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Hidden magma pools pose eruption risks that we can’t yet detect

(Geological Society of America) Volcanologists’ ability to estimate eruption risks is largely reliant on knowing where pools of magma are stored, deep in the Earth’s crust. But what happens if the magma can’t be spotted?

Ocean temperature reconstructed over the last 700,000 years

(University of Bern) Researchers from the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Bern, Switzerland, reconstructed for the first mean ocean temperatures over the last 700,000 years using ice core data. The new knowledge serves to improve our understanding of the climate system.

Can reflecting the sun’s heat cool the warming Earth? – Futurity: Research News

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Researchers are bringing science to bear on the question and consequences of humans using technology to put the brakes on global warming. Nine of…

Climate change is a major threat to stability, spy agencies say – Axios

Climate change will lead to a less secure, more crisis-prone world that will strain global institutions, according to a major national security assessment released Thursday. Driving the news: The “Global Trends Report,” produced every four years by the National Intelligence…

Support legislation to slow climate change | News, Sports, Jobs – Escanaba Daily Press

EDITOR: I’m a retired meteorologist with two degrees in atmospheric science. The great majority of the most qualified scientists in my field believe human-caused greenhouse gas emissions (and other short-sighted, careless actions like widespread deforestation) are responsible for a dangerous…

Six ways to stay balanced during the climate crisis – The Washington Post

As bicoastal medical and mental health practitioners, we are deeply concerned about the adverse health consequences of global warming, including: increased risk of heart disease and stroke, higher rates of violence, the widening spread of infectious diseases as well as…

Support slowing climate change | News, Sports, Jobs – Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor: I’m a retired meteorologist with two degrees in atmospheric science. The great majority of the most qualified scientists in my field believe human-caused greenhouse gas emissions (and other short-sighted, careless actions like widespread deforestation) are responsible for…

Discovery is key to creating heat-tolerant crops

(University of California – Riverside) By 2050, global warming could reduce crop yields by one-third. To modify plants’ response to heat, scientists must first understand how plants sense temperature. UC Riverside researchers have discovered a gene that’s key to this process.

Fossil discovery deepens snakefly mystery

(Simon Fraser University) The recent discovery of four new species of ancient insects are leading scientists to question the evolutionary history of the snakefly. The fossils, discovered in British Columbia and Washington State, are estimated to be 52 million years old and were unearthed in a region once thought uninhabitable.

A sun reflector for earth? – EurekAlert

NEW YORK, APRIL 5, 2021 — Nine of the hottest years in human history have occurred in the last decade. Without a major shift in this climate trajectory, the future of life on Earth is in question. Should humans, whose…