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COVID-19 shutdown will not save planet from global warming – Sydney Morning Herald

Using those estimates the authors were able to project what impact national policies would have on emissions and global warming. They found the short term cooling effect would end by 2025, leaving a longer term slight cooling of 0.01 degree…

‘Roaming reactions’ study to shed new light on atmospheric molecules

(University of New South Wales) For the first time, a team of chemists has lifted the hood on the mechanics involved in the mysterious interplay between sunlight and molecules in the atmosphere known as ‘roaming reactions’, which could make atmospheric modelling more accurate.

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Almost 3 billion animals affected by Australian bushfires, report shows

Nearly 3 billion animals were killed or displaced by Australia’s devastating bushfire season of 2019 and 2020, according to scientists who have revealed for the first time the scale of the impact on the country’s native wildlife. The Guardian has…

Astronomers ponder Odd Radio Circles in space

Scientists in Australia have discovered a strange new phenomenon in deep space – “Odd Radio Circles” – that appear in radio telescope images as mysterious circles or rings.

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Major new climate study rules out less severe global warming scenarios – Minneapolis Star Tribune

How much will greenhouse gases heat the planet? For more than 40 years, scientists have expressed the answer as a range of possible temperature increases, between 2.7 and 8.1 degrees Fahrenheit, that will result from carbon dioxide levels doubling from…

Major new climate study rules out less severe global warming scenarios – Minneapolis Star Tribune

How much will greenhouse gases heat the planet? For more than 40 years, scientists have expressed the answer as a range of possible temperature increases, between 2.7 and 8.1 degrees Fahrenheit, that will result from carbon dioxide levels doubling from…

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Eating habits of baby predator starfish revealed

The varied diet of juvenile crown-of-thorns starfish complicates scientists’ ability to age them. This makes plans for the management of this invasive species more difficult, as outbreaks of adults on the reef are unpredictable.

Cool plan: Study says better aircon can slow global warming – ABC News

A U.N.-backed report claims making air conditioners and fridges more energy efficient and using more climate-friendly refrigerants can significantly slow global warming By The Associated Press July 17, 2020, 2:13 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this…