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Study Reveals Copepod Adaptations to Global Warming – AZoCleantech

Ocean food webs depend on copepods, which have the ability to genetically adjust to warmer and more acidic waters. This is the outcome of a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Copepod enlarged. Copepods are an…

Climate change: What Mississippians can expect – Clarion Ledger

Jimmie E. Gates First in a three-part series Mississippi has 75,000 people living in regions at risk of coastal flooding. An additional 13,000 more could be at risk by 2050 because of the rising sea level, and that doesn’t include…

Antarctica researcher to present on global warming – Smoky Mountain News

Learn about the increasingly pressing issue of global warming during a free presentation at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Highlands Nature Center in Highlands.  Dr. James B. McClintock, Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at the…

Fighting climate change with wastewater? – UDaily

Article by Adam Thomas Photo by Kathy F. Atkinson September 13, 2022 With anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions continuing to pummel the environment, increasing atmospheric CO2 and contributing to global warming, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has said that…

White House climate official sanctioned by prestigious science body – The Washington Post

Listen 3 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article The nation’s most prestigious scientific body said Tuesday that it has barred a key White House official focused on climate change, Jane Lubchenco, from participating in its publications and activities…

Climate change: The global Jenga game – The Hill

It has been 34 years, an entire generation, since the U.S. government’s top climate scientist warned Congress the planet was warming with potentially dire consequences. “It is already happening now,” Dr. James Hansen testified in 1988. “It is time to…

How Climate Change Is Leaving Some Species with ‘Nowhere Left to Go’ – Scientific American

For millennia, many animals and plants have coped with occasional climate changes by moving into new areas. But humans’ relatively recent burning of fossil fuels is pushing global temperatures upward at an exceptionally rapid rate, placing many species on what…

Could Algae Solve the Global Climate Crisis? – News-Medical.Net

IntroductionSo Why are Algae So Special?The Climate Change ProblemMacroscopic Algae and Blue CarbonA Bio-Energy Reserve?ReferencesFurther Reading Algae can be utilized as a part of the mitigation strategy to reduce concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere associated with greenhouse gases…

Report: Antarctic is changing dramatically, with global consequences – CU Boulder Today

Banner image: A penguin navigates sea ice in Antarctica. (Credit: John Weller) A new report from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) reveals how climate change is significantly impacting Antarctica’s ice sheets, climate and ecosystems, with far-reaching global consequences.  The report,…

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