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Climate change is a human rights issue

In April, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in favor of a group of seniors who alleged that the Swiss government's failure to meet climate change mitigation targets is having an adverse impact on their health, well-being and quality of life......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 20th, 2024

Extreme wildfires are on the rise globally, powered by the climate crisis

Wildfires are the new "polar bear," routinely used by the media to epitomize the climate crisis and the threat of major natural hazards. This is despite most fire on Earth being harmless, even ecologically beneficial......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Pauses in human activity benefit biodiversity

A study published in Global Ecology and Conservation shows that COVID-19 lockdowns had a positive impact on the quality of species' habitats......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Climate inaction undermines public support for lifestyle changes, study finds

New research into the public perception of climate change initiatives finds that while there is strong support for low-carbon lifestyles, inaction is limiting public beliefs that a low-carbon future is possible......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

A model of Collaborative Ethics to guide translational research from fundamental discoveries to real-world applications

In sciences, disruptive research that is breaking new ground often raises new and not-yet-explored ethical questions. Although new scientific breakthroughs can have the power to change how we understand and live in the world, the ethical implications.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Thirty years of change of fish communities in South China Sea

Daya Bay is a representative semi-enclosed bay in the South China Sea, with a variety of ecosystems including mangroves, coral reefs, shelves, estuaries, salt marshes and quagmires. It is an important spawning ground, feeding ground and germplasm ban.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Public health beliefs predict support for climate action, study shows

A paper published in the current issue of the Journal of Health Communication by Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) researchers finds evidence that holding science-consistent beliefs about the public health effects of climate change is an importan.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

White House concerned that personal data of US citizens could be passed to China

The White House is reportedly concerned that three Chinese companies operating cloud services in the US could pass the personal data of US citizens to Beijing. A report citing sources familiar with the issue says that the US Department of Commerce.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 50 min. ago

Ford recalls more than 500,000 F-150s due to issue with powertrain control module

Ford is recalling 552,188 F-150s due to an issue with the powertrain control module that could unintentionally downshift the vehicle into first gear......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

Geological archives may predict our climate future

By analyzing 56-million-year-old sediments, a UNIGE team has measured the increase in soil erosion caused by global warming, synonymous with major flooding......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

Radioactive isotopes trace hidden Arctic currents

The Arctic Ocean is warming four times faster than the rest of the world's oceans, a trend that could potentially spill over to the rest of the world in the form of altered weather patterns and other climate consequences. Efforts such as the Synoptic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

Marine cloud brightening models show unexpected consequences of geoengineering

A combined team of Earth scientists and climate specialists at the University of California San Diego and the National Center for Atmospheric Research has found via modeling that geoengineering projects such as marine cloud brightening can have unexp.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

Summer in the city: Climate science reveals the impacts of heat

The summer sun beats down. People without air conditioning must find refuge in schools and community centers. Outdoor workers struggle to keep cool. Hot nights interrupt people's sleep, not allowing them to get the rest needed to recover from the war.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 50 min. ago

Bird flu has infected Idaho dairy farms: Is the state prepared for an outbreak?

Bird flu virus has been a longstanding issue in Idaho, having plagued Idaho's poultry and waterfowl populations for years. But this year's strain is bringing something new—its ability to infect cows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Study finds strong path dependence in Plio-Pleistocene glaciations through climate model simulations

The climate modeling community has been particularly vexed by the glacial/interglacial cycles of the past three million years, when the Northern Hemisphere oscillated between times with and without large ice sheets......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

World not ready for climate change-fueled wildfires: Experts

The world is unprepared for the increasing ferocity of wildfires turbocharged by climate change, scientists say, as blazes from North America to Europe greet the northern hemisphere summer in the hottest year on record......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 22 min. ago

"Urgent" for Australia to protect Great Barrier Reef: UNESCO

Australia must take "urgent" action to protect the Great Barrier Reef, including setting more ambitious climate targets, the UN's cultural organization has warned......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 22 min. ago

OpenAI’s recent acquisition could change PCs forever

OpenAI has acquired a startup called Multi that could drastically shift the capabilities of its AI systems......»»

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

iOS 18: How to use Dark Mode app icons on iPhone

For the first time, iOS 18 comes with the ability to change iPhone app colors natively. Whether you want to use a dark theme all the time or have apps switch automatically, here’s how to use Dark Mode app icons on iPhone with iOS 18. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Music industry giants allege mass copyright violation by AI firms

Suno and Udio could face damages of up to $150,000 per song allegedly infringed. Enlarge / Michael Jackson in concert, 1986. Sony Music owns a large portion of publishing rights to Jackson's music. (credit: Getty Images).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Extreme wildfires doubled over past two decades: Study

The frequency and intensity of extreme wildfires has more than doubled worldwide over the past two decades as human activity has warmed the planet, said a new study published Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024