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Extreme Weather and Climate Updates July 27, 2021Updated July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET The Dixie Fire burned near Quincy, Calif., on Monday.Credit…Jungho Kim for The New York Times Residents of Montana and Wyoming…
Volunteers fight a wildfire in northeastern Siberia on July 17th. Heat waves in the Russian Arctic and boreal forests have fueled intense, widespread blazes that can damage trees and release enormous amounts of stored carbon dioxide from forests and permafrost….
Holstein dairy cows feed on silage in a large free-stall farm barn in Devon, England. DREAMSTIME Barbara Quinn Tribune News Service I keep coming upon this statistic that states livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global gas emissions. Some designate…
(University of California – San Diego) California legislators have allocated UC San Diego $35 million to design and build a new coastal research vessel with a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system. The new vessel, which will be operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will serve as a platform for essential education and research dedicated to understanding the California coast and climate change impacts to the coastal ecosystem.
(University of California – Irvine) To meet an ambitious goal of carbon neutrality by 2045, California’s policymakers are relying in part on forests and shrublands to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, but researchers at the University of California, Irvine warn that future climate change may limit the ecosystem’s ability to perform this service.
I keep coming upon this statistic that states livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global gas emissions. Some designate ruminant animals — cows, sheep and goats — as the biggest contributors to greenhouse gases. Others then go on to offer…
(Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences) Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has been awarded $2 million by NSF to accelerate scientific understanding of the impacts of emerging industries in the deep sea – one of the most mysterious, and potentially lucrative, areas of the ocean.
At least 40 countries in Europe, North America, Asia, Oceania and Africa have been hit by the extreme natural disasters