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08-10-2022
What are the risks of concurrent climate events?
Extreme climate events are occurring more and more frequently, and they are bound to overlap. Events happening simultaneously are causing disruptions in human systems such as health, security, and overall well-being.  Concurrent climate events can significantly affect world economics. An example of a concurrent event is a heatwave, which is a combination of heat and drought. This combination caused the 2019-2020 Australian bushfires, which led to a GDP loss of more than five percent.  Unfortunately, concurrent climate events are not usually addressed in planning. However, a team...
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04-20-2017
Decline in Western U.S. snow runoff due to human influences
Human influences account for the decline in water retained from...
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04-20-2017
Stink bugs found to cause extra trouble during the winter
The brown marmorated stink bug arrived in the United States...
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04-20-2017
Study: City air pollution can cause serious respiratory problems
Scientists have long known that air pollution can exacerbate and...
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04-20-2017
Urgent action taken to secure land rights of Indigenous peoples
Communities, women’s groups, and environmental activists are joining forces with...
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04-19-2017
Plastic waste is being dumped into the already-troubled Arctic
Despite a low human population, plastic waste is “abundant and...
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04-19-2017
New concern over melted water flow in Antarctica
Water from melting ice is flowing extensively over Antarctica in...
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04-19-2017
Rising sea levels could reshape cities as people migrate inland
A new study from the University of Georgia predicts that...
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04-18-2017
Methane-making microbes kept early oceans from freezing over
During the first two billion years that Earth existed, it...
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04-18-2017
Using cover crops may help reduce effects of climate change
Cover crops are a staple of eco-friendly agriculture in many...
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04-18-2017
New crack appears in massive Greenland glacier
One of Greenland's largest glaciers may have an unexpected new...
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04-18-2017
How frog slime could actually help you fight the flu
Who knew frog slime could actually be helping in fighting...
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04-18-2017
This stinging jellyfish has been invading East Coast beaches
In recent years, beachgoers in Cape Cod and nearby areas...
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