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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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04-06-2017
Melting snow may release toxic combinations of pollutants
For most of us living in the colder regions of...
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04-06-2017
Climate change may cause dangerous increases in aircraft turbulence
Fasten your seatbelts and hold on to your hats; new...
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04-05-2017
Nature’s brakes on climate change not braking fast enough
Photosynthesis involves plants taking carbon dioxide out of the air...
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04-04-2017
New nanotech filtration makes seawater affordably drinkable
Clean, safe drinking water is in short supply for up...
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04-04-2017
Could a rich Arctic food supply be a climate change silver lining?
Climate scientists and environmentalists have long studied and relayed the...
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04-04-2017
Air pollution most severely impacts brains of older men
Researchers from Yale University and Peking University in Beijing, China...
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04-03-2017
Study shows mountain formation spurs biodiversity
One longstanding theory involving biodiversity related to mountain formation is...
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04-03-2017
New toxin taxes will hit UK diesel drivers
A series of steep toxin taxes which could affect millions...
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04-03-2017
Cleaning up the ocean by converting plastic waste into fuel
With billions of pounds of plastic waste filling our oceans,...
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04-03-2017
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
Have you ever been driving past a seemingly innocuous stretch...
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04-02-2017
New breakthroughs made to recycle and upcycle used clothing
When we think about pollution, it’s not often that we...
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