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Revealed: Al Gore’s Real Climate Catastrophe

Next month is the thirtieth anniversary of the most entertaining and damning chapter in Al Gore’s career. By the mid-nineteenth century, our knowledge of atmospheric chemistry was sufficiently advanced for a few sharp minds to ponder whether an increase in…

A Greener Arctic Will Not Halt Climate Change – AZoCleantech

The increasing proliferation of plant life in the Arctic may not be a massive difference-maker in the battle against global warming, new research reveals.  ​​​​​​​Image Credit: Vladimir Melnik/Shutterstock.com The image of the Arctic as a frozen wasteland could soon be a thing…

Explainer: Will global warming ‘stop’ as soon as net-zero emissions are reached? – Carbon Brief

Media reports frequently claim that the world is facing “committed warming” in the future as a result of past emissions, meaning higher temperatures are “locked in”, “in the pipeline” or “inevitable”, regardless of the choices society takes today. The best…

Warmer ocean temperatures may decrease Saharan dust crossing the Atlantic

Every year millions of tons of dust from the Sahara Desert are swirled up into the atmosphere and carried across the Atlantic. Research suggests that, as the climate changes, Saharan dust transport will decrease.

Who’s right about climate change? Greta Thunberg or Bill Gates? – MarketWatch

LONDON (Project Syndicate)—Some people say that to avoid the threat of catastrophic harm to human welfare posed by global warming, we must radically change our behavior—cease flying, use bicycles, and give up red meat. Others believe that new technologies can…

Reversing warming quickly could prevent worst climate change effects: Study – Mongabay.com

Irreversible and catastrophic environmental tipping points could still be avoided, even if we exceed global emission reduction targets — provided the world is able to reverse overshoot quickly, according to researchers. Simple mathematical models of four earth system tipping elements…

Socially just population policies can mitigate climate change and advance global equity

(Oregon State University) Socially just policies aimed at limiting the Earth’s human population hold tremendous potential for advancing equity while simultaneously helping to mitigate the effects of climate change, Oregon State University researchers say.

Researchers share strategies for making geosciences more inclusive

(Seismological Society of America) Concrete efforts to bring racial equity to the geosciences are receiving significant attention in the wake of new grassroots efforts and increased awareness of social justice issues in 2020, speakers said at the Seismological Society of America (SSA)’s 2021 Annual Meeting.

Scientists Reveal Responses of Various Permafrost Ecosystems to Climate Warming – Mirage News

Chinese Academy of Sciences Carbon cycle of terrestrial ecosystem is an important link of global carbon cycle. Permafrost region is the largest soil carbon pool of terrestrial ecosystem. Its decomposition and carbon release under the background of climate warming may…