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Climate change will alter where many crops are grown – The Economist

Aug 28th 2021 TOM EISENHAUER remembers driving through Manitoba, a province in central Canada, more than a decade ago. Surrounding his car were fields of cold-weather crops, such as wheat, peas and canola (rape). Dense staples such as maize (corn)…

How extreme heat from climate change distorts human behavior – Science News Magazine

On a sweltering summer afternoon almost a decade ago, Meenu Tewari was visiting a weaving company in Surat in western India. Tewari, an urban planner, frequently makes such visits to understand how manufacturing companies operate. On that day, though, her…

Thanks to climate change, supply chain disruptions are poised to be the new normal – Salon

Dr. Thomas Goldsby, a professor of supply chain management at the University of Tennessee — Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, assigns his undergraduate student a “routine exercise” that frequently proves revelatory. Its purpose is to illustrate the complexity of the various trade…

Hydrogen gas boilers could speed up global warming, new report suggests – Scottish Construction Now

Published 12 August 2021 A UK Government scheme to heat millions of homes in the UK using hydrogen boilers could increase carbon emissions and speed up global warming, according to a new academic study by Cornell University. MPs are rushing…

As climate change disrupts supply chains, American life is poised to change drastically – Salon

When scientists talk about global warming, they often rattle off the ways in which it will turn our planet into something out of apocalyptic fiction. Extreme weather events like hurricanes, thunderstorms, droughts and wildfires will become increasingly common. Sea levels will…

U.N. climate panel confronts implausibly hot forecasts of future warming – Science Magazine

California’s Lake Oroville has shriveled in a severe, persistent drought, one of many climate impacts that models predict will swiftly worsen. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images By Paul VoosenJul. 27, 2021 , 4:50 PM Next month, after a yearlong delay because…

$1M NASA grant to improve carbon monitoring in East Africa

(Cornell University) Cornell University researchers will develop the first high-resolution carbon monitoring system for East Africa that combines “bottom up” ecological modeling with “top down” satellite data, thanks to a three-year, $1 million NASA grant.

Community Voices: We need world solutions to climate change – The Bakersfield Californian

Are you tired of the scorching heat every summer? Yeah, me too. Are you tired of dozens of forest fires destroying trees, homes, and sometimes towns? Yeah, me too. Well, get used to it, climate change is here and it’s…

USC study shows dire impacts downstream of Nile River dam

(University of Southern California) Downstream water supply and economic losses could substantially disrupt Egypt, according to a new USC analysis that offers potential solutions to avoid conflict over the dam.

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