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EMISSIONS: 90% of U.S. cars must be EVs by 2050 to meet Paris goals

The United States is not expected to electrify passenger cars fast enough to stay on track with the Paris climate accord’s goal of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to a new study.

Switching up: Marine bacteria shift between lifestyles to get the best resources

Researchers have found that marine bacteria exploit resource patches efficiently by switching between attached and planktonic lifestyles, and fine-tuning the time spent on patches depending on their quality. Bacteria stayed longer on higher-quality patches, as predicted by patch use theory. Future studies in this area could help to predict the role of marine bacteria in the global carbon cycle.

Letter to Peter Khalil MP on gas lead recovery announcement for Australia

Dear Peter,I hope you and your family are keeping well during these pandemic times. I am occupying myself with a thousands small jobs from the local to the international on climate advocacy. I appreciate your confidence in speaking up in…

Customizable synthetic antibiotic outmaneuvers resistant bacteria

Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most urgent public health threats. In the United States alone, tens of thousands of deaths result each year from drug-resistant strains of common bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecium, which can cause virtually untreatable hospital-acquired infections. Perilously few new classes of antibiotics are being developed to fight infections that have become resistant to traditional treatments, and bringing any new drugs to market could take decades.

Generational shifts help migratory bats keep pace with global warming – EurekAlert

IMAGE: Common noctule bat view more  Credit: Anton Vlaschenko Many animal species are currently changing their distribution range owing to global warming. The underlying mechanisms are still little known, especially in mammals. An international team of scientists led by the Leibniz…