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Greta Thunberg Couldn’t Be More Wrong About Australian Bushfires

With all the subtlety and insight of a dead kangaroo, Greta Thunberg has pronounced on the bushfires currently ravaging Australia. “The numbers don’t lie, and the science is clear.If anyone tells you, ‘This is part of a normal cycle’ or…

Australian Bushfires Partly Caused By India’s Late-Ending Monsoon Season: Expert

The catastrophic bushfires in Australia, which killed three and displaced thousands, is partly due to the monsoon season ending late in India, according to an expert. Trent Penham, who is associated with the University of Melbourne and studies the behavior…

Here’s your answer when someone asks ‘How can it be so cold if there’s global warming?’ – FOX 59 Indianapolis

The first significant cold snap of the season hits and somebody wonders what happened to global warming. × Here’s your answer when someone asks ‘How can it be so cold if there’s global warming?’ The first significant cold snap of the…

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Study shows where global renewable energy investments have greatest benefits

New study finds that the amount of climate and health benefits achieved from renewable energy depends on the country where it is installed. Countries with higher carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and more air pollution, such as India, China, and areas in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe, achieve greater climate and health benefits per megawatt (MW) of renewable energy installed than those operating in areas such as North America, Brazil, and parts of Europe.

Q&A: Labor’s Mark Butler says climate debate should be put aside amid bushfires

Shadow climate change minister Mark Butler issued a plea last night to set aside public debates about climate change while communities were fighting for their lives and homes in the face of unprecedented bushfires. Speaking at the beginning of ABC…

Chile marches for Dignity and social justice in this time of climate crisis and social crisis

Mass gathering calling for social justice in Plaza Italia, re-christened Plaza De la Dignidad, in Santiago My friday activity was joining the hundreds of thousands of Chileans demanding dignity, after 3 weeks of protest and social upheaval. There can be…

East Coast of Australia literally on fire, #bushfires driven by global heating

The east coast of Australia is literally on fire, in early November, with bushfires spread up and down the east coast of Australia, particularly New South Wales. This is not normal for early November. Fire conditions are exacerbated by the…

Bushfires on east coast of Australia out of control

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) An unprecedented number of bushfires have erupted on the east coast of Australia due to hot, dry, windy weather. Smoke billows from the scores of bushfires on Australia east coast in this image captured by NASA’s Terra satellite on Nov. 8, 2019, using the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument onboard.

Photosynthesis seen in a new light by rapid X-ray pulses

(Arizona State University) In a new study, led by Petra Fromme and Nadia Zatsepin at the Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery, the School of Molecular Sciences and the Department of Physics at ASU, researchers investigated the structure of Photosystem I (PSI) with ultrashort X-ray pulses at the European X-ray Free Electron Laser (EuXFEL), located in Hamburg, Germany.