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Annapolis-based nonprofit prepares to set sail for Greenland to study climate change on the newly commissioned sailboat – Capital Gazette

There’s a saying among oceanographers that the bigger your ship, the better your research. The Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project would like to prove that adage wrong. Saturday at City Dock, the nonprofit commissioned its newest research vessel, the R/V Marie…

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…

Deadly ‘wet-bulb temperatures’ are being stoked by climate change and heat waves – NBC News

Parts of India and Pakistan have been sweltering for weeks under a record-breaking heat wave, exposing more than a billion people to dangerously hot conditions with little relief in sight. While temperatures in the region cooled slightly this week, blistering…

Warming Trends: Nature and Health Studies Focused on the Privileged, $1B for Climate School and Old Tires Detour Into Concrete – InsideClimate News

SCIENCE Nature and Health Research Ignored Populations That Weren’t White, Western or Wealthy A growing body of research shows that nature can benefit mental health and well-being. But an analysis of that research reveals that it almost exclusively focuses on…

Analysis | How fear of nuclear power supports Putin and global warming – Washington Post – The Washington Post

A neutron is hurtling through space.It is heading for……an atom,whose nucleusabsorbs theneutronand splits,releasing more neutrons,which split more atoms,and on and on and on.and atomfragments, Note: Figure is not to scale This is a fission chain reaction. It is a series…

Forecasting our Future: UC Davis professor models how policy decisions affect the severity of climate change – KCRA Sacramento

The climate crisis is a global issue requiring global solutions to mitigate the severity of its impacts and to adapt to the changes the planet is already seeing.Global cooperation is certainly no easy task. But Dr. Fran Moore, a professor…

Warming Trends: The Climate Atlas of Canada Maps ‘the Harshities of Life,’ Plus Christians Embracing Climate Change and a New Podcast Called ‘Hot Farm’ – InsideClimate News

CULTURE Canada’s Climate ‘Atlas of Hope’ When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report in February showing that global warming is spinning out of control with waning options for adaptation, United Nations Secretary General António Guterres called it…

Texas Researchers Use Okra to Remove Microplastics from Wastewater

Tarleton State University researchers have demonstrated that food-grade plant extracts, especially those from okra, have the power to remove microplastics from wastewater. The health effects of ingesting microplastics are unclear, but studies suggest that people unintentionally consume thousands of particles every year. They can be released from your clothing in the washing machine and end […]

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