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U.S.-European mission launches to monitor the world’s oceans

The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will extend a nearly 30-year continuous dataset on sea level collected by an ongoing collaboration of U.S. and European satellites while enhancing weather forecasts and providing detailed information on large-scale ocean currents to support ship navigation near coastlines.

Could kelp help relieve ocean acidification?

(Stanford University) A new analysis of California’s Monterey Bay evaluates kelp’s potential to reduce ocean acidification, the harmful fallout from climate change on marine ecosystems and the food they produce for human populations.

Climate change and ‘atmospheric thirst’ to increase fire danger and drought in NV and CA

(Desert Research Institute) Climate change and a “thirsty atmosphere” will bring more extreme wildfire danger and multi-year droughts to Nevada and California by the end of this century, according to new research from the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, and the University of California, Merced.

Red Cross says global warming poses greater threat than COVID-19 | TheHill – The Hill

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said in a report released Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic that global warming is an even “bigger catastrophe” that “has been building for many decades.” In its 2020 World…

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Red Cross says global warming poses greater threat than COVID-19 | TheHill – The Hill

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said in a report released Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic that global warming is an even “bigger catastrophe” that “has been building for many decades.” In its 2020 World…

Does air pollution increase women’s risk of dementia?

Older women who live in locations with higher levels of air pollution may have more brain shrinkage, the kind seen in Alzheimer’s disease, than women who live in locations with lower levels, according to a new study.