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UK Prime Minister Warns Climate Change Is Threat to World Security – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned world leaders Tuesday that climate change is a threat to security of all nations and sharply criticized people across the globe who say this is “green stuff from a bunch of…

‘Mutual suicide’: US issues stark warning on climate change – Al Jazeera English

The United States has warned inaction by world powers on climate change is tantamount to a “mutual suicide pact” after countries such as China, India, and Russia expressed scepticism on the global security threat it posed. John Kerry, the US…

UK’s leader warns climate change threatens world security – Minneapolis Star Tribune

UNITED NATIONS — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned world leaders Tuesday that climate change is a threat to security of all nations and sharply criticized people across the globe who say this is “green stuff from a bunch of…

Geometallurgist and NSF CAREER awardee breaks down barriers

(University of Arizona College of Engineering) Mined materials like copper and uranium are more important than ever as the world moves toward sustainable technologies such as solar panels and windmills.Isabel Barton is an assistant professor of mining and geological engineering at the University of Arizona and a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award who aims to improve the efficiency and sustainability of mining. She’s also using a historical framework to educate (and even excite!) non-scientists about the world of mineral resources, which impacts all of our daily lives.

Can air pollution help us find alien life?

To find alien life in our universe, scientists have considered searches for optical lasers or even giant energy-harvesting structures known as Dyson spheres. Now they’re suggesting a more mundane sort of search, a hunt for air pollution in exoplanet atmospheres.

Snowstorms, the breach of the Arctic vortex and the effects of ice meltwater on the oceans

by Andrew Glikson Warnings by leading climate scientists regarding the high sensitivity of the atmosphere in response to abrupt compositional changes, such as near-doubling of greenhouse gas concentrations, are now manifest: According to Wallace Broecker, (the “father” of climate science)…

Breeding Better Seeds: Sustainable, More Nutritious Food Production Under the Specter of Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Researchers used genetic engineering to create a type of cotton seed without a substance that is toxic to humans. Now humans can eat these cotton seeds, which are a great source of protein and fiber. Credit: Beth Luedeker Your morning…

The Enormous Risk of Atmospheric Hacking – The New Yorker

Subscribers to The Climate Crisis newsletter received this piece in their in-boxes. Sign up to receive future installments. Sometime in the next two weeks, an independent advisory committee is expected to issue a recommendation on a request from a team…

Texas blackouts show power grid can’t handle climate change – Los Angeles Times

When a few hundred thousand California homes and businesses lost power for several hours last summer, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz wrote that the Golden State “is now unable to perform even basic functions of civilization, like having reliable electricity.” What…

Bill Gates Has a Master Plan for Battling Climate Change – The Wall Street Journal

A day before the inauguration, as Lady Gaga rehearsed “The Star-Spangled Banner” in Washington, D.C., wildfires burned in Sonoma, Santa Cruz and Ventura counties in California, shocking climatologists who had never witnessed the state’s fire season extend into January. NASA…