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How climate change may shape the world in the centuries to come – Science News

It’s hard to imagine what Earth might look like in 2500. But a collaboration between science and art is offering an unsettling window into how ongoing climate change might transform now-familiar terrain into alien landscapes over the next few centuries….

Opinion | Can High-Tech Capitalism Address Climate Change? – The New York Times

Planet’s satellites plus AI, Marshall explained, can track a country’s trees, farmlands, coral reefs, coastal mangroves and smokestack emissions with incredible precision — down to three meters — and provide transparency to show which trees are being illegally logged by…

Amazonian birds are changing shape in response to global warming – Earth.com

In the deepest, most pristine areas of the Amazon Forest, birds are isolated from almost any direct contact with humans. Yet, data collected over 40 years in this,  the largest rainforest in the world, shows that even here, birds are…

Can Glasgow Deliver on a Global Climate Deal? – The New York Times

GLASGOW — The international climate summit here has been billed by its chief organizer as the “last, best hope” to save the planet. But as the United Nations conference enters its second week and negotiators from 197 countries knuckle down…

Saving The Rainforests Will Not Stop Global Warming: Here’s Why

Apparently, at COP26, world leaders agreed to a deal to end deforestation of rainforests, ostensibly to stop global warming. This deal relies on implicit arguments that are nonsensical.  What’s happening to the rainforests is a classic example of how the…

Explainer: What’s the difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming? – Reuters

GLASGOW, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Over and over at the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, world leaders have stressed the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The 2015 Paris Agreement commits countries to limit the global average…

COP-26: Amazonia’s Indigenous peoples are vital to fighting global warming (commentary) – Mongabay.com

The United Nations Climate Change summit, the 26th conference of the parties (COP-26), held in Glasgow Scotland through November 12, is important both for the future of the global climate and for Amazonian Indigenous peoples. Uncontrolled climate change threatens the…

COP26: World leaders set to meet in bid to avert drastic global warming – DW (English)

World leaders meeting at a United Nations climate conference starting on Sunday have failed to set policies that would keep global warming “well below” 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels — in continuing defiance of promises they made at a…

Listen to This ‘Singing’ Lemur Species That Has ‘Common Musical Traits’ Like Humans Do

Songbirds share the human sense of rhythm, but it is a rare trait in non-human mammals—now, it’s been found, we can add the indri lemur to the short list of animals we know appreciate a sense of beat. “There is longstanding interest in understanding how human musicality evolved, but musicality is not restricted to humans”, […]

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