Tag archive for ‘climate’
By admin On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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climate worry driving ‘cli-fi’ boom

Topics that used to belong to the realm of science fiction are finding their way into mainstream storytelling Imagine a world where storms inundate coastal megacities, entire More...

By admin On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Global climate change concerns for Africa’s Lake Victoria

Members of the team explored outcrops along Lake Victoria in western Kenya. These sediments were used to understand the history of the lake over the past 100,000 years. Credit: Emily Beverly  More...

By admin On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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For some urban areas, a warming climate is only half the threat

Credit: Yale University Climate researchers predict that global temperatures will increase by as much as 2 degrees C by 2050 due to growing concentrations of greenhouse gas More...

By admin On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Climate change poses unprecedented threat to children’s health

A major new report has warned that climate change poses an unprecedented threat to children and will impact on human health from infancy and adolescence, through to adulthood and old age. Image Credit: Sandor More...

By admin On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Australia bushfires renew anger over climate change

The bushfire season has started earlier than usual, raising fears of a terrible summer ahead Unprecedented bushfires in eastern Australia have turbocharged demands the country’s More...

By admin On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Climate change poses ‘lifelong’ child health risk

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Climate change will damage the health of an entire generation unless there are immediate cuts to fossil fuel emissions, from a rise in deadly infectious More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Deep neural networks speed up weather and climate models

Jiali Wang and Rao Kotamarthi, along with Prasanna Balaprakash, were co-authors on the Geoscientific Model Development that focused on the planetary boundary layer. Credit: Argonne National More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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New evidence links groundwater, climate changes in deep time

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Changes in groundwater millions of years ago created alternating layers of vivid yellow and brown in the mineral sphalerite, and those variations align More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Ten ways climate change can make wildfires worse

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Wildfires such as those raging across eastern Australia have become more common across the world in recent years. AFP talked to scientists about the More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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UAE’s first astronaut urges climate protection on Earth

United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazzaa al-Mansoori gives a thumbs up shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-12 space capsule on October 3, 2019 Wearing a blue space More...