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Heat Wave and Wildfire Updates: Climate Change News – The New York Times

Extreme Weather and Climate Updates July 27, 2021Updated  July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET The Dixie Fire burned near Quincy, Calif., on Monday.Credit…Jungho Kim for The New York Times Residents of Montana and Wyoming…

Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever, new research finds – Penn State News

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Infection with dengue virus makes mosquitoes more sensitive to warmer temperatures, according to new research led by Penn State researchers. The team also found that infection with the bacterium Wolbachia, which has recently been used to…

DNA duplication linked to the origin and evolution of pine trees and their relatives

(Florida Museum of Natural History) A new study shows that DNA duplication has been vitally important throughout the evolutionary history of gymnosperms, a diverse group of seed plants that includes pines, cypresses, sequoias, ginkgos and cycads.

Among spotted hyenas, social ties are inherited

(Bar-Ilan University) A massive study of data collected over 27 years has shown, for the first time on such a large scale, that a model hypothesizing that a process of social inheritance determines how offspring relationships are formed and maintained is correct. The study, published today in the journal Science, also elucidates the major role that social rank plays in structuring the spotted hyena clan, and how this affects survival.

Community Voices: We need world solutions to climate change – The Bakersfield Californian

Are you tired of the scorching heat every summer? Yeah, me too. Are you tired of dozens of forest fires destroying trees, homes, and sometimes towns? Yeah, me too. Well, get used to it, climate change is here and it’s…

Urban forestry vs. global warming –

Extreme temperatures heat and cold kill five million people a year. While in the past, more people died of cold than heat, the balance is changing. This means that heat-related deaths are on the rise. These findings are the result…

When resistance is futile, new paper advises RAD range of conservation options

(Ecological Society of America) New paper by federal, state and academic researchers from across the United States offers guiding principles for deciding whether to resist, accept or direct ecosystem changes like sea-level rise, desertification and lake warming.

It’s Deeply Unserious to Suggest Global Warming Caused the Miami Condo Collapse – RealClearMarkets

X Story Stream recent articles align=”justify”>Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm late last month “suggested it is possible climate change led to the partial condominium collapse in Miami, FL,” adding that “we don’t know fully” if it did or not, “but we do…

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