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Globally, climate change drives a willingness to change lifestyles

In most countries, partisan and age differences shape attitudes. Enlarge / Climate change is increasing the incidence of extreme rainfall, ensuring that more people are going to directly notice its effects. (credit: SYLVAIN THOMAS / Getty Images.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 14th, 2021

Ransomware: A market problem deserves a market solution

To fight ransomware attacks, appreciate the economics — the markets that enable ransomware — and change the market dynamics. Gary M. Shiffman Contributor Share on Twitter Ga.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

SOSV is building a New Jersey HAX facility for industrial, healthcare and climate startups

SOSV this morning announced work on a $50 million HAX facility in Newark, New Jersey focused on growing industrial, healthcare and climate startups. The five-year development plan utilizes $25 million from the New Jersey Economic Development Authorit.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

Tropical cyclones can improve mangrove health

The health of India's mangrove forests, important to mitigate the effects of sea-level rise caused by climate warming, is influenced by tropical storms that change nutrient levels of coastal waters, according to new research......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

Insecticide and climate warming impact stream insect communities

New research highlights the impact of one of the world's most widely used insecticides on stream macroinvertebrate communities in the context of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

1.5 C warming limit "impossible" without major action: UN

A new climate change report out Thursday shows that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius will be impossible without immediate, large-scale emissions cuts, the UN chief said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

Ethicists respond to major change in international guidelines on embryo research

In embryo research, the "14-day rule" has been considered paramount in ethics research. Regardless of it being a law or guideline in their respective countries, all ethical scientists respect it as a de facto international regulation. However, earlie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

Socioeconomic factors influence land and seafloor pollution

The research was conducted by scientists at CSIRO, Australia's national science agency; Ocean Conservancy, a U.S.-based advocacy non-profit; and the PADI AWARE Foundation, a non-profit public charity that drives global ocean conservation through loca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

What Drives Makerspaces On Campus

Makerspaces are becoming a valuable feature of university and college campuses, providing students access to tools, expertise, and space for projects. Join us on Wednesday, September 22nd @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT as we talk to people who are working in t.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News7 hr. 45 min. ago

How climate change could impact algae in the global ocean

Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity 'break point' boundaries in the oceans—according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 45 min. ago

Tanso nabs $1.9M pre-seed to help industrial manufacturers do sustainability reporting

The climate crisis is creating massive demand for data capture as industries grapple with how to decarbonize. Put simply, you can’t cut your carbon emissions if don’t know what they are in the first place. This need to gather data is a bi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Australia approves new coal project as climate warnings grow

Australia on Thursday approved a controversial coal mine extension, doubling down on a commitment to continue extracting fossil fuels despite growing pressure to cut carbon emissions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Samsung’s new OLED laptop screens could finally kill 60Hz refresh rates for good

While 60Hz has been the standard refresh rate outside the world of PC gaming, Samsung Display's new 90Hz OLED panels could change all that......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 17 min. ago

How to practice religion could be a big question for some space tourists

For centuries, a setting sun has signaled the end of fasting rituals on holidays such as Ramadan and Yom Kippur, a cue to tuck into a delicious meal after a full day of deprivation. But what if the sun's clockwork were to suddenly change, as it does.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Climate change from a nuclear war"s smoke could threaten global food supplies, human health

Nuclear war would cause many immediate fatalities, but smoke from the resulting fires would also cause climate change lasting up to 15 years that would threaten worldwide food production and human health, according to a study by researchers at Rutger.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

NASA confirms thousands of massive, ancient volcanic eruptions on Mars

Some volcanoes can produce eruptions so powerful they release oceans of dust and toxic gases into the air, blocking out sunlight and changing a planet's climate for decades. By studying the topography and mineral composition of a portion of the Arabi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Australian fires boosted CO2—but also carbon-capturing algae: studies

Devastating Australian wildfires released twice as much climate-warming C02 than previously thought—but also triggered vast algae blooms thousands of miles away that may have soaked up significant extra carbon, according to studies published Wednes.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Climate change, logging collide—and a forest shrinks

Looking down a hillside dotted with large stumps and nearly devoid of trees, a pair of retired U.S. Forest Service employees lamented logging policies they helped craft to deal with two harbingers of climate change—pine beetles and wildfires......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Seabirds starve in stormy "washing machine" waves: study

Thousands of seabirds that wash up on Atlantic coasts every year could have been starved to death by cyclones that whip up "washing machine" waves, a new study says, with experts warning the phenomenon could worsen with climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

How to prevent cathodic corrosion of metal electrodes in electroorganic synthesis

Sustainability is an important issue in business and industry these days. Many companies recognize the need to find the best possible climate-neutral solutions for manufacturing their products and reduce their output of pollutants. This means they ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

A warm Indian Ocean drives anomalous weather events in East Asia

An unusually warm winter in 2019/20 in central China and Japan was followed by a summer that saw record-breaking rainfall in the region, triggering severe flooding and landslides. A research team from the University of Tsukuba has now examined the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021