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NASA infrared eye analyzes typhoon Lingling   

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The storm that became Typhoon Lingling strengthened very quickly in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and infrared imagery from NASA revealed the powerful thunderstorms fueling that intensification.

Who says jerky has to be beef?

If you’ve ever taken a cross-country road trip or loaded up your hiking gear with long-lasting snacks, it’s likely you included dried beef jerky alongside such tried-and-true favorites as trail mix and GORP. The dehydrated meat snack has been around…

US Navy Drops Anchor On Obama’s Climate Change Task Force

The US Navy has announced that it is jettisoning the Obama-era Climate Change Task Force. The US Navy quietly shuttered a task force created under former President Barack Obama to prepare the military branch for the impact of global warming,…

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Zaha Hadid Architects undulating riverside promenade doubles as a flood barrier in Hamburg

Zaha Hadid Architects has raised both the cultural cachet and the storm surge barriers in the German city of Hamburg with their recently completed upgrade to the Elbe River promenade and flood barrier at Niederhafen. Designed with an undulating shape that mimics the ebb and flow of tides, the revamped promenade reconnects the river to the surrounding urban fabric and boosts the popular riverside walkway appeal with a modern redesign large enough to accommodate a wide variety of groups, from pedestrians…

Market Forces and Coal

Posted on 19 August 2019 by Riduna Following defeat of the Australian Labor Party in the Federal election a leading Member has suggested that the Party should not rely on the use of Market Forces as the basis for curbing emissions.  This would be a…

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Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Detrimental economic effects of global warming are likely to go beyond those being discussed in policy circles — particularly for wealthier nations, say researchers. Study suggests that 7% of global GDP will disappear by 2100 as a result of business-as-usual carbon emissions — including over 10% of incomes in both Canada and the United States.

Want to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease? Try a vegetarian diet

About 600,00 people die every year from heart disease in the United States; that’s one in every four deaths. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To what do we owe this epidemic? Research published…

Why red meat raises your cancer risk

As with many health issues, the problem with red meat is sugar and the body’s reaction to a particular molecule. (Photo: Ronald Sarayudej [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr) Health experts have known for years that the consumption of red meat raises a…

Artificial intelligence helps banana growers protect the world’s most favorite fruit

Using artificial intelligence, scientists created an easy-to-use tool to detect banana diseases and pests. With an average 90 percent success rate in detecting a pest or a disease, the tool can help farmers avoid millions of dollars in losses.

NASA gives Typhoon Lekima a twice-over with the Aqua satellite

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA’s Aqua satellite provided infrared and visible views of Typhoon Lekima as it was approaching landfall in China. China has posted Typhoon and Heavy Rain Warnings for Lekima.