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At COP 27, an artist asks attendees to feel climate change — literally – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article As world leaders debate climate change policies at COP27, the annual U.N. climate summit running through Friday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Bahia Shehab wants to turn up the temperature — literally. The Cairo-based…

This 120-Million Year Old Bird/Dinosaur Hybrid Is Teaching Us How Birds Came to Be

A bizarre cross between a bird and a dinosaur had blue, brown and grey feathers, a long tail, and small teeth. What’s more, their brain morphology is perfectly transitional between bird and reptile, with a brain likely built to smell like reptiles, but also to see well in daylight like birds. Jeholornis lived 120 million […]

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Global Warming Fuels More Frequent Wildfires In The Arctic—Which Leads To More Global Warming, Study Finds – Forbes

Topline Rising global temperatures have sparked more frequent wildfires in the Arctic in recent years, according to a new study published in Science, a trend that is expected to worsen as earth’s temperature continues to rise, and which could also…

Extreme escalation of heat failure rates in ectotherms with global warming – Nature.com

Angilletta, M. J. Thermal Adaptation: A Theoretical and Empirical Synthesis (Oxford Univ. Press, 2009). Cossins, A. R. & Bowler, K. Temperature Biology of Animals (Chapman and Hall, 1987). Sunday, J. M. et al. Thermal-safety margins and the necessity of thermoregulatory…

Bears, fungi and global warming – Climate Change – ASBMB Today

If you are going to study the Alaskan boreal forest, there are a couple of things you need to know. First, if you encounter a bear, stand your ground. But if it’s hungry enough, it still might eat you. Second,…

More risk as global warming continues – Borneo Bulletin

TOKYO (AFP) – A warming climate could bring viruses in the Arctic into contact with new environments and hosts, increasing the risk of “viral spillover”, according to research published on Wednesday. Viruses need hosts like humans, animals, plants or fungi…

Climate Change Has Already Impacted Trees’ Size – SciTechDaily

Researchers have discovered that forests are increasing in wood volume due to elevated carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.  Researchers have discovered that trees are growing in size as a result of carbon dioxide. It is well known that trees…

Climate Change and Habitat Loss is Driving Some Primates Down From the Trees and Toward an Uncertain Future – InsideClimate News

Climate and fossil records show that big swings in the Earth’s average temperature over eons radically changed the distribution and composition of life on the planet, wiping out entire groups of plants and animals in some areas, including large land…

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