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‘Food insecurity Turkey’s top climate change risk’ – Anadolu Agency | English

ANKARA Among all the potential dangers of climate change, the top risk it poses to Turkey is its threat to the country’s food security and water supplies, an expert told Anadolu Agency. “Drought is the most pressing issue we need…

Corporate climate change secrets targeted by D.C., California – Los Angeles Times

California clean tech innovator Bloom Energy, with its noncombustion, low-emission fuel cells, is hardly taking the same approach to powering the planet as oil giant Chevron, but one thing the companies have in common are slick promotional campaigns defining them…

Scientists Reveal Responses of Various Permafrost Ecosystems to Climate Warming – Mirage News

Chinese Academy of Sciences Carbon cycle of terrestrial ecosystem is an important link of global carbon cycle. Permafrost region is the largest soil carbon pool of terrestrial ecosystem. Its decomposition and carbon release under the background of climate warming may…

Landslides: New early warning systems reduce false alarms

(CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change) The study of the Campania region in southern Italy: an area that is vulnerable to landslides. The use of innovative and reliable instruments, and the original use of new generation atmospheric models, leads to the development of better predictive tools that can improve early warning systems’ performances. The results of the research conducted by the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change.

Global Warming Blamed for Premature Japanese Cherry Blossom Bloom – Newsweek

In Japan, officials are blaming global warming for the premature cherry blossom bloom. The nation’s favorite flower, sakura, has previously reached its peak bloom in April but officials with the Japan Meteorological Agency are forecasting that peak bloom will be…

Summers Could Last Half A Year By 2100, If Global Warming Continues – India Times

Turns out, you’re not the only one who thinks that summers are getting longer and hotter. Scientists warn that summers are already 18 per cent higher than what it was 60 years ago and could last until six months by…

How grasslands respond to climate change

(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) The rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration and concurrent climate change has led to yield reductions of grass-rich grassland vegetation in the past century. This observation was made by researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) who, working jointly with colleagues from Rothamsted (U.K.), conducted a study on the world’s oldest permanent ecological experiment there.

How space technology can help tackle climate change – World Economic Forum

Meteorological satellites have long been used to forecast extreme weather events. Now, Space 2.0 and frontier technologies are being used to combat climate change. The tech can also be used to improve agriculture – and for tackling wildlife crime. Satellites…

Summers could last half the year by the end of this century – NBC News

Summers in the Northern Hemisphere could last nearly six months by the year 2100 if global warming continues unchecked, according to a recent study that examined how climate change is affecting the pattern and duration of Earth’s seasons. The study,…