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Climate change is a major threat to stability, spy agencies say – Axios

Climate change will lead to a less secure, more crisis-prone world that will strain global institutions, according to a major national security assessment released Thursday. Driving the news: The “Global Trends Report,” produced every four years by the National Intelligence…

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RHODE ISLAND: Lawmakers pass sweeping climate change bill

Rhode Island lawmakers have passed a wide-ranging bill to address climate change that would require the state to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and Gov. Daniel McKee (D) has indicated he will sign it.

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ADVOCACY: Sally Jewell: Companies ignore climate, ESG ‘at their peril’

Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said yesterday that the federal government should compel businesses to reduce emissions and address climate change because corporations would resist taking steps voluntarily if they think it would hurt their bottom line.

SMU helping study how photosynthesis uses sunlight to support growth in changing environments

(Southern Methodist University) Doran I.G. Bennett, a theoretical chemist at SMU, has received a Human Frontier Science Program grant to study how photosynthesis uses sunlight to support growth in changing environments.

Bird Protectors Built a Giant Sandcastle to Ensure These Martins Have a Nesting Home For Years to Come

Conservationists realized they needed more than a bucket and shovel to build a 400-ton sand castle large enough to be an attractive home for sand martins to roost in England. To help the tiny birds they needed big machines—and building a sandbank large enough for them to build their nests in required the help of […]

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An image of a piece of the cosmic web

An international team of astronomers has mapped a piece of the cosmic web without using bright quasars for the first time. They did it by turning a powerful instrument on a single region of the sky for hundreds of hours.

A Single Injection Reverses Blindness in Patient with Rare Genetic Disorder – Another RNA Success

A patient with a genetic form of childhood blindness gained vision, which lasted more than a year, after receiving a single injection of an experimental RNA therapy into the eye. The gene editing research was conducted at the Perelman School of Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania. Results of the case, detailed in a paper […]

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