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‘Zombie’ viruses are thawing from melting permafrost in Russia – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article The thawing of the permafrost due to climate change may expose a vast store of ancient viruses, according to a team of European researchers, who say they have found 13 previously unknown pathogens…

Chinese sailor’s historic voyage across Arctic Ocean shows evidence of global warming – Yahoo News

Chinese artist-turned-sailor Captain Zhai Mo was given a hero’s welcome after returning to Shanghai from his nonstop 17-month voyage circumnavigating the Arctic Ocean, making him the first Chinese person to do so. Zhai, 54, was welcomed at an event organized…

Draft Report Offers Starkest View Yet of U.S. Climate Threats – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The effects of climate change are already “far-reaching and worsening” throughout all regions in the United States, posing profound risks to virtually every aspect of society, whether it’s drinking water supplies in the Midwest or small businesses in…

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Global warming sparking Arctic fire activity – The Hill

An ongoing increase in global temperatures is driving a surge in wildfires across the Arctic permafrost, a new study has found.   In 2019-2020, the Siberian Arctic experienced an unusual number of fires that began to alarm the scientific community, according…

A Warming Siberia, Wracked by Wildfires, Nears a Crucial Threshold

Rapid warming of the Arctic has led to the extreme wildfire seasons experienced in Siberia in recent years, scientists said Thursday, and such severe fires are likely to continue. The researchers said that the Siberian Arctic, with its vast expanses…

Africa least guilty of global warming but it suffers the most – The Irish Times

The first conference of the parties (Cop) to the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place in Berlin in March 1995. Its purpose was to give clear scientific understanding of climate change and its consequences for our…

The First Neanderthal Family: Ancient Genome of 13 Individuals Show They Were Just Like Us in Many Ways

Ancient genomes of 13 individual Neanderthals show they ate, slept, loved and died in the company of their kin and were connected to other groups that made up a region’s Neanderthal population. An international team mapped DNA from the bones of eight adult males and five children to shed fresh light on our ancient cousins. […]

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Russia’s Climate Is Heating Up Faster Than the Rest of the World – Newsweek

Russia is experiencing a rise in temperatures at a faster rate than the world as a whole, Russian climate scientists said. It is well known that global temperatures are increasing due to climate change, with the rate of warming rising…

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