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Termites Love Global Warming So Much That They May Make It Worse, Says Study – ScienceAlert

When we consider termites, we may think of the danger they can pose to our houses once they settle in and start eating wood. But in fact, only about 4 percent of termite species worldwide are considered pests that might,…

Victoria cut emissions by 29.8% on 2005 levels by 2020. There is a pathway to decarbonisation by 2035 to meet 1.5C target.

The Victorian Premier, Dan Andrews, announced on 20 September that Victoria Smashes Emissions Targets. Victoria achieved a 29.8 per cent emissions cut on 2005 levels up to and including 2020. Victoria had set an Emissions Reduction Target of 15 to 20 per…

Mexico’s First Cross-County Hiking Trail Will Support Mayan Culture –Cyclists Welcome too

Mexico’s first long-distance hiking and cycling trail has recently been finished in the Yucatan Peninsula. Passing through colonial haciendas, sacred cenotes, and archeological sites, it’s a community-focused tourist attraction to give people a glimpse into the Maya’s great history. For the history lover, a trip to Cancun can be difficult. Attached to the all-inclusive resort […]

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Climate change limits the forest canopy’s cooling response – Earth.com

By contrast to prevailing theories claiming that canopy leaves can always maintain their temperatures within an optimal range for photosynthesis, a new study led by Oregon State University (OSU) has found that, in fact, leaves in forest canopies are often…

Southern Ocean takes on the heat of climate change – UNSW Newsroom

Of all the oceans on earth, the Southern Ocean does the lion’s share at slowing the pace of climate change by absorbing most of the excess heat trapped in the planet’s atmosphere, say scientists from the ARC Centre for Excellence…

Warming Trends: Climate Insomnia, the Decline of Alpine Bumblebees and Cycling like the Dutch and the Danes – InsideClimate News

SCIENCE A Sleep Stressor That Never Fades Away Almost 70 percent of Americans have struggled to fall asleep or stay asleep because of anxieties around climate change and environmental issues, a recent survey found.  The issue seems to be more…

Sustained and intensified lacustrine methane cycling during Early Permian climate warming – Nature.com

Age and stratigraphic constraints Samples were collected from the Lucaogou Formation at the Jingjingzigou section along the southern margin of the Junggar Basin (Fig. 1 and Supplementary Fig. 1) for zircon U-Pb and geochemical analyses. The Lucaogou Formation can be subdivided into…

How can I help to fight climate change? The causes of global warming explained and what I can do at home – iNews

A week of record-breaking temperatures and devastating wildfires has pushed climate change back to the top of the public agenda. Without action to rapidly slash emissions, 40°C days could become a regular occurrence, scientists warned this week. The blistering heat…

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