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An ancient example of modern global warming was too hot for tiny, important ocean creatures

In another time when Earth was warming rapidly in conjunction with a spike in atmospheric carbon similar to our modern climate, seawater temperature and chemical shifts decimated an important component of the tropical Pacific Ocean’s food web. , according to new research from the University of Wisconsin. –Madison. Planktonic foraminifera are single-celled ocean organisms known […]

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An ancient example of modern global warming was too hot for tiny, important ocean creatures

In another time when Earth was warming rapidly in conjunction with a spike in atmospheric carbon similar to our modern climate, seawater temperature and chemical shifts decimated an important component of the tropical Pacific Ocean’s food web. , according to new research from the University of Wisconsin. –Madison. Planktonic foraminifera are single-celled ocean organisms known […]

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The example of “ClimateAfrica” ​​magazine, By Abiodun Adeniyi

Climate change in Africa. Photo credit: Alamy. All in all, it is an excellent attempt to energize specialized journalism and to diversify the processes of education, entertainment and information of the population, in accordance with the constitutional role of the journalist and the modern need for continued decentralization of reporting direction. Journalism is changing rapidly. […]

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All life is here; love, sex, death, humor

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Gorwelion: Shared Horizons, Dream of a Journey, Sex on Toast all published by Parthian Caroline Bracken Three books to review this month from the always excellent Parthian Books. First, an anthology of writings on climate change Gorwelion: Shared Horizons edited by Robert Minhinnick. A selection of prose and poetry from writers from […]

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Review: Unsettled, Harry Laing’s Third Book of Poetry, Has Scattered Highlights on Various Themes | Mercury of Illawarra

lifestyle, books, unstable, harry laing, canberra poetry, walleah press Unsettled is Harry Laing’s third collection of poetry in nearly 30 years. Originally from Scotland, Laing lives just outside Braidwood and is also well known as a comic performer and author of children’s books. This new book is divided into five sections that present different aspects […]

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Another California example of government waste and cronyism – Pasadena Star News

California’s new program offering college financial aid in exchange for volunteering is the perfect government program if you’re trying to find one that sums up everything that’s wrong with government programs. In fact, if there was any government waste equivalent to the Best Picture Oscar, this program would win it. Everyone involved really should dress […]

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The resignation of Biden’s top science adviser is just another example of the toxic workplace culture plaguing academia, activists say

Eric Lander.AP Photo/Matt Slocum Eric Lander announced his resignation on Monday after an investigation found he had bullied subordinates. Biden pledged to fire bullies “on the spot,” but Lander was allowed to announce his resignation. Activists told Insider this approach is endemic to the toxic culture of the academic workplace. Early in his presidency, Joe […]

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A great example of how tiny efficiencies add up to big gains

The GMC Hummer EV is a prime example of thought-obstructing numbers. In theory, it ticks a lot of important boxes by having the right numbers. It’s a truck, and Americans love trucks. It’s an EV, and we need more EVs on the road ASAP. It has over 300 miles of range, and that’s significant. But […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: How Long Until Midnight? The doomsday clock measures more than nuclear risk – and it’s about to be reset

January 20, 2022 JACK HEINEMANN In less than 24 hours, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists will update the Apocalyptic clock. It is currently 100 seconds away from midnight – the metaphorical time when the human race could destroy the world with technologies of its own making. The hands have never been so close to midnight. […]

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you really should have a glacier-induced meltdown | Test

by Jorge Daniel Taillant | January 10, 2022 We’ve all heard the tragic stories of glaciers in peril: pieces of ice, the size of a continent, break away from Antarctica or melt into the Arctic Ocean near the North Pole, leaving polar bears starving and searing. ‘clinging to the remnants of collapsing sea ice. . […]

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How poetry can make less tangible topics like climate change more real to readers

I discovered Ellen Bass’s poem, Birdsong from my patio, during the first confinement in the United Kingdom. My garden hedge was stuffed with sparrows that always seemed to be singing. I also expected to see and hear them in this poem and, at the beginning, I did: “I have never heard so many songs, pure […]

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Prince Charles praises princes Harry and William in new essay

Prince Charles is proud of his sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, for the work they do to help protect the planet. “As a father, I am proud that my sons have recognized this threat,” the Prince of Wales, 73, wrote in an essay for Newsweek Tuesday, on the dangers of climate change. Charles, the […]

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Short-bellied rockfish, an example of fisheries management under climate change

December 6 – A small, spiny fish that no one wants to catch has started appearing in trawls off the Oregon coast. Short-bellied Rockfish are common off California, but were rare in Oregon until recently. Spurred on by several years of strong breeding, their apparent expansion into new territory has sparked discussion among west coast […]

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TEST: Inmates. The growing mugwort. | Pagosa Daily Post News Events and Video for Pagosa Springs Colorado

This Frani Halperin story was shared by the Colorado News Collaborative. For decades, television and film westerns have depicted cowboys leading cattle through sagebrush country – territory portrayed as inhospitable and dotted with low-growing gray-green shrubs as far as the eye can see. Even today, a drive on a highway in the West makes it […]

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TEST: Inmates. The growing mugwort. | Pagosa Daily Post News Events and Video for Pagosa Springs Colorado

This Frani Halperin story was shared by the Colorado News Collaborative. For decades, television and film westerns have depicted cowboys leading cattle through sagebrush country – territory portrayed as inhospitable and dotted with low-growing gray-green shrubs as far as the eye can see. Even today, a drive down a highway in the West makes it […]

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Coping with climate change

The COP26 summit brought together parties to stimulate action towards the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The anticipation of the Glasgow meeting raised hopes that the 197 nations present would actually do something concrete that would prevent global warming from exceeding 1.5 C (2.7 F). […]

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Coping with climate change

Richard hermann The COP26 summit brought together parties to stimulate action towards the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The anticipation of the Glasgow meeting raised hopes that the 197 nations present would actually do something concrete that would prevent global warming from exceeding 1.5 C […]

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Where do the data on climate change come from?

Photograph of the International Space Station taken from NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 on November 8, 2021. Courtesy of NASA. by James Gallimore | December 1, 2021 We are starting to get the impression that scientists and governments are announcing new policies and forecasts for our global warming every week. But where do the data come from […]

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Op-Ed: New infrastructure, new rules for offshore wind

Written by Risk assessment and analysis is necessary for planning / design, one risk being rising water levels due to climate change. [Credit: BMT] By Shivaprakash Rao, Head of Critical Infrastructure and Energy Transition Consulting, BMT This year’s COP26 global climate summit sends a clear message reinforcing the commitment of world leaders to achieve global […]

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How poetry and the arts can help cope with the climate crisis

With the COP26 now over and all the hypergonated jet-setters that fly away like so many burst balloons, Alan Riach persists in asking the question that simply does not disappear: “How can poetry and the arts be? immediate and practical help in the crisis of ecology and climate change? ASKED if he would consider himself […]

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9 highlights of activism at COP26

The COP26 climate summit in Glasgow was billed as our last best chance put the world on track to prevent temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. In other words, it is a vital global step in the mission to stop catastrophic climate change. Still the activists decried the event’s profound […]

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At COP26, Biden said US will ‘lead by example’ in pushing for urgent climate change – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – At COP26, Biden said the United States will ‘lead by example’ in tackling urgent climate change – video produced by the YouTube channel with the logo at the top left of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. President Biden and leaders of […]

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President Fernández says Argentina’s debt is a clear example of what’s wrong – MercoPress

President Fernández says Argentina’s debt is a clear example of what’s wrong Sunday, October 31, 2021 – 08:36 UTC The Argentine president called for “new rules to be able to upgrade our societies with positive impacts and in the face of climate change”. Argentine President Alberto Fernández stressed Saturday before the plenary of the G20 […]

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Harbor Air’s electric plane, an example of high-profile research investment

British Columbia’s Harbor Air Seaplanes is leveraging its clean technology work to decarbonize aviation and create new jobs with support from the CleanBC Go Electric Advanced Research and Commercialization (ARC) program. “Harbor Air is decarbonizing aviation and taking the company to new heights as a cleantech leader in British Columbia’s transportation sector,” said Bruce Ralston, […]

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Morrisons leads by example on net zero and farming ahead of COP26 – according to Yorkshire Post

Morrisons has announced its commitment to have net zero carbon emissions from its own operations by 2035, five years ahead of initially planned and 15 years ahead of the UK government’s target. As part of its plan to cut carbon emissions, Morrisons will become the first supermarket to own and operate its own solar “farm”. […]

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Sight Magazine – Essay: Seven Ways to Save Lives on the Frontline of the Climate Crisis

25 October 2021 STEPHANIE SODERO, BERTRAND TAITHE and RAM VADI Every year, the lives of millions of people are destroyed by disasters, both caused and made worse by the climate crisis. From forest fires to droughts, rich and poor countries are increasingly facing emergency room – but the world’s most vulnerable suffer the full brunt […]

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Starmer slammed after failing to mention migrants’ rights in ‘weird’ essay

A Romanian-British Labor politician expressed her disappointment at Keir Starmer’s rare mention of European migrants in his recent 14,000-word essay. Alexandra Bulat, who is the UK’s first Romanian-born county councilor, said she searched for words such as ‘migrants’, ‘immigrants’ and ‘EU citizens’ in Starmer’s essay, but that she only found them mentioned “in passing.” And […]

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Not a dime more for podcasts, poetry and picture books in the name of ‘Covid recovery’

As New Zealand faced the full brunt of a global pandemic, the government spent $ 26,000 to commission a novel about the collapse of democracy from an alpaca herders association. As people lost their jobs in droves, nearly $ 50,000 was donated to the Comedy Trust to look at changes to better support a more […]

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EU fails to lead by example on green investments, auditors say

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is not doing enough to divert its own spending from polluting activities or to mobilize private funds for green investments, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) said on Monday. The EU is revamping its financial regulations to help raise money for projects that support its climate […]

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ABS and Vanderbilt shine a light on decarbonization of waterways

Written by Logbook staff Landmark report considers decarbonization strategies for inland waterways industry The current profile of GHG emissions from the inland navigation sector is low compared to other modes of freight. The American Waterways Operators cites statistics which show that a dry cargo barge can carry the same amount of goods as 16 railcars […]

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Yusef Komunyakaa on reading in bed, often poetry

KOMUNYAKAA: On my desk here I have the ” of Bill GatesHow to avoid a climate catastrophe.” Coming from Louisiana, I’m interested in climate change. I love that there is practicality to Gates’ book. It is not just an abstract theory. This morning I was here reading Hemingway’s”The sun also rises.” When I read Hemingway, […]