Archive: climate change

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Slashing carbon dioxide emissions alone ‘won’t be enough to avert catastrophic climate change’

Rising emissions of less well known toxic pollutants must also be tackled if global temperatures are to remain at safe levels, say. …

May 23, 2022

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New Study Says World Must Cut Short-Lived Climate Pollutants as Well as Carbon Dioxide to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

Cutting only CO2 emissions, but failing to rein in methane, HFCs and soot, will speed global warming in the coming decades and only slow it later this.…

May 23, 2022

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Climate action on CO2 emissions alone won’t prevent extreme warming – study

To control climate change, the world must go beyond cutting carbon dioxide emissions and curb lesser-known pollutants such as nitrous oxide playing a key role in warming the…

May 23, 2022

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Sharp cut in methane now could help avoid worst of climate crisis

Focussing on carbon dioxide alone will not keep world within 1.5C limit of global heating, warn…

May 23, 2022

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Mitigating climate disruption in time: A self-consistent approach for avoiding both near-term and long-term global warming

This study clarifies the need for comprehensive CO2 and non-CO2 mitigation approaches to address both near-term and long-term warming. Pairing decarbonization with mitigation…

May 23, 2022

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Using birds to predict disease dynamics

In order to prepare for both the short- and long-term effects of climate change, it is vital that we gain a more complete understanding of the role robins may play in spreading…

May 13, 2022

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The Ocean’s Biggest Garbage Pile Is Full of Floating Life

Researchers found that small sea creatures exist in equal number with pieces of plastic in parts of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which could have implications for cleaning up…

May 6, 2022

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The unsettling reason that climate change could lead to more pandemics

As the climate changes, wild animals and humans are apt to cross paths more often — opening the door for…

May 2, 2022

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Climate Change, According to Experts, Might Spark the Next Significant Pandemic

Scientists predict that if the earth's climate continues to warm, wildlife will be forced to relocate their territories, most likely to locations with dense human populations,…

May 2, 2022

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Climate change increases cross-species viral transmission risk

Climate and land use change will produce novel opportunities for viral sharing among previously geographically-isolated species of wildlife. In some cases, this will facilitate…

April 28, 2022