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New low-cost solutions could save sea turtles from a climate change-induced sex crisis | TheHill – The Hill

Because of global warming, most newborn sea turtles are female, which could put their long-term survival at risk. New research reveals that in addition to more widely used techniques such as shading and irrigation, the splitting of the turtle nests,…

Physicists describe new type of aurora

(University of Iowa) The famed northern and southern lights have been studied for millennia, but they still hold secrets. In a new study, physicists led by the University of Iowa describe a new phenomenon they call “diffuse auroral erasers,” in which patches of the background glow are blotted out, then suddenly intensify and reappear.

Articles for Geosphere posted online in April

(Geological Society of America) GSA’s dynamic online journal, Geosphere, posts articles online regularly. Locations and topics studied this month include the Central Anatolian Plateau; the Southern Rocky Mountain Volcanic Field; petrogenesis in the Grand Canyon; and the evolution of the Portland and Tualatin forearc basins, Oregon.

See 2 black holes in cosmic dance

NASA has released a cool new visualization showing two massive black holes orbiting each other in a stunning display of light. The intense gravity and other phenomena all play a part in producing this mesmerizing display. Watch here.

Implications are global in new study predicting Human exodus in Bangladesh

(NYU Tandon School of Engineering) Researchers led by Maurizio Porfiri at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, apply data science to predict how the cascading effects of the migration in Bangladesh will ultimately affect 1.3 million people across the country by 2050.

Climate colloquy: All about net zero – Down To Earth Magazine

An exclusive series based on CSE’s new book Climate Change: Science and Politics to answer your climate change queries. As the science on climate change becomes progressively clearer, the public discourse on it has become somewhat confusing. More science has led to…

Don’t ask officials what they think of global warming — ask if they want a warning – Washington Post

As a professor of atmospheric sciences, I have researched weather and weather forecasting for 40 years. Forecasters issue warnings for hazardous weather because people answer yes to questions such as: “If you live in Key West and a hurricane might…

How climate change drives humanitarian crises – International Rescue Committee

Climate change is set to unleash widespread and sustained damage across the world—even if we succeed in limiting global warming.  This is not a problem for future generations to solve. The catastrophic consequences are already here as more frequent and…

NASA Pushes Kiddie Disinfo: Calls Greenhouse Gases Superheroes That ‘Turn Into Tiny Heaters’

NASA tries to appeal to kids in claiming greenhouse gas molecules are “tiny heaters” that act “exactly how” the windows that prevent heat escape in a real greenhouse work. Observations show this is propaganda. In claiming superhero-like greenhouse gases such…