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Can archaeology help us navigate climate change? – Ensia

December 6, 2021 — Archaeological records have long helped scientists discover past important events, learn about extinct species and explore past ways of life. Might ancient history inform efforts to deal with climate change as well? Researchers from the U.S.,…

‘You Are Here’: Mapping Climate Change, Make Believe and Murder – The New York Times

MURDER MAPS USACrime Scenes Revisited; Bloodstains to Ballistics, 1865-1939By Adam SelzerIllustrated. 224 pp. Thames & Hudson. $35. Like last year’s “Murder Maps: Crime Scenes Revisited; Phrenology to Fingerprint, 1811-1911,” this companion volume deconstructs notorious homicides — this time solely in…

Arctic snow is shifting to rain. That’s a global problem – E&E News

As the Arctic warms and transforms, many of its most iconic, frozen features are dissolving away. Glaciers are melting and trickling into the sea. Sea ice is giving way to open ocean. Permafrost is thawing and turning to mush. And…

Seeking Certainty on Climate Change: How Much Is Enough? – Scientific American

Sabine Hossenfelder, a physicist at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies in Germany, and Tim Palmer, a Royal Society Research Professor of Climate Physics at the University of Oxford, write: In a recent column in Scientific American, Naomi Oreskes argues…

Arctic Ocean has been ‘Atlantifying’ for at least a century – E&E News

The Arctic Ocean is one of the most distinct and isolated ecosystems on Earth, rich with unique wildlife and sparkling with ice. But as the climate warms, it’s looking less like itself — and more like the warmer, saltier Atlantic…

Why we can’t curb global warming by just focusing on carbon emissions – Firstpost

A developing country using coal to pursue the path of development is justifiable and should not be equated with the West’s high carbon emission model just to maintain its luxurious lifestyle A toxic haze has enveloped Delhi ever since Diwali…

The Arctic Landscape, A Century Apart. Notice Anything Different? – NDTV

From witnessing changes in seasonal patterns to facing natural disasters, we have seen many signs of climate change around us. However, visual documentation often helps us understand these transformations in a better way. A comparison between two pics from the…

Climate change: Rock silt released by melting glaciers could help in fight against global warming, experts say – Sky News

Melting Greenland glaciers are releasing nutrient-rich silt with potential agricultural applications, according to experts in Copenhagen. Scientists are examining a way in which the consequences of global warming could deliver a way to fight against its effects. Described as a…

Arctic researchers want to state their case before international climate change policy makers – Cape Cod Times

Rachael Treharne, an Arctic ecologist at the Woodwell Climate Research Center in Falmouth, returned to her Oxford, England home after nearly two weeks in Glasgow at Cop26, the United Nation’s 2021 climate change conference, that was still struggling to finish…

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