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Healthcare professionals are important communicators for addressing climate change

An article published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health notes that medical and healthcare professionals are in a unique position to speak to patients and the broader community about the impact of climate change on health and wellbeing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 22nd, 2021

Satellites used to track methane leaks in climate fight

A yellow streak representing high concentrations of methane, a dangerous greenhouse gas, is visible over southern Iraq on a map produced by Kayrros, a French firm that uses satellites to track leaks from fossil fuel facilities......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Industry watch: How to estimate added value of enterprises

GDP is an important criteria to measure a country's income and social structure. GDP is the concept of added value. The total amount of GDP is equivalent to the total added value created by all citizens of that country. We can roughly come up with co.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Scientists fear global "cascade" of climate impacts by 2030

Climate hazards such as extreme heat, drought and storms could trigger "cascading impacts" that may be felt around the world within the next decade, warns a study released ahead of the UN climate summit, COP26......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

Scientists produce tadpoles better adapted to climate change

In a world-first laboratory trial reported in Communications Biology, a research team at The University of Western Australia have mixed populations to produce tadpoles that would be more tolerant of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

Latest climate plans worlds away from 1.5C target: UN

Countries' latest climate plans will deliver just a tiny percentage of the emissions cuts needed to limit global heating to 1.5C, the United Nations said on Tuesday in a damning assessment ahead of the COP26 climate summit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

Addressing the impact of COVID on firearm-related abuse and its impact on public safety

Kellie Lynch, associate professor in the UTSA Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is addressing the critical link between the COVID-19 pandemic and firearm-related abuse and the need for safety planning......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

Women politicians drive spending on education and healthcare, to a point

When women gain power in national legislatures such as the U.S. Senate or Israeli Knesset, countries begin to spend more on priorities like education and healthcare. .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

AnandTech Reviews Apple"s M1 Pro and M1 Max Chips

AnandTech reviews the recently unveiled M1 Pro and M1 Max chips : The M1 Pro and M1 Max change the narrative completely -- these designs feel like truly SoCs that have been made with power users in mind, with Apple increasing the performance metrics.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 0 min. ago

This Groundbreaking Simulator Generates a Huge Indoor Ocean

It’s a 32,000-gallon concrete tank with a wind tunnel grafted on top. With it, researchers can study the seas—and climate change—like never before......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News20 hr. 31 min. ago

Historic warships to be raided for missing climate data

Logbooks kept by sailors on board the UK warship HMS Warrior in the 1860s could soon help reveal a more complete picture of how Earth's climate has changed since pre-industrial times......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 31 min. ago

Video: Why net zero (and what is it?)

"There is no way we are going to be able to ban the entire world from using fossil fuels in time to meet our climate goals," warns Professor Myles Allen, the Oxford expert credited with first demonstrating, 15 years ago, the need for net-zero carbon.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 31 min. ago

Citizen scientists" contributions a boon to snowpack modeling

Data gathered by backcountry skiers, avalanche forecasters and other snow recreationists and professionals has the potential to greatly improve snowpack modeling, research by the Oregon State University College of Engineering indicates......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 31 min. ago

The disassembly of organs during metamorphosis is a precise process orchestrated by hormones

An important component of the development and growth of different parts of the human body is the disassembly of organs and structures from previous stages. The most obvious example is metamorphosis in insects, but this process also occurs in humans d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 31 min. ago

Amazon Brings Alexa To Hospitals and Senior Living Centers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: After already targeting verticals like hotels and apartment complexes, Amazon announced today it's now rolling out new solutions for healthcare providers and senior living centers. The solutions, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 32 min. ago

Poll: Majority in US concerned about climate

President Joe Biden heads to a vital U.N. climate summit at a time when a majority of Americans regard the deteriorating climate as a problem of high importance to them, an increase from just a few years ago......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Climate holdout Australia sets 2050 net zero emissions target

Coal-rich Australia unveiled a much-delayed 2050 net zero emissions target Tuesday, in a plan that pointedly dodged thorny details or near-term goals ahead of a landmark UN climate summit......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Climate change, human activity threaten Libya nature reserve

A nature reserve near the capital of war-scarred Libya that has long been a sanctuary for hyenas, rare birds and plants is now under threat due to climate change and human activity......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

Mountain snowpacks around the world are on the decline, and if the planet continues to warm, climate models forecast that snowpacks could shrink dramatically and possibly even disappear altogether on certain mountains, including in the western United.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

CEO Mark Zuckerberg responds to the massive Facebook document dump

CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off Facebook's quarterly earnings call by addressing the latest wave of coverage based on a trove of leaked internal documents on Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Clues from the ancient past can help predict abrupt climate change

Climate 'tipping points' can be better understood and predicted using climate change data taken from the ancient past, new research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021