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Capturing Climate Change – IEEE Spectrum

This is part of IEEE Spectrum’s special report: Critical Challenges 2002: Technology Takes On The government of Tuvalu, a Pacific Island nation, made a plea last summer for countries to take in Tuvalu evacuees, fearing a rising sea level will…

What’s the difference between 1.5 and 2 degrees of global warming? – The European Sting

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content The risks to our climate of a rise in global temperatures of 2C over pre-industrial…

Climate change has raised tricky questions over policy responses – Mint

From a heatwave in the Arctic region to devastating floods in many countries, the threat of climate change is now stark. Some new urgency can be seen in an official statement released by G20 environment ministers last weekend. It said…

Cool flames created during a first for International Space Station research

(NASA/Johnson Space Center) Cool flames, flames that burn at extremely low temperatures, are nearly impossible to create in Earth’s gravity. However, they are easily produced in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station.

Fish friends help in a crisis

(Nova Southeastern University) To better understand how familiarity impacts social fishes, a group of research scientists studied this idea using schooling coral reef fish.

The key to global climate success – Brookings Institution

Recent advances in green technologies have made reaching net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050 not only technically feasible but also economically worthwhile. Meeting this goal—which has started to anchor expectations now that an increasing number of countries have adopted it—is necessary…

Making clean hydrogen is hard, but researchers just solved a major hurdle

(University of Texas at Austin) Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have found a low-cost way to solve one half of the water-splitting equation to produce hydrogen as clean energy — using sunlight to efficiently split off oxygen molecules from water. The finding represents a step forward toward greater adoption of hydrogen as a key part of our energy infrastructure.

New EU Policy Proposals Do Not Help The Airline Industry Fight Global Warming – Forbes

The European Commission has just launched a range of new climate change proposals under the banner “Fit for 55.” The aim is to reduce emissions in the EU by 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.  It has been met…

Innate Talent Seems to Be Just as Much a Gift Found in Some Dogs as it is in People, Study Says

Whether it’s seeing a kid need only a few seconds to learn Mary had a Little Lamb on the piano, experiencing getting wiped out by a much better player in a pickup basketball game, or witnessing someone’s encyclopedic memory while they rattle off statistics about geography, humans exhibit natural talents every day. Now, a study […]

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