Mount Everest climbers leave their germs behind
Researchers found microbes, including those from humans, within the death zone of Mount Everest. This has implications for our future in space.
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Exploring Mars caves, leaving âbreadcrumbsâ
Researchers have developed a “breadcrumb” system that small autonomous robot rovers might use in exploring Mars caves and lava tubes.
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This Arctic US Air Base Has Its Eyes on Russia. But Climate is a Bigger Threat – InsideClimate News
THULE AIR BASE, Greenland—On the last Saturday in September, ice had already begun to spread across the Arctic waters at the dock, closing the port for months to come. The temperature was 24 degrees Fahrenheit. Snow swept across the airport…
The Christian case for fighting climate change is being tested in Eastern Oregon – Oregon Public Broadcasting
A Patriot Planet billboard stands in Pendleton, Ore., near Interstate 84, Jan. 25, 2023. Antonio Sierra / OPB Like many Christian stories, the origin of Climate Vigil began with an awakening. THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR: Peter Fargo, who founded the…
Making art from ocean plastic to raise awareness of trash
Pam Longobardi creates art with ocean plastic to raise awareness of the garbage accumulating in the world’s oceans. See her art here.
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New Study Confirms Coral Reefs Are Adapting To Warmer Waters
In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists have discovered that some corals in the eastern Pacific are adapting to a warmer world by hosting more heat-tolerant algae. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)…
UK urged to sack Tony Abbott as trade adviser for joining climate sceptic group
The UK government is being urged to sack one of its trade advisers after he joined a thinktank that has denied the scale of the climate crisis and campaigned against net zero. Tony Abbott, a former Australian prime minister, announced…
Evaluation of the current understanding of the impact of climate change on coral physiology after three decades of … – Nature.com
Hoegh-Guldberg, O. & Bruno, J. F. The impact of climate change on the world’s marine ecosystems. Science 328, 1523–1528 (2010). Article CAS Google Scholar Hoegh-Guldberg, O. et al. Coral reefs under rapid climate change and ocean acidification. Science 318, 1737–1742…
Talking to kids about climate change isn’t indoctrination – Los Angeles Times
To the editor: In Tony Barboza’s opinion piece about discussing global warming with his children, he says these talks can feel like indoctrination. I want to assure him they are not. It shouldn’t be considered indoctrination if you are describing…
The Cold, Windy Voyage To Unreliable Green Energy
This column has been making the case that replacing efficient forms of reliable energy with politically favored intermittent power sources is not as easy as it looks. Some jurisdictions seeking to replace fossil fuels and/or nuclear plants with wind power…