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Pulling methane out of the atmosphere could slow global warming—if we can figure out how to do it – MIT Technology Review

“There’s probably nothing we could do that has a bigger effect on shaving peak temperatures over the next few decades than removing methane,” says Rob Jackson, a researcher at Stanford and a coauthor of both studies. Methane is relatively scarce:…

Climate change to loom large in talks to form new German government – Nature.com

NEWS 27 September 2021 Strong results for green and liberal parties mean climate and energy policies are expected to feature heavily in upcoming coalition talks. Quirin Schiermeier Quirin Schiermeier You have full access to this article via your institution. Annalena…

Double benefit of limiting global warming for tropical cyclone exposure – Nature.com

1. Geiger, T., Frieler, K. & Bresch, D. N. A global historical data set of tropical cyclone exposure (TCE-DAT). Earth Syst. Sci. Data 10, 185–194 (2018). Article  Google Scholar  2. Berlemann, M. & Wenzel, D. Hurricanes, economic growth and transmission…

Dark future? Climate change fuels higher heat, flood threats for children – The Indian Express

Children around the world will face a sharp jump in heatwaves, floods and droughts in their lives compared to their grandparents, researchers said on Monday, with teenagers from Nepal to Australia urging leaders not to turn a blind eye. Children…

The horror of climate change in the west – Daily Pioneer

Before the fresh Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report stirred all the minds concerned with the future of the planet, the mercury had reached 46.6 °C in the village of Lytton in the province of British Columbia in Canada,…

Wind energy can be the puzzle piece that tackles global warming – ZME Science

A rapid expansion of wind energy could achieve a reduction in global warming of 0.3ºC to 0.8ºC by the end of the century, according to a new study. While this would have to be complemented with other emission reduction strategies,…

IPCC climate science report: code red for humanity says UN Secretary General

“Today’s IPCC Working Group 1 Report is a code red for humanity.  The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable:  greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel burning and deforestation are choking our planet and putting billions of people…

Mental health could be the next casualty of global warming – The Japan Times

One evening in July, Stephanie Felts was lying in bed trying to process simultaneous climate disasters all over the world. From a crushing Canadian heatwave to U.S. wildfires and flooding in China, the drumbeat triggered memories of a close call…

U.N. Climate Conference President On ‘Last Best Chance’ To Combat Global Warming – NPR

NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Alok Sharma, president of the United Nations climate change conference COP 26, which is set to take place in Glasgow after being postponed a year. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Can one global summit change the fate…

WEF Asserts Climate-Change Pasta Crisis – As Harvests Set Records

An article published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) today, titled “Bad news for pasta lovers: the effect of climate change on food staples,” claims climate change is threatening the supply of staple crops, including coffee beans and crops that…

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