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How global warming will hit the coffee market, according to scientists – The Independent

The ongoing climate crisis, induced by global warming, may adversely affect the international coffee market, says a new study. According to scientists, including those from Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany, climate change may harshly affect parts…

Is Jupiter a key to finding dark matter?

Jupiter’s large size and cool core make it an excellent target in the search for dark matter. A team of scientists is analyzing gamma-ray data from the Fermi Telescope looking for signs of the elusive substance.

Alpine plants are losing their white “protective coat”

(University of Basel) Snow cover in the Alps has been melting almost three days earlier per decade since the 1960s. This trend is temperature-related and cannot be compensated by heavier snowfall. By the end of the century, snow cover at 2,500 meters could disappear a month earlier than today, as simulations by environmental scientists at the University of Basel demonstrate.

Letter: Regarding Letter on Wyland and Global Warming – Laguna Beach Local News – Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper

I appreciate Mr. Creech’s response to my letter encouraging Mr. Wyland and his eponymous foundation to advocate steps to address global warming. It is evident that the foundation intends to remain narrowly focused on “water systems” and “water waste.” Mr….

Modelling ancient antarctic ice sheets helps us see future of global warming – EurekAlert

IMAGE: Lead author Anna Ruth Halberstadt in Antarctica view more  Credit: Anna Ruth Halberstadt AMHERST, Mass. – Last month saw the average concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) climb to almost 418 parts-per-million, a level not seen on Earth for millions…

Ben Shapiro mocked for saying 4C of global warming not an ‘emergency’: ‘You better get good at swimming’ – The Independent

Right-wing pundit Ben Shapiro has been mocked online after saying the potential rise of global temperatures by 4C due to global warming is not an “emergency”. In a recent clip from The Ben Shapiro Show shared on Twitter, the commentator…

Statement by John Englart on Synthetic Turf to Moreland Council

John Englart addressing Moreland Council on Synthetic Turf 14 April 2021 (Image courtesy Moreland Council) I made the following statement to Moreland Council on 14 April 2021 on Synthetic turf and its climate and environmental impact, although a few sections…

Scientists more confident projecting ENSO changes under global warming – EurekAlert

IMAGE: The responses to ENSO of boundary layer humidity, rainfall, tropospheric temperature and circulation are amplified in a warmer climate view more  Credit: IAP El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is an irregular periodic variation in winds and sea surface temperatures (SSTs) over…

Yellowballs offer insights into star formation

The unexpected discovery of yellowballs by citizen scientists – in 2011 and 2012 – is shaking up astronomers’ ideas about how stars and star clusters form. It’s giving scientists a new window into the birth and evolution of young stars.

Global warming driving mass migration of marine life – Inhabitat

Marine life is migrating from the equator to the tropics, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study shows that many species known to reside in the equator’s warm waters are migrating to…