Climate change

Best Colleges for Environmental Science and Climate Change

Environmental and climate scientists help monitor the Earth’s environment and study humans’ relationship with it. Understanding climate change and its effects is crucial to mitigating its immediate impacts. Earth’s environments are changing as the planet warms due to human industry. Building better climate models will help us understand how these effects will materialize, and other […]

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Trillions of dollars at risk because central bank climate models fall short | Climate crisis

Billions of dollars could be misallocated to tackle the wrong climate threats around the world because the models used by central banks and regulators are not fit for purpose, a leading Australian climate researcher has said. Prof. Andy Pitman, director of the Australian Research Council’s Center of Excellence for Climate Extremessaid regulators relied on models […]

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Climate change could increase death rate 6 times from excess heat: Lancet study

Beijing: According to a modeling study published in The Planetary Health of the Lancet log. Researchers from the University of North Carolina in the United States have noted that ambient heat during the night can disrupt normal sleep physiology. Less sleep can then lead to damage to the immune system and a higher risk of […]

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Rain rain go away? Climate Change and the Death Valley Flood

I visited Death Valley in August 2008 shortly after rare and heavy rains (at least by Death Valley standards) turned one of the hottest and driest places on Earth into a riot of colors of yellow, blue, red and pink as wildflowers bloomed in the valley. The day I visited was bright and not at […]

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National Climate Change Strategy for 2050 approved | Environment

Illustration image (Source: Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh signed a decision approving National Climate Change Strategy for 2050. The overall objective of the strategy, defined in Decision 896/QD-TTgis to proactively and effectively adapt to climate change, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero and address the vulnerabilities and risks caused by […]

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How does the Inflation Reduction Act tackle climate change?

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the Senate plans to hold its first vote Aug. 6 on the Cut Inflation Act, surprising legislation that he and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a former recalcitrant, announcement on July 27. The budget reconciliation invoice that the two Democratic senators agreed on goals, in part, to fight inflation […]

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BSC receives 5 million dollars from the EU to carry out research on climate change

August 3, 2022 — The Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) this year obtained 5 million euros (5.07 million dollars) of European funds in competition with other international institutions to finance five new research projects aimed at studying the processes linked to climate change and its effects on health , society and the environment. The projects will […]

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Georgia Institute of Technology: Retreating Coastal Glaciers Linked to Climate Change | India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

More coastal glaciers around the world are melting faster than ever, but what exactly triggers the large-scale retreat is hard to discern due to natural fluctuations in the glacier environment. Now, researchers from the University of Texas Institute of Geophysics (UTIG) and the Georgia Institute for Technology have developed a methodology to determine why coastal […]