Lefebvre, David; Williams, Adrian; Meersmans, Jeroen; Kirk, Guy J. D.; Sohi, Saran; Goglio, Pietro; Smith, Pete (2020): Modelling the potential for soil carbon sequestration using biochar from sugarcane residues in Brazil. In Sci Rep 10 (1), p. 19479. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-76470-y. "Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) cultivation leaves behind around 20 t ha−1 of biomass residue after harvest and processing. We investigated the potential for sequestering carbon (C) in soil with these residues by partially converting them into biochar (recalcitrant carbon-rich material)." LINK
Scientists have discovered that feeding seaweed to cows significantly reduces the amount of methane they produce and burp into the atmosphere, while also helping them produce more milk and grow bigger on less feed. When grown in the ocean, seaweed helps to filter the water, making the idea of farming seaweed to feed to cows a win-win for the environment and farmers.
Guo, Rui; Wang, Jiaoyue; Bing, Longfei; Tong, Dan; Ciais, Philippe; Davis, Steven J. et al. (2020): Global CO2 uptake of cement in 1930–2019. In Earth System Science Data. DOI: 10.5194/essd-2020-275. "We adopted a comprehensive analytical model to estimate the amount of CO2 that had been absorbed from 1930 to 2019 in four types of cement materials including concrete, mortar, construction waste and cement kiln dust (CKD). Besides, the process CO2 emission during the same period based on the same datasets was also estimated." LINK
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has a number of national parks that have greater economic benefits and environmental importance. To mention few, the Semien, Bale, Mago, Gambella, Omo, Nech Sar, Chebera Churchura and Borena Sayint are some among others.
( National Institute for Environmental Studies ) GOSAT-2, launched in 2018, is a Japanese Earth observation satellite for the measurement of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Column-averaged dry-air mole fractions of carbon dioxide, methane, and carbon monoxide were retrieved from GOSAT-2 data and validated using ground-based observation data. These retrieved data are publicly available from the NIES website as GOSAT-2 Level 2 Standard Product
After the moon formed, Earth was probably left with an ocean of molten rock, which may have given the planet a thick atmosphere full of carbon dioxide like the one on Venus
A 4500km belt of scorching weather stretching from Broome in Australia's northwest all the way to the country's southeast could prove "dangerous" in the coming days, a climate scientist has warned.The all-time record for Australia's...
The heatwave signals the start of summer, with experts warning the hot conditions could be dangerous as Australians are still acclimatising from a cool spring.
Some Phoenix-area cities are looking for cooperative ways to make recycling more feasible on a local or regional basis.
This is the moment a bright meteor crossed over Brazil's sky before it exploded. The phenomenon entered the Earth's atmosphere at 2:31am local time at an altitude of 64 miles.
Siemens and Germany's rail operator Deutsche Bahn have announced plans to test a hydrogen-powered train with a range of more than 370 miles, technology that promises to reduce CO2 emissions and help make 1,300 diesel units obsolete.
"Given the growing drumbeat for government action, what is government’s role and how can public decision-makers know which methods work and which don’t?" LINK
"Using our AIs, we are launching the world's first international soil carbon market where corporations, governments and individuals can pay to offset their carbon dioxide emissions, and farmers can get paid to increase their soil carbon levels." LINK
"The major global cement producer CEMEX has begun work with the solar fuel start-up Synhelion to demonstrate the world’s first zero emissions cement production with high temperature solar." LINK
The world's biggest oil and gas companies have agreed to track and report methane emissions with greater accuracy and transparency, according to an announceetnt by the United Nations Environmental Program.
[Algerie Presse Service] Tipaza -- Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad kicked off Saturday, from Tipaza, the most affected province by forest fires, the national reforestation campaign, on the occasion of the National Tree Day under the slogan "Let him plant it."
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Eric Luse/San Francisco Chronicle/Getty For far too long, hot cocktails have been lumped in with dessert drinks and made increasingly sweeter with honey, sugar, cider and even ice cream. But the classic recipes for these steaming concoctions are, in fact, not overly sweet—and quite delicious. So delicious, in fact, that it’s time to give hot cocktails another shot. On this episode of the award-winning podcast Life Behind Bars, co-hosts David Wondrich and Noah Rothbaum discuss the origins of these warming cocktails and how they have evolved over time, as well as share their favorite recipes for the Hot Toddy, Hot Buttered Rum and Irish Coffee. So mix yourself a drink and listen to this episode of Life Behind Bars. Cheers! Read more at The Daily Beast.
Global COVID-19 lockdowns did little to slow the pace of global warming, United Nations meteorologists reported today.
Photo Illustration: Scouted/The Daily Beast/Food52 I never thought much about the wasteful nature of drying sheets until I was forced to quarantine. Like most people who suddenly found themselves with extra time to mull over their life choices, I started reevaluating how I could shrink my carbon footprint —from shopping habits to grocery trips and eventually over to laundry day . I’d considered purchasing dryer balls in the past and true to my millennial ways, I noticed the Five Two wool version offered up on Food52 first for its aesthetically pleasing nature. But they remained in my “eco-friendly buys” bookmark folder rather than my shopping cart for months on end. When I got into a weekly habit of loading and unloading the same variation of sweats, workout clothes, and the occasional...
The cabinet-level head of the US Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, will visit Taiwan, the island’s premier said on Friday, in what will be the third visit by a senior US official since August.Beijing, which claims democratically run Taiwan as its own territory, reacted with fury when the US Health Secretary Alex Azar visited Taipei in August, followed by undersecretary of state Keith Krach in September, sending fighter jets near the island each time.The Donald Trump…
Title: Air Pollution May Harm Older Women's Brains Category: Health News Created: 11/19/2020 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2020 12:00:00 AM
What can be done to stem the tide of plastics affecting ocean health? The solution is not recycling but decreasing production.
Cutting back one email aa day each could save over 16,000 tonnes of carbon a year, according to a study, equivalent of 81,152 flights from London to Madrid.
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the transparency measures countries can take to meet their net-zero targets and explore a student residence at the University of Toronto that applies the principles of passive house design.
An unsparing critic of the Trump administration's environmental policies could find herself leading the reversal of the very regulatory rollbacks she has denounced in recent years.
Patrice Simms, a prominent environmental lawyer, will help lay the foundation for President-elect Joe Biden's more aggressive regulatory approach at EPA.
After being nearly completely wiped out by whalers, new research suggests Antarctic blue whales have returned to the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia.
The National Weather Service in Fairbanks on Wednesday said the sun will not rise again until Jan. 23 in Utqiaġvik, formerly known as Barrow.
Although India is fulfilling its climate goals, its efforts still fall short of the Paris Agreement's long-term goal of limiting global warming by 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to the 2020 Climate Transparency report.
Researchers from the US studied the changes in brain volume of 712 senior women and compared this with their estimated annual level of air pollution exposure.
With their long necks, bulging bodies, and long tails, you had to be blind to not notice a sauropod. These were the largest creatures to ever walk on land — some reaching towering heights of 12 meters (40 feet) — but how they managed to grow to such stupendous scale, outcompeting all other herbivores, has […]
( Wiley ) In a study of women aged 80 years and older, living in locations with higher exposures to air pollution was associated with increased depressive symptoms. The findings are published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Experts found three times as many “high” and “extremely high” air pollution instances in 2020 so far than in all of 2019.
Even as the president refuses to concede, his outgoing environmental deputies are hurrying to complete more than a dozen agency actions.
Bangkok will be blanketed by hazardous haze for the next three days thanks to farmers burning sugar cane fields, according to the Centre for Air Pollution Mitigation.
November 17, 2020 12:16 AM We thank Ms Claire Marie Ho for her support in our journey towards reducing the carbon footprint of public transport (Electric buses a step in the right direction, Nov 10).
More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country's north in a cloud of thick toxic smog.
Randers, Jorgen; Goluke, Ulrich (2020): An earth system model shows self-sustained melting of permafrost even if all man-made GHG emissions stop in 2020. In Sci Rep 10 (1), pp. 1–9. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-75481-z. "In this paper we report that in the ESCIMO climate model the world is already past a point-of-no-return for global warming. In ESCIMO we observe self-sustained melting of the permafrost for hundreds of years, even if global society stops all emissions of man-made GHGs immediately. We encourage other model builders to explore our discovery in their (bigger) models, and report on their findings." LINK
[CAJ News] Chiredzi -- SOME 39 game rangers have graduated as authorities step up surveillance ahead of the re-introduction of rhinoceros in Gonarezhou National Park (GNP).
November 15, 2020 7:22 PM SINGAPORE - Across the globe, glaciers are in trouble. Global warming is speeding up melting and disrupting weather patterns that can bring too much or too little rain to the mountains.
Unpredictable and unbearable heat waves, floods and rain set to wreak havoc in Africa
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More than a billion Indians have celebrated Diwali amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog
[New Era] Etosha -- Although poaching of endangered species such as rhino and elephant have been reported to be minimal in the Etosha National Park, environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has called on law enforcement officials to do ballistic testing among communities adjacent to the park.
An Olympic medalist-turned-Australian lawmaker is pushing her country to do more about global warming.
The natural world is in crisis: Global wildlife populations have declined by an estimated two-thirds on average in the past 50 years, up to 1 million species are thought to face extinction and many of the earth’s ecosystems are badly damaged. The destruction of the planet’s biodiversity, the result of human activity from deforestation to pollution, isn’t only troubling for conservationists and wildlife lovers. It also poses huge economic risks. That realization is beginning to bring biodiversity
November 13, 2020 1:17 AM Natural drivers of global warming already set in motion by carbon pollution will take on their own momentum.
November 12, 2020 10:45 PM But this year's La Nina weather event means 2020 is unlikely to be as warm as 2019.
They are no longer confined to coastal areas, the authors explain.
New Mexico's state treasurer is calling on state environmental regulators to close loopholes in proposed rules aimed at reducing emissions of methane and other pollutants from the oil and natural gas industry.
"With the increasing focus on carbon capture and storage as a vital part of the effort to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions, the hunt is on for new technologies to provide maritime transportation solutions for CO2 transport." LINK
[The Herald] THE Environmental Management Agency (EMA), says fining offenders including corporates and local authorities for environmental crimes is not deterrent enough as the amounts have been eroded by inflation and is instead advocating for restoration penalties.
[The Conversation Africa] In October, firefighters in Tanzania had to tackle a number of fires on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest mountain and the largest free-standing mountain in the world. The mountain and surrounding forests fall into Kilimanjaro National Park, named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987. Andreas Hemp provides a glimpse into the mountain's natural environment and the challenges it faces.
Ferrari's boss has taken issue with European environmental regulations that aim to cut emissions by penalizing the sale of vehicles with particularly thirsty engines.
"After more than two years of joint research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Total and Stanford University are releasing an open-source, high-performance simulator for large-scale geological carbon dioxide (CO2) storage." LINK
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who portrays himself as a close friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, took a swipe at President-elect Joe Biden, referring to Biden as a "candidate" and assailing him for his stand on the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro is one of a small group of prominent world leaders yet to congratulate Biden, who won last week's presidential election and is due to enter the White House on Jan. 20. Speaking at an event on Tuesday, Bolsonaro took issue with Biden's call during a U.S. presidential debate in September for Brazil to fight deforestation with foreign help or face unspecified "economic consequences."
[Namibian] MINISTER of environment, forestry and tourism Pohamba Shifeta on Friday launched an ecosystem-based adaptation project at Keetmanshoop.
Greenhouse pollution accumulates in the atmosphere, so the heat-trapping gases emitted as a result of loosened regulations will remain for decades, regardless of policy shifts.
Abstract Cultural ecosystem services (CES) are associated with diverse and profound values, such as spiritual fulfillment, cultural heritage, and identity-related phenomena. Early ecosystem services research often omitted these deep meanings, but they are increasingly explored in recent studies through a range of disciplinary and epistemological perspectives. In the present article, we distill emerging frontiers of CES research. These frontiers help to characterize varied sources of meaning that are central to the CES ethos. They represent both advances in and opportunities for CES research, especially as related to justice and equity. The frontiers are: broadening definitions and conceptualizations of CES; addressing collective aspects of CES and attending to process; acknowledging that CES...
Visible light can drive industrial processes
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Title: High Ozone Levels Up Cardiac Arrest Risk: Study Category: Health News Created: 11/9/2020 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 11/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D0EE02747B, Review Article Zhi-Zheng Wu, Fei-Yue Gao, Min-Rui Gao The electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction reaction (CO2RR) converts CO2 into value-added chemicals and fuels to realize the carbon recycling is a means to solve the problem of renewable energy shortage... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
November 27, 2020 10:30 AM A slight weakening in the current La Nina weather phenomenon is one of the reasons for intense spring heat this year.
The Environment Ministry’s Environmental Affairs Agency announced that under a set of new requirements, some diving activity may resume for tourist boats and cruises in some locations of South Sinai on December 1. The decision was made in coordination with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and local authorities in South Sinai, as part of … Continued
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With its low carbon footprint and globally renowned produce, Scotland's salmon industry is a 'blue economy' success story with major expansion prospects, explains new Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation chief executive Tavish Scott. By Colin Cardwell
Efforts to curb ozone emissions that produce pollution have saved more than a billion sparrows, finches and other small migratory birds in the US over the past few decades, study reveals.
Honegger, Matthias; Michaelowa, Axel; Roy, Joyashree (2020): Potential implications of carbon dioxide removal for the sustainable development goals. In Climate Policy, pp. 1–21. DOI: 10.1080/14693062.2020.1843388. "This review synthesizes the best available understandings of potential implications of CDR options aiming to complement emissions reductions. It seeks to identify effects on and interctions between specific social, environmental, and policy environments, in which various CDR options could be pursued. " LINK
This year has often felt upside down. This week is no different, with Trump family members bragging about emissions reductions while their environmental opponents shrug at falling CO2 levels.
With a September speech to the United Nations, Chinese President Xi Jinping put a 2060 end date on his country’s contribution to global warming, taking ...
Visitors to Phu Kradueng and other mountains should ensure they are fit enough to make the climb, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa said on Monday, after a tourist had a fatal heart attack on his way to top of the national park.
Bellamy, Rob; Fridahl, Mathias; Lezaun, Javier; Palmer, James; Rodriguez, Emily; Lefvert, Adrian et al. (2021): Incentivising bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) responsibly: Comparing stakeholder policy preferences in the United Kingdom and Sweden. In Environmental Science & Policy 116, pp. 47–55. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2020.09.022. "In this paper, we contend that BECCS must be incentivised responsibly, through policy-making processes which account for diverse and geographically varying societal values and interests. More specifically, we make the case for responsible incentivisation by undertaking a comparative analysis of stakeholder attitudes to four idealised policy scenarios for BECCS, including representatives of government, business, nongovernmental and academic communities...
"Carbon dioxide removal (CDR) systems put more greenhouse gases into the air than they take out." LINK
"By 2040, Mineral Carbonation International (MCi) wants to lock away 1 billion tonnes of CO2 in building materials." LINK
Massachusetts had just three unhealthy ozone days during the 2020 monitoring season that just ended, the fewest since monitoring began in the 1970s, state environmental officials said.
South Korean researchers say they have developed technology that can draw out carbon dioxide from industrial emissions and convert the climate-warming gas into calcium carbonate, which can be adapted for different uses.
As the final week of November arrives, the mercury will plummet with icy conditions in Scotland as temperatures fall to -5C (23F), after conditions in England dropped below zero today.
Sarah Rogerson is a researcher at Global Canopy. Prior to Global Canopy, she has worked on corporate environmental transparency with both CDP and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, and on domestic recycling and engagement with Keep Britain Tidy. She has a degree in Natural Sciences (Zoology) from the University of Cambridge
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Ships float. Ports don't.
GOVERNMENT-funded Zero Waste Scotland has warned the nation's waste export is "unacceptable" and is creating more environmental damage.
SPEECH FROM THE PODIUM: Environment minister David Parker outlines the Government's plans for the next three years.
By ADELIA HALLETT | Carbon tariffs at the border are on the Government's agenda this term to protect the country's...
Researchers mapping the seafloor off the coast of Tasmania captured the moment a meteor flew through the atmosphere as a fireball and then disintegrated over the ocean.
The ban on methane gas boilers in Britain means new homes must have low-carbon alternatives, such as electric heat pumps or hydrogen boilers - but it has surprised many homebuilders.
An environmental group is using EPA's latest push for deregulation for a purpose the agency may not have foreseen: to undo a 16-year-old directive that made pesticides easier to approve.
An international research team led by UK scientists has revealed the return of critically endangered Antarctic blue whales to the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, 50 years after whaling all …
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There was a side benefit to pandemic-forced lockdowns on U.S. cities: a plunge in air pollution stemming mainly from reduced car use.
Down to its final weeks, the Trump Administration is working to push through dozens of environmental rollbacks that could weaken century-old protections for migratory birds, expand Arctic drilling and hamstring future regulation of...
RELEASE: Progress across all sectors too slow to limit warming to 1.5 C, finds new report
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Joint report from World Resources Institute and ClimateWorks finds nations must accelerate climate action at orders of magnitude faster than recent trends
Washington, DC – To keep the window open to limit global warming to 1.5 C, countries need to accelerate transformation toward a net-zero emissions future across all sectors at a far faster pace than recent trends, according to a new report from World Resources Institute and ClimateWorks Foundation.
The State of Climate Action report, released at the close of the Race-to-Zero Climate Dialogues and shortly ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement’s adoption, assessed global and country-level...
Scientists have had a nature-defying breakthrough - they created diamonds at room temperature inside a lab. The team applied a twisting force of pressure to carbon crystallize.
Dr. Curtis Woodcock of Boston Univeristy with the graphic for the USGS EROS podcast Eyes on Earth .
As ecosystems in the high latitudes green or brown because of climate variability, Landsat’s rich archive of data—reprocessed in recent years to align and bring consistency to millions of observations that were collected using differing technologies from the 1970s, 80s and 90s—is revealing those transitions in ways no other satellite system can, said Woodcock, a renowned remote-sensing expert in Boston University’s Department of Earth and Environment.
It’s capturing more near-real time changes as well. When gypsy moths began defoliating wide swaths of forest in New England in the last few years, Woodcock said Landsat time series provided significant detail about the...
Schneider, Tapio; Kaul, Colleen M.; Pressel, Kyle G. (2020): Solar geoengineering may not prevent strong warming from direct effects of CO2 on stratocumulus cloud cover. In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2003730117. "Solar geoengineering that manipulates the amount of sunlight Earth absorbs is increasingly discussed as an option to counter global warming. However, we demonstrate that solar geoengineering is not a fail-safe option to prevent global warming because it does not mitigate risks to the climate system that arise from direct effects of greenhouse gases on cloud cover" LINK
Parliamentary Commssioner for the Environment Simon Upton.
NEW ZEALAND'S failure to seriously address its emissions problem through the 2010s has come under fire from two politicians whose attempts to effectively price...
Banerjee, Antara; Butler, Amy H.; Polvani, Lorenzo M.; Robock, Alan; Simpson, Isla R.; Sun, Lantao (2020): Robust winter warming over Eurasia under stratospheric sulfate geoengineering – the role of stratospheric dynamics. In Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. (in review). DOI: 10.5194/acp-2020-965. "It has been suggested that increased stratospheric sulfate aerosol loadings following large, low latitude volcanic eruptions can lead to wintertime warming over Eurasia through dynamical stratosphere-troposphere coupling. We here investigate the proposed connection in the context of hypothetical future stratospheric sulfate geoengineering in the Geoengineering Large Ensemble simulations." LINK
How far would you go to obtain a licence plate for a car?In Chinese cities, the rationing of plates to limit car use – as a way to reduce air pollution and traffic congestion – has spawned a cottage industry of entrepreneurs who offer ways of jumping the queue.The capital, Beijing, with its notorious smog and jammed streets, has strict limits on the number of licence plates it issues – meaning there are over 3,000 applicants for every plate for a petrol vehicle.Those seeking a licence plate for…
November 17, 2020 5:00 AM We thank Ms Claire Marie Ho for her support in our journey towards reducing the carbon footprint of public transport (Electric buses a step in the right direction, Nov 10).
Nature, Published online: 17 November 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2958-5Publisher Correction: Butterfly effect and a self-modulating El Niño response to global warming
November 16, 2020 12:27 PM SYDNEY (XINHUA) - As Australia heads into summer, health officials have ramped up messaging to ensure Covid-safe behaviours are maintained despite the sunny weather and festive atmosphere.
"The Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin is set to become the first hotel and eventlocation worldwide with a negative CO2 balance when generating heat." LINK
A warming trend is set to continue through Monday, and if the temperature beats the forecast, we could have a new record.
The U.S.-China relationship is at its lowest point in a half century, but there are also converging interests on global warming.
A hiker who was rescued after being lost overnight in a whiteout in Mount Rainier National Park has been brought back to life after what his medical team is calling an amazing recovery. The Seattle Times reports that 45-year-old Michael Knapinski, of Woodinville, died in the emergency room at Harborview Medical Center after being airlifted off the mountain last Sunday. The medical team repeatedly performed CPR and hooked him up to an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine, which pumped blood out of his body into a heart-lung machine that removes carbon dioxide, and then back into the body.
[Shabait] In an attempt to remedy the destructive use of land through overgrazing, overuse of resources, deforestation, and inefficient land tenure system and agricultural practices over an extended period of time in Eritrea, the Ministry of Land and Water and Environment (MLWE) introduced Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in 2012.
The award recognises Professor Horne's unique ability to combine basic and applied research to develop useful space weather products.
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Scientists have invented a machine which helps people sober up three times faster than normal. Users breathe hard and fast into a mask that supplies them with carbon dioxide.
We fact-check US and Chinese claims about CO2 emissions, plastic waste and illegal timber.
State regulators and advocacy groups mingled modest compliments with major caveats at a public hearing this afternoon on EPA's latest stab at cutting ozone-forming emissions that contribute to compliance problems across state lines.
Researchers studied effects of exposure to environmental factors such as pollution, noise and a densely-built environment on babies both before and after birth.
BoM issues wake up call with latest 'State of the Climate' report, warning Australia on track for more extreme heat, bushfires and coral reef destruction.
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Even if greenhouse-gas emissions stop now, global warming will continue for centuries, a study shows. The solution: removing carbon from the air.
[Concord] The Director General of Guma Valley Water Company,Ing. Maada Kpenge, has informed Members of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Water Resources that, encroachment of land and deforestation continue to pose a big challenge to adequate water supply.
Filed under: News, Politics, 2020 Election In March, after construction crews blasted and bulldozed through the remote desert terrain of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, an ecological reserve on the Arizona-Mexico border, Christina Andrews observed the transformation in disbelief.Getty ImagesLaiken JordahlRead more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The average North Atlantic hurricane now takes 33 hours to weaken, compared with 17 hours around 50 years ago, as a result of global warming
[SciDev.Net] Sydney -- Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland are among the world countries where long-term exposure to air pollution generated by human activity is linked to COVID-19-related deaths. These deaths could be largely prevented by adopting air quality regulations, according to study.
Cassava, a root crop that feeds more than 1 billion people around the world, could benefit from rising atmospheric CO2 levels.
( Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ) A team from the University of Illinois and Monash University studied how the root crop cassava, which feeds over 1 billion people, will adapt to the amount of carbon dioxide expected by the second half of this century.
The discovery of the ozone hole shocked the world and propelled nations into action. Decades later, where does the problem stand?
When the House approved its version of a 2021 EPA spending bill this summer, state and local air regulators found something to cheer: an almost 11% proposed increase in federal formula grants that have long been stagnant ( E&E News PM , July 24).
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November 09, 2020 5:21 PM NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Residents of the Indian capital are enduring one of the worst spells of air pollution in years, data released on Monday (Nov 9) showed, raising the risks to city residents posed by the novel coronavirus, doctors said.