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Scientists predict potential spread, habitat of invasive Asian giant hornet

Researchers have predicted how and where the Asian giant hornet, an invasive newcomer to the Pacific Northwest, popularly dubbed the ‘murder hornet,’ could spread and find ideal habitat, both in the United States and globally.

Southern hemisphere could see up to 30% less rain at end of the century

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Analysis published in Scientific Reports is based on climate models for the mid-Pliocene period, which occurred 3 million years ago and shared characteristics with present-day warming.

Indian monsoon can be predicted better after volcanic eruptions

(Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)) Large volcanic eruptions can help to forecast the monsoon over India – the seasonal rainfall that is key for the country’s agriculture and thus for feeding one billion people. As erratic as they are, volcanic eruptions improve the predictability, an Indian-German research team finds. What seems to be a paradox is in fact due to a stronger coupling between the monsoon over large parts of South and South-East Asia and the El Niño phenomenon after an eruption.

Earth may pass a dangerous warming limit by 2024 — study – Inverse

The Paris climate agreement seeks to limit global warming to 1.5℃ this century. A new report by the World Meteorological Organization warns this limit may be exceeded by 2024 – and the risk is growing. This first overshoot beyond 1.5℃…

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To recreate ancient recipes, check out the vestiges of clay pots

UC Berkeley archaeologists have discovered that unglazed ceramic cookware can retain the residue of not just the last supper cooked, but earlier meals as well, opening a window onto gastronomic practices possibly going back millennia.

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Leftists Blame Climate Change For West Coast Fires—Why They’re Wrong

The West Coast is aglow but not in a good way. Instead, fires are raging throughout California, Oregon, and Washington. The property damage is appalling, and ten people have already died. Leftists, predictably, have announced that their goddess, Mother Gaia,…

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Leftists Blame Climate Change For West Coast Fires—Why They’re Wrong

The West Coast is aglow but not in a good way. Instead, fires are raging throughout California, Oregon, and Washington. The property damage is appalling, and ten people have already died. Leftists, predictably, have announced that their goddess, Mother Gaia,…