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China’s Artificial Sun Just Broke a Record for Longest Sustained Nuclear Fusion Ten Times Over

At the headquarters of China’s most powerful nuclear fusion reactor, Chinese scientists rang in the new year by setting a world record for the longest-sustained operation of such a reactor, beating a world record they set last year 10 times over. China’s record-breaking Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) in Heifei managed to heat plasma to […]

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‘Lithium Triangle’: Latin America Is The Middle East Of Rare Earth Mining

Gabriel Boric’s recent win in Chile’s presidential election should be a wake-up call for the United States and its allies. Chile and several of its neighbors make Latin America the new Middle East, given their substantial share of the mining…

How Climate Warming Induces a Regime Shift in Shallow Aquatic Ecosystems – AZoCleantech

Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have demonstrated that increased temperatures in shallow lakes induce a shift from clear water conditions dominated by macrophytes to turbid (cloudy or disturbed) conditions. This leads to the loss of important ecosystem functions….

Tyranny In The Name Of Climate Change

A recent paper published by Cambridge University Press titled “Political Legitimacy, Authoritarianism, and Climate Change” is raising serious and worrisome questions about the role of academia in our national political debate on climate change. The paper was written by Ross Mittiga, who self-describes as an “assistant…

Warren urges crackdown on Wall Street over global warming – Press TV

US Senator Elizabeth Warren has blamed Wall Street for contributing to global warming, calling for action against major emitters. “The volume of greenhouse gas emitted by the financial-services industry is outrageous,” she said in a tweet on Monday. The volume…

How Barriers To Trade Can Be Barriers To Climate Change Adaptation – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Global warming is expected to dramatically reduce agricultural productivity in hotter parts of the world. This column considers ways to accommodate that change. Hot, poor countries would benefit by shifting away from agriculture into less vulnerable, non-agricultural sectors as temperatures…

Researchers Solve Mystery of Scattered Black Glass in Chilean Desert – it Was Made by an Exploding Comet

A vast swath of dark rocky glass littering a Chilean desert has remained a mystery for a decade, but Brown University researchers just confirmed it was made by an exploding comet. Around 12,000 years ago, something scorched a 47-mile (75km) stretch of the Atacama Desert with heat so intense that it turned the sandy soil […]

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Climate change boosts spread of crop pests in China, threatens food security, says study – The Independent

The occurrence of crop pests and diseases could likely double across China by the end of the century because of global warming, warned a new study. The Asian giant’s food security could be under threat because of the surge, said…

How barriers to trade can be barriers to climate change adaptation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

A wide range of evidence suggests that global warming will have major effects on agricultural productivity throughout the world. Analysis suggests that each degree of daily temperature exposure above 30°C sharply reduces the yield of crops such as corn, soybeans,…

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