Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Sweltering heat wave leads to rolling blackouts in California

Hundreds of thousands of Californians were left in the dark Friday evening after triple-digit temperatures drove up power demands,...

Why California’s Climate Policies Are Causing Electricity Blackouts

California denied millions of people electricity they needed for air conditioning because it had ... AP, GettyMillions of Californians were...

Restoring degraded tropical forests generates big carbon gains

More than half of the world's aboveground carbon is stored in tropical forests, the degradation of which poses a direct threat to...

Texas cave sediment upends meteorite explanation for global cooling

Texas researchers from the University of Houston, Baylor University and Texas A&M University have discovered evidence for why the earth cooled dramatically...

How to improve climate modeling and prediction

We are changing the Earth system at a unprecedented speed without knowing the consequences in detail. Increasingly detailed, physics-based models are improving steadily, but...

Wetter than wet: Global warming means more rain for Asian monsoon...

Tokyo, Japan - Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University studied how the weather will change with global warming in Asian monsoon regions using...

Making comprehensive water resources modeling more accessible

The growing global population and continued economic development will likely require a significant increase in water demand, especially in developing regions. At...

29,000 years of Aboriginal history

The known timeline of the Aboriginal occupation of South Australia's Riverland region has been vastly extended by new research led by Flinders...

Space to grow, or grow in space — how vertical farms...

Vertical farms with their soil-free, computer-controlled environments may sound like sci-fi. But there is a growing environmental and economic case for them,...

New study sparks fresh call for seagrass preservation

An increase in carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to 5 million cars a year has been caused by the loss of seagrass meadows...