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Research project aims to spread reflective beads on Arctic ice to slow climate warming – Anchorage Daily News

Researchers are proposing to sprinkle powdered glass “microspheres” on sea ice to increase its reflectivity. (Ned Rozell) A research project that’s exploring whether covering sea ice with tiny reflective beads could help slow climate warming is drawing concerns from Arctic…

The big takeaways from the IPCC’s recent report on climate change – Niskanen Center

Earlier this spring, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third report from its sixth cycle of assessments. The previous two reports in this cycle addressed the physical science and impacts and vulnerabilities, while this report from Working…

One Man’s Treasure Hunt Thrilled a Canadian Town, Turning Strangers into Friends

A horror-themed treasure hunt, organized anonymously in a small Canadian town, left the community enriched with funds and friends. The town in question, Miramichi in New Brunswick, has a history replete with scary stories of murder and ghosts, which the hunt’s organizer used as context to keep the spooky search going all the way up […]

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How fast can we stop Earth from warming? – Daily Montanan – Daily Montanan

Global warming doesn’t stop on a dime. If people everywhere stopped burning fossil fuels tomorrow, stored heat would still continue to warm the atmosphere. Picture how a radiator heats a home. Water is heated by a boiler, and the hot…

Heat waves, floods and heavy rain: India battling climate change and it is getting worse, warn experts – The Financial Express

The spectre of climate change is here to stay and even worsen, say climate scientists as searing winds blow across swathes of north India, including New Delhi where temperatures have crossed 49 degrees Celsius, and flash floods ravage parts of…

The Monday After: Getting historical perspective on climate change – Canton Repository

Climate change has been one of the most debated environmental issues in the world during recent years. In Canton it isn’t a new discussion. Articles about the changing climate have been printed on pages of The Canton Repository for nearly…

Carbon dioxide reaches another record high

NOAA data show a carbon dioxide level of 421.13 parts per million (ppm) for the week starting May 8, 2022, a new record high since measurements started at Mauna Loa, Hawaii. As the image below also shows, very high daily levels were…

Baby Blanket Crocheted by Queen Mary and Surviving WWII Set to Raise Money for Ukraine Children’s Fund

A baby blanket which was crocheted by Queen Mary and survived World War II is being sold to raise money to help children in Ukraine. Great-grandmother Kathleen Pritchard was wrapped in the pink shawl as a baby after her mother Florence won a contest. Two blankets, one pink and one blue, were knitted by Queen […]

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Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

Best Places to Live to Avoid Climate Change – EARTH.ORG

No one on the planet is left untouched by the effects of climate change, from rising temperatures and sea levels to worsened air pollution and droughts that threaten food and water security. But as many experts have found, climate change…

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