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Climate change: how bad could the future be if we do nothing? – The Conversation UK

The climate crisis is no longer a looming threat – people are now living with the consequences of centuries of greenhouse gas emissions. But there is still everything to fight for. How the world chooses to respond in the coming…

Changing specialisation to cope with climate change | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

Bruno Conte, Klaus Desmet, Dávid Krisztián Nagy, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg 04 May 2021 In discussing trade policy in the context of climate change, some people are quick to argue that trade might have to be restricted. After all, trade involves transportation,…

New Smart Farming Robot Unveiled That ‘Smokes’ Weeds With High-Powered Lasers For Healthy Weeding

Weeds compete for soil nutrients, water, space, and sunlight with the crops farmers grow to help feed people. Now a third-generation weeding robot, armed with lasers and powered by AI, offers the ultimate labor-saving device—while also eliminating the need for chemical herbicides. The Autonomous Weeder by Carbon Robotics can eliminate 100,000 weeds per hour, and […]

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There’s a new ‘organic’ food that fights global warming – The Keene Sentinel

The pandemic turbocharged many trends that were already underway when the coronavirus struck the U.S. early last year. One of them was consumer demand for food labeled “organic,” as shuttered restaurants and lockdowns forced many to see the contents of…

Qatar expands fish farming as climate change affects sea stocks – Reuters

Qatar plans to expand fish farming to meet growing demand for fresh fish in local markets and maintain stocks in offshore Gulf waters in the face of devastating climate change. Although fish in the Gulf have generally adapted to higher…

Are Cow Farts Causing Global Warming? – Snopes.com

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the leading sources of greenhouse gas emissions in the financial sector are transportation, electricity production, industry, residential housing, and agriculture. When agriculture’s role in the climate crisis is discussed online, the issue is…

Scientists have cultured the first stable coral cell lines

(Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University) Researchers in Japan have established sustainable cell lines in a coral – a success which could prove to be a pivotal moment for gaining a deeper understanding of the biology of these vital marine creatures. Seven out of eight cell cultures, seeded from the stony coral, Acropora tenuis, have continuously proliferated for over 10 months. The results were published in Marine Biotechnology on the 26th April 2021.

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…