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Study offers earliest evidence of humans changing ecosystems with fire

(Yale University) Mastery of fire has given humans dominance over the natural world. A Yale-led study provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly altering entire ecosystems with flames.

Government’s emissions reduction targets mean two degrees or more of catastrophic global warming – Mirage News

Australian Greens The Victorian Labor Government’s emissions reduction targets mean two degrees or more of catastrophic global warming. The government must go further and faster. Scientists have said that for Victoria to contribute its fair share in keeping the world…

The Arctic is greening, but not enough to help climate change, study finds – CTV News

TORONTO — While the Arctic is growing greener with climate change, scientists warn that it is not greening fast enough to absorb very much carbon dioxide. According to new research from scientists at Boston University and University of California Irvine…

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…

Brazilian Amazon released more carbon than it stored in 2010s

(University of Exeter) The Brazilian Amazon rainforest released more carbon than it stored over the last decade – with degradation a bigger cause than deforestation – according to new research.

Northern forest fires could accelerate climate change – EurekAlert

IMAGE: The study focused on wooded peatland and forests like the landscape pictured here near the town of Wrigley in Canada’s Northwest Territories. This drone imagery was taken by then-BU PhD… view more  Credit: Courtesy of Jonathan Wang New research indicates…

Northern forest fires could accelerate climate change

(Boston University) New research shows that the global models used to project how Earth’s climate will change in the future underestimate the impact of forest fires and drying climate on forests’ ability to capture and store atmospheric carbon.

Joe Biden’s Skewed Climate Change Priorities

It’s not hard to see why politicians like Joe Biden and Boris Johnson want to talk about climate change. First of all, it looks good to the electorate. Caring about the planet (or at least being seen to care about…

How New Belgium’s Intentionally Bad New Beer Aims to Help Combat Global Warming – InsideHook

Not every craft beer turns out to be perfect, and in some cases, messed-up batches have turned beers like New Glarus’s Serendipity or Lagunitas’s Lagunitas Sucks from happy accidents into beloved staples. But until now, there’s never been a case…

Obama Admin Scientist Says Climate ‘Emergency’ Is Based On Lies

The Science,” we’re told, is settled. How many times have you heard it? Humans have broken the earth’s climate. Temperatures are rising, sea level is surging, ice is disappearing, and heatwaves, storms, droughts, floods, and wildfires are an ever-worsening scourge…