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10-06-2022
Some countries are lagging behind in the shift to green energy
When it comes to the transition from fossil fuels to newer, greener energy alternatives, some countries race ahead in the lead and others lag behind. A new study appearing this week in the journal Science finds that this phenomenon is not just down to a difference in resource availability between the countries. Instead, politics and policies play a major role in determining how governments respond to the challenges of switching to new energy sources.  “We are really interested in understanding how national differences mediate the responses of countries to the...
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09-30-2022
Half of the world’s bird species are now in decline
According to the latest State of the World’s Birds report...
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09-29-2022
Ozone pollution threatens the health of plants and pollinators
In recent decades, ozone levels in the lower troposphere have...
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09-29-2022
Elusive sea-level “fingerprint” detected around Greenland ice sheet
Contrary to what one might expect, melting polar ice that...
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09-29-2022
Environmental costs of Bitcoin are getting worse over time
The environmental costs of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin are shockingly...
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09-29-2022
Genomics can help farm animals adapt to climate change
Climate change and related extreme weather events such as heatwaves...
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09-29-2022
Largest asteroid to strike Earth was up to 15 miles long
The Vredefort crater in South Africa – caused by an...
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09-29-2022
How do fish survive the intense pressure of deep water?
The deep ocean is a harsh environment. At 11 kilometers...
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09-28-2022
Global warming will produce droughts that persist for years
Rising global temperatures are causing droughts that are both more...
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09-28-2022
Trees are bulking up from increased carbon emissions
Researchers at Ohio State University have found evidence that trees...
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09-27-2022
Generation Z doesn't recognize the climate impact of meat consumption
A new study led by the University of Sydney and...
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09-27-2022
Lassa fever risk could increase dramatically in Africa
The Lassa virus is a zoonotic virus, spreading to humans...
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09-27-2022
Trees are overheating in warmer rainforests
The ability of rainforests to store carbon may significantly decrease...
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