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This Fire-Loving Fungus Eats Charcoal, if It Must

To confirm that the fungus was actually doing what it appeared to be doing, Dr. Whitman’s lab grew pine seedlings in an atmosphere with carbon dioxide containing carbon-13, an isotope whose unusual weight makes it easy to trace, and then…

VOICES: Consumption and climate change – The Garden Island

What you buy, how you use it and reuse it, and if you repair or recycle, all have huge effects on our planet’s climate. The unrestricted growth in consumerism has been a major factor in the increase in the generation…

How climate change will affect Thanksgiving food – Washington Post – The Washington Post

Climate change has officially arrived at our Thanksgiving tables. As the past year has made even more clear, the consequences of a warming world have challenged farmers and food systems throughout the United States. Drought, blistering heat waves and raging…

The Latest Farm Product: Carbon Credits

That’s because truly additional, permanent storage of carbon may be at odds with other financial considerations that govern how farmland is managed. Practice changes like reducing fertilizer inputs and tillage can cut crop yields, for instance. “You’re making maybe $20…

Devastating Pacific Northwest Floods Could Carry a Climate Warning – Scientific American

The Pacific Northwest is still reeling after a series of devastating floods and landslides spurred by torrential rains last week. Floodwaters across western Washington state and British Columbia swamped homes, swept away vehicles, destroyed roads and highways, and cut off…

New study shows global warming will cause world’s soil to release carbon – ANI News

London [England], November 20 (ANI): The findings of new research suggests that global warming will cause the world’s soil to release carbon.Scientists used data on more than 9,000 soil samples from around the world and found that carbon storage “declines…

Group Editorial: Readers share their take on climate change in the Poconos – Pocono Record

A few weeks ago, we asked you, our readers, if you thought climate change was having an impact on the Pocono Mountains region’s weather. Here’s how you responded. Interested in participating in our next prompt? Click here to learn more. …

Climate change: Rock silt released by melting glaciers could help in fight against global warming, experts say – Sky News

Melting Greenland glaciers are releasing nutrient-rich silt with potential agricultural applications, according to experts in Copenhagen. Scientists are examining a way in which the consequences of global warming could deliver a way to fight against its effects. Described as a…

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