All eyes are on China as negotiators from nearly 200 nations head to Madrid for the next round of United Nations climate talks. Like most efforts to reach an international consensus, what Beijing wants matters because of its rising geopolitical clout and economic might.
Proposals by the European Union to establish a “carbon border tax” will damage the global community’s willingness to take joint action against climate change, China said on Wednesday. The EU’s new climate commissioner, Frans Timmermans, said in October that research would begin…
(University of California – Riverside) Computer scientists at the University of California, Riverside have developed two algorithms that will improve earthquake monitoring and help farmers protect their crops from dangerous insects, or monitor the health of chickens and other animals. The algorithms spot patterns in enormous datasets quickly, with less computing power and lower cost, than other methods and have been used to improve earthquake detection, monitor the insect vector Asian citrus psyllid, and evaluate the feeding behavior of chickens.
Yes, dear readers, as it turns out, the 45-foot yacht Greta chose to carry her back across the Atlantic is a planet destroyer. At least, that’s how global warming alarmists will see it. Checking the product specifications provided by the…
Plans to save biodiversity must take into account the social impacts of conservation if they are to succeed, say researchers.
EurekAlert! fellowship spotlights early-career science journalists from Latin America, other emerging regions
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Five early-career science journalists from emerging regions will attend the 2020 AAAS Annual Meeting as winners of the 2020 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters.
Climate change is damaging the lifelong health of children across the world, medical officials warn – CNBC
A man and a child wearing breathing masks are seen on an electric vehicle in smog on November 14, 2018 in Beijing, China. Yang Kejia, China News Service | Visual China Group | Getty Images Climate change is already damaging…
China reached its ultra-low emission goals from 2015 three years ahead of schedule—and their emissions are apparently even lower than previously estimated.
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