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July 12, 2023

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Salinity Changes Threatening Marine Ecosystems

A groundbreaking study reveals the critical yet severely understudied factor of salinity changes in ocean and coastlines caused by climate ...

New Radar Technique Lets Scientists Probe Invisible Ice Sheet Region on Earth and Icy Worlds

一种新的雷达技术开发的毕业学生ent allows imaging of the upper few feet of ice sheets on Earth and icy worlds. The technique uses instruments on airplanes or satellites to survey large regions quickly. The upper few feet of ice ...

Warmer Ocean Temperatures Increase Risk of Salmon Bycatch in Pacific Hake Fishery

Rates of Chinook salmon bycatch in the Pacific hake fishery rise during years when ocean temperatures are warmer, a signal that climate change and increased frequency of marine heatwaves could lead to higher bycatch rates, new research ...

A Safe, Easy, and Affordable Way to Store and Retrieve Hydrogen

Researchers have discovered a compound that uses a chemical reaction to store ammonia, potentially offering a safer and easier way to store this important chemical. This discovery makes it possible not only to safely and conveniently store ammonia, but also the important hydrogen is carries, and it ...

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Forest Can Adapt to Climate Change, but Not Quickly Enough

America's forests have a tough time in store for them. Climate change is increasing temperatures and decreasing moisture levels across the country, not a winning combination for ...

The Key to Why Plants Flower Early in a Warming World

Scientists have unveiled a new mechanism that plants use to sense temperature. This finding could lead to solutions to counteract some of the deleterious changes in plant growth, flowering and seed ...

Record-Breaking Heat in the Summer of 2022 Caused More Than 61,000 Deaths in Europe

The summer of 2022 was the hottest summer ever recorded in Europe and was characterized by an intense series of record-breaking heat waves, droughts and forest fires. A study now estimates 61,672 ...

Roots Are Capable of Measuring Heat on Their Own

Plant roots have their own thermometer to measure the temperature of the soil around them and they adjust their growth accordingly. Through extensive experiments, a team was able to demonstrate that ...

Human-Made Materials in Nests Can Bring Both Risks and Benefit for Birds

We all discard a huge amount of plastic and other human-made materials into the environment, and these are often picked up by birds. New research has shown that 176 bird species around the world are ...

Doom-and-Gloom Climate News May Scare but Also Encourage Audiences

Researchers investigated how seeing frightening news about climate change day after day may shape the way people feel about the phenomenon and how willing they are to take action to address ...

Art That Integrates Data Visualizations Can Help Bridge the US Political Divide Over Climate Change

A new study shows that intentionally integrating art with data visualizations can help non-expert audiences more meaningfully engage with climate change while also bridging political divides in ways ...

Queensland Native Forestry Can Help Achieve Global Environment Goals

Research has revealed that Queensland native forestry, including timber harvesting, could actually help conserve biodiversity and mitigate climate ...

Why There Are No Kangaroos in Bali (and No Tigers in Australia)

Researchers are using a new model to clarify why millions of years ago more animal species from Asia made the leap to the Australian continent than vice versa. The climate in which the species ...

Top Corn Producing State to See Future Drop in Yield, Cover Crop Efficiency

How will future climate change affect nitrogen loss, and will cover crops still be effective in removing nitrogen from drainage water? A new study investigating near- and far-term climate change in ...

Public Support Hydrogen and Biofuels to Decarbonize Global Shipping

New research into public attitudes towards alternative shipping fuels shows public backing for biofuel and hydrogen. The study also found that nuclear was preferred to the heavy fuel oil (HFO) ...


Climate-Friendly Air Conditioning Inspired by Termites

The climate control used by termites in their mounds could inspire tomorrow's climate-smart buildings. New research shows that future buildings inspired by the termites could achieve the same ...

Researchers Calculate Economic Value of Temporary Carbon Reduction With 'Social Value of Offsets' Formula

A new study identifies how to calculate the economic value of temporarily reducing carbon emissions through carbon ...

Marine Heat Waves Caused Mass Seabird Die-Offs, Beach Surveys Show

New research uses data collected by coastal residents along beaches from central California to Alaska to understand how seabirds have fared in recent decades. The paper shows that persistent marine ...

Shrinking Arctic Glaciers Are Unearthing a New Source of Methane

As the Arctic warms, shrinking glaciers are exposing bubbling groundwater springs which could provide an underestimated source of the potent greenhouse gas methane, finds new ...

Tracking Ships' Icy Paths Amidst Climate Change

Understanding when and where ships are entering areas of Arctic sea ice can help elucidate the potential impacts of vessel traffic in the ...

Why the Day Is 24 Hours Long: Astrophysicists Reveal Why Earth's Day Was a Constant 19.5 Hours for Over a Billion Years

Astrophysicists have revealed how the slow and steady lengthening of Earth's day caused by the tidal pull of the moon was halted for over a billion years. They show that from approximately two ...

Potent Greenhouse Gas Produced by Industry Could Be Readily Abated With Existing Technologies

Researchers have found that one method of reducing greenhouse gas emissions is available, affordable, and capable of being implemented right now. Nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas and ...

Three Things to Know: Climate Change's Impact on Extreme-Weather Events

Researchers found that the effects of climate change on the intensity, frequency, and duration of extreme weather events, like wildfires, could lead to massive increases in all ...

Birds Raise Fewer Young When Spring Arrives Earlier in a Warming World

A new study of North American songbirds finds that birds can't keep up with the earlier arrival of spring caused by climate change. As a result, they're raising fewer young. By the end of ...

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