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Let’s not put global warming on the back burner – Arab News

Let’s not put global warming on the back burner A woman walks past blooming cherry blossom trees Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP) Short Url https://arab.news/nf7np This year’s UN climate summit in the UK has been postponed until 2021…

Oceans could return to a picture of health in just one generation

Our oceans face a number of threats, but if we act soon and act in concert, we can keep them healthy for future generations. (Photo: Nick Fewings [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr) Try to imagine the future as a tale of two…

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ADVOCACY: Jane Fonda goes virtual

Actress Jane Fonda is taking her Fire Drill Fridays from the steps of the Capitol to an online screen to continue advocating for climate action as the novel coronavirus spreads across the United States.

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FINANCE: Corporate response to virus could hurt climate work — greens

The novel coronavirus pandemic is compelling more companies to either postpone their annual general meetings or move them online — a trend that environmentalists worry could impede investors’ efforts to press for climate action in the corporate world.

Extreme rainfall days in metropolitan São Paulo have risen four-fold in seven decades

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Study by researchers at Brazil’s National Disaster Surveillance and Early Warning Center (CEMADEN) also shows a rise in the number of consecutive dry days, suggesting that extreme rainfall events are concentrated in shorter, more widely spaced periods.

Carbon Credit Scam: Carbon Markets Flop As CO2 Declines

Environmentalists and green bureaucrats have watched in shock as the coronavirus global shut down has now caused carbon credit markets to crash. The European Union’s carbon credits price has fallen by 40% this year so far. This market was worth…

Major Climate Summit In Glasgow Postponed Over COVID-19

A key climate summit in Glasgow will be delayed until next year due to disruption caused by the coronavirus. The announcement was made in a joint statement from the UK and UN after a “virtual” meeting of officials. Dozens of…

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Global nuclear medicine community shares COVID-19 strategies and experiences

In an effort to provide safer working environments for nuclear medicine professionals and their patients, clinics across five continents have shared their approaches to containing the spread of COVID-19. This compilation of strategies, experiences and precautions is intended to support nuclear medicine clinics as they make decisions regarding patient care.

How to model a pandemic

Behind every government announcement, there is an army of epidemiologists predicting how the virus will spread, and how to beat it. Note that this story doesn’t deal specifically with the University of Washington models released yesterday, projecting U.S. infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the coming months. But it does provide insights into how scientists create models.

Extinction Rebellion: Anti-Human To The Core

A Twitter account claiming to represent an Extinction Rebellion (XR) chapter in the East Midlands tweeted last week that the ‘Earth is healing. The air and water are clearing. Corona is the cure. Humans are the disease!’ The post also showed…