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Climate Change Tracker: Why 2021 is a crucial year to stop global warming – Livemint

2021 is already shaping up as an important year for climate change mitigation. As scientist and author Michael E. Mann wrote in Newsweek a few days ago, this year could well mark the tipping point for climate action. This is…

How We Can Better Predict Weather Catastrophes

At the same time, across the Arctic, permafrost is thawing, raising alarms that the warming ground could release an enormous cocktail of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The well-founded fear is that this will create a positive feedback loop, fueling…

How Exactly Does Carbon Dioxide Cause Global Warming? – State of the Planet

“You Asked” is a series where Earth Institute experts tackle reader questions on science and sustainability. Over the past few years, we’ve received a lot of questions about carbon dioxide — how it traps heat, how it can have such…

Fossils may hold clues to climate change, says BGSU paleobiologist – Newswise

Newswise — A Bowling Green State University paleobiologist‘s research into the life and death of an ancient mollusk might uncover clues about the next global warming event on Earth. Dr. Margaret “Peg” Yacobucci, a BGSU geology professor in the School of Earth, Environment…

AXA, Other Mega-Investors Seek to Avoid Portfolios with Global Warming Potential – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments All good money managers expect to outperform their benchmark, and by one such metric the French insurer and investor AXA SA recently scored a market-beating success. Not by delivering higher returns, but by generating a lower level…

Team Biden And Climate – 5 Dirty Secrets Behind Their War On Energy

On Friday, President Joe Biden pledged climate action at the virtual G7 and teased an upcoming major summit on Earth Day, April 22, 2021. Deep decarbonization is what Team Biden wants – the complete end of carbon fuel for electricity,…

Upton pupils research global warming and the world around us – The Isle of Thanet News

Exploring the world around us Life on the magical, marvellous, challenging and chaotic planet Earth is the theme for a term full of research, investigation and creativity for Year 6 children at Upton Junior School, Broadstairs. Their studies for the…

Climate change should play big role in pandemic, recession recovery plans – Bangor Daily News

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Michael Howard is a professor of philosophy at the University of Maine. This column…

Using genes to improve greenhouse gases conversion

(University of Queensland) Greenhouse gas waste from factories could be turned into environmentally-friendly chemicals and fuels under an international project seeking to better understand the gene function of bacteria.