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05-17-2022
Impacts of methane emissions are greatly underestimated
Although methane emissions have been increasing rapidly over the past years, contributing significantly to climate change, this problem is not adequately treated within current national and international governance frameworks. A new study led by the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany highlights the urgent need for action to curb methane emissions in order to mitigate global warming.  Under the Paris Agreement, the effects of all greenhouse gases are expressed in terms of “CO2 equivalents,” a unit of measurement which reflects these gases’ warming effects over...
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07-24-2017
The complicated nature of wildfires
Earth.com presents a crash course in the causes, risks, damage,...
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07-23-2017
Focus on climate change consensus may undermine education efforts
Want to influence public views on climate change? Focus education...
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07-22-2017
A preview of what a warmer climate will be like in the 2080s
With climate change on the horizon, scientists have begun piecing...
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07-22-2017
Enhanced microalgae could be the secret weapon in saving corals
A genetically engineered species of microalgae could help protect coral...
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07-21-2017
Formerly calm coastal areas could soon see major storms
A study published in the latest issue of the journal...
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07-21-2017
Earth.com film review: Chasing Coral
Scientists, divers, and underwater photographers teamed up to document the...
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07-21-2017
Climate change threatens the future of the aardvark
Climate change is set to reshape our coastlines, weather events,...
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07-20-2017
2017 remains second hottest year on record
Midway through the year, 2017 continues to be the second-hottest...
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07-20-2017
Scientists embark on expedition to submerged continent Zealandia
Zealandia is a large mass of Earth’s crust that split...
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07-20-2017
Cash may be key in preventing deforestation
In a new, first of its kind study, researchers have...
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07-19-2017
Billions of tons of plastic have been made, most of it thrown out
In an effort to lay the groundwork for better management...
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07-19-2017
Fluctuating sea temperature linked to droughts
According to a new study, frequent droughts in North America...
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