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Global warming and future pandemics – PRESSENZA – International News Agency

A study published in the journal Nature says that animal migration due to rising global temperatures and habitat destruction will lead to a “network of new viruses” that could affect human health. As a possible mitigation plan, they urge governments…

Can Phoenix, the hottest city in America, survive climate change? – Yahoo News

PHOENIX — On the downtown streets in America’s hottest city the temperature has hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s 1 o’clock in the afternoon in late June and the sidewalks are mostly empty, but an elderly woman carrying an umbrella passes…

In Svalbard where global warming is in full view on your doorstep – The Irish Times

Svalbard sits about halfway between Norway’s most northern point and the North Pole. Surrounded by the Arctic Ocean and covering an area similar to the Republic of Ireland, the archipelago ranges from 74 to 81 degrees north latitude. Longyearbyen, Svalbard’s…

Extreme weather events can have chain reactions, studies show – Axios

Two new studies shed light on the increasing risks the world faces from global warming and how such dangers can escalate in a cascading fashion. Why it matters: One study published this week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters warns…

Smell of Desert Rain May Be Good for Health

Desert dwellers know it well: the smell of rain and the feeling of euphoria that comes when a storm washes over the parched earth. That feeling, and the health benefits that come with it, may be the result of oils and other chemicals released by desert plants after a good soaking, new research suggests. “The […]

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Tunisians Make Generator That Produces Drinking Water From Thin Air – 25 Liters Per Day

A tech start-up has developed a product that allows safe drinking water to be refined from vapor in the air. Kumulus has designed and produced a product that is able to ‘produce 20 to 30 liters of healthy drinking water per day’. It is able to refine the water vapor in the air and put […]

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Decade-long drought turns Chilean lake to desert as global warming changes weather patterns – ABC News

Once the main water source for the city of Valparaiso, the Peñuelas reservoir in central Chile has now all but disappeared. Key points: Chile’s Peñuelas Lake has almost entirely dried up after more than a decade of drought Academics say that…

How Fog Nets are Making Water Abundant in the Atlas Mountains – And May Be Useful in California

During the Moroccan desert summertime drought, fog nets are being used to provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people in remote mountain villages. Now villagers can irrigate agricultural fields, turning desertified land back into green gardens, all thanks to mathematician and businessman Aissa Derhem. Derhem lived in Canada while studying for a Ph.D. […]

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How MIT’s Space Bubbles Project Can Protect Earth From Solar Radiation! Other Top Global Warming Solutions – Tech Times

MIT’s new Space Bubbles research project is expected to protect Earth from harmful solar radiation. Because of this, experts now believe it can solve the worsening global warming issue.   (Photo : Photo by NASA/Goddard/SDO AIA Team via Getty Images)In this…

Is There Anything Global Warming Can’t Do? – Mackinac Center for Public Policy

A warming climate will have profound negative effects on both the planet and human society, or at least that’s what we’re told. As media outlets publish increasingly hysterical warnings of the threats of a changing climate, it’s becoming almost impossible…

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