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No storm in a teacup as research finds climate change threatens future of the British cuppa – Sky News

Climate change could be about to impact a British institution – by changing the taste of a cup of tea, research has warned. Extreme weather and rising temperatures could affect both the amount of land available for growing tea and…

Texas Advances Legislation Protecting Oil And Gas From Climate Schemes

Two bills that were advanced by the Texas Legislature this week attempt to protect the state’s oil and gas industry from efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The House on Tuesday gave its final approval to Senate Bill 13, which…

New study tracked large sharks during hurricanes

(University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science) MIAMI–A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science tracked large sharks in Miami and The Bahamas to understand how these migratory animals respond to major storms, like hurricanes.

Ron DeSantis Pushes Coastal ‘Resilience’ While Doing Little To Tackle Climate Change – NPR

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to the media about the cruise industry during a press conference at PortMiami in April. DeSantis faces criticism for failing to do all he could on Florida’s biggest environmental threat: climate change. Joe Raedle/Getty Images…

NASA’s new fleet of satellites will offer insights into the wild cards of climate change – Science Magazine

Planned NASA satellites will measure the vertical motions that lead to towering storm clouds. SANTIAGO BORJA By Paul VoosenMay. 5, 2021 , 11:15 AM NASA is about to announce its next generation of Earth-observing satellites. As soon as this month,…

Climate change risk is complex: here is a way to assess it – The Conversation CA

A key feature of climate change is that it doesn’t pose one single risk. Rather, it presents multiple, interacting risks that can compound and cascade. Importantly, responses to climate change can also affect risk. In our highly connected world, climate…

Pompeo: Biden Plan To Put ‘Climate Change First’ Will ‘Crush American Jobs’

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called out President Biden’s devotion to prioritizing climate change-related initiatives, warning it will “crush American jobs.” “The President’s plan to put ‘climate change first’ and at the forefront of his agenda will…

Warmer ocean temperatures may decrease Saharan dust crossing the Atlantic

Every year millions of tons of dust from the Sahara Desert are swirled up into the atmosphere and carried across the Atlantic. Research suggests that, as the climate changes, Saharan dust transport will decrease.

Monkeys Unite and Form Unlikely Alliances After Hurricane Maria Ravaged their Island

An interesting new study seems to indicate that monkeys increase the size of their social circles during times of strife or resource scarcity. Researchers observed Puerto Rico’s rhesus macaque populations on Cayo Santiago in the aftermath of 2017’s Hurricane Maria, and observed each individual increase the amount of grooming activities, as well as the number […]

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Don’t ask officials what they think of global warming — ask if they want a warning – Washington Post

As a professor of atmospheric sciences, I have researched weather and weather forecasting for 40 years. Forecasters issue warnings for hazardous weather because people answer yes to questions such as: “If you live in Key West and a hurricane might…