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Flash flood risk may triple across third pole due to global warming – EurekAlert

IMAGE: Glacial lake in the Himalayan region view more  Credit: LI Heng An international team led by researchers from the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the University of Geneva has found that…

Recycling critical metals in e-waste: Make it the law, experts warn EU, citing raw material security

(Terry Collins Assoc) End-of-life circuit boards, certain magnets in disc drives and electric vehicles, EV and other special battery types, and fluorescent lamps are among several electrical and electronic products containing critical raw materials (CRMs), the recycling of which should be made law, says a new UN-backed report funded by the EU.

Flash flood risk may triple across third pole due to global warming

(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) An international team led by researchers from the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the University of Geneva has found that flash floods may triple across the Earth’s “Third Pole” in response to ongoing climate change.

Flash Flood Risk May Triple Across Third Pole Due to Global Warming – Mirage News

Chinese Academy of Sciences An international team led by researchers from the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the University of Geneva has found that flash floods may triple across the Earth’s…

History of Mars’ habitability preserved in ancient dunes

On Earth, scientists study rock layers and the fossils embedded in them to learn about ancient life. A new study focused on red Mars – the desert planet – did something similar. It looked at the record of changing habitability preserved in ancient dune fields.

New weather warning gauge

(Flinders University) Australia, the driest inhabited continent, is prone to natural disasters and wild swings in weather conditions – from floods to droughts, heatwaves and bushfires. Now two new Flinders University studies of long-term hydro-climatic patterns provide fresh insights into the causes of the island continent’s strong climate variability which affect extreme wet or dry weather and other conditions vital to water supply, agriculture, the environment and the nation’s future.

Nature is Critical to Slowing Climate Change, But It Can Only Do So If We Help It First – InsideClimate News

No matter how many solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars are built between now and 2030, the world won’t meet its increasingly ambitious climate targets without a lot of help from forests, fields and oceans.  “Achieving net-zero by 2050…

Study offers earliest evidence of humans changing ecosystems with fire

(Yale University) Mastery of fire has given humans dominance over the natural world. A Yale-led study provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly altering entire ecosystems with flames.

Thunberg: ‘We will not accept’ giving up on limiting global warming – The Globe and Mail

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg taking part in a Fridays For Future protest in front of the Swedish Parliament. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg says those in power may “have given up” on the 2015 landmark Paris…

Thunberg: ‘We will not accept’ giving up on limiting warming – Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg says those in power may “have given up” on the 2015 landmark Paris climate deal to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) since pre-industrial times. “We will…