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Warming homogenizes apparent temperature sensitivity of ecosystem respiration – Science Advances

INTRODUCTION Terrestrial ecosystem respiration (Re), the sum of autotrophic respiration from primary producers and heterotrophic respiration from consumers and detritivores, represents a fundamental biospheric function and plays a major role in the global carbon cycle and growth rate of atmospheric…

Fossil discovery deepens snakefly mystery

(Simon Fraser University) The recent discovery of four new species of ancient insects are leading scientists to question the evolutionary history of the snakefly. The fossils, discovered in British Columbia and Washington State, are estimated to be 52 million years old and were unearthed in a region once thought uninhabitable.

Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is A Disaster For Unions

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. At what point do labor unions finally figure out that the Democrat Party is not their friend, that modern Democrats are anti-capitalist, anti-working class socialists of at least…

New GSA Bulletin articles published ahead of print in March

(Geological Society of America) The Geological Society of America regularly publishes articles online ahead of print. For March, GSA Bulletin topics include multiple articles about the dynamics of China and Tibet; the ups and downs of the Missouri River; the Los Rastros Formation, Argentina; the Olympic Mountains of Washington State; methane seep deposits; meandering rivers; and the northwest Hawaiian Ridge. You can find these articles at https://bulletin.geoscienceworld.org/content/early/recent.

Volcanism created a 2nd atmosphere on this Earth-sized exoplanet

For the first time, scientists have found evidence for a secondary atmosphere on an exoplanet, created by volcanism beneath the surface. The planet, GJ 1132 b, is thought to have once been a sub-Neptune, but now is a rocky world the size of Earth.

Why So Many Climate Crisis Claims Are Based On Manipulated Science

We are constantly being warned by activists, politicians, and some climate scientists that we face a climate crisis; that if humanity collectively doesn’t alter its lifestyle and consumption patterns now, the world will end in 10 years, 12 years, 50…

There Is No Vaccine for Global Warming – The Nation

Fridays for Future protesters demonstrate against climate change on October 9, 2020, in Turin, Italy. (Antonello Marangi) EDITOR’S NOTE:& This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates…

Bjorn Lomborg: Why Climate Change Is A Manageable Problem

Environmentalist campaigners tell us that the world is on the brink of destruction. Industrial society, they say, has led to a climate emergency. Governments have added their voices to this fevered cry, committing trillions of pounds to prevent the coming…

The value of cooperation for sustainable development in transboundary river basins

(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) Can cooperation across sectors and countries help to achieve sustainable development? How do stakeholders in the Indus and Zambezi basins envision the future and how can they make that future a reality? IIASA researchers looked into these questions as part of a large-scale initiative with international partners.