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Harvard awards $1.3M to fund climate change solutions – Harvard Gazette

Harvard faculty and students are advancing solutions to climate change and its wide-ranging impacts through new scientific, technological, legal, behavioral, public health, policy, and artistic innovations. Ten research teams will share $1.3 million in the eighth round of the Climate…

Supply Chain Crisis? Mayor Pete Focused On Bike Paths, Wider Sidewalks

You will get out of your car and you will enjoy it, by order of the government. That is the message Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will deliver Monday when billions of dollars are made available under his department’s new Safe…

Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

Scientists have, for the first time, grown plants in soil from the Moon. They used soil collected during the Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions. In their experiment, the researchers wanted to know if plants would grow in lunar soil and, if so, how the plants would respond to the unfamiliar environment, even down to the level of gene expression.

Leaders descend on Miami, ‘ground zero’ for climate change in America, to find solutions – NBC News

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Hundreds of scientists, policymakers, activists and business leaders are descending on South Florida this week to discuss how best to tackle the most pressing aspects of the climate crisis. The inaugural Aspen Ideas: Climate conference, a…

New Dimension for Coral Restoration: 3-D Printed Reefs Recreate Natural Diversity

An innovation interface tailors 3D-printed reefs to their marine environment and may curb reef devastation plaguing global coral ecosystems. In a new paper, researchers from four of Israel’s leading universities highlight a 3D printing method they developed to preserve coral reefs. Their innovation is based on the natural structure of coral reefs off the southern coastal […]

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Global Warning: Extreme weather conditions are sweeping large parts of the world – The Financial Express

Climate change has been at the top of the agenda for many nations across the world. Why would some global leaders otherwise appoint ‘chief heat officers’, who have the most important tasks at hand—to deal with rising temperatures in their…

From Weather Forecasting to Climate Change, NASA’s AIRS Builds a Legacy – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet – NASA Climate Change

[embedded content] NASA’s AIRS instrument tracked a record-breaking heat wave as it intensified in the Pacific Northwest last June. AIRS remains a vital resource for weather forecasting, and 20 years after launch it has also become a resource for understanding…

From Weather Forecasting to Climate Change, NASA’s AIRS Builds a Legacy – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

On April 13, a blizzard dropped 4 feet of snow on Minot, North Dakota, as a drought-fueled wildfire burned in Ruidoso, New Mexico, and severe storms spawned eight tornadoes in Kentucky. NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) helped weather forecasters predict…

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