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Pulling methane out of the atmosphere could slow global warming—if we can figure out how to do it – MIT Technology Review

“There’s probably nothing we could do that has a bigger effect on shaving peak temperatures over the next few decades than removing methane,” says Rob Jackson, a researcher at Stanford and a coauthor of both studies. Methane is relatively scarce:…

Volcanic Eruptions Helped Dinosaurs Dominate Planet Earth

The relationship between dinosaurs and volcanoes has historically not always appeared so amiable. For decades, scientists argued over whether volcanoes or an asteroid caused dinosaurs’ abrupt extinction some 65 million years ago. It wasn’t until 2010 that an international panel…

Climate change to loom large in talks to form new German government – Nature.com

NEWS 27 September 2021 Strong results for green and liberal parties mean climate and energy policies are expected to feature heavily in upcoming coalition talks. Quirin Schiermeier Quirin Schiermeier You have full access to this article via your institution. Annalena…

‘Fact Checks’ By Big Tech’s Non-Experts Are Killing Scientific Inquiry

We recently published a new climate change report in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA). The nearly two dozen co-authors of our paper are experts in solar physics and climate science from 14 countries. We were…

Double benefit of limiting global warming for tropical cyclone exposure – Nature.com

1. Geiger, T., Frieler, K. & Bresch, D. N. A global historical data set of tropical cyclone exposure (TCE-DAT). Earth Syst. Sci. Data 10, 185–194 (2018). Article  Google Scholar  2. Berlemann, M. & Wenzel, D. Hurricanes, economic growth and transmission…

OSHA to ramp up workplace heat checks as global warming progresses | The Pulse – The Progressive Pulse

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Federal workplace safety regulators say they are taking steps toward protecting workers from heat-related illness. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Sept. 24 announced that it will finally establish a federal workplace heat standard….

Video: Life at 50C – The families forced to defend their homes from Australian bushfires (BBC)

This short BBC documentary investigates the climate change impacts of extreme heat and bushfires. It articulates climate change is here and now. It will get worse. But there are things we can do to change the direction of global warming….

Global warming found to be slowing down in new study – TweakTown

A team of researchers has found a new mechanism that can impact the rate of human-induced global warming. VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES The new study was published in the journal Nature Climate Change by a team of researchers from…

Letter to the Editor: Global warming, not power line, a real threat to environment – pressherald.com

As a former executive assistant to both Democratic and Republican mayors, the issue around Hydro Quebec is not partisan for me. Rather it is about the environment. How can we seriously consider killing the corridor? Global warming and climate change…

Dark future? Climate change fuels higher heat, flood threats for children – The Indian Express

Children around the world will face a sharp jump in heatwaves, floods and droughts in their lives compared to their grandparents, researchers said on Monday, with teenagers from Nepal to Australia urging leaders not to turn a blind eye. Children…

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