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A Warming Earth Will Bring More Extreme Rainfall, New Research Shows – Forbes

Destroyed houses on the Ahr river in Rech, Germany, after devastating floods hit the region earlier … [+] this month. AFP via Getty Images Some two thirds of the world’s land area will experience wetter, more variable conditions as the…

Key Takeaways From The Climate Meeting Kicking Off Today – NPR

Volunteers fight a wildfire in northeastern Siberia on July 17th. Heat waves in the Russian Arctic and boreal forests have fueled intense, widespread blazes that can damage trees and release enormous amounts of stored carbon dioxide from forests and permafrost….

How do climate scientists study the causes of climate change? | TheHill – The Hill

Much has been written about extreme events in the strange summer of 2021. There’s been much to write about. I won’t repeat the lists of record-breaking heat, drought, floods and wildfires. Lists of extreme events in North America, Europe and…

Is climate change to blame for weather disasters? – Daily Inter Lake

Summer isn’t even half over, and we’ve seen heat waves in the Pacific Northwest and Canada with temperatures that would make news in Death Valley, enormous fires that have sent smoke across North America, and lethal floods of biblical proportions…

New study sheds light on function of sex chromosomes in turtles

(Iowa State University) A new study led by an Iowa State University scientist sheds light on how organisms have evolved to address imbalances in sex chromosomes. The study looks at a species of softshell turtle, but the results could help to illuminate an important evolutionary process in many species. The research centers on a process known as sex chromosome dosage compensation.

Is climate change to blame for the recent weather disasters? 2 things you need to understand – The Conversation US

Summer isn’t even half over, and we’ve seen heat waves in the Pacific Northwest and Canada with temperatures that would be hot for Death Valley, enormous fires that have sent smoke across North America, and lethal floods of biblical proportions…

Three degrees of global warming is quite plausible and truly disastrous – The Economist

Jul 24th 2021 BY THE STANDARDS of the 21st century as a whole, 2021 will almost certainly go down as a comparatively cool year. By the standards of the rest of human history its weather looks disconcertingly like hell. Listen…

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