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Couples can sway each other’s views on climate change – Futurity: Research News

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. There’s potential for couples to influence each other through conversations on climate change, research finds. “We wanted to see if there’s potential for couples…

He Planted a Giant Sequoia in the UK to Offset His Carbon Footprint for Life – And 700 More to Make a Forest

Rather than sending money off to some questionable and unconfirmable carbon-capture forest, Henry Emson figured he would plant his own trees so he could look into the face of society and say “my carbon footprint is accounted for.” As it turns out, Emson realized that it was better to go big, and so planted a […]

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Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

How Does Climate Change Affect Hurricanes? – The New York Times

Researchers are unsure about whether human-caused climate change will mean longer or more active hurricane seasons in the future, but there is broad agreement on one thing: Global warming is changing storms. Scientists say that unusually warm Atlantic surface temperatures…

Extreme weather events can have chain reactions, studies show – Axios

Two new studies shed light on the increasing risks the world faces from global warming and how such dangers can escalate in a cascading fashion. Why it matters: One study published this week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters warns…

Biden DOE Report Shows Massive Oil-And-Gas Job Losses

The Biden administration published its annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER) Tuesday, showing large fossil fuel industry job losses. The Department of Energy (DOE) report found that the fuels technology sector experienced job losses totaling 29,271 jobs in 2021,…

Scientists Turn Brazilian Tree Bark Into Promising Treatment for Leukaemia

Compounds from a Brazilian tree bark can now be used to treat acute myeloid leukaemia after a new technique that delivers it straight into the cancer cell. The disease has a survival rate of around 20% after five years, and there is a high occurrence of relapse. Caused by an abnormal increase in the number […]

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Smell of Desert Rain May Be Good for Health

Desert dwellers know it well: the smell of rain and the feeling of euphoria that comes when a storm washes over the parched earth. That feeling, and the health benefits that come with it, may be the result of oils and other chemicals released by desert plants after a good soaking, new research suggests. “The […]

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G7 ‘climate club’ to tackle global warming amid criticism of fossil fuel ‘loophole’ – SBS News

Releasing their final communique, G7 leaders announced a “climate club” will be launched by the end of the year with the aim of speeding up efforts to tackle global warming. Civil society groups said they wanted to see more ambition,…

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