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New Study Suggests Global Warming Pause May Not Have Ended After All

The so-called hiatus in global annual average temperature between 2002 – 2014, once controversial to some but now well-established in the peer-reviewed literature, ended in 2014 with the start of a series of record-breaking El Nino events that spiked global temperatures…

Global warming makes more heatwaves inevitable for East Asia – Eco-Business

Thermoplegia may be a medical term, but it’s been a hot topic this summer. It is the most serious form of heatstroke, caused by excessive temperature and humidity, leading to loss of the ability to self-regulate temperature. If untreated, it is highly likely…

Help the poor to adapt to global warming – Opinion – Chinadaily.com.cn – China Daily

Aerial photo shows farmers working in a paddy field in Xinsongshuqiao village in the city of Yiyang, Central China’s Hunan province, July 13, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua] We are living in dangerous times of our own making. Unprecedented heat waves have been…

Nearly 6,000 glaciers in China have disappeared due to global warming – Yahoo Sports

Almost 6,000 glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, also known as the Tibetan Plateau in China, have reportedly disappeared in the past 50 years as the region saw a temperature spike because of global warming. Scientists reported that 5,956 miniature alpine…

Winds Of Change In Antarctica: Beyond Global Warming Issues – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Our prevalent maps are elegant, highly detailed, and generally sufficient to forestall vertigo among the more privileged, but the dragons of the unknown world are no longer just decorous motifs in the margin. In fact, they increasingly suggest that it…

China Orders 300 Million More Tons Of Coal To Prevent Power Shortages

China is stepping up the construction of coal-fired power stations and has ordered an extra 300 million tonnes of the fossil fuel to be mined every year as it apparently contradicts its own climate change commitments. Beijing approved the construction…

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In a paradox, cleaner air is now adding to global warming – Science

It’s one of the paradoxes of global warming. Burning coal or gasoline releases the greenhouse gases that drive climate change. But it also lofts pollution particles that reflect sunlight and cool the planet, offsetting a fraction of the warming. Now,…

China’s summer floods and heat waves fuel plans for a changing climate – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Last month, in Dapocun village, on a tributary of the Yangtze River in southwest China, rushing waters flooded a bridge and nearby houses. Heavy rains felled cornstalks. Ponds overflowed, leaving…

More extreme El Nino, La Nina events could drive global warming, study finds – The Straits Times

SINGAPORE – At the bottom of the world is the wild Southern Ocean, where huge seas are whipped up by westerly winds with names such as the Roaring Forties and the Furious Fifties.  But as remote and inhospitable as the…

Dogs Became Perfect Human Companion Thanks to a Gene that Lowered Their Stress: New Study

Dogs became ‘man’s best friend’ because of a gene that lowered their stress and made them more relaxed around people, according to new research from Japan. Descended from wolves, the domestication of dogs which enabled their special relationship with humans has baffled evolutionary experts for decades. Now, a team at Azabu University reckon they have […]

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