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How climate change may shape the world in the centuries to come – Science News

It’s hard to imagine what Earth might look like in 2500. But a collaboration between science and art is offering an unsettling window into how ongoing climate change might transform now-familiar terrain into alien landscapes over the next few centuries….

Ice on the edge of survival: How global warming is changing the Arctic forever – Euronews

While conducting research in Greenland, ice scientist Twila Moon was struck this summer by what climate change has doomed Earth to lose and what could still be saved. The Arctic is warming three times faster than the rest of the…

It’s a Myth That Adults Can’t Learn Languages as Easily as Kids – And the Benefits Multiply if Your Family Learns Together

Adults can learn a second language as fast as children, reports a new study—and it’s only the conditions in which a child learns a second language that’s given kids a reputation as such fast learners. This means that adults can develop the increased neural connections typical of bilingual individuals that can, by themselves, stave off […]

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Wind energy can deliver vital slash to global warming – texasborderbusiness.com

Implementing advance wind energy scenarios could achieve a reduction in global warming atmospheric average temperatures of 0.3 to 0.8 degrees Celsius by the end of the century. Image for illustration purposes. – Advertisement – Texas Border Business By Cornell University Newswise…

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Wind energy can deliver vital slash to global warming – Science Daily

Implementing advance wind energy scenarios could achieve a reduction in global warming atmospheric average temperatures of 0.3 to 0.8 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, according to new research from Cornell University. “Early action will reap dividends,” said…

‘Don’t give up hope’: Iowa State climate scientist finds optimism in latest global report he helped author – Ames Tribune

The future of life everywhere is full of uncertainty — because what that future will look like will largely depend on humanity’s choices in the years ahead — but an Iowa State University climate scientist has faith that people can solve the problems at…

Earth’s Oceans Were Stressed Before Abrupt, Prehistoric Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Scanning electron microscopy images of foraminifera from different angles. Credit: Northwestern University Shelled organisms helped buffer ocean acidification by consuming less alkalinity from seawater. Third recent Northwestern study to detect calcification stress before and across ancient ocean acidification events Massive…

Fact check: Climate experts review 8 claims made by Kansas Sen. Mike Thompson at oil and gas convention – The Topeka Capital-Journal

Do humans and carbon dioxide have no effect on climate change? Is science being weaponized, and are scientists comparable to Nazi propagandists? That’s what one politician told the Kansas Independent Oil & Gas Association during its annual convention in Wichita…

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Throw It Out or Recycle It? Each State’s Rules on Electronics Recycling (UPDATED 2021)

Think about the average lifespan of electronics. Most people will say you’re doing great if you can keep your laptop or cell phone going for five years. A printer is usually lucky to make it past nine years. Monitors have an average lifespan of eight years. Refurbished items have shorter lifespans.What happens when it’s time […]

Civilization-ending climate change is knocking on the door — unless we act now – Salon

We are standing in an extinction event. Many of us started noticing it when the insects began to vanish in large numbers right after the turn of the century.  I’ll never forget the day the trucker called into my radio show….

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