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New Tool Shows You the Weekly Local Mosquito Forecast

What’s on the to-do list for a late-spring barbecue? Go shopping, sweep the deck, clean the grill, and check the mosquito forecast… That’s right, Google Earth Engine and SC Johnson are using weather and climate data to provide Americans with a mosquito-forecast to help better plan yard parties and camping trips, by mapping the mosquito’s […]

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International Satellite to Track Impacts of Small Ocean Currents – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet – NASA Climate Change

In Brief: The Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will explore how the ocean absorbs atmospheric heat and carbon, moderating global temperatures and climate change. Though climate change is driving sea level rise over time, researchers also believe that differences…

Microbial Responses to Climate Change in Three Major Ecosystems – AZoCleantech

Climate change is now generally accepted as humanity’s most serious contemporary challenge. According to a report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the situation has worsened, with 3.3 billion people globally vulnerable to climate change. This article…

Wetlands are powerful weapons in the fight against global warming – Earth.com

An international team of researchers led by Radboud University has demonstrated that plants in salt and freshwater wetlands capture and store massive amounts of carbon dioxide. This means that the restoration of wetlands, such as bogs, salt marshes, and mangrove…

Opinion: How does art help with collective grief about climate change, genocide? – The Register-Guard

Last week, my students and I visited the Common Seeing: Meeting Points’, Sarah Siestreem’s and On Earth’s exhibits at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Afterwards, I found myself scrambling for words hearing them speak with deep honesty about the…

New report highlights risk from global warming in the “Third Pole” – Modern Diplomacy

There are thousands of small-scale, community driven initiatives making a huge difference in people’s lives and contributing to efforts to curb global warming. In early April, 29 countries pledged more than $5 billion to the UN-backed Global Environment Facility (GEF)….

New Report: Microbes Play Critical Role in Climate Change – Kauai Now

Bleached coral. (Photos courtesy of American Society for Microbiology Microbes and Climate Change Report) A new report co-authored by a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa oceanographer shows that microbes might be small, but they are highly impactful to environmental and…

Funding in flight: Making climate change prediction models more accurate – Nevada Today

Department of Geography Professor and Chair Douglas Boyle has been mapping and modeling glacial terrain and terminal lake basins for the past decade in an effort to build an accurate estimation of climatic conditions over the last 20,000+ years. A…

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