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Expanding solar energy without encroaching on potential farmland and conservation areas

Added: 18.01.2018 16:52 | 3 views | 0 comments

As the world tries to combat climate change, sustainable forms of energy are on the rise. Solar energy is of particular interest, but arrays of photovoltaic panels take up a lot of space and can compete for prime food-producing land. Now researchers have found plenty of places to install solar devices without taking up arable land, while generating enough power to help regions meet their energy goals.


| Worst-case global warming scenarios not credible, says study

Added: 18.01.2018 3:08 | 12 views | 0 comments

Findings should not be seen as taking pressure off need to tackle climate change, authors warn
Earth’s surface will almost certainly not warm up four or five degrees Celsius by 2100, according to a study which, if correct, voids worst-case UN climate change predictions.
A revised calculation of how greenhouse gases drive up the planet’s temperature reduces the range of possible end-of-century outcomes by more than half, researchers said in the report, published in the journal Nature.

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Chemical industry can achieve a 36% reduction in annual greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, study shows

Added: 18.01.2018 2:08 | 4 views | 0 comments

The chemical sector has a big role to play in tackling climate change and achieving EU energy targets. The wide scale use of existing and -- in particular -- emerging innovative energy technologies can bring big emissions savings to the sector.


How Australia's extreme heat might be here to stay

Added: 18.01.2018 1:38 | 5 views | 0 comments

Can a series of scorching summers be blamed on climate change, and what do they tell us?


Worst-case global warming scenarios not credible: Study

Added: 18.01.2018 1:32 | 3 views | 0 comments

January 18, 2018 9:32 AM
PARIS (AFP) - Earth's surface will almost certainly not warm up four or five degrees Celsius by 2100, according to a study released Wednesday (Jan 17) which, if correct, voids worst-case UN climate change predictions.


Researchers explore psychological effects of climate change

Added: 17.01.2018 21:40 | 20 views | 0 comments

While some people have little anxiety about the Earth's changing climate, others are experiencing high levels of stress, and even depression, based on their perception of the threat of global climate change, researchers found. Psychological responses to climate change seem to vary based on what type of concern people show for the environment, with those highly concerned about the planet's animals and plants experiencing the most stress.

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Exposure to water that is both salty and fresh is key to future success

Added: 17.01.2018 21:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

According to Charles Darwin the ability to adapt to new conditions is essential for survival of species. The capacity to cope with altered conditions is becoming increasingly important in the face of climate change. New evidence on salt water tolerance in spawning migrating pike from the Baltic Sea suggests that not being adapted to specific local environments may promote persistence in an uncertain, rapidly changing world.

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Future climate change revealed by current climate variations

Added: 17.01.2018 19:08 | 9 views | 0 comments

Uncertainty surrounding the extent of future climate change could be dramatically reduced by studying year-on-year global temperature fluctuations, new research has shown.

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