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How Global Warming Shifts Biodiversity of Algal Communities – Nature World News

New research published in the journal Nature Communications points out the role of climate change in causing abrupt changes to important algal communities in the oceans. Scientists find that the warming hemisphere are predicted to change pole-wards in the next…

Climate Change Likely To Abruptly Impact Algae in the Global Ocean – SciTechDaily

Scientists sample a brown mat of aggregated phytoplankton. Credit: Katrin Schmidt Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity ‘break point’ boundaries in the oceans – according to research from the University…

Climate Change Means More Subway Flooding – NPR

Rescuers carry a boat into the subway in Zhengzhou, China, in July after flash floods trapped passengers underground. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption STR/AFP via Getty Images Rescuers carry a boat into the subway in Zhengzhou, China,…

How the world already prevented far worse warming this century – MIT Technology Review

But the virtues of the agreement, ultimately ratified by every country, are more widespread than its impact on the ozone hole. Many of those chemicals are also powerful greenhouse gases. So as a major side benefit, their reduction over the…

‘No One is Safe’: How the Heat Wave Has Battered the Wealthy World – The New York Times

And even though it will take extensive scientific analysis to link climate change to last week’s cataclysmic floods in Europe, a warmer atmosphere holds more moisture and is already causing heavier rainfall in many storms around the world. There is…

This year’s summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places – Associated Press

As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past. Wealthy countries such as the United States,…

Investing in a sustainable future for our coastal economy

(UK Research and Innovation) The UK marine economy is worth £48 billion with strong growth in renewable energy and aquaculture. However, the marine environment is under pressure from the triple ocean crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Researchers will investigate how to strengthen the marine economy while protecting ecosystems and communities.

Epicentre of major Amazon droughts and fires saw 2.5 billion trees and vines killed

(Lancaster University) Triggered by the 2015-16 El Niño, extreme drought and associated mega-wildfires caused the death of around 2.5 billion trees and plants and emitted 495 million tonnes of CO2 from an area that makes up just 1.2 per cent of the entire Brazilian Amazon rainforest, and 0.01 per cent of the whole biome.

‘No One is Safe’: How The Heatwave Has Battered the Wealthy World – The New York Times

And even though it will take extensive scientific analysis to link climate change to last week’s cataclysmic floods in Europe, a warmer atmosphere holds more moisture and is already causing heavier rainfall in many storms around the world. There is…

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