Friday, May 20, 2022

Environment

Extreme heat waves created ‘Heat Islands’ in Delhi, India

City dwellers are experiencing considerably higher temperatures than the average temperatures.

World’s ocean is steadily losing its year-to-year memory

Earth suffers ‘ocean amnesia’ symptoms of global warming.

Study on the climate history of Dead sea

Climate change is not linear.

Breakthrough in estimating fossil fuel CO2 emissions

A major breakthrough - detecting changes in fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions more quickly and frequently.

Scientists identified the biggest threats to the largest remaining ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula

This is the first study to examine all of these factors over the long term.

Changes to ozone levels are heating the planet more than we realize

The study has a big impact on the ocean’s ability to absorb excess heat from the atmosphere.

Microscopic ocean predators may be a secret weapon in the battle against climate change

A new species that has the potential to sequester carbon naturally.

Global warming is amplifying our water cycle more rapidly than previously thought

The study signifies broader changes to the global water cycle.

Warm ocean temperatures driven by climate change are the new normal

Century-and-a-half of data show the majority of the ocean’s surface has experienced extreme heat since 2014.

Ozone depletion due to release of iodine dust

Iodine in Desert Dust Destroys Ozone.

Electric Vehicles Provide Lower Carbon Emissions Through Additional Channels

Electric vehicles dominate when indirect supply chain emissions are accounted for.

Toxic microbes caused the largest metazoan extinction in Earth’s history

Toxic microbe burps caused mass extinction.

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