Was It Just Luck That Earth Has An Oxygen Atmosphere? Earth scientists from Rice University, Yale University and the University of Tokyo are offering a new answer to the long-standing question of how our planet acquired its oxygenated atmosphere.

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Who Will Be The Most Impacted By Climate Change ? Many of the world’s poorest countries are expected to experience daily heat extremes due to climate change sooner than wealthier nations – according to research from an international team including the University of East Anglia.

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Using Technology – Tracking Greenland’s Ice Melt. Researchers from MIT, Princeton University, and elsewhere have developed a new technique to monitor the seasonal changes in Greenland’s ice sheet, using seismic vibrations generated by crashing ocean waves.

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One of the global realities of today’s world, is that in many places access to clean safe drinking water is not guaranteed. There are so many people that have no choice but to drink contaminated water which makes them sick and often leads to death.

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A new study by researchers from Denmark and Canada’s York University, published in Geophysical Research Letters, has found that the climate models commonly used to simulate melting of the Greenland ice sheet tend to underestimate the impact of exceptionally warm weather episodes on the ice sheet. The study investigated the causes of ice melt during […]

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New 3D Photographic Technology For Better Weather Forecasting. For the first time, scientists have three-dimensional snapshots of raindrops and snowflakes around the world from space, thanks to the joint NASA and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission.

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A new study from NASA and Harvard University finds that climate change is diminishing an important link between droughts and the timing of wine grape harvests in France and Switzerland.

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Global CO2 Changing Seawater Chemistry. A new study, based on the most-extensive set of measurements ever made in tide pools, suggests that ocean acidification will increasingly put many marine organisms at risk by exacerbating normal changes in ocean chemistry that occur overnight.

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MIT Energy Initiative report On the Road toward 2050 Potential for Substantial Reductions in Light-Duty Vehicle Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions provides recommendations for moving forward.

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Air transportation has grown at an amazing rate in the last 50 years and the industry is not showing any signs of slowing down. What this means is that the CO2 contributed by airplane engines, namely turbines is also on the increase and will continue to increase unless we make a step change in the […]

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