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Undersea earthquakes shake meteorology

Undersea earthquakes shake meteorology

Image: Rendering of seismic waves under the sea by an artist. See And more Attribution: Caltech Although climate change appears to cause people to melt

swordstoday.ie - 12 hours ago

Melting ice sheets could add 40cm to global sea level rise

Melting ice sheets could add 40cm to global sea level rise

The growing pace of climate change is altering the ice balance in Greenland and Antarctica.

ZME Science - 18 hours ago

"Supercooled" two-in-one discovery explains bizarre water behavior

"Supercooled" two-in-one discovery explains bizarre water behavior

From dark matter to climate science, supercooled water can play a crucial role. A study published Thursday in "Science" explains why it remains a stable liquid.

Inverse - 21 hours ago

Underwater earthquakes' sound waves reveal changes in ocean warming

Underwater earthquakes' sound waves reveal changes in ocean warming

Sound waves traveling thousands of kilometers through the ocean may help scientists monitor climate change. As greenhouse gas emissions warm the planet, the ocean is…

afinancebroker.com - a day ago

Climate change: Earthquake 'hack' reveals scale of ocean warming

Climate change: Earthquake 'hack' reveals scale of ocean warming

Using sound waves from underwater earthquakes, researchers can more accurately measure sea temperatures.

BBC News - 2 days ago

Mass extinction 233 million years ago paved way for dinosaurs, research suggests

Mass extinction 233 million years ago paved way for dinosaurs, research suggests

The event is said to have been caused by volcanic eruptions and sudden climate change which wiped out large parts of biodiversity.

sky.com - 2 days ago

Antarctica glacier melt sparks concerns as pandemic delays climate talks

Antarctica glacier melt sparks concerns as pandemic delays climate talks

Two major glaciers are breaking up. That's bad news for the climate, but international climate discussions are postponed due to the pandemic.

Inverse - 2 days ago

Sea of Slush: Arctic sea ice lows mark a new polar climate regime

Sea of Slush: Arctic sea ice lows mark a new polar climate regime

ARCTIC OCEAN (Reuters) - At the edge of the ice blanketing part of the Arctic Ocean, the ice on Monday looked sickly. Where thick sheets of ice once sat atop the water, now a layer of soft, spongey slush slid and bobbed atop the waves.

The Star Online - 4 days ago

Arctic transitioning to a new climate state

Arctic transitioning to a new climate state

The fast-warming Arctic has started to transition from a predominantly frozen state into an entirely different climate, according to a comprehensive new study of Arctic conditions.

phys.org - 4 days ago

Arctic Shifting to Entirely Different Climate as Result of Global Warming

Arctic Shifting to Entirely Different Climate as Result of Global Warming

Open water and rain, rather than ice and snow, are becoming typical of the region, a new study has found.

New York Times - 4 days ago

Genetic adaption to climate change is swift in crop pests

Genetic adaption to climate change is swift in crop pests

Fruit flies have the uncanny ability to wake up from a months-long hibernation right when their food of choice—say, the fruit from apple or Hawthorn trees—is at its peak. They're active for a couple of weeks, eating and mating, before going dormant for the re…

phys.org - 5 days ago

Researchers create new tool for controlling genes in methanogens

Researchers create new tool for controlling genes in methanogens

University of Arkansas researchers have developed an efficient tool for controlling genes in methanogens, a finding that could advance research in fields as diverse as climate change and biofuel production.

phys.org - 5 days ago

Wild Weather This Year Shows Growing Impact of Climate Change, Scientists Say

Wild Weather This Year Shows Growing Impact of Climate Change, Scientists Say

Scientists have been wary of saying that a particular storm or heat wave was a direct result of climate change. That's changing.

thewire.in - 5 days ago

Global temperatures on course to rise to levels not seen in 50,000,000 years

Global temperatures on course to rise to levels not seen in 50,000,000 years

Scientists have uncovered how the Earth’s climate has changed over 66 million years by analysing ocean sediments.

metro.co.uk - 6 days ago

Scientists reconstruct 66-million-year record of Earth's climate

Scientists reconstruct 66-million-year record of Earth's climate

Scientists have reconstructed a record of the Earth's climate over the last 66 million years using sediment cores collected from the ocean floor.

earth.com - 6 days ago

High-fidelity record of Earth's climate history puts current changes in context

High-fidelity record of Earth's climate history puts current changes in context

For the first time, climate scientists have compiled a continuous, high-fidelity record of variations in Earth's climate extending 66 million years into the past. The record reveals four distinctive climate states, which the researchers dubbed Hothouse, Warmh…

EurekAlert - 7 days ago

A new method to produce gold nanoparticles in cancer cells

A new method to produce gold nanoparticles in cancer cells

Dipanjan Pan, professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering at UMBC, and collaborators published a seminal study in Nature Communications that demonstrates for the first time a method of biosynthesizing plasmonic gold nanoparticles within …

phys.org - 7 days ago

Climate researchers warn “hothouse” changes will send Earth temps soaring

Climate researchers warn “hothouse” changes will send Earth temps soaring

A high-fidelity record of variations in our planet’s temperatures was created and revealed this week, spanning a cool 66 million years into the past. This timeline is the most complete record…

SlashGear - 7 days ago

The planet moved in the direction of our team on Vote-casting Time 2020 is actually all buzz

The planet moved in the direction of our team on Vote-casting Time 2020 is actually all buzz

The Election Day planet isn’t finish opportunities. You might possess observed titles lately notifying regarding a planet “zooming in the direction of our team” right before Election Day in November. While the hazards coming from climate-amplified wild fires,…

dailyresearchwriter.com - 8 days ago

Climate change recasts the insect communities of the Arctic

Climate change recasts the insect communities of the Arctic

Through a unique research collaboration, researchers at the University of Helsinki have exposed major changes taking place in the insect communities of the Arctic. Their study reveals how climate change is affecting small but important predators of other inse…

EurekAlert - 8 days ago

Changing our diet in 3 key ways could fundamentally alter climate change

Changing our diet in 3 key ways could fundamentally alter climate change

Climate change — and what to do about it — is an overwhelming problem. And for some, it can seem like small gestures don’t make much of a difference against the rising tide of issues that climate change causes around the globe. But in two new studies publishe…

poptimesuk.com - 8 days ago

Loss of sea otters accelerating the effects of climate change

Loss of sea otters accelerating the effects of climate change

The impacts of predator loss and climate change are combining to devastate living reefs that have defined Alaskan kelp forests for centuries, according to new research published in Science.

phys.org - 8 days ago

Trees that live fast die young and this is bad news for the climate crisis

Trees that live fast die young and this is bad news for the climate crisis

The carbon capacity storage of trees could be challenged in the future.

ZME Science - 9 days ago

Earth may temporarily pass dangerous 1.5℃ warming limit by 2024, major new report says

Earth may temporarily pass dangerous 1.5℃ warming limit by 2024, major new report says

The report by the World Meteorological Organisation shows that with large and rapid emissions cuts, we can still avoid the most severe climate change. But worryingly, we also have time to make it far worse.

The Conversation Africa - 10 days ago

Why plants in wetlands are highly productive

Why plants in wetlands are highly productive

Environmental scientists of Leiden University have found that the so-called leaf economics spectrum for plants can not only be applied to terrestrial ecosystems, such as forests and grasslands, but also to wetlands. Furthermore, they showed that wetland plant…

phys.org - 10 days ago

Climate change: Greenland and Antarctica ice sheet melting rate matches worst-case scenario

Climate change: Greenland and Antarctica ice sheet melting rate matches worst-case scenario

Climate change has affected the Earth more so now than before, with the temperatures rising at an alarming rate and causing the ice in icy regions of the world to melt. Unfortunately, things may be getting worse as a...

EconoTimes - 10 days ago

Multinational companies account for nearly a fifth of global CO2 emissions: ResearchersThe Jakarta Post

Multinational companies account for nearly a fifth of global CO2 emissions: ResearchersThe Jakarta Post

The global supply chains of multinational companies such as BP, Coca-Cola and Walmart are responsible for nearly a fifth of climate-changing carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new study.

Jakarta Post - 10 days ago

Earth's ice sheets tracking worst-case climate scenarios

Earth's ice sheets tracking worst-case climate scenarios

Sea level projections are critical in helping govts plan climate policy, mitigation and adaptation strategies By MARLOWE HOOD THE Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, which hold enough frozen water to lift oceans 65m, are tracking the United Nations’ (UN) wors…

The Malaysian Reserve - 10 days ago

Living in the Mountains Could Mean You're More Likely to Have These Personality Traits

Living in the Mountains Could Mean You're More Likely to Have These Personality Traits

"The harsh and remote environment of mountainous frontier regions historically attracted non-conformist settlers strongly motivated by a sense of freedom," said researcher Friedrich Götz.

Newsweek - 10 days ago

“Worst-Case Climate Scenario” – Ice Sheets in Greenland and Antarctica Loss Rates Rapidly Increasing

“Worst-Case Climate Scenario” – Ice Sheets in Greenland and Antarctica Loss Rates Rapidly Increasing

A recent report confirms that ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica, whose mass-loss rates have been rapidly increasing, are matching the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's worst-case sea-level rise scenarios. The study, published in Nature Climate …

SciTechDaily - 11 days ago

The Arctic Circle is being burned worse than ever before by fires

The Arctic Circle is being burned worse than ever before by fires

More than 100 blazes are tearing across the northern parts of Russia, the EU's earth-monitoring environmental agency says.

9News - 11 days ago

Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable fashion

Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable fashion

Seven millennia since its invention , leather remains one of the most durable and versatile natural materials. However, some consumers question the ethical ramifications and environmental sustainability of wearing products sourced from animals. This sh…

menafn.com - 11 days ago

Extreme precipitation events have always occurred, but are they changing?

Extreme precipitation events have always occurred, but are they changing?

Extreme weather and climate events causing extensive damage are a fact of the Canadian climate, and this year is no exception.

phys.org - 12 days ago

Why 2016 Was the Hottest Year Ever (No, It’s Not Climate Change)

Why 2016 Was the Hottest Year Ever (No, It’s Not Climate Change)

It’s getting hot in here! And we blame #notebandi, Trump and Samsung for it.

The Quint - 12 days ago

Permafrost Is Still Melting — And Rain Might Make It Worse In Some Areas : Goats and Soda

Permafrost Is Still Melting — And Rain Might Make It Worse In Some Areas : Goats and Soda

Spoiler alert: It's still melting. A new study looks at the impact of rising rainfall. Meanwhile, scientists are more concerned about environmental threats than defrosting pathogens.

NPR - 13 days ago