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WaPo Op-Ed Howls That People Will Abandon Their Homes After Glaciers Melt

The Washington Post Editorial Board tried to freak Americans out by claiming that some communities “will have to be abandoned” completely because it would cost too much money to save them from climate change. “There are few easy answers, but…

Innovative Italian Invents River Cleaner That Grabs Trash Using Water’s Current

An Italian firm has invented what seems to be the perfect tool for stopping plastic waste from reaching the ocean via a river. They had to check a lot of boxes. The device had to allow for boats to pass without effort, while being able to run 24/7 with no impact on the riverine environment. […]

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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…

UN: Climate change to uproot millions, especially in Asia – New York Post

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The walls of Saifullah’s home in northern Jakarta are lined like tree rings, marking how high the floodwaters have reached each year — some more than four feet from the damp dirt floor. When the water gets…

China becomes a leader in global war against climate change – Global Times

Illustration: Chen Xia/GT China unveiled last week a maglev transportation system capable of supporting train routes which can run at 600 kilometers per hour, the fastest ground vehicle in the world to date. Using electro-magnetic force, the country’s self-developed maglev…

South Asia risks water insecurity as global warming affects Himalayas – Business Standard

Nearly a billion people who depend on the Indus, Ganga and Brahmaputra river basins for life and livelihood are threatened by the impact of global warming in the Himalaya-Karakoram mountains. Melting snow and glaciers will swell the rivers, but changed…

This 5,000-year-old man had the earliest known strain of plague

(Cell Press) The oldest strain of Yersinia pestis — the bacteria behind the plague that caused the Black Death, which may have killed as much as half of Europe’s population in the 1300s — has been found in the remains of a 5,000-year-old hunter-gatherer. A genetic analysis publishing June 29 in the journal Cell Reports reveals that this ancient strain was likely less contagious and not as deadly as its medieval version.

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