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Climate Change Concerns Make Many Around the World Willing to Alter How They Live and Work – Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project

Mud-covered cars stand piled up near Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler in western Germany on July 22, days after deadly floods caused major damage in the region. (Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images) This analysis focuses on attitudes toward global climate change around the…

Poets in Europe Are Writing Tributes For Lonely Funerals of Society’s ‘Unclaimed’ Citizens

We felt like we were being serenaded with kindness when we learned that in the Netherlands and Belgium there are official ‘City Poets’ who brighten otherwise lonely funerals. Akin to a town crier, or some other mainstay of a Middle Ages-set period piece, the City Poet has only been an official position since the turn […]

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Is the best way to solve climate change to “do nothing?” – TechCrunch

When it comes to climate change, it might seem that a book entitled “How to Do Nothing” would not only be irrelevant, but also downright obscene and even dangerous. Not to mention that after more than a year of pandemic…

New study says changes in clouds will add to global warming, not curb it – Mongabay.com

Best estimates for global temperature increases due to a doubling of atmospheric CO2 since the start of the industrial era are between +1.5C and +4.5C. A major reason for this huge range of uncertainty is how clouds will perform in…

IPCC aims to elevate women’s voices in climate science – E&E News

For too long, the world’s foremost scientific body on global warming has overlooked the contributions of female scientists and the unique impact of climate change on the planet’s roughly 3.8 billion women, advocates say. Now the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

Climate change: Study highlights 10 countries most at risk – Medical News Today

Share on PinterestNew research finds a strong correlation between toxic and nontoxic pollution in some countries. CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP via Getty Images Humanity has produced significant amounts of both toxic and nontoxic pollution. Toxic pollution, such as fine particulate matter, directly…

Papua New Guineans show signs of biological adaptations to altitude

(Estonian Research Council) High altitude environments are one of the most demanding habitats in which humans have ever lived. However, several populations worldwide have successfully settled at high altitude for thousands of years and even display physical traits to counteract hypoxic conditions. A new study showed that Papua New Guinean highlanders may also show similar adaptive traits as a result of living at altitude for 20,000 years.

Deep-sea research bolstered with $2 million grant

(Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences) Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has been awarded $2 million by NSF to accelerate scientific understanding of the impacts of emerging industries in the deep sea – one of the most mysterious, and potentially lucrative, areas of the ocean.

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Climate change will unevenly impact the European financial system | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

Accurate measurement of the prospective impacts of climate change on financial stability rests on a detailed mapping of its disruptive potential, both over space and time. This requires first a careful linking of climate risk drivers, and their granular region-,…

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