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Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, 59, Dies; Linked Weather Disasters to Climate Change – The New York Times

The lack of peer review made some in the scientific community uncomfortable, Dr. Cullen said. “We were still trying to convince other scientists that this could be done,” she said, adding that Dr. van Oldenborgh’s expertise and leadership were critical…

Global warming will have major consequences for lakes worldwide – Earth.com

A new study led by Vrije University Brussel (VUB) has found that climate change severely affects lakes all over the world. According to the research team, global changes in lake temperatures and ice cover are not caused by natural climate…

Climate change: a simple guide to understanding global warming | Technique – thedailyguardian.net

Global temperatures are rising due to human activity and climate change is now threatening all aspects of our lives. Look: Farmers and scientists in Peru develop climate-resistant potatoes If this increase is not controlled, humans and nature will suffer from…

Sabine Weyand on role of trade policy in fighting climate change – The Economist

Oct 16th 2021 by Sabine Weyand WHEN I WAS a visiting student at Cambridge, my way to class led along the banks of the River Cam. Every morning fellow students rowed in eights, fours or pairs. I have never been…

New Hydrogel Tablet That Can Purify a Liter of River Water in an Hour

As much as a third of the world’s population does not have access to clean drinking water, according to some estimates, and half of the population could live in water-stressed areas by 2025. Finding a solution to this problem could save and improve lives for millions of people, and it is a high priority among […]

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Scientists Find the Secret to ‘Unhackable’ Security Systems on the Wings of Butterflies

Sometimes solving the most complex technology and engineering challenges involves, if one can believe it, looking towards nature for solutions. So it has gone with the Teslagram a currently-unhackable security fingerprint created from a butterfly’s wing. The wings of this most charismatic insect are cloaked in tiny scales—up to 200,000 of them, which contain a […]

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Deep-Ocean Cooling May Have Offset Global Warming Until 1990 – Eos

Tracking ocean temperatures has long helped scientists measure Earth’s accelerating energy imbalance, but researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have now applied new machine learning techniques to extrapolate deep-ocean temperatures (below 2,000 meters) with surprising results. Whereas past…

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