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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:  physorgAug 2nd, 2021

Climate change will force people to move. We need to find out where they"ll go

As the risk of severe climate change rises, and efforts to reduce carbon emissions ramp up, serious thought must also be given to the movement of people that climate change stands to provoke. This migration looks to be disruptive, but it may also sig.....»»

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Self Financial raises $50M to help the subprime consumer build credit and savings at the same time

Self Financial, a fintech company that aims to help consumers build credit and savings at the same time, announced today it has raised $50 million in Series E funding. Altos Ventures led the financing, which also included participation from Meritech.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 6 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. 6 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. 6 min. ago

Blocking the sun to control global warming

It sounds like something out of a bad science fiction movie—artificially blocking sunlight to keep global warming from overheating the Earth. Nevertheless, a small cadre of researchers is studying the option—so that if humankind ever needs to use.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 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. 6 min. ago

Improving ocean protection with the first marine protected areas guide

An international team, which includes researchers from IRD and CNRS, published a novel Marine Protected Areas (MPA) guide in the journal Science on 9 September 2021. The aim is to advance the global community's understanding of ocean protection and a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 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. 6 min. ago

Quantified at large scale: Underlying drivers of understory biomass and its allocation

Biomass or carbon storage in forest ecosystems is generally used to quantify ecosystem productivity and the ability to sequester carbon. Previous efforts have evaluated the relationships between environmental factors (especially stand structure) and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 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. 6 min. ago

NASA awards five contracts for lunar landers to follow SpaceX demonstration

The announcement comes as one of the winners, Blue Origin, is suing NASA. Enlarge / A Lockheed Martin concept for a lunar lander. (credit: Lockheed Martin) NASA is moving ahead with plans to bring competition into the development of landers fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 35 min. ago

Concreit closes on $6M to allow more people to invest in the global private real estate market

Concreit, a company that wants to open real estate investing to a broader group of people, announced today that it has closed $6 million in a seed funding round led by Matrix Partners.  Hyphen Capital also participated in the round, in addition to i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

Data from 29,798 clean-ups around the world uncovers some of the worst litter hotspots

Coastal litter is a big environmental problem. But how does this litter differ around the world, and why? In the first global analysis of its kind, we set out to answer those questions using data collected by thousands of citizen scientists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

Gogoro will go public on Nasdaq after $2.35B SPAC deal

Gogoro is going public. The company, which is best known for its electric Smartscooters and swappable battery infrastructure, announced today it will list on Nasdaq through a merger with Poema Global, a SPAC affiliated with Princeville Capital. The d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

The Org nabs $20M led by Tiger Global to expand its platform based on public organizational charts

LinkedIn normalized the idea of making people’s resume’s visible to anyone who wanted to look at them, and today a startup that’s hoping to do the same for companies and how they are organized and run is announcing some funding. The.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 34 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. 34 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. 6 min. ago

African genomics startup 54gene raises $25M to expand precision medicine capabilities

Less than 3% of genetic material used in global pharmaceutical research is from Africa. The staggering gap is quite surprising because Africans and people of African descent are reported to be more genetically diverse than any other population. Since.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 6 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. 6 min. ago

Monolithic/heterogeneous integration to drive Silicon 4.0: Q&A with Etron chairman Nicky Lu

While global chip shortages can hardly ease in the short term and prices continue to rise further, regional semiconductor fleets are quietly taking shape as the US, EU, South Korea, Japan and China are all moving to enhance localized chip production,.....»»

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