China’s efforts to rebuild its economy after the coronavirus pandemic are almost certain to have a significant impact on the global fight against climate change.
The COVID-19 outbreak is rampant. As we are writing, 3 billion people are in lockdown. The economic consequences of this situation are far-reaching. In some countries, whole sectors of industry are shut down. NASA satellite images reveal drastic decreases of…
While some governments are struggling to manage their older investments in coal-powered sources, free market forces are driving the transition to coal.
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BYD is hoping to weather the coronavirus storm by selling its EV components and technology to other companies. It is also partnering with Toyota for the Chinese market.
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An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at the root of COVID-19.
(Washington State University) While drylands around the world will expand at an accelerated rate because of future climate change, their average productivity will likely be reduced, according to a new study. These regions, which primarily include savannas, grasslands and shrublands, are important for grazing and non-irrigated croplands. They are also a critical part of the global carbon cycle and make up 41% of Earth’s land surface and support 38% of its population.
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) A research team led by Prof. WANG Bo from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGPAS) found that both lake and peat-forming forest ecosystems probably took as long as 10 million years to recover after the end-Permian mass extinction.