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Coverage of global warming since July 20, 2021.

Melting ice imperils 98 per cent of Emperor penguin colonies by 2100

"...WASHINGTON -- With climate change threatening the sea ice habitat of Emperor penguins, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced a proposal to list the species as threatened under the Endangered Species Act..."

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4 ways extreme heat hurts the economy

"...Summer 2021 will likely be one of the hottest on record as dozens of cities in the American West experience all-time high temperatures. The extreme heat being felt throughout many parts of the United States is causing hundreds of deaths, sparking wildfires and worsening drought conditions in over a dozen states..."

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Kent Council, residents to collaborate on combating climate change

"...During the July 19 meeting of the District of Kent Council, Mayor Sylvia Pranger announced that council will discuss creating an environmental advisory committee to combat climate change on a local level..."

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UN climate science talks open amid heatwaves, floods and drought

"...The assessment comes as record-breaking heat waves, devasting floods and drought struck across three continents in recent weeks. “This report has been prepared in exceptional circumstances, and this is an unprecedented IPCC approval session,” Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Chair, Hoesung Lee, told the opening session of the meeting..."

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The impact of climate change on Kenya's Tana river basin

"..."But remaining within the goals of the Paris Agreement, which aims to keep global warming well below 2°C, ideally at 1. 5°C, would save many species. This is because large areas of the basin act as refugia from climate change..."

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Simple RNA tweak boosts potato and rice yields by 50 percent

"...Food security is a major potential problem, especially in the face of climate change. Now, researchers have shown that manipulating RNA in plants can drastically boost the amount of food they produce, and make them more resistant to drought conditions. At its most base level, the team inserted a single gene called FTO into potato and rice plants..."

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Sask. drought an 'ugly' sign global warming has arrived, expert says

"...Yes, our water security as we know, controls the economy and our livelihood in Saskatchewan. We had water insecurity in the 1930s and last three quarters of the population southwest of Swift Current. Areas like that were heavily affected by the Dirty Thirties..."

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LETTER: Greenhouse gases a devastating effect on our forests

"...The rise in global warming, the result of the dumping of greenhouse gases (GHG), has had a devastating effect on our forests. The four horsemen of heat, drought, fire and pests – and deforestation – have set our ecosystem on an unsustainable path..."

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RNA breakthrough creates crops that can grow 50% more potatoes, rice

"..."This really provides the possibility of engineering plants to potentially improve the ecosystem as global warming proceeds," said He, who is the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. "We rely on plants for many, many things--everything from wood, food, and medicine, to flowers and oil--and this potentially offers a way to increase the stock material we can get from most plants..."

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New study confirms relationship between toxic pollution, climate risks to human health

"...For more than 30 years, scientists on the U. N. 's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have focused on human-induced climate change..."

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Unexpected proteome plasticity in response to persistent temperature rise

"..."This is a critical question as climate change and global warming pose a temperature increase that will span generations for most of the species currently living on earth," he said. "Understanding how and whether the organisms are prepared for such long-term global warming at the molecular level is critical in order for us to address the future of our ecosystem. "..."

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A global comparison of life-cycle GHG emissions from passenger cars

"...The detailed findings can be summarized straightforwardly. Only battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) powered by renewable electricity can achieve the kind of deep reductions in GHG emissions from transportation that comport with the Paris Agreement's goal of keeping global warming well below 2 °C. There is no realistic pathway to that goal that relies on combustion-engine vehicles, including hybrids of any sort..."

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The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

"...An international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. One hundred techniques and practices are described here—some are well known; some you may have never heard of..."

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The Challenge of Global Warming

"...The reality of global warming has long been accepted within the scientific community, yet it remains a hotly debated topic at the political and social level..."

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Recent episodes that mention global warming.

#169 Science Shorts: Sarah Roberts on the world's largest iceberg. Conservation / Antarctica / South Georgia / penguins /

Duration: 22:30

"...There is a giant iceberg travelling towards South Georgia, two times the size of Luxemburg, and we are bringing you the latest, with science journalist Sarah Roberts..."

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Can seaweed help curb global warming? | Tim Flannery

Duration: 14:00

"...Source: TED Talks Daily..."

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The Global Warming 'Pause' Never Happened.

Duration: 07:26

"...Claims of a global warming "pause" in observed temperatures early this century are unfounded and lack statistical significance, researchers say..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about global warming.

Solar Geoengineering: Should we artificially cool the planet?

"...Could it become the last option to stop global warming or is it an insane intervention? Some scientist are working on how we could deflect solar radiation to slow down global warming..."

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Fossil fuel companies know how to stop global warming. Why don't they? | Myles Allen

"...The goal: to build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, in the race to a zero-carbon world..."

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Scientists Can Now Prove That Climate Change Is Causing Natural Disasters

"..."Just as medical researchers can study how smoking cigarettes changes people?s risk of lung cancer by comparing data from smokers and nonsmokers, attribution scientists compare events on our planet with those on a hypothetical ?Planet B,? one that is untouched by greenhouse gas emissions. " ..."

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3 strategies for effectively talking about climate change | John Marshall

"...Which sounds more urgent: "global warming" or "pollution blanket overheating planet"? In this actionable talk, communications strategist John Marshall explains why we need to rethink how we talk about climate change -- and offers small but mighty language adjustments to get people to more intuitively understand and care about this existential threat..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about global warming relevant to the latest news.

Nanomaterial in liquid biofuel production: applications and current status

"...Biofuels like bioethanol and biodiesel are gaining popularity worldwide due to being renewable, eco-friendly and environmentally safe..."

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Application of metallic nanoparticles for biogas enhancement using the biomethane potential test

"...Owing to the continued global environmental crisis, wastewater treatment is seen with great potential to limit the demand on freshwater usage while contributing to depletion of global warming with alternative source of renewable energy..."

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Footprint Analysis of Sugarcane Bioproducts

"...Global warming and the generation of greenhouse gases are strongly pushing anthropocentric activities to develop methodological frameworks for measurement such as the ecological, carbon and water footprint and to apply or develop novel technologies to determine key points to drastically reduce their impacts..."

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Environmental Impact of Beef Production Systems

"...Improving the animal farms performance in the several countries is a key strategy to meet the demand for animal protein, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and improving resource use efficiency..."

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Can 100% renewable power system be successfully built?

"...Many leaders and politicians have talked about replacing fossil fuels with Renewable Energy Resources (RES)..."

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Toward a low-carbon tourism for sustainable development: a study based on a royal project for highland community development in

"...Global warming and climate change from human emissions can affect the development of communities including highland communities in Chiang Rai, Thailand in terms of human life, growth and yield of plants and animals..."

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?Grey swan? storm surges pose a greater coastal flood hazard than climate change

"...Due to their episodic nature, the variability of local sea level response, and our short observational record, understanding the natural variability of storm surges is at least as important as understanding projected long-term mean sea level changes due to global warming..."

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Disposal methods, health effects and emission regulations for sulfur hexafluoride and its by-products

"...This was brought to 190 nations’ attention in the Kyoto Protocol for the need of emission control measures to reduce its impacts of climate change and global warming..."

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Moving toward green mobility: overview and analysis of electric vehicle selection, Pakistan a case in point

"...Using these techniques, hydrogen fuel cell vehicle is selected as the most advantageous vehicle for Pakistan?s future market and the hybrid electric vehicle comes out as the best alternative for the current market..."

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Lessons learned and questions raised during and post-COVID-19 anthropopause period in relation to the environment and climate

"...In the first part, this work reports that during the global ?anthropopause? period, that was imposed in March and April 2020 for limiting the spread of COVID-19, the concentrations of basic air pollutants over Europe were reduced by up to 70%..."

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