United Nations adopts landmark resolution on climate justice
A UN resolution was adopted on Wednesday that should make it easier to hold polluting countries legally accountable for failing to tackle the climate emergency, in a vote which was hailed as a historic victory for climate justice. The UN…
Melting Antarctic ice predicted to cause rapid slowdown of deep ocean current by 2050
Melting ice around Antarctica will cause a rapid slowdown of a major global deep ocean current by 2050 that could alter the world’s climate for centuries and accelerate sea level rise, according to scientists behind new research. The research suggests…
Terminator zones and the search for life
A new study shows that exoplanet terminator zones – regions on worlds with permanent day and night sides – might be able to support life.
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Restoring just nine groups of animals could help combat global warming – New Scientist
As a top predator, grey wolves can make an important contribution to carbon removal from the atmosphere Tim Fitzharris/Minden Pictures/Alamy Restoring the populations of a few important groups of animals could help capture huge amounts of carbon from the air…
Federal Regulator Concedes Offshore Wind Could Pose Threat to Marine Life
The federally-chartered regulator responsible for managing fisheries in the oceans of New England acknowledged that offshore wind farms could pose a threat to the local marine wildlife, according to a letter obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation. [emphasis, links…
Europaâs icy crust rides on warm ocean currents
A new study from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Oxford University shows how ocean currents can affect how fast or slow Europa’s icy crust rotates.
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Scientists discover intense heatwaves at the bottom of the ocean
These heatwaves have dramatically impacted the health of ocean ecosystems around the globe
Decline of more than 500 species of marine life on Australian reefs ‘the tip of the iceberg’, study finds
More than 500 common species of fish, seaweed, coral and invertebrates that live on reefs around Australia have declined in the past decade, a study has found, as experts warn “not all is well in the ocean”. Global heating was…
The Never-Ending Schemes Of The Climate Change Grifters
Grifters have long fascinated us. Operating outside accepted moral standards, they excel at persuading their “marks” to hand valuables over willingly. If they ever represented a “distinctly American ethos,” they’ve been supplanted by con artists seeking bank accounts for funds…
Explained: Key takeaways from IPCC Synthesis Report on climate change
The SYR is presented in the wake of major global upheaval brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent global energy crisis