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Doggone: wet pet food "seven times worse" for climate than dry

Feeding cats and dogs wet food has a much larger climate impact than dry food, a new study found, suggesting small changes by pet owners can massively reduce their carbon footprint......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 24th, 2022

Hydrometeorological factors study: Don"t forget moisture in climate-carbon cycle responses

The land carbon turnover times shape the response of the land surface to changes in climate. Therefore, understanding and quantifying the carbon turnover's temperature sensitivity is key in the context of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 min. ago

Argentine ants will do anything for sugar, but they won"t do this

It might seem like common sense that a starving animal is more likely to take dangerous risks to obtain food than one with a full belly. But new research from UCLA shows that groups of Argentine ants, who forage boldly when they're well fed, exercise.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 min. ago

Strong computing gives impetus to Taiwan"s zero-carbon vision

Due to the escalating severity of climate change, achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 has been included as a key target for sustainable operation by many governments and large corporations around the world. As a global technology hub, it is necessar.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Automakers, South Korea implore U.S. to use commercial EV tax credit

Many automakers and the South Korean government are urging the Biden administration to tap a commercial electric vehicle tax credit to boost consumer EV access, a plan that could help ease concerns over a climate bill approved in Congress......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Intel just gave your Arc GPU double the frames-per-second performance

Intel’s latest graphics driver has brought some spectacular improvements to its Arc graphics cards, with up to 2.3 times better performance in some games......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

Intel just gave your Arc GPU double the frames per second performance

Intel’s latest graphics driver has brought some spectacular improvements to its Arc graphics cards, with up to 2.3 times better performance in some games......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 42 min. ago

Forest wildflowers and their overstory trees are changing with climate, but not always keeping pace

For spring ephemerals, timing is everything. These special wildflowers grow in temperate forests around the world, early in spring before the trees leaf out. Come out too early and it's still winter, too late and it's too shady under the forest canop.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Warming climate spurs harmful oxygen loss in lakes

Rondaxe Lake in Herkimer County, New York, represents classic Adirondack Park waters. But over the last quarter-century, Rondaxe—like thousands of lakes in temperate zones around the world—has been losing a global-warming battle to maintain oxyge.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Viewpoint: Shipping must accelerate its decarbonization efforts, and now it has the opportunity to do so

Member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the UN agency that regulates international maritime affairs, are meeting on December 5-16 to discuss how to accelerate the industry's climate mitigation efforts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Crabs have evolved five separate times—why do the same forms keep appearing in nature?

Charles Darwin believed evolution created "endless forms most beautiful." It's a nice sentiment but it doesn't explain why evolution keeps making crabs......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Apple adding hundreds of App Store price points, as low as $0.29

Apple has announced that in the spring it will provide developers with 900 price points, plus new App Store pricing tools to set prices by country and region.Under the new pricing system, developers can select from what Apple says is nearly ten times.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Twitter’s downfall made me look for alternatives, but they just made it worse

Twitter, under Elon Musk's ownership, prompted me to look at alternatives. However, the poor selection ended up changing the way I feel about social media......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Last order dates: Shop by these dates at Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart

If you do your holiday shopping online, you'll need to shop early enough to account for shipping times, and we've got the details on how not to miss out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

EV battery makers face emissions scrutiny, Panasonic unit chief says

Electric vehicles battery makers will need to respond to climate change and sustainability goals by disclosing their carbon footprints and reducing the use of rare metals, according to a senior executive at Panasonic's battery unit......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Wine forecast: Britain could be Chardonnay champions by 2050

The impact of climate change by 2050 may mean that UK-grown Chardonnay grapes will be ripe enough to produce high quality still wines, in most years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Biologists make case for guiding conservation with a local touch to fight climate change effects

As nature reels towards a hotter, drier, harsher future, new conservation tools—seed banks and frozen zoos, gene editing and assisted gene flow—hold promise to help struggling animal and plant populations. The catch: New approaches must incorpora.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Forest resilience linked with higher mortality risk in western U.S., study finds

A forest's resilience, or ability to absorb environmental disturbances, has long been thought to be a boost for its odds of survival against the looming threat of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Climate change in the forests of northern Germany: Team finds widespread drought stress in European beech

More and more trees are suffering the consequences of decades of manmade climate change. The growth of the European beech has so far suffered decline mainly in southern Europe. European beech is Germany's most important native forest tree species, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Study shows the majority of California"s coastal airports are vulnerable to increased flooding caused by climate change

Most of California's population and its largest airports are located along the Pacific coastline, which is increasingly impacted by storm surges, sea level rise, and erosion due to climate change. In the next 30 years, sea level along the coast is ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Respiratory illnesses slam US: “Perfect storm for a terrible holiday season”

Respiratory illnesses are slamming the US, and things could get worse. Enlarge / An intensive care nurse cares for a patient suffering from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), who is being ventilated in the children's intensive ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022