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Greener aviation fuels create fewer contrails. Here’s what that means for global warming – ABC News

If you look up at the sky on a clear sunny day, chances are you’ll see fluffy white trails left behind by airplanes. Key points: Contrails are largely made of water vapour that comes out of aircraft engine exhaust When it’s…

Matt Canavan suggested the cold means global warming isn’t real. We bust this and other climate myths – UNSW Newsroom

Senator Matt Canavan sent many eyeballs rolling yesterday when he tweeted photos of snowy scenes in regional New South Wales with a sardonic two-word caption: “climate change”. Canavan, a renowned opponent of climate action and proponent of the coal industry,…

Even without new fossil fuel projects, global warming will still exceed 1.5℃. But renewables might make it possible – The Conversation AU

The International Energy Agency (IEA) last month made global headlines when it declared there is no room for new fossil fuel investment if we’re to avoid catastrophic climate change. However, our new research suggests the horse may have already bolted….

Matt Canavan suggested the cold snap means global warming isn’t real. We bust this and 2 other climate myths – The Conversation AU

Senator Matt Canavan sent many eyeballs rolling yesterday when he tweeted photos of snowy scenes in regional New South Wales with a sardonic two-word caption: “climate change”. Canavan, a renowned opponent of climate action and proponent of the coal industry,…

Seaweed Could be Food, Fuel, and Sustainable Material of the Future, Researchers Say

Australian scientists have been uncovering a near-unending list of ways kelp and other kinds of seaweed can help in the fight against climate change. It’s the continued study and harvesting of seaweed species in Australia that has Dr. Pia Winberg convinced they can play as large a role in human civilization as commodities like wheat, […]

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Only 17 percent of free-flowing rivers are protected, new research shows

(Northern Arizona University) The research, published in special issue of Sustainability that was co-edited by NAU researchers, demonstrates that biodiversity commitments will be key to global freshwater protection.

Fevers are plaguing the oceans — and climate change is making them worse – Nature.com

NEWS FEATURE 05 May 2021 Sudden marine heatwaves can devastate ecosystems, and scientists are scrambling to predict when they will strike. Giuliana Viglione Giuliana Viglione is a freelance journalist in Washington DC. Ten years ago, dead fish began washing ashore…

Global warming will greatly increase flood-related displacement • Earth.com – Earth.com

Millions of people are displaced from their homes each year as a result of extreme weather events that are tied to climate change. In the last six months alone, 10.3 million people were displaced as a result of climate-related weather…