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Short-term responses to climate change-mediated disasters can be maladaptive in long-term

Short-term management responses to climate change-mediated disasters can be maladaptive in the long-term. »
21 Jun, 10:21 - sciencedaily -  - 

Adapting to Climate Change Will Take More than Just Sea Walls and Levees

Our government’s unconscionable policies are a scary precedent -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
20 Jun, 22:00 - scientificamerican -  - 

'Green'-feed: Industrial microbes could feed cattle, pigs, chicken

Today, producing feed for pigs, cattle and chicken causes immense impacts for the climate and the environment. In the future, animal feed production is likely to be shifted from croplands to large-scale industrial facilities as it could bring both financial and environmental benefits. »
20 Jun, 22:00 - sciencedaily -  - 

EU agrees final energy saving, renewables targets

The European Union on Wednesday finalised new climate rules after months of talks, targeting a total energy saving of 32.5 percent and an uplift in the share of renewable energy to 32 percent by 2030. »
20 Jun, 14:20 - reuters -  - 

Climate action can limit Asia's growing water shortages

Even 'modest' action to limit climate change could help prevent the most extreme water-shortage scenarios facing Asia by the year 2050, according to a new study. »
20 Jun, 03:30 - sciencedaily -  - 

Palm oil: The carbon cost of deforestation

Palm oil has become part of our daily lives, but a recent study serves as a reminder that intensive farming of this crop has a major impact on the environment. Both short- and long-term solutions exist, however. The article analyzed the carbon costs and benefits of converting rainforests into oil palm plantations. »
20 Jun, 03:30 - sciencedaily -  - 

Machine learning may be a game-changer for climate prediction

New research demonstrates that machine-learning techniques can be used to accurately represent clouds and their atmospheric heating and moistening, and better represent clouds in coarse resolution climate models, with the potential to narrow the range of climate prediction. »
20 Jun, 03:30 - sciencedaily -  - 

Ex-Nasa scientist: 30 years on, world is failing 'miserably’ to address climate change

James Hansen, who gave a climate warning in 1988 Senate testimony, says real hoax is by leaders claiming to take action. Thirty years after a former Nasa scientist sounded the alarm for the general public about climate change and human activity, the expert issued a fresh warning that the world is failing “miserably” to deal with the worsening dangers. »
19 Jun, 09:50 - guardian -  - 

Meeting Paris climate targets will require a substantial reallocation of global investment

A new analysis by an international team of scientists shows that low carbon investments will need to markedly increase if the world is to achieve the Paris Agreement aim of keeping global warming well below 2°C. »
19 Jun, 02:50 - sciencedaily -  - 

Sea Level Rise Will Threaten Thousands of California Homes

Chronic flooding will impact areas around San Francisco and Los Angeles by 2035 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 Jun, 20:40 - scientificamerican -  - 

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