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Climate Change Worsened Britain’s Heat Wave, Scientists Find – The New York Times

The heat that demolished records in Britain last week, bringing temperatures as high as 104.5 degrees Fahrenheit to a country unaccustomed to scorching summers, would have been “extremely unlikely” without the influence of human-caused climate change, a new scientific report…

In a Groundbreaking Party Piece, Engineers Turn Water into Carbon-Neutral Jet Fuel Using Solar Radiation

A carbon-neutral synthesis of kerosene, or jet fuel, has been produced by scientists, made by combining sunlight with water. 5% of human emissions are generated through kerosene use in aviation, which currently has no alternative for long haul jetting. It consists of 169 sun-tracking reflective panels that redirect and concentrate solar radiation into a solar […]

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Net-zero aviation still contributes to global warming, according to research – E&T Magazine

Many net-zero aviation projects fail to account for the warming effect of streaks of clouds created by planes, a study has found. Efforts to make flying greener mostly count carbon dioxide emissions only, an approach that might ignore 90 per…

Video: Glacier avalanches in Italy, Kyrgyzstan highlight warming climate – The Washington Post

Listen 6 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article On Friday around 2:45 p.m., British tourist Harry Shimmin reached the highest point in his trek along the Jukku pass in the Tian Shan mountains in Kyrgyzstan. He separated from…

Scientists Discover Simple Way to Remove Heavy Metal From Water Using Plant Waste

Scientists just announced they have created a membrane made from a waste by-product of vegetable oil manufacturing, which can filter out heavy metals from contaminated water. They discovered that proteins derived from the by-products of peanut or sunflower oil production can attract heavy metal ions very effectively. The study showed that this process of attraction, […]

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Climate Change: Your Questions About Causes and Effects, Answered – The New York Times

Reporters from the Climate Desk gathered reader questions and are here to help explain some frequent puzzlers. Published April 22, 2022Updated April 22, 2022 ImageCredit… Image What’s one thing you want to know about climate change? We asked, and hundreds of you…

Co-Occurring Droughts Due to Global Warming May Threaten Global Food Supply – Nature World News

According to a new study published in Nature Climate Change, droughts occurring simultaneously in different parts of the world might put unprecedented pressure on the global agricultural system. The event may likely threaten the water security of millions of people…

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