest figures on illegal dumping and littering in the country.

New cause of inflammation in people with HIV identified

A new study examined what factors could be contributing to inflammation, and they identified the inability to control HIV RNA production from existing HIV DNA as a potential key driver of inflammation.


Can Solar Climate Intervention Alleviate Global Warming? – Science Times

Human activity continues to exacerbate global warming, especially by burning fossil fuels for energy. SliverLining, a non-profit organization, will be funding researchers for solar climate intervention under the Safe Climate Research Initiative. The organization’s goal “is to prevent human suffering…

Toxic Sulfur Dioxide Emissions Fell Across India, Russia, and China Last Year–Dropping 6% Globally

Containing a large chunk of the total world population, the people of China, India, Russia, and the United States have all helped and worked dramatically to slash the levels of the toxic air pollutant sulfur dioxide (SO2). In 2019, the levels of anthropogenic SO2 emissions fell worldwide by 6%. In only the second time ever, […]

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Waste not, want not: Recycled water proves fruitful for greenhouse tomatoes

In the driest state in the driest continent in the world, South Australian farmers are acutely aware of the impact of water shortages and drought. So, when it comes to irrigation, knowing which method works best is vital for sustainable crop development.

New fault zone measurements could help us to understand subduction earthquakes

Researchers have conducted detailed structural analyses of a fault zone in central Japan to identify the specific conditions that lead to devastating earthquake. The seismic slip processes that were inferred based on the measurements may be applicable to other subduction zones, such as those below the oceans. The gathered data could be applied in future attempts to describe or model the subduction earthquakes that lead to ground shaking and tsunami risk.