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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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Cleaning up the ocean by converting plastic waste into fuel
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Microbial activity in Arctic could increase atmospheric CO2
The Earth’s warming climate and melting glaciers in the Arctic...
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04-02-2017
New methods developed to eliminate terrible factory odors
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04-02-2017
New breakthroughs made to recycle and upcycle used clothing
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03-31-2017
12,000-year-old lake helps predict climate change tomorrow
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03-31-2017
Algae might be a secret weapon in fighting climate change
A tiny particle just might be at the center of...
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03-31-2017
Greenland ice caps have been losing mass every year since 1997
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03-30-2017
Air pollution from international trade blamed for killing millions
The low cost of Chinese exports has resulted in extremely...
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03-30-2017
Vitamin B might offer some protection against air pollution
Vitamin B might offer some protection against air pollution. The...
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03-29-2017
Climate change may cause mental health issues
Most of us are aware by now of the disturbing...
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03-29-2017
California and New York team up against Trump climate policy
In the face of President Donald Trump’s recently announced first...
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03-29-2017
Solar industry financialization may have cost U.S. a global share
A new study from the American Association for the Advancement...
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