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‘Research Misconduct’: Scientist Falsified Work On Fish Behavior And Reefs

Yesterday, Science magazine reported that the University of Delaware “found one of its star scientists guilty of research misconduct.” This is a big deal. Science reports that the university [bold, links added]: …has accepted an investigative panel’s conclusion that marine…

Patrick Michaels, climate change contrarian, dies at 72 – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Gift Article Patrick J. Michaels, a climatologist who became a lightning rod in debates around climate change, reviled by activists and revered among skeptics for using his academic pedigree to challenge the broad scientific consensus on the…

Artificial Photosynthesis Can Produce More Food in the Dark Than With Sunshine

Photosynthesis has evolved in plants for millions of years to turn water, carbon dioxide, and the energy from sunlight into plant biomass and the foods we eat. This process, however, is very inefficient, with only about 1% of the energy found in sunlight ending up in the plant. Scientists at UC Riverside and the University […]

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Climate Change: Your Questions About Causes and Effects, Answered – The New York Times

Reporters from the Climate Desk gathered reader questions and are here to help explain some frequent puzzlers. Published April 22, 2022Updated April 22, 2022 ImageCredit… Image What’s one thing you want to know about climate change? We asked, and hundreds of you…

Influential US climate report moves ahead — under new leadership – Nature.com

NEWS 16 July 2021 With Allison Crimmins completing the new federal climate team, scientists say the fifth National Climate Assessment is back on solid ground. Jeff Tollefson Jeff Tollefson You have full access to this article via your institution. Extreme…

Rethinking plastics

(University of Delaware) In a new issue of Science, devoted to the plastics problem, University of Delaware researchers LaShanda Korley and Thomas Epps, III, join collaborators in calling for new approaches to plastics design, production and use, with the goal of keeping plastics out of landfills and waterways, reusing the valuable resources they represent indefinitely in a “circular” plastics economy.

New analysis discusses role of managed retreat as a climate change response

(University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science) MIAMI–In a new analysis on managed retreat–the climate adaptation response of moving people and property out of harm’s way–researchers explore what it would take for managed retreat to be supportive of people and their priorities. A key starting point is considering retreat alongside other responses like coastal armoring and not just as an option of last resort.

To Offset Climate Change, Scientists Tout City Trees and Ultra-White Paint – The Wall Street Journal

The Future of Everything covers the innovation and technology transforming the way we live, work and play, with monthly issues on health, money, artificial intelligence and more. This month is Cities & Real Estate, online starting June 4 and in…

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