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June 26, 2023

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Flooding Tackled by Helping Citizens Take Action

Scientists have developed a new method that empowers citizens to identify solutions to climate change ...

Can a City Store as Much Carbon as a Forest?

A new tool helps show how growing cities can remain carbon ...

New USGS-FEMA Report Updates Economic Risk from Earthquakes

Even though most of the economic losses are concentrated in California and along the West Coast due to that region's high seismic hazard levels, significant population, and building exposure, earthquake risk is spread throughout the country. For example, there is a combined $3.1 billion per year in ...

How to Prepare for Ocean Acidification, a Framework

An international research team develops a rubric for governments and policymaking bodies to evaluate preparedness for ocean ...

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Levies on Renewable Energy Profits Could Serve as a Barrier to Achieving Net Zero Targets in the UK

Placing levies on the profits made in the renewable energy industry could hinder the UK's ability to meet its 2050 net zero carbon reduction targets, an expert has ...

What If California Didn't Close Down During the Pandemic?

Using a novel economic-epidemiological model, researchers examine the health and economic impacts that could have occurred if California took a 'business-as-usual' approach to the COVID-19 ...

How to Apply Lessons from Colorado's Costliest Wildfire to Drinking Water Systems

而社区和政府的国家wide have been facing the impact of wildfires on drinking water systems, no national synthesis of scientific and policy needs has been conducted. Now, a study ...

Novel Method for Assigning Workplaces in Synthetic Populations Unveiled

合成人口计算机生成模型s that mimic real-world populations in terms of characteristics such as age, gender, and occupation; they are useful when conducting social ...

The Adverse Health Effects of Disaster-Related Trauma

A new study has found that individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to experience disaster-related home loss, and they are also more likely to develop functional limitations ...

Detrimental Secondary Health Effects After Disasters and Pandemics

A study has shown that the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, which included hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and mental disorders, increased after the Fukushima disaster and the ...

Most Asian Countries Are Far Behind Biodiversity Targets for Protected Areas, Study Finds

New research indicates that Asia was the most underperforming continent in meeting a global target to protect 17 percent of land by 2020. Results indicate that longer-term targets will be missed by ...

Pandemic Fatigue Fueled Political Mistrust and Conspiracy Beliefs Across Europe and the United States, Study Finds

In a new study, researchers find a significant societal impact of the pandemic beyond the domain of health and raise concerns about the ability of democratic societies to cope with future crises such ...

What Was the True Human Cost of the Pandemic in Russia?

A new study assesses the number of lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic in Russia and introduces a novel methodology that will help to get a clearer view of pandemics in the ...

The Interplay Between Epidemics, Prevention Information, and Mass Media

A new model shows how sharing disease through physical contact and dissemination of information through social networks affect how outbreaks ...

AI Tool Predicts When a Bank Should Be Bailed out

An artificial intelligence tool could help governments decide whether or not to bail out a bank in crisis by predicting if the intervention will save money for taxpayers in the long ...


Got the Sniffles? Here's How to Make the Right Decision Around Family Gatherings

A new study of 13,000 people from seven countries find that when people take a moment to reflect on the consequences of their actions, they err on the side of reducing others' health ...

Younger Generation Experienced Most Workplace Stress During COVID-19 Pandemic, Study Finds

A new study has shown that people in the early stages of their careers were more likely to be impacted by workplace stress during the COVID-19 pandemic than senior ...

Using 1980s Environmental Modeling to Mitigate Future Disasters: Could Japan's 3/11 Disaster Have Been Prevented?

2011年3月11日,在日本多重灾难were triggered by the Great East Japan Earthquake, including the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. This event, also ...

Multiple Stressors Contributed to Physician Burnout During First Wave of COVID-19 in the U.S.

Front-line physicians who cared for COVID-19 patients during the first wave of the pandemic in New York City and New Orleans reported multiple factors that contributed to their occupational stress ...

Robots Are Taking Over Jobs, but Not at the Rate You Might Think

There's no need to panic about a pending robot takeover just yet. Only 14% of workers say they've seen their job replaced by a robot. But those who have experienced job displacement due to ...

Learning Science in a Hurry

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, people were plunged into a situation that required them to acquire information about an emerging scientific issue to assess the adequacy of government ...

Water Cutoff Countermeasures Using Disaster Emergency Wells

Groundwater is considered both an environmental and industrial resource, but a new study indicates it is also an important resource in disaster prevention. Researchers conducted research surveys of ...

How to End COVID-19 as a Public Health Threat

A new global COVID-19 study provides actionable recommendations to end the public health threat without exacerbating socio-economic burdens or putting the most vulnerable at greater ...

Experts Pave the Way for Safer Surgery to Address Global Elective Waiting Lists

Surgical care experts have today unveiled two studies that will help to provide safer surgery for thousands of patients around the world -- particularly in Low- and Middle-income Countries ...

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