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“Carbon bomb” projects must be halted to limit global warming – Earth.com

A new study led by the University of Leeds has found that the world’s largest fossil fuel companies are planning or already conducting 425 “carbon bomb” oil and gas projects that could seriously impede efforts to limit global warming to…

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…

What we’re still learning about how trees grow

A new study finds that tree growth does not seem to be generally limited by photosynthesis but rather by cell growth. This suggests that we need to rethink the way we forecast forest growth in a changing climate, and that forests in the future may not be able to absorb as much carbon from the atmosphere as we thought.

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…

Africa Finance Corporation: Three steps for Africa to combat climate change – Business Wire

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With hopes for countering global warming pinned on progress at the upcoming COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, a new report from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, sets out the continent’s stance…

425 “climate bombs” could destroy the fight against global warming – theinformant.co.nz

Thermal power plant Neurath, powered by lignite from the nearby Garzweiler mine in western Germany, on October 14, 2014. AFP/Patrick Stolars The Red Hill project in Australia, Montney Play or Christina Lake in Canada, the Hongshaquan mine in China, the…

International Satellite to Track Impacts of Small Ocean Currents – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet – NASA Climate Change

In Brief: The Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will explore how the ocean absorbs atmospheric heat and carbon, moderating global temperatures and climate change. Though climate change is driving sea level rise over time, researchers also believe that differences…

Poll: Voters More Concerned About Gas Prices Than Climate Change

More voters are concerned about rising energy costs than climate change, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released Monday. Eighty-two percent of likely U.S. voters are “concerned” about rising energy and gasoline prices, including 60 percent who are “very concerned.” [bold,…

Microbial Responses to Climate Change in Three Major Ecosystems – AZoCleantech

Climate change is now generally accepted as humanity’s most serious contemporary challenge. According to a report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the situation has worsened, with 3.3 billion people globally vulnerable to climate change. This article…

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