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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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11-22-2016
Study predicts how ocean acidification will impact species
Ocean acidification could drive a huge loss of biodiversity in some...
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11-21-2016
Most of the meltwater in Greenland fjords comes from icebergs
Most of the meltwater in Greenland's fjords comes from icebergs,...
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11-21-2016
Marine microalgae: A new and sustainable way to feed and fuel the planet
Marine microalgae, also known as phytoplankton, provide the food base which...
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11-21-2016
Canada plans to phase out coal-fired electricity by 2030
On Monday, Canadian officials announced that the country plans to...
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11-21-2016
Obama moves to block new mining near Yellowstone National Park
Continuing to honor his commitment to protect the environment before...
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11-21-2016
New method to monitor global ocean warming
Earth's oceans store an estimated 90% of the global warming associated with...
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11-20-2016
Obama administration blocks new oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean
Continuing to honor his commitment to protect and heal the...
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11-19-2016
UN climate conference ends with pleas for Trump to join the fight
On Friday, the United Nations held its first climate conference...
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11-19-2016
California drought has killed 102 million trees across the state
Officials say that 102 million trees have died from the...
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11-19-2016
Current energy systems need to be shuttered to meet Paris Agreement goals
The Paris Agreement on climate change has the stated goal...
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11-18-2016
Colorado snowpack off to its worst start in 30 years
Aside from marijuana, snow is the most important element of...
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11-18-2016
How corals survive and rebound after environmental disasters
Through genome analysis, scientists have learned how corals survive and...
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