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Month: May 2021

NASA reboots its role in fighting climate change – Nature.com

NEWS 07 May 2021 Space agency aims to breathe new life into its Earth-science programme as US President Joe Biden pushes an ambitious climate agenda. Alexandra Witze You have full access to this article via your institution. NASA has been…

Blinken Jousts With China and Russia in United Nations Meeting

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, meeting with counterparts from both China and Russia on Friday, said that the United States would “push back forcefully” against breakers of international rules, even as he acknowledged his own country’s violations under the…

Young Woman is Trying to Adopt Her New Friend to Keep the 27-Year Old Out of a Lifetime of Institutions

A Russian woman is trying to become the legal guardian of a friend she made while volunteering at a care home. 27-year old Nina Torgashova was admitted to a psycho-neurological care home when she was 18. Then, when COVID-19 hit Russia, a charity called Life Route lobbied to allow people at state-assisted living facilities to […]

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Sea level rises from melting ice massively reduced by limiting global warming – Mirage News

Sea level rise caused by melting ice could be halved this century if the Paris Agreement target of limiting warming to 1.5°C is met. A new study, from an international research team including University of Leeds scientists, explored the land…

The Green Mirage: Why A Low-Carbon Economy Is Further Off Than We Think

Bottom Line: The current prospects for a sustainable low-carbon economy are poor in both the UK and across the European Union (EU). Germany and Spain have already clearly shown what happens when state coercion forces such a dramatic shift to…

Texas Advances Legislation Protecting Oil And Gas From Climate Schemes

Two bills that were advanced by the Texas Legislature this week attempt to protect the state’s oil and gas industry from efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The House on Tuesday gave its final approval to Senate Bill 13, which…

Climate normals showing warming trend throughout the United States – ABC 57 News

The new climate normals have been issued for all of the United States. Every 10 years the average temperatures for the year are recorded, and placed into a data set that shows this temperature trend dating back all the way…

Sea Of Doubts: Whistle-Blowers Want Ocean Research Papers Probed For Fraud

A group of whistle-blowers has asked three funding agencies for a misconduct investigation into a series of 22 research papers, many of them on the effects of ocean acidification on fish behavior and ecology. The request, which they shared with…

Biden’s Climate Task Force Sued For Snubbing Open-Records Requests

The Competitive Enterprise Institute filed a federal lawsuit Thursday to force President Biden’s newly created National Climate Task Force to comply with federal open-records laws, accusing the administration of illegally ignoring requests for information. The free-market think tank filed a…

History of Mars’ habitability preserved in ancient dunes

On Earth, scientists study rock layers and the fossils embedded in them to learn about ancient life. A new study focused on red Mars – the desert planet – did something similar. It looked at the record of changing habitability preserved in ancient dune fields.