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Strengthening the climate for sustainable agricultural growth

Today, the 2021 Global Agricultural Productivity Report (GAP Report), "Strengthening the Climate for Sustainable Agricultural Growth," was released by Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. It urges the acceleration of productivity.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagOct 20th, 2021

Air bubbles sound climate change"s impact on glaciers

As the world's temperatures rise, tidewater glaciers are receding and melting, releasing air trapped in the ice. Scientists can listen to the release of the air and potentially use the sounds to help them gauge the impact of climate change on the ice.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Aces Helicopter and Plane Flight Tests

The biofuel, made from used cooking oil, could help the aviation industry cut climate-threatening carbon emissions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Study: New German govt"s plans fall short of climate goal

A research institute's analysis has concluded the incoming German government's plans for curbing greenhouse gas emissions are insufficient to put Germany on course to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Supply chain braces for impacts from China"s dual carbon goal

Countries around the world have all set their goals for a more sustainable future with fewer carbon emissions. Denmark, Sweden, France, the UK, Hungary, and New Zealand have set their carbon neutrality goals in law and are aiming to reduce carbon dio.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

MTS maker Ko Ja sees strong demand for commercial, gaming notebooks in 2022

Demand for notebooks, particularly business and gaming models, will remain robust in 2022, and the overall notebook market is expected to register a slight growth, according to Ko Ja, a Taiwan-based maker of membrane touch switches (MTS) mainly used.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

The layered effect: A single-cell map of corn"s root reveals a regulator of cellular diversity

A new study uses novel single-cell profiling techniques to reveal how plants add new cell layers that help them resist climate stressors like drought or flooding. The research focuses on corn—a critically important crop around the world—in an eff.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

How does the climate crisis affect the Antarctic fur seal?

The climate crisis is limiting the availability of krill—small crustaceans that are vital in the marine food chain—during summer in some areas of the Antarctica. This involves a decrease in the food abundance for female Antarctic fur seals in sum.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Accessing Digital On-Demand Manufacturing for Your Project

The contemporary generation of businesses is more conversant and involved in manufacturing on-demand. Many different products are now available on demand, ranging from medical devices to aerospace and automotive parts. The growth of on-demand manufa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

A package of policies can help smallholder farmers adapt to a changing climate

In the grasslands of Nepal's Chitwan Valley, local farmers rely on the production of rice and other grains to generate household income. But their livelihoods are under threat, as Nepal is experiencing the effects of climate change at a much faster r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate adaptation of households compared internationally

The climate is changing, not only in the Netherlands, but far beyond, as well. The U.N. climate conference in Glasgow in 2021 had a clear message: Climate adaptation is required of everyone, from governments to individuals around the world. Researche.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate change is making monogamous albatrosses divorce

Not all relationships end in "happily ever after," and birds are no exception. While more than 90% of bird species form monogamous couples, many of these will end in divorce......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate mapping algorithm shows temperatures rising, especially daily lows

Oregon State University's new maps of 30-year U.S. climate "normals" show the area east of the Rockies is getting wetter, the Southwest is getting drier, and temperatures are inching upward—with daily lows rising faster than daily highs......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

This Is What It Will Take to End Deforestation by 2030

Nations around the world made a vital climate crisis declaration to save forests within the next decade. Can they actually do it?.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

How to Not Melt Down Over Our Warming Planet

WIRED spoke with Maria Ojala, a psychologist studying climate anxiety, about how you can stay focused and active in the face of dread......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Study: Climate change not causing Madagascar drought, famine

Don't blame climate change for the devastating Madagascar drought and famine, scientists said in a new analysis Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate modeling confirms historical records showing rise in hurricane activity

When forecasting how storms may change in the future, it helps to know something about their past. Judging from historical records dating back to the 1850s, hurricanes in the North Atlantic have become more frequent over the last 150 years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Efforts to restore Indonesian peatlands could save billions in wildfire costs

Plans to restore Indonesian peatlands are a cost-effective strategy for reducing the impacts of peatland fires to the environment, climate and human health, says a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Stemming the tide of invasive weeds with world-first herbicide capsules

An innovative herbicide delivery system could revolutionize the way agricultural and environmental managers battle invasive weeds......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Renewable Energy Has "Another Record Year of Growth" Says IEA

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: It has been another record year for renewable energy, despite the Covid-19 pandemic and rising costs for raw materials around the world, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). About.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Research reveals new evidence that sugary beverage tax impacts are sustainable, effective

Two new studies based in Seattle provide evidence that public policies to reduce consumption of added sugars through taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages are effective and sustainable......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021