How Climate Change Could Bring About the Next Great Recession
Climate Change

How Climate Change Could Bring About the Next Great Recession

Workers clean up an oil spill after Hurricane Dorian.Photo: GettyOur weather is becoming more extreme, litigation is targeting fossil fuel companies—and our whole economic system is at risk of imploding if the energy sector doesn’t prepare for climate change, financial experts warn.In a series of commentaries published in Nature Energy on Monday, experts shared their…

Oil and gas production is contributing even more to global warming than was thought, study finds
Nature & Science

Oil and gas production is contributing even more to global warming than was thought, study finds

(CNN)Among greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide is the most significant contributor to global warming and therefore, public enemy No. 1 when it comes to stopping the climate crisis.But methane — the main component in natural gas and an even more effective heat-trapping gas — is a close second. Scientists say that atmospheric methane is now responsible…

Scientists stuck cameras on 30 Antarctic whales and captured this wild footage
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Scientists stuck cameras on 30 Antarctic whales and captured this wild footage

By Mark Kaufman2020-02-19 17:14:14 UTC Using suction cups, marine biologists recently attached 30 cameras to minke whales swimming through icy Antarctic waters. The vivid footage — which aims to improve researchers’ understanding of how the little-known Antarctic minke whales live — shows the mammals swimming beneath icy seas and coming up for air.  “It’s unique…

South American volcano showing early warning signs of ‘potential collapse,’ research shows
Nature & Science

South American volcano showing early warning signs of ‘potential collapse,’ research shows

– Advertisement –    South American volcano showing early warning signs of ‘potential collapse’, research shows. One of South America’s most prominent volcanoes is producing early warning signals of a potential collapse, new research has shown. Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador – known locally as “The Black Giant” – is displaying the hallmarks of flank instability, which…

5 surprising ways to celebrate gardens this spring
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5 surprising ways to celebrate gardens this spring

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