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Japan’s deadly 2018 heatwave ‘could not have happened without climate change’

Posted on 13 June 2019 by Guest Author This is a re-post from Carbon Brief by Daisy Dunne The record-breaking 2018 summer heatwave in Japan in which more than 1,000 people died “could not have happened without human-induced global warming”, a…

Earliest sunrises before summer solstice

Are you an early riser? If so – if you live in the Northern Hemisphere – you might know your earliest sunrises of the year are happening now. Southern Hemisphere? Your earliest sunsets are around now.

Soon, air pollution could be measured on every street corner

(Chalmers University of Technology) Air pollution is responsible for 550,000 premature deaths a year in Europe — and 7 million worldwide, according to the WHO. Measuring it can be a challenge, however, as the equipment tends to be large and expensive. But soon, this may change, thanks to a small, optical nano-sensor developed at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, which can be mounted onto an ordinary streetlight.

The Pentagon Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than Any Other Part of the US Gov’t. – Live Science

Scientists and security analysts have warned for more than a decade that global warming is a potential national security concern. They project that the consequences of global warming — rising seas, powerful storms, famine and diminished access to fresh water…

Our water cycle diagrams give a false sense of water security

(University of Birmingham) Pictures of the earth’s water cycle used in education and research throughout the world are in urgent need of updating to show the effects of human interference, according to new analysis by an international team of hydrology experts.