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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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Scholarship

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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3 Ways Hoyas Are Celebrating Earth Day Through the Arts

The Earth Commons is infusing art and environmental thinking with everything we do at Georgetown, including a dramatic performance, art installation and arts. …

April 22, 2022