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Next 5 years predicted to be abnormally hot

This summer's worldwide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year. As will be the next few years, according to a new study. Using a new method, the study shows that at the global level, 2018-2022 may be an even hotter period than expected based on current global warming. »
15 Aug, 22:10 - sciencedaily -  - 

We Need to Capture Carbon to Fight Climate Change

Grabbing CO2 as it exits smokestacks is key to fighting climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
15 Aug, 16:00 - scientificamerican -  - 

Enough with the fairy tales about the Paris agreement. It's time for facts | Erwin Jackson

A select and uninformed few have been railing against the Paris objectives. Let’s debunk some of their tallest tales. The Paris climate change agreement has been in the news again recently, due to a small rump of the federal Coalition railing against the national energy guarantee. »
15 Aug, 06:40 - guardian -  - 

Warming Is Worsening Wildfires, but Not Everywhere or Every Time

Human development patterns can be a larger influence on blazes in some places -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
14 Aug, 21:30 - scientificamerican -  - 

Extreme temperatures 'especially likely for next four years'

Cyclical natural phenomena that affect planet’s climate will amplify effect of manmade global warming, scientists warn. The world is likely to see more extreme temperatures in the coming four years as natural warming reinforces manmade climate change, according to a new global forecasting system. »
14 Aug, 18:00 - guardian -  - 

California water managers vary in use of climate science

Lack of climate change adaptation among water utilities can put water supplies and the people dependent on them at risk, especially in marginalized communities, a new article suggests. »
14 Aug, 15:20 - sciencedaily -  - 

To beat hunger and combat climate change, world must ‘scale-up’ soil health – UN

Healthy soils are essential to achieve ‘Zero Hunger’ – and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – peace and prosperity, the United Nations agriculture agency chief underscored in Brazil at the World Congress of Soil Science. »
13 Aug, 21:20 - UN -  - 

Converting carbon dioxide into methane or ethane selectively

Researchers have developed high-efficiency photocatalysts that convert carbon dioxide into methane or ethane with graphene-covered reduced titanium dioxide. The finding is expected to be utilized in the carbon dioxide reduction and recycling industries. »
13 Aug, 20:50 - sciencedaily -  - 

Europe needs coastal adaptation measures to avoid catastrophic flooding by the end of the century

Coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 million people every year in Europe by 2100, according to a new study. »
13 Aug, 20:50 - sciencedaily -  - 

This week in climate news (12 August 2018)

The most popular articles from the past week. »
12 Aug, 18:03 - climatiq -  - 

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