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Geoengineering could reduce climate change risks

New research, from the UK, indicates that injecting the correct quantity of sulphur dioxide into Earth's upper atmosphere thicken the layer of light reflecting aerosol particles. This could lower the effects of climate change.

Farmers are turning to big data to adapt to climate change

Climate change, especially global heating affecting farmers and causing problems both for growing crops and with animal husbandry. A new study shows how the use of big data can aid farmers in meeting the challenges from climate variation.

World needs to be ready for irreversible reshaping of ecosystems

Irreversible changes may start reshaping the world’s ecosystems as soon as the next few years—much sooner than previously thought.

Q&A: Utilities need to address climate change with open source Special

To reach 100 percent global decarbonization goals, utility companies need to take the first step and work together using open source to speed up this process and developing the green infrastructure required. Dr. Shuli Goodman explains how.

Climate change impacts on size and spread of hurricanes

Climate change can impact on extreme weather, especially violently strong winds. New research finds that climate change impacted Hurricane Florence's precipitation and size, based on computer modelling.

Q&A: New York moves to reduce building greenhouse gas emissions Special

New Jersey just became the first state to impose that builders take into account the impact of climate change in order to win government approval for projects. Rhonda Landis from FacilityConneX looks into what needs to be done.

Storm Dennis brings severe flooding to Britain as it moves East

London - Britain issued severe flood alerts Monday, warning of life-threatening danger after Storm Dennis dumped weeks' worth of rain in some places. One woman swept away by the floodwaters was feared dead. m

Administration withholding nearly $1bn in clean energy funding

Washington - The Trump administration is withholding nearly a billion dollars for a clean energy program it has unsuccessfully tried to cut, congressional Democrats said Wednesday, raising the specter of political interference.

Finding warm water beneath Thwaites Glacier alarms scientists

Scientists in Antarctica have recorded, for the first time, unusually warm water beneath a glacier the size of Florida that is already melting and contributing to a rise in sea levels.

American tribes turn to UN after U.S. ignores climate change

Native American tribes in Louisiana and Alaska are asking the United Nations for help, claiming the United States has violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate change.

Fear of climate breakdown tops the list at World Economic Forum

Davos - Climate change and environmental destruction top the risks highlighted by the World Economic Forum in a survey ahead of the 2020 gathering of the global elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos on January 21-24.

Q&A: COP25: Where do we go from here? Special

As evident with the COP25 environment conference, the public and industry need to bring government, research institutes and private industry together to collaborate and quickly find solutions to climate issues. Expert Shuli Goodman explains more.

Ocean warming is continuing at record-setting speed

The world's oceans are warming at a rapidly increasing pace, new research shows, and the heat is having devastating effects on marine life and intensifying extreme weather.

Record number of U.S. coal-fired power plants shut down in 2019

U.S. coal-fired power plants shut down at the second-fastest pace on record in 2019, lowering carbon dioxide emissions, air pollution, and ozone levels.

Joint mission will launch 2 satellites to track rising sea levels

One of the clear signs of climate change is rising ocean levels. Now a joint mission involving the US and Europe is launching a pair of satellites starting in November 2020, to provide more detailed information about rising sea levels.

Study shows that wildfires are changing Canada's boreal forests

Toronto - The increasing frequency of wildfires in Canada’s boreal forest may be permanently changing one of the largest intact ecosystems left on Earth, research suggests.

The human 'fingerprint' is now detectable in everyday weather

For the first time, scientists have detected the “fingerprint” of human-induced climate change on daily weather patterns on a global scale. This would upend the long-established narrative that daily weather is distinct from long-term climate change.

Deadly bushfires leave large swathes of Australia incinerated

Bushfires ushered in the New Year in Australia, with thousands of firefighters battling more than 100 blazes across much of the country. Australia deployed military ships and aircraft Wednesday to bring water, food, and fuel to towns cut off by the fires.

Climate change: Sea levels rising at unprecedented rate

New research finds evidence of sea-level variability in the central Indian Ocean, where sea levels are reported to be rising at an unprecedented rate.

Climate change is affecting birds' seasonal migrations

A new study reveals that birds' seasonal migrations are shifting earlier as the climate changes. The data set demonstrating this assembled on a continental scale, providing strong evidence of an environmental impact.

Should climate change be taught in U.S. schools?

In the Greta Thunberg era, do U.S. citizens now think climate change should be taught in schools? The subject has remained controversial in some parts of the country, despite the overwhelming scientific consensus.

A look at how the climate crisis has progressed since 1992

World leaders held the first United Nations conference to tackle climate change in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. On December 2, COP 25 will take place. Since that first meeting, the world has gotten hotter, spewed more GHG, and seen more extreme weather events.

One Billion NIS waste-powered electric facility in Jerusalem

A new waste treatment plant has is being proposed in Jerusalem. Once opened the facility will enable the municipality to convert waste into electricity. The plant is expected to be designed, constructed and opened within the next six years.

Q&A: How energy companies are responding to climate change Special

Climate campaigners want the government to declare a climate and ecological emergency. How successful have protests like Extinction Rebellion been and will governments and energy companies give ground? Dr. Shuli Goodman weighs in.

Just how bad for the environment is Bitcoin mining?

As digital currencies become more popular and their use more widespread, it is the appropriate time to assess the environmental impact of cryptocurrencies and to see if any measures can be taken to lower the carbon impact.

Global sea-levels continue to rise despite global carbon goals

Sea levels are set to continue to rise globally after the carbon emissions pledges set during the Paris climate agreement have been met and global temperatures flatten out. This means that the Paris agreement is too little, too late.

Climate change blamed for floods overwhelming Venice

Venice’s mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after “apocalyptic” floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings.

Research: Workers are greener at home than at work

The company Instant Offices delves into how the workplaces can learn from some of the world's greenest cities including what the current top eco-friendly trends are. This is in the context of people being ‘greener’ at home than at work.

Three cases of native Zika virus disease confirmed in Europe

The first native cases of Zika in Europe have been confirmed after three people became infected with the virus in France. Experts warn that climate change could lead to more cases emerging across the continent.

Trump notifies UN of intention to withdraw from Paris agreement

World leaders and environmental groups have reacted with a mix of anger and dismay as Donald Trump has signalled the U.S.'s intention to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement.
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