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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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05-10-2017
Big agriculture increasingly responsible for tropical forest loss
Large-scale agricultural expansion has been responsible for an increasing proportion...
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05-10-2017
Montana glaciers are quickly disappearing
Thirty-nine glaciers in Montana have shrunk since 1966, some by...
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05-10-2017
Warming climate threatens life on the Tibetan Plateau grasslands
The stability of alpine grasslands in Asia's Tibetan Plateau is...
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05-09-2017
April 2017 was second wettest ever recorded, agency reports
Last month the United States experienced the second wettest and...
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05-09-2017
Trump pushes back decision on Paris Climate Agreement
President Donald Trump is procrastinating a resolution on the Paris...
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05-08-2017
Report: Climate change unleashing deadly viruses, bacteria
Climate change is melting permafrost soils that have been frozen...
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05-08-2017
Study: Early Earth was flat and almost fully underwater
In its early life, the Earth was likely flat, barren...
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05-08-2017
Extreme meteorite impacts helped build the Earth we know today
Scientists believe that in the early days of Earth, there...
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05-08-2017
Study: Poor environmental quality leads to higher cancer rates
Prostate and breast cancer are strongly linked to poor environmental...
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05-07-2017
Live in a mobile home? Climate change could put you in danger
If you live in a mobile home, you’re one of...
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05-05-2017
What skunks can teach us about coping with climate change
Ice Age climate change altered the evolution of tiny, hand-standing...
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05-05-2017
How we could both slow global warming and improve public health
Reducing global emissions of pollutants such as methane and black...
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