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Are volcanoes impacted by climate change? Or is it the other way around?

The eruption of Mauna Loa for the first time in 40 years on the Big Island of Hawaii follows a summer and fall that saw record-high temperatures around the world......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

"Blue marble": How a half-century of climate change has altered the face of the Earth

In December 1972, NASA's final Apollo mission (Apollo 17) took the iconic "Blue Marble" photo of the whole Earth. Many, including science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, had expected that the sight of Earth from afar would instill the belief that ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 22 min. ago

Climate change may cut US forest inventory by a fifth this century

A study led by a North Carolina State University researcher found that under more severe climate warming scenarios, the inventory of trees used for timber in the continental United States could decline by as much as 23% by 2100. The largest inventory.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

Climate change is already putting the heat on insurance companies—Auckland"s floods could be a turning point

The clean-up from Auckland's devastating floods last week is just beginning but insurance companies will need to start thinking about what the record-breaking weather event will mean for future coverage......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

Video: Are wildfires getting worse? A NASA scientist explains

Are wildfires getting worse? Unfortunately, yes. Changes in our climate, along with other factors, have led to wildfires increasing in intensity, severity, size and duration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

New study highlights the impact of two new marine gases on climate models" accuracy

In addition to oxygen, nitrogen or carbon dioxide, the air we breathe contains small amounts of organic gases, such as benzene and toluene. These oxidize into small particles or aerosols that contribute to the condensation of water in the droplets th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Transforming the way cancer vaccines are designed and made

A new way to significantly increase the potency of almost any vaccine has been developed by researchers from the International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) at Northwestern University. The scientists used chemistry and nanotechnology to change t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Cowen forecasts "soft" iPhone impacting Apple"s Q1 2023 financials

Apple's holiday quarter results will be lower than 2021, according to Cowen, with "softness" expected due to iPhone shipments impacted by Chinese lockdowns.iPhone 14 ProFor the December 2022 quarter, analysts at Cowen model Apple as being down 4% yea.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Warmer climate may drive fungi to be more dangerous to our health

The world is filled with tiny creatures that find us delicious. Bacteria and viruses are the obvious bad guys, drivers of deadly global pandemics and annoying infections. But the pathogens we haven't had to reckon with as much—yet—are the fungi......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 23 min. ago

Microsoft outage appears to be largely resolved, restoring Outlook, Teams, Azure

A widescale Microsoft outage had many users unable to access Outlook, Teams, Azure, and more. The company says it is rolling back a network change it believes to be responsible for the problem … more… The post Microsoft outage appears to be la.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 22 min. ago

Apple drops COVID-19 test requirement, could WWDC expand in 2023?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of companies around the world to change the way they work, and that includes Apple. However, as the situation is now more under control, Apple is changing its policies for employees again, who will no longer ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 22 min. ago

iOS 16.3 change review: Hardware security keys, HomePod feature updates, and more [Video] 

Earlier this week Apple officially released iOS 16.3 updates for iOS, iPadOS, and HomePod. The update brings several noteworthy changes and enhancements to these devices, headlined by support for hardware security keys for Apple IDs and the global r.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 22 min. ago

9to5Mac Happy Hour 418: M2 MacBook Pro reviews, iPhone 15 design, Apple AR headset software details

Benjamin and Zac discuss a change to Low Power Mode on the Apple Watch, Apple’s newest TV+ ad, and reviewers have gotten a chance to go hands-on with the new M2 MacBook Pro and Mac mini. Plus, there’s new rumors about the iPhone 15 Pro chassis r.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 22 min. ago

Apple changing App Store prices in the UK and several other countries

Apple announced on Friday that it will soon change App Store prices in multiple countries, including Colombia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The price increases will take effect on both App Store apps and in-app purchases starting in Februar.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 22 min. ago

Nothing Phone will attempt to crack US market in 2023

A new report confirms that the upcoming Phone (2) from Nothing will enter the US market in 2023, a significant change in marketing versus the company's previous smartphone.Nothing Phone (1)The company's Phone (1) launched in Europe, Asia, and the Mid.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 22 min. ago

Solid material that "upconverts" visible light photons to UV light photons could change how we utilize sunlight

The importance of solar power as a renewable energy resource is increasing. Sunlight contains high-energy UV light with a wavelength shorter than 400 nm, which can be broadly used, for example, for photopolymerization to form a resin and activation o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

AI: World likely to hit key warming threshold in 10-12 years

The world will likely breach the internationally agreed-upon climate change threshold in about a decade, and keep heating to break through a next warming limit around mid-century even with big pollution cuts, artificial intelligence predicts in a new.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

The Auckland floods are a sign of things to come: The city needs stormwater systems fit for climate change

The extraordinary flood event Auckland experienced on the night of January 27, the eve of the city's anniversary weekend, was caused by rainfall that was literally off the chart......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Climate tipping: West Antarctica ice sheet collapse may stabilize North Atlantic currents

It has been hypothesized, that the tipping of one element of the Earth's system can catalyze the tipping of others in a cascade. A study gives an example of an alternative option, in which the collapse of one component might in fact make another syst.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Expanding global cold chains: Effective adaptation, or dangerous contribution to climate change?

Keeping food cold as it moves through the supply chain is crucial to fighting food insecurity, preventing food waste, and supporting agricultural livelihoods and economies throughout the developing world......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023