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Rutgers Falsely Claims Sea-Level Rise Is Accelerating On East Coast

A recent Rutgers University press release says the rate of sea-level rise in the 20th century along much of the U.S. Atlantic coast was the fastest in 2,000 years, with southern New Jersey recording the fastest rate of rise. Real-world data…

Rising heat-related deaths linked to global warming – SciDev.Net

[NEW DELHI] An international team of researchers has quantified how heat-related deaths are attributable to global warming, with Latin America and South-East Asia the worst hit. Ana Maria Vicedo-Cabrera, lead author and head of the Climate Change and Health Research…

This sponge can tell us a lot about climate change – WJXT News4JAX

A sponge recovered 430 feet deep in the ocean off Exuma Island can do more than scrub your back — it’s showing what the climate was like on Earth hundreds of years ago. Scientists used a 600-year-old marine sponge to…

How manufacturing can raise the bar on global climate goals – World Economic Forum

Improving resource efficiency in manufacturing processes is as important as reducing the transport industry’s greenhouse gas emissions; Setting high emission reduction targets is the only way towards a net-zero greenhouse gas economy; Reducing the industry’s reliance on fossil fuels, recycling…

What the Ottoman Empire Can Teach Us About the Consequences of Climate Change – The Wire Science

Lala Mustafa Paşa’s Ottoman army parading before the walls of Tiflis in August 1578 after the city had been evacuated by Da’ud Khan. A miniature painting from a 16th-century Ottoman manuscript. Photo: Lessing Archives In the late 16th century, hundreds…

Global Warming: A growing concern to all of us – Rising Kashmir

Global warming will impact life on Earth in many ways, but the extent of the change is largely up to us   DAR ZAHID HUSSAIN Global warming is the unusually rapid increase in Earth’s average surface temperature over the past…

Will climate change cause another dust bowl? | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

This article originally was published on Yale Environment 360. Growing up in rural Iowa in the 1990s, Isaac Larsen remembers a unique herald of springtime. The snowbanks piled along roads, once white or gray, would turn black. The culprit was…

Declining growth rates of global coral reef ecosystems

(Southern Cross University) If the trend of declining coral growth continues at the current rate, the world’s coral reefs may cease calcifying around 2054, a new Southern Cross University study has found.Drawing on research from the late 1960s until now, the paper published in Communications & Environment reveals the global spatiotemporal trends and drivers of coral reef ecosystem growth (known as calcification). 116 studies from 53 published papers were analyzed.

UNESCO report calls for increases in investment in science in the face of growing crises

(Ruth Francis Strategic Consulting) Every five years, the UNESCO Science Report provides an update of trends in science governance. Written by 70 authors from 52 countries, it aggregates data on spending, personnel, scientific publications and patents. The latest edition tracks progress towards the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and the rapid progress of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It also tracks the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global research and innovation.

What the Ottoman Empire can teach us about the consequences of climate change – Ohio Capital Journal

Drought’s effects on the population slowed the Ottoman Empire’s expansion in the 16th century. Lessing Archives. By Andrea Duffy, Colorado State University In the late 16th century, hundreds of bandits on horseback stormed through the countryside of Ottoman Anatolia raiding…