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A 1967 solar storm nearly caused a nuclear war

The U.S. Air Force began preparing for war on May 23, 1967, thinking that the Soviet Union had jammed a set of American surveillance radars. But instead the powerful 1967 solar storm was to blame.

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Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative on climate change announced – DairyReporter.com

The initiative was announced yesterday at the United Nations (UN) Food Systems Pre-Summit. “The global dairy sector is creating this ground-breaking initiative to help speed climate action already under way, while continuing to provide livelihoods for a billion people and…

Climate Clouds May Speed Up Global Warming – Scientific American

One of the most fundamental questions about climate change is also one of the thorniest: How much, exactly, will the Earth warm in response to future greenhouse gas emissions? The answer, scientists say, lies in the sky above our heads….

Clouds may speed up global warming – E&E News

One of the most fundamental questions about climate change is also one of the thorniest: How much, exactly, will the Earth warm in response to future greenhouse gas emissions? The answer, scientists say, lies in the sky above our heads….

Newest False Claim: The ‘Climate Emergency’ Is A Result Of Our ‘Sinfulness’

Rev. Dr. Peter Walker, Principal of United Theological College at Charles Sturt University in Australia is getting some press exposure over his claim that wildfires and floods are direct results of “climate change.” He claims emitting industrial carbon dioxide (CO2) is…

Investing in a sustainable future for our coastal economy

(UK Research and Innovation) The UK marine economy is worth £48 billion with strong growth in renewable energy and aquaculture. However, the marine environment is under pressure from the triple ocean crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Researchers will investigate how to strengthen the marine economy while protecting ecosystems and communities.

Southeastern US herbaria digitize three million specimens, now freely available online

(Botanical Society of America) The National Science Foundation recently provided funding to over 100 herbaria across the Southeast U.S. to digitize more than three million plant specimens collected by botanists and naturalists across the country. Researchers tracked the speed and productivity of staff and students who handled the specimens, from the collection drawers to online repositories, to provide institutions with a framework to better determine the time and money needed to digitize remaining collections.

Three degrees of global warming is quite plausible and truly disastrous – The Economist

Jul 24th 2021 BY THE STANDARDS of the 21st century as a whole, 2021 will almost certainly go down as a comparatively cool year. By the standards of the rest of human history its weather looks disconcertingly like hell. Listen…

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