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Has mystery of universe’s missing matter been solved?

Cosmologists have only been able to find half the matter that should exist in the universe. With the discovery of a new astronomical phenomenon and new telescopes, these researchers say they’ve just found the rest.

Bishops Tout EU ‘Green Deal’ As Recovery Plan For Pandemic

The Catholic bishops of the European Union (COMECE) have endorsed the European Green Deal as an “underpinning strategy” for a continent-wide plan of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. “Ecological justice” must be at the core of Europe’s response to the…

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Bishops Tout EU ‘Green Deal’ As Recovery Plan For Pandemic

The Catholic bishops of the European Union (COMECE) have endorsed the European Green Deal as an “underpinning strategy” for a continent-wide plan of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. “Ecological justice” must be at the core of Europe’s response to the…

Colorado River Water Woes Are Real — But Not Climate Related

Unless greenhouse-gas emissions are drastically reduced, the already shrinking Colorado River could shrink another 31% by 2050, two scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) warned in a recent study published in the online journal Science. The study, “Colorado River…

EU Recovery Fund Has Costly Green Strings Attached

The European Union’s proposed €750 billion ($829B) fund to help the bloc recover from the coronavirus crisis will have green strings attached, with 25% of all funding set aside for climate action, the European Commission has said. It’s now official:…

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HABITABLE, a European sizable project on climate change and migration

(University of Liege) The Hugo Observatory (University of Liège, Belgium) will coordinate the largest research project on climate change and migration to have ever been funded by the EC’s Horizon 2020 programme.

HABITABLE, a European sizable project on climate change and migration

(University of Liege) The Hugo Observatory (University of Liège, Belgium) will coordinate the largest research project on climate change and migration to have ever been funded by the EC’s Horizon 2020 programme.

Policymakers Reluctant To Wreck Economies For Climate Goals

With the Covid-19 pandemic starting to recede, activists are again moaning that industrial emissions are destroying the climate. But having wrecked national economies once to fend off the virus, policymakers are proving reluctant to wreck them again for the climate…

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Low-severity fires enhance long-term carbon retention of peatlands

High-intensity fires can destroy marshy peatlands and cause them to emit huge amounts of their stored carbon into the atmosphere as greenhouse gases, but a new study finds low-severity fires spark the opposite outcome. By creating a decay-inhibiting crust on clumps of moist soil particles within the peatland, the smaller surface fires help protect the stored carbon and enhance peatlands’ long-term storage of it, even during times of extreme drought.

Canada Worsening Its Economy With Lonely Climate Change Battle

Canada has an urgent fiscal problem our government seems determined to worsen by continuing to wage its increasingly lonely battle against climate change. In the 78 years from Confederation to the end of the Second World War federal debt reached…