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Intense storms from global warming, and a mission to study them – EarthSky

Scientists have measured a gradual warming of Earth’s oceans in recent decades. Warmer oceans have the effect of causing storms to intensify. There are many questions as to exactly how this happens. A new NASA mission aims to study the…

Hubble’s Grand Tour of the giant planets

NASA has released stunning new images of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune from the Hubble Space Telescope. These annual observations are called Hubble’s Grand Tour of the outer solar system.

The post Hubble’s Grand Tour of the giant planets first appeared on EarthSky.

Big-nosed dinosaur species discovered

Scientists have identified a new big-nosed dinosaur species among a collection of bones discovered on the Isle of Wight in southern England. This dinosaur had a much larger snout than either of the other two known species at the time.

The post Big-nosed dinosaur species discovered first appeared on EarthSky.

Transport Day at COP26: aviation, shipping, EVs but don’t mention cycling, micro-mobility or public transport

Wednesday 10 November was designated transport day at the UN Climate conference COP26. After the energy sector, the transport sector needs to be decarbonised. Decarbonisation of electricity grids will substantially contribute and assist in reducing transport emissions. The UK Government…

Australia ranked last on climate policy in a global list of 64 countries in the Climate Change Performance Index at COP26

Climate Change Performance Index rating for 2022 Another area where Australia is a true laggard is climate policy.  The Climate Change Performance Index rated 64 nations on greenhouse gas emissions, renewables, energy use and climate policy. Australia was listed way…

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