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A new approach to assessing policies in the climate crisis

Abruptly melting ice sheets, the collapse of coral reefs and rainforests: nature is complex—and climate policy must consider physical "tipping points" as well as uncertainties and measurement problems. How can the fight against the greenhouse effec.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 17th, 2023

The problems with climate scenarios, and how to fix them

Faced with the uncertainties surrounding climate change, policymakers and investors need to know what can happen and how likely these outcomes may be. Unfortunately, current scenarios answer only the first question—and at that, only partially. Rese.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News39 min. ago

Amid scorching heat, 900 people died in Saudi Arabia—climate change has made the Hajj pilgrimage more risky

Each year, millions of Muslims from across the world embark on the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The mass migration is unparalleled in scale, and pilgrims face numerous health hazards......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News39 min. ago

How shifting cloud patterns are exacerbating climate change

In a warming climate, cloud patterns are changing in ways that amplify global warming. A team of researchers led by Professor Johannes Quaas from Leipzig University and Hao Luo and Professor Yong Han from Sun Yat-sen University in China have discover.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Climate change made deadly heat 35x more likely in US, Mexico, C. America

Deadly heat that blanketed the United States, Mexico and Central America recently was made 35 times more likely due to global warming, an international network of climate scientists said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 38 min. ago

"Nature"s mirror": Climate change batters Albania"s butterflies

Bright yellow, black, red and blue, Alexanor butterflies once fluttered abundantly on southwestern Albania's flowery slopes. Now, like many related species, scientists say they are disappearing due to human impacts, including climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 38 min. ago

Four in five people want more climate action: UN survey

Four in every five people want their country to strengthen its commitments to addressing climate change, according to a global poll of 75,000 participants published on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 38 min. ago

eBook: CISO guide to password security

Password security has seen dramatic shifts driven by the escalation of cyber threats and technological advancements. This eBook covers: Best practices for NIST-compliant password security Key benefits of automating password policies It is not just ab.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Old drugs new tricks—novel approach shows "enormous potential" for rapid antibiotic discovery

An innovative project to re-purpose existing drugs for their potential as antibiotics has uncovered a highly promising candidate with a potent and unique way of killing drug resistant bacteria......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Many sports are tightening transgender policies. Can inclusion co-exist with fairness, physical safety and integrity?

The inclusion of trans women athletes—women who were assigned male at birth—is one of the most controversial issues in world sports......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Boosting the synthesis of stable sugar compounds with a novel nature-inspired approach

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a new biomimetic concept to convert naturally occurring sugars into diverse classes of stable glycosides and glycoproteins without using protecting-group chemistry. This innov.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Southern Africa drought crisis demands fresh solutions

Innovative solutions and emergency funding are critical to help the more than 30 million people in Southern Africa affected by drought who now face severe food insecurity and humanitarian challenges, UN agencies and governments warn......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

A railroad of cells: Computer simulations explain cell movement

Looking under the microscope, a group of cells slowly moves forward in a line, like a train on the tracks. The cells navigate through complex environments. A new approach by researchers involving the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA).....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Will climate change turn the Arctic green?

The Arctic is in the hotseat of climate change, warming four times faster than anywhere else on Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

U.S. lawmakers seek to reduce China"s dominance of critical mineral supplies for EVs

The new working group in Congress will help propose policies to lower U.S. reliance on China for critical minerals used in a variety of products from semiconductors and wind turbines to electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Tweets analyzed by scientists offer insight into effective hurricane risk messaging

Forecasters can use images in social media to better communicate weather related hazards of hurricanes, according to a pair of new studies. The findings are published in the journals Natural Hazards Review and Weather, Climate, and Society.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Global study discovers natural hazards threaten over 3,000 species

Most of us are aware that climate change is altering our world. But it can also make certain natural disasters, like hurricanes, more likely in places where susceptible species reside......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

eBook: The Art & Science of Secure Software Development

Software security requires a creative and disciplined approach. It involves having the vision to develop secure strategy, tactics, and execution. Excelling in the discipline demands thinking through the entire software lifecycle and enforcing securit.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Banks Are Finally Realizing What Climate Change Will Do to Housing

Extreme weather threatens the investment value of many properties, but financing for climate mitigation efforts are only just getting going......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Polarization and risk perception could play important roles in climate-policy outcomes

Times of crises often call for strong and rapid action, but in polarized societies, strong top-down policies can backfire......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Tipping points: Understanding the green Sahara"s collapse

Abrupt shifts within complex systems such as the Earth's climate system are extremely hard to predict. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) have now succeeded in developin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024