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Greener aviation fuels create fewer contrails. Here’s what that means for global warming – ABC News

If you look up at the sky on a clear sunny day, chances are you’ll see fluffy white trails left behind by airplanes. Key points: Contrails are largely made of water vapour that comes out of aircraft engine exhaust When it’s…

How Climate Change Has Battered the West Before Summer Even Begins – The New York Times

A heat dome is baking Arizona and Nevada, where temperatures have soared past 115 degrees this week and doctors are warning that people can get third-degree burns from the sizzling asphalt. At Lake Mead, which supplies water for 25 million…

Climate Change Batters the West Before Summer Even Begins – The New York Times

A heat dome is baking Arizona and Nevada, where temperatures have soared past 115 degrees this week and doctors are warning that people can get third-degree burns from the sizzling asphalt. At Lake Mead, which supplies water for 25 million…

This sponge can tell us a lot about climate change – WJXT News4JAX

A sponge recovered 430 feet deep in the ocean off Exuma Island can do more than scrub your back — it’s showing what the climate was like on Earth hundreds of years ago. Scientists used a 600-year-old marine sponge to…

New Sustainable Roofing Material Can Naturally Keep Buildings Cool Without A/C

Turning on the air conditioning to its highest setting can bring sweet relief. But your resulting energy bill? Not so much. What if your home could stay cool all on its own—no electricity required? That’s the premise of Yi Zheng’s new invention. The associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Northeastern University in Boston […]

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Could temperatures keep rising?

Orbital changes are responsible for Milankovitch cycles that make Earth move in and out of periods of glaciation, or Ice Ages. Summer insolation on the Northern Hemisphere reached a peak some 10,500 years ago, in line with the Milankovitch cycles, and…

Satellite Observations Show Marine Clouds Amplify Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Marine stratocumulus clouds along the California and Baja California coastlines, as revealed by a NASA satellite. These and other low-level clouds are widespread over the global oceans. LLNL researchers have found that global warming causes low clouds over the oceans…

From the Right: the religion of climate change has several false prophets – Daily Commercial

As the Biden administration planners would like to spend billions of dollars to address climate change, it might be wise to look at the climate predictions over the past 50 years.  For the man-made climate change believers, let’s examine some of their past prophets. The Boston…

What effects do clouds have on climate change? – World Economic Forum

Existing climate models underestimate the lifespan and cooling effects of clouds by simulating too much rainfall. New models with a more realistic simulation of rainfall from “warm” clouds increases the lifespan of clouds by nearly three times. This increases the…