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Global carbon price floor would limit global warming – IMF staff – Reuters

WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) – An agreement by some or all of the Group of 20 countries on a flexible global carbon price floor would help limit global warning to 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Monetary Fund said…

Footprints discovered from the last dinosaurs to walk on UK soil

(University of Portsmouth) Footprints from at least six different species of dinosaur — the very last dinosaurs to walk on UK soil 110 million years ago — have been found in Kent, a new report has announced.

Giant Rhinoceros Skeleton Found in China – This Was One of the Largest Land Mammals Ever

In the land of endless fossils—aka North China—a new species of giant rhinoceros has been discovered in Gansu Province that ranks among the largest terrestrial mammals to ever walk the Earth. Belonging to an extinct genus called Paraceratherium, which means “near the hornless beast,” the new species displays some different characteristics and carries with it […]

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China Is The Real Winner Of Western Climate Politics

The future of global greenhouse gas emissions will not be determined by G7 countries but by developing countries, which have shown almost no interest in imposing any cost on their development to meet climate targets. The G7 meeting was a…

Climate change: What G7 leaders could have said but didn’t One of the greatest unmentionables – Down To Earth Magazine

One of the greatest unmentionables at climate summit after climate summit is just how badly we keep track of contributions to global warming. The four-day G7 summit in Cornwall ended with little cause for celebration from anyone worried about climate…

Reduced microbial stability linked to soil carbon loss in active layer under alpine permafrost degra

(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) Chinese researchers headed by Prof. CHEN Shengyun from the Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources (NIEER) and XUE Kai from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences have recently discovered links between reduction in microbial stability and soil carbon loss in the active layer of degraded alpine permafrost on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Climate change: what G7 leaders could have said – but didn’t – The Conversation UK

The four-day G7 summit in Cornwall ended with little cause for celebration from anyone worried about climate change. Most of the pledges that emerged were relatively old news, with the UK repeating its promise of £500 million for ocean conservation…

Study presents new species of bizarre, extinct lizard previously misidentified as a bird

(Florida Museum of Natural History) An international research team has described a new species of Oculudentavis, providing further evidence that the animal first identified as a hummingbird-sized dinosaur was actually a lizard.