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Longer lives not dependent on increased energy use

(University of Leeds) Growing consumption of energy and fossil fuels over four decades did not play a significant role in increasing life expectancy across 70 countries. New research, led by the University of Leeds, has quantified the importance of different development factors to improvements in physical health on an international scale.

If you’re poor, poverty is an environmental issue

(Cornell University) A survey from Cornell researchers — conducted among more than 1,100 US residents — found that there were, in fact, demographic differences in how people viewed environmental issues, with racial and ethnic minorities and lower-income people more likely to consider human factors such as racism and poverty as environmental, in addition to more ecological issues like toxic fumes from factories or car exhaust.

Joaquin Phoenix Spotted With Plastic Water Bottle After Oscars Climate Rant

Actor and climate change activist Joaquin Phoenix was spotted with a plastic water bottle at Vanity Fair‘s Oscar Party following Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles according to a report. In its report, Variety wrote that Joaquin Phoenix was “true…

Build it and they will come

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Migration, both domestic and abroad, is playing a major role in transforming the world’s largest cities, and Moscow is no exception. Researchers at HSE University, the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IGRAN) and Strelka KB identified which cities’ residents are buying newly built apartments in the capital and how economic inequality between Russia’s regions is changing the face of the city.

Understanding The Great Climate Model Scenario Debate

Last week saw a major debate in climate science jump from Twitter discussions among experts into the broader scientific community, where it has ignited a sometimes heated and undeniably consequential discussion. I’ve received many requests to help explain this issue…