First comprehensive assessment of climate change impacts on coasts and seas across the UK Overseas Territories

Professor John Turner and Dr. Gareth Williams of the School of Ocean Sciences were co-authors of the Indian Ocean Region Assessment which highlighted four priorities, which are the changes in coral species; changes to coral reef habitats; changes.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgAug 2nd, 2021

How to change the camera angle in NBA 2K22

NBA 2K22 gives you the option to switch camera angles to fit your playstyle and preferences. Here's a guide on how to change camera angles and our favorites......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Powerful, local stories can inspire us to take action on climate change

The climate emergency has put the world in grave peril, but that is hard to tell when watching the news or looking at the overall global response to the climate crisis, which continues to be lax......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

On course for healthier, more sustainable soil

If we want to transition to a greener, healthier and more climate resilient Europe, it is important to ensure our soils are in good condition. However, the quality of soils is worsening because of unsustainable management practices, depletion of reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

Deepwater renewal in Lake Geneva in light of climate change

EPFL scientists have studied two mechanisms that can help bring oxygen to the depths of a lake—essential for preserving the lake's ecosystem. The classical deepwater renewal caused by surface cooling during winter is becoming less efficient due to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

Observations confirm that aerosols formed from plant-emitted compounds can make clouds brighter

Brighter clouds reduce the amount of solar radiation reaching the Earth's surface, thereby cooling the surface. Emissions of organic compounds from vegetation increase with increasing temperature, thus having the capability to slow down climate warmi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

Are domesticated oysters less prepared for climate change?

Pacific oyster faming is a multi-billion dollar industry, but there are strong concerns about the ability of oyster larvae to develop properly and survive in future ocean acidification scenarios. A recent study from University of Gothenburg shows tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets

What doesn't stick comes around: Using machine learning and simulations of giant impacts, researchers at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory found that the planets residing in the inner solar systems were likely born from repeated hit-and-run collisio.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago

Systems approach helps assess public health impacts of changing climate, environmental policies

A team co-led by a Washington State University scientist offers an alternative way to understand and minimize health impacts from human-caused changes to the climate and environment in a new study published in the journal One Earth. .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

NASA satellites show how clouds respond to Arctic sea ice change

Clouds are one of the biggest wildcards in predictions of how much and how fast the Arctic will continue to warm in the future. Depending on the time of the year and the changing environment in which they form and exist, clouds can both act to warm a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Human behavior sabotages carbon dioxide-reducing strategies

For the past 150 years, humans have pumped extraordinary amounts of greenhouse gasses, such as CO2, into the atmosphere and warmed the planet at an alarming rate. To slow down climate change, societies tend to focus on two solutions for reducing gree.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Carbon dioxide reactor makes Martian fuel

Engineers at the University of Cincinnati are developing new ways to convert greenhouse gases to fuel to address climate change and get astronauts home from Mars......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Best Alexa settings to update right now

Changing a few settings in your Amazon Echo can turn Alexa from a good smart assistant to a great one. Change these five settings to improve your experience......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Tech billionaire: Facebook is what"s wrong with America

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

EPA completes rule to phase out gases used as refrigerants

In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

"It must stop now." Marc Benioff says Facebook doesn"t care about disinformation

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Global ocean report shows unprecedented climate change impact, as Arctic registers record low ice levels

Arctic ice levels logged in the last two years have reached record lows, whilst per decade have—on average since 1979 to 2020—dropped by nearly 13%, a new vast report on the ocean worldwide shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Artificial intelligence may be set to reveal climate-change tipping points

Researchers are developing artificial intelligence that could assess climate change tipping points. The deep learning algorithm could act as an early warning system against runaway climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

"Jumping Gene" May Have Erased Tails In Humans and Other Apes

sciencehabit shares a report from Science Magazine: Mammals from mice to monkeys have tails. But humans and our cousins the great apes lack them. Now, researchers may have unearthed a simple genetic change that led to our abbreviated back end: an iti.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Metals supercharge a promising method to bury harmful carbon dioxide under the sea

There's a global race to reduce the amount of harmful gases in our atmosphere to slow down the pace of climate change, and one way to do that is through carbon capture and sequestration—sucking carbon out of the air and burying it. At this point, h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Seeking climate-smart strategies for root, tuber and banana crops in central Africa

Root, tuber and banana (RT&B) crops are widely cultivated across the landscapes of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). These staple food crops play a fundamental role in smallholder farming systems due to their good economic value and high importance within th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021