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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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10-17-2016
200 nations finalize agreement to limit powerful greenhouse gases
Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning...
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10-17-2016
Progress made in finding ideal materials for carbon capture
In recent years, a class of highly absorbent, nanoporous materials...
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10-17-2016
XPRIZE to find profitable uses for CO2 emissions advances to next stage
With dreams of turning carbon dioxide into everything from concrete...
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10-17-2016
Hurricane Nicole seen moving over cold North Atlantic
On Oct. 17, Hurricane Nicole has been active for almost...
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10-17-2016
Typhoon Sarika seen approaching landfall in China
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at Typhoon...
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10-17-2016
Typhoon Haima seen moving toward Philippines
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at Powerful...
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10-15-2016
Scientists: Huge portion of the Great Barrier Reef is dead
A significant portion of coral on the Great Barrier Reef...
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10-14-2016
Greenland ice is melting faster than previously believed
The same hotspot in Earth's mantle that feeds Iceland's active...
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10-14-2016
Study: Small farmers have a negative impact on rainforests
Study: Small farmers have a negative impact on rainforests. An...
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10-14-2016
Nations work on an agreement to reduce hydrofluorocarbons
Nations strove Friday for a deal to phase out hydrofluorocarbons...
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10-14-2016
Tropical Storm Sarika seen approaching the Philippines
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at Tropical...
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10-13-2016
Politics is hampering efforts to create Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica
Antarctica's surrounding waters are home to some of the healthiest...
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