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New tools needed to effectively and fairly plan relocation of those displaced by climate

Current approaches for planning relocation for potentially millions of people affected by climate change and related risks are "woefully inadequate" and risk worsening societal inequities, experts wrote in a policy perspective on June 17 in Science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 17th, 2021

Spotify Plus might give free users unlimited track skipping for $1 per month

Spotify appears to be testing out a new paid plan that would give listeners direct access to songs and unlimited track skipping for just a buck a month......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 7 min. ago

New study finds emperor penguins increasingly threatened by climate change

A new study published today in Global Change Biology provides valuable new data that highlights how species extinction risk is accelerating due to rapid climate change and an increase in extreme climate events, such as glacial calving and sea ice los.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Can East Asian monsoon enhancement induce global cooling?

The study of the orogenic effects of the Tibetan Plateau uplift on global climate during the Cenozoic has focused almost exclusively on the India-Asia collision zone, the Himalayas. The strong erosion in the Himalayas was assumed to be a primary driv.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Smart water tank to improve platypus breeding odds

Water authorities will be turning to Melburnians to help with a novel system of 'smart' rainwater tanks and urban lakes that can provide crucial water to support platypus habitat when it's most needed—just before the breeding season......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Deadly summer of extreme weather as climate change bites

Climate scientists have long warned that the 21st century would see more natural disasters made worse or more likely by global warming......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Apple and AMD finally update Mac Pro with new Radeon Pro W6000 modules

AMD and Apple gave the Mac Pro a much-needed update in the form of two new MPX modules from AMD's Radeon Pro series......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

China to release updated climate plans "in near future": envoy

China's climate envoy on Tuesday said the world's most populous nation would release its updated plans to reduce carbon emissions "in the near future" as nations prepare to meet later this year for a pivotal global conference......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Are women climate scientists judged for speaking out? Not so much, research suggests

Many scientists are likely to be invited for media appearances in the run up to COP26, the international negotiations on global heating that will take place in Glasgow in November 2021. Journalists will ask climate scientists to help place the talks.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 6 min. ago

TED talks seek to inject optimism into pandemic gloom

A TED conference under the theme "The Case for Optimism" on Monday threw down the gauntlet for a return to face-to-face gatherings, despite the daunting challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and deep political divides......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 6 min. ago

TSMC reportedly starts installing 3nm fab tools

TSMC reportedly has started installing 3nm process manufacturing equipment at its new Fab 18b......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 6 min. ago

One of world"s rarest chameleons found clinging to survival

Urgent conservation measures are needed to save a Critically Endangered species of chameleon which has been found clinging to survival in patches of rainforest in Malawi......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 38 min. ago

Delta engulfs unvaccinated in Florida, Louisiana; CDC clarifies breakthroughs

Vaccines and masks are both needed to lower transmission, US officials stress. Enlarge / MELBOURNE, Fla. - 2021/07/29: A treatment tent is seen outside the emergency department at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. The tent was set up.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Pandemic of unvaccinated rages in Louisiana, Florida amid breakthrough concerns

Vaccines and masks are both needed to lower transmission, US officials stress. Enlarge / MELBOURNE, Fla. - 2021/07/29: A treatment tent is seen outside the emergency department at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. The tent was set up.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

YouTube’s “Premium Lite” trial offers ad-free YouTube for €7 a month

YouTube unbundles music features from the Premium plan in Europe. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images) YouTube Premium is $12 a month, and the service offers ad-free videos, background play on phones, and downloading videos (both for YouTu.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Decline in CO2 cooled Earth"s climate more than 30 million years ago

New research led by the University of Bristol demonstrates that a decline in the concentration of atmospheric CO2 played a major role in driving Earth's climate from a warm greenhouse into a cold icehouse world around 34 million years ago. This trans.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

New pathway to mitigate climate change and boost progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals

A world that combats climate change while simultaneously improving on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is possible, a new study finds. Scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the German Development Insti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Building a better model of Arctic ecosystems

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory added new plant data to a computer model that simulates Arctic ecosystems, enabling it to better predict how vegetation in rapidly warming northern environments may respond to climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

UN climate chief: Carbon dioxide savings plans submitted for global summit fall short

A few months before the COP26 global climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, the United Nations climate chief has called on the international community to make more ambitious plans to reduce greenhouse gas emission......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

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:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Simulating 195 million years of global climate in the Mesozoic

The Mesozoic, which stretched from about 252 million to 66 million years ago, was a pivotal period in Earth's history. In addition to being the age of the dinosaurs, it was when the supercontinent Pangaea began to separate into the fragmented contine.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021