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If a warm U.S. winter was ‘a preview of global warming,’ what part did a polar vortex play? – Getaka.co.in

The winter that just ended was the sixth-warmest on record in the contiguous United States, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And one feature of that winter was a strong zonal, west-to-east flowing polar vortex. Wait, what? Usually…

Volvo Moves To Rail Transport To Slash Carbon Emissions

Volvo is switching from over-the-road trucks to rail transport to move cars between its factories and storage depots across Europe, China, and the United States, and the results are more impressive than you might think!

Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change – Foreign Policy

School students gather to demand action on climate change in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2019. Jenny Evans/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, caused widespread sickness and fatalities, and sent the global economy careening toward a depression….

Activist Judge Orders Review Of Pipeline Moving Oil For 3 Years

A judge with United States District Court for the District of Columbia ordered a review and could bring operations to a halt of a pipeline in North Dakota that has been successfully operating for the past three years since President…

Researchers turn to 'sentinel trees' to warn of destructive pests

In an effort to receive advanced warning of destructive pests that could wreak havoc on native plantings, researchers from Europe, the United States and China are growing “sentinel trees” in strategic locations around the world. “Sentinel nurseries represent one potential…

The Coronavirus, Climate Change, and the Nature of Crisis – The New Yorker

Subscribers to The Climate Crisis newsletter received this piece in their in-boxes. Sign up to receive future installments. An idea beloved of the technorati is that we are actually living not on the earth we seem to inhabit but in…

Researchers document seasonal migration in deep-sea

(Nova Southeastern University) For the first time, researchers have documented seasonal migrations of fishes across the deep seafloor, revealing an important insight that will further scientific understanding of the nature of our planet.

Worldwide urban expansion causing problems

(Texas A&M University) As cities physically expanded worldwide between 1970 and 2010, the population in those cities became less dense, according to a study led by a Texas A&M university professor.

Bobble-Headed Biden Repeats Debunked Climate Talking Points

Joe Biden’s plan to manage the coronavirus outbreak included a promise to “fight climate change as a driver of health threats” by rejoining the Paris climate treaty on day one of his administration. His proposal went on to state that…