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Why Science Loses Out To Uninformed Climate Change Opinion
Why Science Loses Out To Uninformed Climate Change Opinion
by Phillip Williamson, University of East Anglia
Ocean acidification is an inevitable consequence of increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. That’s a matter of fact. The journalist James Delingpole disagrees.
Technological Advances Wouldn’t Save US Crops From Another Dust Bowl
Technological Advances Wouldn’t Save US Crops From Another Dust Bowl
by Robert Mitchum, University of Chicago
Technological advances wouldn’t protect US agriculture from a drought on the scale of the legendary Dust Bowl crisis of the 1930s, research shows.
Exxon Predicts Energy Demand Up 25% By 2040
Exxon Predicts Energy Demand Up 25% By 2040
by Alex Kirby
A quarter more energy will be required in 23 years’ time due to population growth, and oil will remain the primary source, report estimates.
U.S. on Track to Become Net Energy Exporter by 2026
U.S. on Track to Become Net Energy Exporter by 2026
by info@climatecentral.org
The amount of energy Americans use and the pollution they emit from using coal, oil and natural gas are not likely to change radically over the next 30 years, even as the U.S. becomes a major energy…
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Potential for Collapse of Key Atlantic Current Rises
by Climatecentral.org
The large, looping Atlantic Ocean current that keeps northwestern Europe fairly warm and influences sea levels along the U.S. coast is a key component of the Earth’s climate system. But because of…
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Electric Vehicles Sales Threaten To Overtake Biofuels
by Jan Rocha
A sharp increase in the predicted global number of EVs prompts Brazil to rev up its promotion of low-carbon biofuels.
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This Bangladeshi Woman Can Tell You Why The Latest Round Of Climate Talks Matter
by Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson, United Nations University
A year after the historic Paris climate agreement was reached by 192 states, country representatives are back at the negotiating table to work out how to implement it.
Global Warming Is Already Changing Genes
Global Warming Is Already Changing Genes
by Beverly James, University of Florida
Global climate change has already impacted every aspect of life on Earth, from genes to entire ecosystems, according to a new study in Science.