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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.

Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever, new research finds – Penn State News

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Infection with dengue virus makes mosquitoes more sensitive to warmer temperatures, according to new research led by Penn State researchers. The team also found that infection with the bacterium Wolbachia, which has recently been used to…

UN-endorsed CityU project on monitoring global estuaries

(City University of Hong Kong) The State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution (SKLMP) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been endorsed by the United Nations (UN) to initiate a ten-year ‘Global Estuaries Monitoring (GEM)’ Programme to collect and study environmental pollutants in the estuaries of major cities around the globe so as to formulate a long-term policy of promoting clean estuaries.

Gene research on brassicas provides potential for making better crops

(University of York) Scientists have used gene technology to understand more about the make-up of the evolution of brassicas – paving the way for bigger and more climate resilient yields from this group of crops that have been grown for thousands of years.

‘Dominating’ fungus could be solution to producing more biofuels and chemicals

(University of York) The discovery of a novel enzyme that releases a valuable chemical from agricultural waste could provide an important breakthrough in the upscaling of renewable fuels and chemicals, a new study shows.

Georgia State researchers receive $1.2 million grant to develop novel radon testing system

(Georgia State University) Researchers will deploy a network of sensors to gather data that could help builders know how to reduce the risk of radon before construction starts. Exposure to radon gas kills nearly 22,000 people a year in the United States.

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2020’s Top Ten Climate Alarmist Predictions That Went Horribly Wrong

Long before Beto O’Rourke claimed the world only had 10 years left for humans to act against climate change, alarmists had spent decades predicting one doomsday scenario after another, each of which stubbornly failed to materialize. It seems climate armageddon has…

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2020’s Top Ten Climate Alarmist Predictions That Went Horribly Wrong

Long before Beto O’Rourke claimed the world only had 10 years left for humans to act against climate change, alarmists had spent decades predicting one doomsday scenario after another, each of which stubbornly failed to materialize. It seems climate armageddon has…

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