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Rice varieties could sustain crop supplies facing climate change

Local rice varieties in Vietnam could be used to help breed improved crops with higher resilience to climate change, according to a new study published in Rice......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 15th, 2021

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. 0 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. 0 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. 0 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. 0 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 News17 hr. 28 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 News21 hr. 28 min. ago

IC design houses form alliances to strengthen competitiveness

IC designers in Taiwan are poised to embrace the most lucrative year in 2021 amid the persistent crunch of chips, but they are also facing increasing cost pressure on developing new-generation chip solutions, which may reshape the IC design sector an.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 29 min. ago

New model tracks carbon in agroecosystems

Carbon is everywhere. It's in the atmosphere, in the oceans, in the soil, in our food, in our bodies. As the backbone of all organic molecules that make up life, carbon is a very accurate predictor of crop yields. And soil is the largest carbon pool.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

This ridiculous 1200W power supply comes with its own screen

Power supplies aren't usually known for bringing flair to your gaming PC, but that's exactly what the Aorus P1200W does......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated 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

Researchers investigate the productivity of kelp forests, sans the iconic kelp

A lush canopy is a defining feature of most of the planet's forests. But canopy-forming species can be particularly vulnerable to disturbances and environmental change. So the question is: What is a forest without its trees?.....»»

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

CO2 as a raw material for plastics and other products

Carbon dioxide is one of the main drivers of climate change—which means that we need to reduce CO2 emissions in the future. Fraunhofer researchers are highlighting a possible way to lower these emissions: They use the greenhouse gas as a raw materi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

No "eureka moment": the evolution of climate science

What if Earth's atmosphere was infused with extra carbon dioxide, mused amateur scientist Eunice Foote in an 1856 research paper that concluded the gas was very good at absorbing heat......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

After YouTube-dl Incident, GitHub"s DMCA Process Now Includes Free Legal Help

"GitHub has announced a partnership with the Stanford Law School to support developers facing takedown requests related to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)," reports VentureBeat: While the DMCA may be better known as a law for protecting.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

For tech firms, the risk of not preparing for leadership changes is huge

A change of command is one of the most delicate moments in the life cycle of any organization. If mishandled, the transition from one CEO to the next can result in massive downsides. Jason Dressel Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021