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Month: June 2022

Couples can sway each other’s views on climate change – Futurity: Research News

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. There’s potential for couples to influence each other through conversations on climate change, research finds. “We wanted to see if there’s potential for couples…

He Planted a Giant Sequoia in the UK to Offset His Carbon Footprint for Life – And 700 More to Make a Forest

Rather than sending money off to some questionable and unconfirmable carbon-capture forest, Henry Emson figured he would plant his own trees so he could look into the face of society and say “my carbon footprint is accounted for.” As it turns out, Emson realized that it was better to go big, and so planted a […]

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Prostate Cancer Breakthrough Could Stop the Tumor Spreading After It Becomes Resistant to Current Therapy

A prostate cancer breakthrough could stop the tumor spreading after it becomes resistant to current therapy, scientists say. Anti-hormonal treatment blocks the signal sent out by testosterone that stimulates tumor growth. But eventually the cancer cells become resistant and the growth spreads through the body becoming fatal. An international research team led by Dutch scientists […]

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Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

In Svalbard where global warming is in full view on your doorstep – The Irish Times

Svalbard sits about halfway between Norway’s most northern point and the North Pole. Surrounded by the Arctic Ocean and covering an area similar to the Republic of Ireland, the archipelago ranges from 74 to 81 degrees north latitude. Longyearbyen, Svalbard’s…

Hints of a derecho-climate change link, ten years after 2012 storm – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load A decade ago, “derecho” — the term used to describe a fast-moving, extensive, enduring and violent complex of thunderstorms — was launched into the national spotlight when destructive storms swept from the Midwest to the…

EPA Sets Timetable for Curbing Leaks of Climate-Warming HFCs – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

WASHINGTON – Under an agreement announced today, the Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to a timeline for implementing a congressional mandate to issue federal standards curbing leaks of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), super-potent climate-warming chemicals used in industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment.  …

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