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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:  physorgJan 31st, 2023

Spotify and other companies criticize Apple in letter to EU commission

Apple will soon roll out major changes to iOS users in the EU as part of the Digital Markets Act (DMA) antitrust legislation. However, many developers have been unhappy with Apple’s proposals to comply with the DMA. Because of this, Spotify and doz.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

Spotify, Epic complain again that Apple won"t be in compliance with the DMA

Spotify, Epic, Proton, and dozens of others have signed a letter to the European Commission, demanding the agency look into Apple's lack of compliance with the Digital Markets Act.European Union flagsOn March 1, 34 companies and associations penned a.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

Indie poker hit Balatro gets delisted from storefronts after sudden rating change

Balatro has been delisted in some regions due to a drastic new rating change......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

World resource extraction could surge 60% by 2060, UN warns

Extraction of Earth's natural resources could surge 60 percent by 2060, imperiling climate goals and economic prosperity, the UN said Friday, calling for dramatic changes in energy, food, transport and housing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 8 min. ago

Good Climate Solutions Need Good Policy—and AI Can Help With That

Climate Policy Radar's tools scan global environmental laws to see what works and what doesn't. What its AI is discovering today will help shape the regulations of tomorrow......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Cybercriminals harness AI for new era of malware development

The alliance between ransomware groups and initial access brokers (IABs) is still the powerful engine for cybercriminal industry, as evidenced by the 74% year-on-year increase in the number of companies that had their data uploaded on dedicated leak.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

98% of businesses linked to breached third parties

According to the updated SEC regulations on cybersecurity incident disclosure, findings by SecurityScorecard reveal that 98% of companies are associated with a third party that has experienced a breach. It often takes months or longer for breaches to.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Mercury rising: Study sheds new light on ancient volcanoes" environmental impact

Massive volcanic events in Earth's history that released large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere frequently correlate with periods of severe environmental change and mass extinctions. A new method to estimate how much and how rapidly carbon was r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Emergency atmospheric geoengineering wouldn"t save the oceans

Climate change is heating the oceans, altering currents and circulation patterns responsible for regulating climate on a global scale. If temperatures dropped, some of that damage could theoretically be undone......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

The secret lives of roots: Tropical forest root systems are central to improving climate change predictions

International research co-authored by Joshua Fisher, associate professor in Chapman University's Schmid College of Science and Technology, suggests that studying root function in tropical forests could help vegetation models improve predictions of cl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Climate change cost U.S. ski industry billions, study says, and future depends on emissions

U.S. ski areas lost $5 billion from 2000 to 2019 as a result of human-caused climate change and could lose around $1 billion annually in the 2050s depending on how much emissions are reduced, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Study shows climate change disrupts seasonal flow of rivers

Climate change is disrupting the seasonal flow of rivers in the far northern latitudes of America, Russia and Europe and is posing a threat to water security and ecosystems, according to research published in Science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Fewer fish, worse health: The climate effect

Over the next 25 years, reduced intake of marine food resources due to climate change will likely have a negative impact on the cardiovascular health of First Nations on Canada's Pacific coast, a new study suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Plant growth regulators" impact on creeping bentgrass during heat, salt and combined stress

A recent study by scientists at Ohio State University sheds light on the intricate relationship between plant growth regulators and the resilience of creeping bentgrass under varying environmental stressors such as heat stress and salt stress......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Climate extremes in Australia: New report analyzes major events of 2023

Scientists and researchers at the ARC Center of Excellence for Climate Extremes have today released "The State of Weather and Climate Extremes 2023" report. The report, co-written by more than 30 of Australia's leading climate scientists, including m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Microbial viruses act as secret drivers of climate change, new study finds

In a new study, scientists have discovered that viruses that infect microbes contribute to climate change by playing a key role in cycling methane, a potent greenhouse gas, through the environment......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Microsoft might end one of the most annoying GPU wars

Upscaling solutions from all three GPU vendors have to be supported separately by each game, but Microsoft aims to change that......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

A big boost to Europe’s climate-change goals

A new policy called CBAM will assist Europe's ambition to become carbon-neutral. Enlarge / Materials such as steel, cement, aluminum, electricity, fertilizer, hydrogen, and iron will soon be subject to greenhouse gas emissions f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Two trends help make millennials seem lazy to their elders

We change how we view work as we age, and society's view of work is also shifting. Enlarge (credit: Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images) By now, everyone has heard of millennials’ supposed devotion to avocado toast, bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Fabricated ecosystems could lead to better bioenergy crops

A greater understanding of how plants and microbes work together to store vast amounts of atmospheric carbon in the soil will help in the design of better bioenergy crops for the fight against climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024