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08-17-2022
Catastrophic volcanic eruption is more likely than we think
The world is "woefully underprepared" for a massive volcanic eruption, according to a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge's Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) and the University of Birmingham. The experts also warm that a catastrophic volcanic eruption is more likely than we think. "Data gathered from ice cores on the frequency of eruptions over deep time suggests there is a one-in-six chance of a magnitude seven explosion in the next one hundred years. That's a roll of the dice," said study...
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12-11-2017
Why meteoroids burn up before they reach Earth
In 2013, a 65 foot-wide meteoroid entered Earth’s atmosphere and...
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12-11-2017
New west coast earthquake warning system could save lives
ShakeAlert is an earthquake early warning system that has been...
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12-11-2017
Climate change to create major shift in wind energy production
Research from the University of Colorado at Boulder predicts a...
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12-11-2017
Whales could soon go extinct, report finds
North Atlantic right whales are on the brink of extinction,...
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12-11-2017
Facts accepted as consensus help convince climate change skeptics
A new study in the journal Nature Human Behaviour demonstrates...
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12-11-2017
Missing the forest for the trees: African deforestation not as bad as feared
African deforestation has led to the loss of more than...
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12-11-2017
Air pollution exposure increases risk of birth defects
According to new research, women who are exposed to air...
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12-10-2017
National parks, Trump and the Ghost of Teddy Roosevelt
During Teddy Roosevelt’s time as president, he was derided as...
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12-09-2017
Lawsuit could force the UK to cut emissions to meet commitments
Health professionals are backing the group Plan B in taking...
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12-09-2017
New strategies proposed to address air pollution in China
Air pollution in China must be more effectively addressed, and...
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12-08-2017
New tax reform bill could slow momentum of renewable energies
The latest Republican tax reform bill recently passed through the...
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12-08-2017
The 10 windiest places on Earth
Most storms produce wind that can be dangerous and damaging,...
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