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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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Summer and winter precipitation in East Asia scale with global warming at different rates | Communications Earth & Environment –

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Water resources: Defusing conflict, promoting cooperation

(ETH Zurich) The EU funded project DAFNE has developed a methodology for avoiding conflicts of use in transboundary rivers. The model-?based procedure allows for participatory planning and cooperative management of water resources. The aim is now for the DAFNE methodology to be implemented in other regions of the world.

Do Leaked Climate Reports Help or Hurt Public Understanding of Global Warming? – InsideClimate News

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has always been a lightning rod for controversy. Since its creation in 1988, conspiracy theorists and politicians funded by fossil fuel interests have tried to undermine the organization’s science by portraying the panel as…

Heat Waves, Flooding, and Forest Fires: How Has Climate Change Fueled Extreme Weather Events? – Global Citizen

Experts say that global warming is making extreme weather events more frequent and deadly. By Pramod Acharya More than 100 people have died and at least 1,000 are missing following floods in Germany and Belgium that swept away buildings, cut…

How to watch Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin flight on July 20

Blue Origin counts down for July 20, 2021, when it will launch founder Jeff Bezos and three others to space. The flight will mark the first crewed launch of New Shepard and will be live-streamed; broadcasting will begin at 7:30 a.m. EDT (11:30 UTC) on Blue Origin’s website.

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