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Aviation’s contribution to global warming has doubled since 2000

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The rapid growth of the aviation industry is far outpacing efforts to reduce its contribution to climate change. Planes are now responsible for 3.5 per cent of global warming

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Asphalt on roads may soon be greater source of air pollution than cars

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A range of toxic carbon-based chemicals are released into the air from asphalt on hot or sunny days, and climate change could make the problem worse

9 great reads from CNET this week

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Why phosphine gas in Venus clouds could signal alien life, what's the point of the Apple Watch SE and how wildfires show we can't keep ignoring climate change.

Genetic adaptation to climate change is swift in crop pests

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By comparing genetic variants differing in the two fly populations, researchers found that polygenic traits led to the quickness of adaptation; many genes, each with very small effects, worked together to determine the rate of development. The research illustrates that crop pests and insect disease vectors with similar biology may rapidly respond to changing climates by a similar genetic mechanism.

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Europe's old-growth forests at risk

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A new study presents the first comprehensive assessment of the conservation status of primary forests in Europe -- and shows that many of them are not protected and at risk of being destroyed. The researchers conclude that formal conservation of these forests should be a top priority for countries to meet their climate change and biodiversity goals.

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As wildfires rage, climate experts warn: The future we were worried about is here

Added: 18.09.2020 18:31 | 24 views | 0 comments

Wildfires in the U.S., Australia and Siberia have driven home how climate change is already threatening to destroy ecosystems in various parts of the world.

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Joe Biden's 'million miles on Air Force Two' boast backfires leaving green vow in tatters

Added: 18.09.2020 13:29 | 32 views | 0 comments

JOE BIDEN's pledge to ensure climate change is addressed should he become US President appears at odds with a boast he once made that he had travelled "more than one million miles on Air Force Two".


California's Wildfires Are a Climate Change Crisis

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This week California. Next week the Gulf Coast. Next month Australia. Around the world, we all see the impact of climate change.

Climate Change Focus Obscures Complexities of Wildfires

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For more than 50 years, the U.S. turned its back on the 'light burning' practices Native Americans had used for centuries.

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Siberia landscape scarred by climate change

Added: 18.09.2020 1:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Scientists are warning about the consequences of vast swathes of ground thawing in Siberia.

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